1906 May Footnotes

[1] A Royal Divorce by William Gorman Wills (1828–1891) and G. G. Collingham about the divorce of Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine – Montanists allowed divorce, whereas the Catholic Church of Rome forbade it.

[2] Captain Brassbound’s Conversion (1900) is a play by G. Bernard Shaw.  The play explores the relationship between the law, justice, revenge and forgiveness.  The first London production was at the Royal Court, 20 March 1906 with Ellen Terry as Cicely Waynflete and Frederick Kerr as Brassbound.

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