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Read the essential details about marriage in the 19th century the laws in britain were based on the idea that women would get married and that their husbands would take care of them census figures for the period reveal there were far more women than men there were three main reasons why women outnumbered men the mortality rate for boys. Victorian era courtship rules and marriage facts the victorian period is also regarded as the era of romanticism in those days, courtship was considered to be a tradition and was very popular.
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But, in fact, it's a 116-year-old victorian self-help book, that's just been unearthed by the british library written by haydn brown (a man, naturally) in the last years of queen victoria's reign and published in 1899, it's jam-packed with everything a young, unattached victorian woman could possibly need to know. At the end of the 18th century, the average age of first marriage was 28 years old for men and 26 years old for women during the 19th century, the average age fell for english women, but it didn’t drop any lower than 22.
From marriage and sexuality to education and rights, professor kathryn hughes looks at attitudes towards gender in 19th-century britain during the victorian period men and women’s roles became more sharply defined than at any time in history in earlier centuries it had been usual for women to. Social rules in the victorian era the primary method of knowing prospective suitors were balls and dances society would know young victorian ladies through a ball or dance this was called “coming out” and was an indication that a young woman was interested in finding potential suitors during victorian era, a couple which dated would normally get married.
By the end of the season, many relationships had been cemented, with an eye to the future thus began the serious chase, with marriage the ultimate goal there was a camaraderie among upper class women they advised, gossiped, told secrets and wrote passionate letters to each other.
Read the essential details about marriage in the 19th century the laws in britain were based on the idea that women would get married and that their husbands would take care of them before the passing of the 1882 married property act, when a woman got married her wealth was passed to her husband. During the early victorian years, skirts were full and bodices tiny tradition called for an all white wedding, but color could be added for an accent if the overall effect remained white bridesmaids covered their heads with short white veils falling from a coronet to just below the hip.