Married Woman

  • (noun): A married woman; a man's partner in marriage.
    Synonyms: wife

Some articles on married woman, married, woman:

Paraphernalia - Historical Legal Term
... were the separate property of a married woman, such as clothing and jewelry "appropriate to her station", but excluding the assets that may have been included in her dowry ... considered the separate property of a married woman under coverture ... husband's estate upon his death, and could be conveyed by a married woman's will ...
Postnuptial Agreement - In The United States
... interpreting Arkansas Code 9-11-502 Removal of Disabilities of Married Women, that posstnuptial agreements are valid in Arkansas under the prevailing law(s) of contracts and should be interpreted. 46b-36, which permits, by law, a married woman to contract with her husband ... upon a statute that provides the right to contract within a marriage, in this case the Married Woman's Act, 13 Del ...
Ancient Roman Empire - Society - Legal Status - Women As Legal Entities
... A Roman woman kept her own family name (nomen) for life ... The archaic form of manus marriage in which the woman had been subject to her husband's authority was largely abandoned by the Imperial era, and a married woman retained ownership of any property she brought into the ... it was a point of pride to be a "one-man woman" (univira) who had married only once, there was little stigma attached to divorce, nor to speedy remarriage after the ...
Mary Hyde - Life - Death
... governed by English law, prior to the English 1887 Married Woman's Property Act a married woman could own no property, and was the chattel of her husband ... Any property that she had owned as a single woman, or that she inherited as a married woman whether in goods, money, or land, passed into the ... in Sydney, Prosper de Mestre (1789–1844) who married her daughter Mary Ann Black (1801–1861) ...
Mary Hyde
... Married women had no power at all, and Mary was only able to sue as being a widow she was no longer married ... Having experienced life as a woman in Victorian society, single, married and widowed, Mary became concerned with what today would be called a feminist issue ... that colonies in Australia were largely governed by English law, prior to the English 1887 Married Woman's Property Act (which was a rallying point for many first-wave feminists in the late nineteenth century, and ...

Famous quotes containing the words married woman, woman and/or married:

    There’s nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It’s a thing no married man knows anything about.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    When Abraham Lincoln penned the immortal emancipation proclamation he did not stop to inquire whether every man and every woman in Southern slavery did or did not want to be free. Whether women do or do not wish to vote does not affect the question of their right to do so.
    Mary E. Haggart, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 3, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    Simone Clouseau: Jacques would make a wonderful father. He has many redeeming qualities, you know.
    Sir Charles: Name one.
    Simone Clouseau: Oh, he’s kind, loyal, faithful, obedient.
    Sir Charles: You’re either married to a boy scout or a dachshund.
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922)