03--Divorce:  History, Ancient Works & Historical Cases

A letter to a friend, concerning the Duke of Norfolk's bill.  London:  printed by Matthew Gillyflower & John Barnes, 1700.  4p.  The case of Mary Dutchess of Norfolf [sic].  The proceedings upon the bill of divorce between His Grace the Duke of Norfolke and the Lady Mary Mordant, viz.  London, 1700.

A list of private acts, enclosure, settlements, estates, divorce, railway, etc.  Relating to the county of Northumberland, London.  London:  Stevens & Sons, 1913.

A remonstrance against the testimony and application of Mary Dyer, requesting legislative interference against the United Society, commonly called Shakers.  Together with some affidavits and certificates, showing the falsity of her statements.  Concord, NH:  Printed by Isaac HIL, 1818.  23p.  Mary Dyer after her divorce resumed her maiden name Mary Marshall.  Addressed to the legislature of New Hampshire and signed by the overseers of the society in Enfield and Canterbury, "in behalf of the said United Society."

Abbot, George, abp. of Canterbury, 1562-1633.  Cases of impotency and divorce, as debated in England.  London:  Printed and sold by the booksellers in town and country, 1737.

Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, 1834-1902.  Historical essays & studies.  Edited by John Neville Figgis (d. 1919) and Reginald Vere Laurence (d. 1934).  Freeport, NY:  Books for Libraries Press, 1967.  544p.  Histories of several people, including the divorce of Charles II.

Advanced equitable distribution.  Harrisburg, PA:  Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1994.  255p.

Albert, James A.  Pay dirt:  divorces of the rich and famous:  the unauthorized inside stories of the nation's 20 most sensational divorces.  Boston:  Branden Pub. Co., 1989.  268p.

Albert, Marvin H.  The divorce.  New York, NY:  Simon and Schuster, 1965.  319p.

Albert, Marvin H.  The divorce:  a re-examination by an American writer of the great Tudor controversy.  London & Toronto:  Harrap, 1966.  319p.  Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547, Divorce from Catharine & Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536.

Aldington, A. E.  Love letters that caused a divorce.  New York, NY:  G. W. Dillingham Company, 1906.  96p.

Ames, Flora Hayter.  Mrs. Hugo Ames:  The book of divorce;  its use and abuse.  London:  1911.  195p.

An essay on marriage;  or, The lawfulness of divorce, in certain cases, considered:  addressed to the feelings of mankind.  Philadelphia, PA:  Printed by Zachariah Poulson, Jr., 1788.  28p.

An essay upon divorcement;  writ for the good of both sexes, shewing the lawfulness and unlawfulness, the conveniences and inconveniences of divorces with a peremptory conclusion upon the fame, occasion'd by the debates in the House of Lords, the 3d of this instant, upon Sir Geo. Downing and Mrs. Forester, petitioning for a divorce, which will also be an answer to Mr. Shuttlewood's wedding sermon intitled, Marriages made in heaven.  London:  Printed for J. Baker, 1715.  42p.

Andrews, Stephen Pearl (1812-1886), ed.  Love, marriage, and divorce, and the sovereignty of the individual:  a discussion between Henry James, Horace Greeley and Stephen Pearl Andrews;  and a hitherto unpublished manuscript, Love, marriage, and the condition of woman.  Weston, MA:  M & S Press, 1975.  121p.  Reprint of the 1889 ed. published by B. R. Tucker, Boston.

Andrews, Stephen Pearl, ed.  Love, marriage, and divorce, and the sovereignty of the individual.  New York, NY:  Stringer & Townsend, 1853.  103p.

Andrews, Thomas Sheldon (1829-1891).  Ira Andrews & Ann Hopkinson, their ancestors and posterity:  including the autobiography of the author:  also a treatise on marriage, divorce, and the laws of psychol and constitutional hereditary transmissions.  Toledo, OH:  Blade Print.  and Paper Co., 1879.  437p.

Ap Richard (pseud.).  Marriage and divorce:  an inquiry into the moral, the practical, the political, and the religious aspects of the question.  Chicago and Ney York:  Rand, McNally & Company, 1889.  208p.

Arnaud, François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d' (1718-1805).  Anne Bell:  histoire anglaise.  2d. ed.  Paris:  Chez Le Jay, libraire, 1769.  64p.

Bandyopadhyay, Samaresh.  Foreign accounts of marriage in ancient India.  Calcutta, India:  Firma K.  L.  Mukhopadhyay, 1973.  76p.

