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Chantal Whittington

British Historical Information

  • The Married Woman’s Property Act, which gave women the right to be more than chattels of their husbands, was enacted in 1870.
  • The two highest paid bankers in the 1820s were the Peeresses. Lady Jersey, Patroness of Almacks, was the head of Childs, and the Duchess of St Albans was the head of Coutts, aka where the Queen still banks.

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