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Terror, Tears and Tragedy : The Mount Cashells and the Notorious Divorce Case of 1876

Howard, Noel
At the Dublin Matrimonial Court in the blistering summer heat of 1876, mother of three, 43-yeard old Catherine Louisa Moore, Lady Mount Cashell, sits alone in an all-male courtroom of 'gentlemen'. Her husband, Captain Richard Spread Morgan, is seeking a divorce on the grounds of adultery and cruelty.