Barnett, James Harwood.  Divorce and the American divorce novel, 1858-1937;  a study in literary reflections of social influences.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania, 1939.  New York, NY:  Russell & Russell, 1968 (1st 1939).  168p.

Bartlett, George Arthur.  Is marriage necessary;  memoirs of a Reno judge.  New York, NY:  Penguin Books, 1947.  179p.

Basch, Norma.  Framing American divorce:  from the revolutionary generation to the Victorians.  Berkeley, CA:  University of California Press, 1999.  237p.

Beardsley, Alfred.  Report of the Beardsley divorce case:  containing the full and unabridged testimony of all the witnesses, together with all the evidence suppressed by the daily papers.  New York, NY:  R. M. De Witt, 1860.  83p.

Bechmann, Hans Gram.  "Married misery" and its Scandinavian solution, a reprint of Lord Buckmaster's articles and a digest of recent Scandinavian legislation.  London:  Gyldendal, 1923.  121p. 

Bennett, George.  Bennett divorce case:  being a plain account of all the important facts brought out on the trial, and those connected with it;  with disclosures on the case, by Edson Sanford.  New Haven:  1860.

Bèze, Theodore de (1519-1605).  Tractatio de repvdus et divortiis:  in qva pleraeqve de cavsis matrimonialibvs (quas vocant) incidentes controuersiae ex verbo Dei deciduntur.  Genevae, Swizterland:  Apvd I.  Crispinvm, 1569.  Lvgdvni Batavorvm:  Ex officina F. Moyardi, 1651.  315p.

Birkenhead, Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of.  The speeches of Lord Birkenhead, with a preface by the Right Hon. Lord Hugh Cecil.  London:  Cassell, 1929.  276p.  Many diverse topics from air service, trade bills, politics, governments and loose thinking other issues including divorce.

Birkenhead, Frederick Edwin Smith.  Last Essays, by the Earl of Birkenhead.  With introduction by Lord Macmillan.  London:  Cassell and Company, 1930.  426p.  Many diverse essays including the “The cruelties of divorce.”

Blaine, Tom R.  Marriage happiness or unhappiness.  Based on the author's experiences as a trial judge in more than ten thousand divorce cases.  Philadelphia:  Dorrance, 1955.  197p.

Blake, Nelson Manfred.  The road to Reno:  a history of divorce in the United States.  New York, NY:  Macmillan, 1962.  269p.

Blayac, Alain, ed.  Evelyn Waugh:  new directions.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1992.  160p.  Several articles including “Evelyn Waugh and Vatican divorce” by Donat Gallagher.

Bonald, Louis-Gabriel-Ambroise, vicomte de (1754-1840).  On Divorce.  Translated and edited by Nicholas Davidson;  foreword by Robert Nisbet.  English New Brunswick, U.S.A.:  Transaction Publishers, 1992.  204p.

Bourget, Paul.  A divorce.  New York, NY:  C. Scribner's, 1904.  363p. 

Boutin, Alexandra.  Living in France.  AAWE living in France Suresnes:  Association of American Wives of Europeans, 1993.  215p.  

Bowes, Andrew Robinson Stoney (1747-1810).  The trial of Andrew Robinson Bowes, Esq. for adultery and cruelty:  first heard in the Arches Court of Doctors Commons, and, in consequence of an appeal, determined in a Court of Delegates on the 2d of this instant, when the Right Honourable the Countess of Strathmore obtained a divorce.  London:  Printed for R.  Randall, 1789.

Bowman, William Dodgson.  The divorce case of Queen Caroline:  an account of the reign of George IV and the King's relations with other women.  London:  G. Routledge & sons, 1930.  301p.

Brame, Charlotte Mary.  Lady Castlemaine's divorce;  or, Put asunder.  New York, NY:  John W. Lovell, c1887.  198p.  New York, NY:  Street & Smith, 1900.  198p.

Braudy, Susan.  Between marriage and divorce:  a woman's diary.  New York, NY:  Morrow, 1975.  252p.

Britton, Tamara L.  Prince William.  Minneapolis, MN:  Abdo Pub. Co., 1999.  PPD:  2001.  A simple biography of the popular English prince, whose happiness was tempered with the divorce of his parents and then by the death of his mother.

Buck, Jirah Dewey.  The soul and sex in education, morals, religion, and adolescence;  scientific psychology for parents and teachers, with a chapter on love, marriage, celibacy, and divorce.  Cincinnati:  Stewart & Kidd Company, 1912.  175p.

