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Who was caroline Norton?
A woman who married George Norton 1827 to help her widowed mother
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Why didn't she like him and why did he beat her?
Because She found him boring and lazy and did not hide it.
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When did George loose his seat in the election, what did he ask of caroline?
1830, to use her influence.
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Who did caroline becomes close friends with, how did it help george?
Lord melborne, got george a job.
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Why, when did george sue melborne, how did it turn out?
For alienating his wifes affections 1836, lost and refused to let caroline see her kids except when the youngest died, then let them live with her.
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what did melborne leave for caroline, what did george do?
Melborne left money to caroline when he died, 1848, she refused to give it to george, so he refused her divorce, so she could not remarry lord maxwell or pay for upkeep of kids. resolved 1877 when george died.
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After George sued melborne, what did Caroline do to fight for her kids?
Wrote pamphlet, 1838, began a campaign to change the law. convinced sir Thomas talford to support her. He wrote a bill saying woman affected by cheating husbands should have custody, passed by house of common but not lords.
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What did he do for her?
He wrote a bill saying woman affected by cheating husbands should have custody, passed by house of common but not lords. caroline wrote anothe pamphlet, and he tried again 1839, successfully.
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What, when was the lily maxwell case?
1868, she awoke with her name on the voting registor, some said it was a plot by woman, but it was seemed an accident. she voted and was taken into account. 13 woman had been entered in Manchester, 9 voted in the elections 1869.
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What when was the suggnificance of the Jackson case?
1891, mrs jackson kidnapped by husband when she refused to see him, her friends wrote to court, voted in favour of mrs jackson, Enforced matrimonial act of 1884, prohibiting husbands from locking wives up for refusal for sex.
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when was the election of John stuart mill, who he support?
1865, making clear he supported woman having the vote.
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what did he do?
Babra Bodichon, emily Davis, Jessie Boudurett, Elizabeth Garret, and his daughter Helen Taylour drew up a petitio demanding the vote for all household users. John mill and henry fawcett presented it to parliment, asking them to listen respectfully.
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Why was this sugnifficant?
First time it had been treated seriously
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