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A87996280 - Mary East aka James How - a Female Husband

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SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

Entry: Mary East aka James How - a Female Husband - A87996280
Author: SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad' - U9936370

Here's a little Entry about an intriguing case of blackmail that I encountered recently.


A87996280 - Mary East aka James How - a Female Husband

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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

Thanks for sharing this! Very intersting! smiley - smiley


A87996280 - Mary East aka James How - a Female Husband

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SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

Thank you smiley - biggrin


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You can call me TC

This is very well written. I get the impression that the two just cohabited and did not have a lesbian relationship, but we shall never know, shall we?


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SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

Thanks TC smiley - biggrin

Yes, on the face of the story it was a 'marriage of convenience', for want of a better phrase, that they could both work in the inn together as landlord and landlady, whereas as single women they wouldn't have had that opportunity to make their own way in the world.

An LGBT+ historian http://rictornorton.co.uk/eighteen/lesbmarr.htm suspects the story was 'straightwashed', but we can't know now indeed...


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Very interesting story indeed! smiley - smiley I was surprised and gratified by the relatively happy ending.


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SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

Thank you smiley - biggrin

Yes, it is good that Mary/James was allowed to live in peace after the court case - too much to hope for at that time that a single woman could continue to run a pub, so that was the best possible outcome.


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