Bullen, Brian Cowling.  Love, marriage and divorce, and the greatest of these is reformation!  New York, NY:  J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, c1912.  96p.

Burch, Isaac H.  The only complete report of the Burch divorce case:  containing a comprehensive history of the case--the preliminary movements, the "confession" of Mrs.  Burch, opening speeches of counsel, the deposition of parties implicated, and all the testimony in full, together with the letters offered in evidence but ruled out by the court.  Burch vs. Burch.  New York, NY:  R. M. de Witt, c1860.  116p.

Bythewood, Daniel.  An essay:  embracing, first, the divine authority of marriage, or the connubial rite:  secondly, the New Testament doctrine of divorce and marriage, with occasional inferences:  thirdly, human authorities, or uninspired writers, on the same subject, as we find them, here and there, interspersed in church history:  with brief reflections throughout, all of which, in view of the purity, chastity, and holiness, of the church of Christ.  Charleston:  W. Riley, 1837.  20p.

Carvell, Ian George.  Divorce law and practice.  London:  Law Society, 1970.  27p.  (1971, 23p.;  1972, 26p.;  1973, 24p.;  [Leicester:  Willsons Printers, 1974, 27p.;  1975, 28p.];  Margate, England:  Thanet Press, 1976, 28p.;  Guildford, Great Britain:  College of Law, 1978.  25p.)

Cataldo, Paul A., et al.  Preparing divorce documents:  how to assemble the complete package of documents in divorce cases.  Boston, MA:  MCLE, 1993.  418p.

Cheney, John Carl.  Marriage and divorce:  or the trial and defence of John Carl Cheney.  Amherst, MA:  J. B. Smith, 1880.  32p.

Copies of the depositions of the witnesses examined in the cause of divorce now depending in the Consistory Court of the Lord Bishop of London:  at Doctor's Commons, between the Right Honourable Richard Lord Grosvenor and the Right Honourable Henrietta Lady Grosvenor, his wife, as they were severally taken by Mess.  Lushington and Haseltine, proctors, the examiners in the above cause:  with an appendix containing the libel and allegations.  London:  Printed for J. Russell, 1771.

Coulton, George Gordon.  Medieval panorama;  the English scene from conquest to reformation.  New York, NY:  The Macmillan Company;  Cambridge University Press, 1938.  801p.

Couric, Emily.  Divorce lawyers:  the people and stories behind ten dramatic cases.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1993.  398p.  (1st 1992, 366p.)

Cowley, Charles (1832-1908).  Famous divorces of all ages.  Introduction to the 1991 reprint edition by J. Wesley Miller.  Buffalo, NY:  W. S. Hein, 1991.  291p.

Crabitès, Pierre.  Clement VII and Henry VIII.  London:  G. Routledge, 1936.  275p.

Cujus, & John Talbot.  Divorce in 1857, the Talbot case:  letters by "Cujus" containing full particulars of the case, with observations on the present unsatisfactory state of the law.  London:  Ward and Lock, 1857.  228p.

Daly, Augustin.  Divorce.  New York, NY:  Printed for the author, 1884.  93p.

De Montmorency, James Edward Geoffrey.  John Gorell Barnes, first lord Gorell (1848-1913) a memoir.  London:  J. Murray, 1920.  302p.

Delman, David.  The bluestocking:  the story of the famous Forrest divorce case.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1994.  287p.

Dempster, Nigel, & Peter Evans.  Behind palace doors:  marriage and divorce in the House of Windsor.  New York, NY:  Putnam, 1993.  271p.

Desfontaines de la Vallée, Guillaume François Fouques Deshayes (1733-1825).  Le divorce.  Paris:  CHez le libraire, au théâtre du Vaudeville, c1793.  52p.

Diamant, Neil Jeffrey.  Revolutionizing the family:  politics, love, and divorce in urban and rural China, 1949-1964.  Berkeley, CA:  University of California Press, 2000.

Durant, Henry Fowle (1822-1881).  The arguments of counsel for the libelee, Helen Maria Dalton, in the Dalton divorce case:  consisting of the opening address of H. F. Durant, Esq., and the closing plea of Hon. Rufus Choate:  the phonographic report of the Daily bee, by Messrs.  J.M.W. Yerrington, and Rufus Leighton, of Boston and Messrs. Henry M. Parkhurst and William H.  Burr, of New York.  Boston Daily Bee Extra, Boston:  Office of the Boston Daily Bee, 1857.  47p.

