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'Meeting an Urgent Need - The Deceased Brother's Marriage Act 1921 by Dr Linda Maynard'

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Meeting an Urgent Need - The Deceased Brother's Marriage Act 1921 by Dr Linda Maynard During the First World War, the British government persistently rejected calls to legalise marriages between a man and the widow of his deceased brother. This talk reviews the debates surrounding calls to change the law which eventually came into force in 1921, l…