Women not usually attending funerals (at least in the "genteel" classes)
Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on January 11, 1998 at 01:12:28:
In response to Women at Funerals, written by Ann on January 10, 1998 at 23:21:02
Ann, I have a little about it at the end of the Jane Austen biography page...
It's also not taken for granted that Margaret will attend her mother's funeral in North and South by Mrs. Gaskell (written in the 1850's)...
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