Dyer, Mary M..  A brief statement of the sufferings of Mary Dyer, occasioned by the society called Shakers.  Written by herself.  To which is added, affidavits and certificates;  also, a declaration from their own publication.  Boston:  Published by William S. Spear.  1818.  35p.  Mary Dyer after her divorce resumed her maiden name Mary Marshall.

Eldon, John Scott, 1st earl of, 1751-1838.  A letter to John, lord Eldon, lord high chancellor of Great Britain;  on the rumour of an intended royal divorce.  London, Ridgway and sons, 1816.

Epstein, Edward Z.  Notorious divorces.  Secaucus, NJ:  Lyle Stuart, 1976.  254p.

Erasmus, Desiderius (d. 1536).  The censure and judgement of the famous clark Erasmus of Roterodam, whyther dyuorsemente betwene man and wyfe stondeth with the lawe of God, with diuers causes wherfore it is permitted with the mynde of the olde doctours.  Translated by Nycolas Lesse.  London:  Printed by the Wydowe of J. Herforde for R. Stoughton, c1550.

Estienne, Henri (1528-1598, supposed author)  Journal des choses memorables advenues durant le regne de Henry III, roy de France, et de Pologne.  Cologne, Germany:  Les heritiers de P. Marteau, 1720.  2 volumes.  Including Pierre Dupuy (1582-1651), Louis Servin (1555-c1626), Pierre de L'Estoile (1546-1611), Pierre Victor Palma Cayet (1525-1610), duchesse de Catherine de Parthenay-Larchevêque Rohan (1554-1631), Théodore Agrippa d' Aubugné (1552-1630) & Jacob Le Duchat (1658-1735)

Feifer, George, ed.  Divorce:  an oral history.  New York, NY:  New Press:  Distributed by W. W. Norton & Co., 1995.  322p.

Fenn, Henry Edwin.  Thirty-five years in the divorce court.  London:  T. W. Laurie, 1910.  309p.

Fisher, Helen E.  Anatomy of love:  the natural history of monogamy, adultery, and divorce.  New York, NY:  Norton, 1992.  431p.

Fleming, Gordon H.  Lady Colin Campbell:  Victorian "sex goddess"  Gloucestershire, England:  Windrush Press, 1989.  248p.

Fordham, Kate.  No pit too deep:  the diary of a divorce.  Tring, Herts, England:  Lion Pub., 1982.  159p.

Forrest, Catharine Norton (Sinclair).  The Forrest divorce case.  New York, NY:  Dewitt and Davenport, 1852.  185p.

Forrest, William (d. 1581).  The history of Grisild the Second:  a narrative, in verse, of the divorce of Queen Katharine of Arragon.  Written by William Forrest, sometime chaplain to Queen Mary I, and now edited, for the first time, from the author's ms. in the Bodleian library.  Edited by the Rev. Willliam D. Macray.  London:  Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, 1875.  199p.

Frederick, Henry, Duke of Cumberland, Countess Henrietta Vernon Grosvenor & Richard Grosvenor.  Free thoughts on seduction, adultery, and divorce.  London:  J. Bell, 1771.  293p.

Furniss, Harold.  The Campbell divorce case:  copious report of the trial.  With numerous portraits of those concerned, drawn from life.  London:  Henning & Co., 1887.

Gibson, Colin S.  Dissolving wedlock.  London;  New York, NY:  Routledge, 1994.  246p.  Marriage & divorce law & history.

Gillis, Phyllis L.  Days like this:  a tale of divorce.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 1986.  302p.  Divorce & case studies on equitable distribution of marital property.

Glieberman, Herbert A., & Paul G. Neimark.  Confessions of a divorce lawyer.  Chicago:  H. Regnery Co., 1975.  182p.

Glyn, Elinor (1864-1943).  Three things.  London:  Duckworth, 1915.  170p.  New York, NY:  Hearst's International Library, 1915.  114p.  Woman’s common sense on marriage, divorce & motherhood.

Goodrich, Edna.  Deynard's divorce.  Boston:  Richard G. Badger, c1912.  218p.

Greeley, Horace, & Robert Dale Owen.  Divorce:  being a correspondence between Horace Greeley and Robert Dale Owen.  New York, NY:  R. M. DeWitt, 1860.  60p.

Greeley, Horace.  Recollections of a busy life:  including reminiscences of American politics and politicians, from the opening of the Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery.  New York, NY:  J. B. Ford;  Boston:  H. A. Brown, 1869.  624p.  Some of the early politics of divorce law.

