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Bad romance 18th century-style with Susan Morrison and starting with 'without consent' - rape, abduction and underage brides.

From St Kilda, no-one can hear you scream. That was the fate of Rachel, Lady Grange, who crossed her husband once too often and was snatched away from her children to the remote island. Amelia Murray, didn't cross her husband, she crossed her family, by desperately trying to hang on to normality in the aftermath of a rape. Her family kidnapped her and shut her away. Little Margaret Duff got no say at all, she was married at eleven years old to her twenty-something cousin, a lawyer on the make. Susan Morrison searches for their stories in Disposable Brides.

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Boxing Day 2011 05:30

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