WIFE OR WIDOW?
A COUNTESS'S DILEMMA. (Per Press Associatiou—Copyright.) j LONDON, February 16. In the case of the Countess de Grusquet James, who is suing Duke Borwin ,of Mecklenburg-Schwerin for restitution of conjugal rights, the Court has decided that it has no jurisdiction.
[The Countess is an American, anu the widow of a French Count. bne married the Duke, who is a cousm or the reigning Archduke, at the Dover registry office'-in, 1911. A religious ceremony was performed in France two months later,'/but the High'; Court of annulled the marriage on the ground'that the Duke married without his guardians' consent. The Countess is therefore not; his wife in Germany, and she asked the Court to define her position in England.]
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WIFE OR WIDOW?, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8797, 18 February 1914
WIFE OR WIDOW? Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8797, 18 February 1914
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