Hall, Arthur Gwynne Jeffreys.  The law and practice in divorce & matrimonial causes, together with a chronological digest from 1730 to 1905.  Embodying an index to the marriage and divorce acts.  London:  Reeves & Turner/Butterworth & Co., c1905.  1371p.

Harrell, Pat Edwin.  Divorce and remarriage in the early church;  a history of divorce and remarriage in the ante-Nicene church.  Austin:  R. B. Sweet Co., 1967.  256p.

Harris, Janice Hubbard.  Edwardian stories of divorce.  New Brunswick, NJ:  Rutgers University Press, 1996.  214p.

Harris, Louis.  Love, marriage and divorce in history and law.  Boston, MA:  Stratford, 1930.  150p.

Hastings, Patrick, Sir.  Famous and infamous cases.  London:  Heinemann, 1950.  263p.  Including famous divorce cases.

Hatch, Benjamin Franklin.  Spiritualists' iniquities unmasked, and the Hatch divorce case.  New York, NY:  The author, 1859.  52p.

Hill, Joyce, & Mary Swan.  The community, the family, and the saint:  patterns of power in early medieval Europe:  selected proceedings of the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 4-7 July 1994, 10-13 July 1995.  Turnhout, Belgium:  Brepols, 1998.  427p.  A varied collection including “Hrotsvitha's imagining of a chaste female community” & “Why should bishops be involved in marital affairs? Hincmar of Rheims on the divorce of King Lothar II (855-869).”

Horstman, Allen.  Victorian divorce.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1985.  196p.

Ireland, John.  Nuptiæ.  London:  J.  Murray, 1821.  146p.

Irwin, Inez Haynes.  Gertrude Haviland's divorce.  New York and London:  Harper & brothers, 1925.  389p.

Jenkins Johnson, Kendrick.  Rabelaisian reminiscenses [!] of Reno.  Los Angeles:  Gem Publishing Company, c.1934.  114p.

Jenkins, John A.  Ladies' man:  the life and trials of Marvin Mitchelson.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1992.  301p.

Jones, Mary Somerville.  An historical geography of the changing divorce law in the United States.  New York, NY:  Garland, 1987.  232p.  Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978.

Karnick, Kristine Brunovska, & Henry Jenkins.  Classical Hollywood comedy.  New York, NY:  Routledge, 1995.  430p.  Including “Commitment and reaffirmation in Hollywood romantic comedy” by Kristine Brunovska Karnick;  “Goin' to town and beyond:  Mae West, film censorship and the comedy of unmarriage” Ramona Curry;  “Divorce, DeMille, and the comedy of remarriage” by Charles Musser.

Kingdon, Robert McCune.  Adultery and divorce in Calvin's Geneva.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 1995.  214p.

Kingston, Charles.  Society sensations.  New York, NY:  E. P. Dutton & company, 1922.  253p.  Trials in Great Britain, including those on divorce.

Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936).  Tales of East and West.  Selected by Bernard Bergonzi and illustrated by Charles Raymond for the members of the Limited Editions Club.  Avon, CT:  Limited Editions Club, 1973.  375p.  Including “The Bronckhorst divorce-case.”

Kitchin, Shepherd Braithwaite.  A history of divorce.  Cape Town, South Africa;  J. C. Juta & Co.;  London:  Chapman & Hall, 1912.  293p.

Lawrence, Timothy Bigelow.  An exposition of the difficulties between T. B. Lawrence and his wife, Sallie Ward Lawrence, which led to their divorce.  Boston, W. Little & co., 1851.  14p.

Leathley, Samuel Arthur.  The history of marriage and divorce.  London:  J. Long, 1916.  160p.

Lloyd's reports of prize cases during the European war.  London:  Lloyd's, 1915-24.

Louvet de Couvrai, Jean Baptiste (1760-1797).  Emilia de Varmont, or, The necessary divorce;  and Memoirs of Curate Sevin:  A moral and political tale:  Founded on facts.  Translated from the French of M. Louvet by Melatiah Nash.  New-York,, NY:  T. & J. Swords, 1799.  3 volumes in 1.

