June 7, 2013

60 years since the Coronation, a time when divorce was a dirty word

The celebrations at Westminster Abbey marking 60 years since the Coronation have an added potency if we consider how society’s attitude to divorce has changed over the past six decades. Figures compiled by the Office of National Statistics tell us that in England and Wales in 1953 there were 30,326 divorces. In 1971 the divorce […]

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