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Illegitimacy and the Law
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abolished adoption order adoptive parents adultery allowed argued baby Barnardo bastard Bill biological blood canon law Caroline Norton Castberg Laws century child born children born Code cohabitation concept countries court custody customs daughter death decree descent divorce duty England English law example fact family law father female fornication girl guardian guardianship House of Lords human husband ibid idea illegi illegitimacy illegitimate child illegitimate children illicit birth incest infant inheritance institution intercourse Jewish Jews kind Kingsley Davis kinship legitimacy and illegitimacy legitimate lineage living London maintenance male mamzer marriage law married couples married women Married Women's Property matrilineal morality Muslim Napoleonic Code natural NCOPF Norton notion passim paternity person polyandrous Poor Law possible Poulett priest punishments reasons refused religious reproduction Roman Catholic rules sexual sexual intercourse slave social society Statutes stigma subsequent marriage surname tion traditional unmarried mothers wedlock wife woman workhouse