Loveden, Edward Loveden.  The trial at large of an action by Edward Loveden Loveden, Esq., against Thomas Raymond Barker, Esq., for criminal conversation with Mrs.  Loveden, in which the damages were laid at 10,000 1.  Tried before Lord Ellenborough and a special jury, at Westminister, on Monday, July 3, 1809.  Taken in shorthand by Mr. Gurney.  To which are added proceedings on the motion for a new trial, and the depositions of witnesses in the Consistory Court of London:  including the intercepted correspondence between Mrs.  Loveden and Mr.  Barker, with the sentence of divorce pronounced by Sir William Scott.  London:  Printed for Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones by Gillet, 1810.  222p.

Luckock, Herbert Mortimer.  The history of marriage, Jewish and Christian, in relationship to divorce and certain forbidden degrees.  2d ed.  London;  New York, NY:  Longmans, Green and Co., 1895.  359p.

Lys, Claudia de.  How the world weds:  the story of marriage, adultery & divorce.  Detroit, MI:  Omingraphics, 1997.  (1st published:  New York, NY:  The Martin Press, 1929.)  279p.  Marriage customs, rites & divorce.

May, Elaine Tyler.  Great expectations:  marriage and divorce in post-Victorian America.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1980.  200p.

McCardie, Henry Alfred.  Judicial wisdom of Mr. Justice McCardie;  or, Famous cases of Mr.  Justice McCardie:  domestic and social relations, divorce cases, legal cases of general interest.  Edited by Albert Crew.  London:  I. Nicholson & Watson, 1932.  298p.

Middleton, Edward.  Paper book in the matter of the petition of Edward Middleton to the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvaina, for a divorce from his wife.  Philadelphia, PA?:  [n.p.] c1850.  47p.  Dated and signed:  January 1850, Thomas D. Smith, an alderman for the city of Philadelphia.

Middleton, Edwardina.  In the matter of the petition of Edward Middleton to the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvaina, for a divorce from his wife.  Philadelphia, PA:  [n.p.] c1850.  18p.

Miller, Frederick Scott.  Illustrated with original drawings by W. L. Haskell.  Fighting modern evils that destroy our homes;  a startling exposure of the snares and pitfalls of the social world, vividly depicting how homes are wrecked and souls destroyed through the wiles and trickery of mystic cults, and the soulmate, the affinity, easy marriage, easy divorce, intemperence, etc., etc.  A crusade for the purity of the home.  Chicago:  Homewood Press, c.1913.  416p.  I especially like the “with original drawings.”

Morgan, Hector Davies.  The doctrine and law of marriage, adultry, and divorce.  Oxford:  Printed by W. Baxter London:  1826.

Mouret, Jean Joseph (d. 1738).  Les jeux olimpiques.  [n.p.].

Ochino, Bernardino (1487-1564).  A dialogue of polygamy, written originally in Italian:  rendred into English by a person of quality.  London:  Printed for J. Garfield, 1657.  89p.

Ochino, Bernardino (d. 1564).  The cases of polygamy, concubinage, adultery, divorce & seriously and learnedly discussed.  London, 1732.  Attributions to:  Sir Charles Wolseley (d. 1714) & Catemore (pseud.).  240p.

Pallavicino, Ferrante.  The celestial divorce.  [n.p.] 1718.

Parsons, Reuben.  Some lies and errors of history.  Reprinted from the "Ave Maria."  2nd ed. & enlarged.  Notre Dame, IN:  Office of the Ave Maria, c1893.  336p.  Diverse topics such as the divorce of Napoleon and Josephine to the man in the iron mask to schismatic Greek churches.

Phillips, Roderick.  Family breakdown in late eighteenth-century France:  divorces in Rouen, 1792-1803.  Oxford:  Clarendon Press;  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 1980.  244p.

Phillips, Roderick.  Untying the knot:  a short history of divorce.  Cambridge [England];  New York, NY:  Cambridge University Press, 1991.  261p.

Pickhardt, Carl E.  The case of the scary divorce:  a Jackson Skye mystery.  Washington, DC:  Magination Press, 1997.  88p.

Pocock, Nicholas, ed.  Records of the reformation:  the divorce 1527-1533.  Mostly now for the first time printed from mss. in the British Museum, the Public Record Office, the Venetian Archives and other libraries collected and arranged.  Oxford:  Clarendon Press, 1870.  2 volumes.  Especially Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547, & divorce from Catharine.

Pomerai, Ralph de.  Marriage, past, present and future;  an outline of the history and development of human sexual relationships.  London:  Constable, 1930.  370p.

Poovey, Mary.  Uneven developments:  the ideological work of gender in mid-Victorian England.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1988.  282p.  Including 19th century anesthesia in obstetrics, social conditions & divorce.

