Posted by Ann on September 15, 1997 at 13:51:31:
In response to Newlyweds at Hartfield, written by Tom on September 13, 1997 at 10:52:43
] I have always wondered about one point regarding the England of Emma's time. Was it at all common then for a husband of Mr. Knightley's position in society (i.e., the elder son who has inherited property) to move in with his wife's family?
Not at all. It was a sacrifice that Mr. Knightley makes for Emma (and, of course, for himself too).
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