Women and Colonial Law

“Coverture” is a legal term giving sole authority over a woman to her father, and then her husband at the time of marriage. Catherine… read more

“Coverture” is a legal term giving sole authority over a woman to her father, and then her husband at the time of marriage. Catherine Allgor, president of the Massachusetts Historical Society, explained the history of this term in colonial marriages and how its impact can still be seen today. The Nantucket Historical Association hosted and provided the video for this event. close

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  • Catherine Allgor President Massachusetts Historical Society
  • Amelia Holmes Director Nantucket Historical Association->Collections and Research Services

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Women and Colonial Law

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Program ID:
506973-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2020 | 7:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 2021 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 26, 2020 | 7:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2020 | 5:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2021 | 11:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2021 | 9:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2021 | 1:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2021 | 5:38am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2021 | 9:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2021 | 2:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2021 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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