Popenoe, David, Jean Bethke Elshtain & David Blankenhorn.  Promises to keep:  decline and renewal of marriage in America.  Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1996.  337p.

Powell, Chilton Latham.  English domestic relations, 1487-1653;  a study of matrimony and family life in theory and practice as revealed by the literature, law, and history of the period.  New York, NY:  Russell & Russell, 1972 (1st printed as author’s thesis in 1917.  274p.

Ralli, Paul.  Nevada lawyer:  a story of life and love in Las Vegas.  Dallas, TX:  Mathis, Van Nort, 1946.  152p.  Culver City, CA:  Murray & Gee, 1949.  320p.

Rawson, Beryl.  Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome.  Canberra, Australia:  Humanities Research Centre;  Oxford, England:  Clarendon Press;  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 1991.  252p.

Reade, Alissimon.  The answer of the Lady Alissimon Reade, wife to Sir John Reade [1616-1694], late the widow of the Honourable Francis Pierrepont, unto printed papers entituled, A true state of the case betwixt Sir John Reade and Dame Alissimon his wife:  which papers being a second time printed and published by the command of Sir John Reade, she conceives her self bound in defence of her honour, to invalid such libels, by her witness sworn in the Court of the Arches and Delegates.  London(?):  [n.p.] c1670.

Richards G.  The question of English divorce, an essay.  London:  G. Richards, 1903.  175p.

Roberts, Edith Kneipple.  The divorce of Marcia Moore.  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday, 1948.  249p.

Rothfield, Otto.  The garden of thorn:  being an account of marriage, love and divorce as they are in the twentieth century in the principal countries of the world.  London:  Hutchinson & Co., 1933.  287p.

Rozwenc, Edwin Charles, ed.  Ideology and power in the age of Jackson.  Garden City, NY:  Anchor Books, 1964.  365p.  Mostly topics on the culture and change, with little on divorce.

Salmon, Thomas (1679-1767).  An essay concerning marriage.  To which is added, an historical account of the marriage rites and ceremonies of the Greeks and Romans, and our Saxon ancestors, and of most nations of the world at this day.  2d ed.  London:  Printed for C.  Rivington, 1724.  343p.

Schott, James.  A statement by James Schott, jr:  respecting his quarrel and duel with Pierce Butler, and the divorce of Mrs. Schott.  [n.p.] 1844.  49p.

Seabury, William Jones (1837-1916).  An essay on the question of the lawfulness of marriage with the sister of a deceased wife:  with thoughts on a proposed canon, entitled Title II, canon 13, of marriage and divorce.  New York, NY:  Pott & Amery, 1868.  32p.

Selden, John (1584-1654).  Ioannis Seldeni Uxor Ebraica:  seu, De nuptiis & divortiis ex jure civili, id est divino & Talmudico veterum Ebraeorum, libri tres:  stupenda & Christianis quasi inaudita Karaeorum seu Judaeorum scripturariorum de incestu dogmata interseruntur:  accedunt non pauca de contrahendis solvendisque matrimoniis Paganorum, Mahumedanorum atque Christianorum, idque ex jure tam Caesareo aliarumque Gentium complurium, tam Pontificio tam Orientis quàm Occidentis, quà sive ex Ebraeorum moribus defluxerint, sive eis cognata videantur.  Londini:  Typis Richardi Bishopii, 1646.  630p.

Simon, Jeffrey.  Czechoslovakia's "velvet divorce," Visegrad cohesion, and European fault lines.  Washington, DC:  Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, GPO, 1993.  32p.

Slavin, Morris, & Agnes M. Smith.  Bourgeois, sans-culottes, and other Frenchmen:  essays on the French Revolution in honor of John Hall Stewart.  Waterloo, Ontario, Canada:  Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1981.  139p.  Including “Marriage, divorce, and the status of women during the terror” by Themistocles Rodis.

Speth, Linda E., & Alison Duncan Hirsch.  Women, family, and community in colonial America:  two perspectives.  Introduction by Carol Berkin.  New York, NY:  Institute for Research in History and the Haworth Press, 1983.  79p.

Steele, James William.  The sons of the border:  Sketches of the life and people of the far frontier.  Topeka, Kansas:  Commonwealth Printing Company, 1873.  260p.  22 cm.  Lots of old west stories, including a few divorces.

Stone, Lawrence.  Broken lives:  separation and divorce in England, 1660-1857.  Oxford;  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 1993.  355p.

Stone, Lawrence.  Road to divorce:  England 1530-1987.  Oxford;  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 1990.  460p.  (Oxford, England;  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 1995.)

Stone, Lawrence.  Uncertain unions, and, Broken lives:  marriage and divorce in England, 1660-1857.  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 1995.

Stumbo, Bella.  Until the twelfth of never:  the deadly divorce of Dan & Betty Broderick.  New York, NY:  Pocket Books, 1993.  546p.  Biography & murder.

Sulpy, Doug, & Ray Schweighardt.  Drugs, divorce, and a slipping image:  the unauthorized story of the Beatles' "Get back" sessions.  Princeton Junction, NJ:  The 910, 1994.

The case of Mary Dutchess of Norfolf.  [sic.]   [London?:  s.n., 1700?  4p.

The Cases of impotency and virginity fully discuss'd:  being the genuine proceedings, in the Arches-Court of Canterbury, between the Honourable Catherine Elizabeth Weld, alias Aston, and her husband Edward Weld, Esq., of Lulworth-Castle in Dorsetshire.  Published by John Crawfurd.  London:  Printed for Thomas Gammon, and sold by W.  Mears, 1732.  79p.

The Cases of impotency and virginity fully discuss'd:  being the genuine proceedings, in the Arches-Court of Canterbury, between the Honourable Catherine Elizabeth Weld, alias Aston, and her husband Edward Weld, Esq., of Lulworth-Castle in Dorsetshire.  Published by John Crawfurd.  London:  Printed for Thomas Gammon, and sold by W.  Mears, 1732.  79p.

The female monitor.  London:  Printed and sold by J. Dixwell [n.d.].  58p.

The Question of English divorce, an essay.  London:  G. Richards, 1903.  175p

Tracy, Thomas Henry.  The seventh commandment;  thirteen cases of divorce and adultery.  London;  New York, NY:  Abelard-Schuman, 1963.  254p.

Train, Arthur Cheney.  On the trail of the bad men.  New York, NY:  C. Scribner's Sons, 1925.  427p.  A variety of cases from animals in court, foolish laws to laws about marriage & divorce.

Trials for adultery, or, The history of divorces.  New York, NY:  Garland Pub., 1985.  7 volumes.  (Originally published:  London:  S. Bladon, 1779.  Subs:  Trials (Divorce)--Great Britain.  Trials (Adultery)--Great Britain.

Trumbull, Benjamin (1735-1820).  An appeal to the public, especially to the learned, with respect to the unlawfulness of divorces, in all cases, excepting those of incontinency:  the substance of the argument was pleaded before the Consociation of the County of New-Haven, December 9th, 1785:  to which an appendix is subjoined, exhibiting a general view of the laws and customs of Connecticut, and of their deficiency respecting the point in dispute.  Pastor of the church in North-Haven.  New-Haven, CT:  Printed by J. Meigs, 1788.  53p.

Voltaire (1694-1778).  Fragment des instructions pour le prince royal de ***.  A Londres, Netherlands:  M. M.  Rey, 1767.  30p.  (the last leaf blank).  An attack on the Catholic Church for usurping the authority of rulers, including "Du divorce."

Waring, Robert (1614-1658).  The picture of love unveil'd:  being an answer to one, who was very inquisitive to know what love was.  Made English from the Latin of Amoris effigies By John Norris (1657-1711), modernized and re-edited by Rev. Terence L. Connolly (1888-?).  Boston:  [n.p.] 1936.  74p.

Watt, Jeffrey Rodgers.  The making of modern marriage:  matrimonial control and the rise of sentiment in Neuchâtel, 1550-1800.  Ithaca, Switzerland:  Cornell University Press, 1992.  302p.

Wheelwright, John.  Memorial of John Wheelwright:  to the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, the petition of John Wheelwright respectfully shows.  Washington, DC:  [n.p.] c1823.  10p.

Willis, Gladys J.  The penalty of Eve:  John Milton and divorce.  New York, NY:  P.  Lang, 1984.  156p.

Wilson, Raymond Jackson, ed.  Reform, crisis, and confusion, 1900-1929.  New York, NY:  Random House, 1970.  210p.  Including chapter, “Divorce in the progressive era” by W. L. O'Neill.

Wyndham, Horace.  Victorian parade.  London:  F. Muller, 1934.  304p.

Yalkowsky, Stanley.  The corrupt New York City judges.  New York, NY:  S. Yalkowsky, 1988.  242p.