Posted by Kathy F. on June 27, 1997 at 15:50:29:
In reply to Re: But who gets the fireplace? posted by Katariina on June 27, 1997 at 08:19:35
] ] ] ] ] I think the short answer is she has the money. Of course the hubby will get it when she marries, depending upon the settlement. But while she's single, she have control over it.
] ] ] ] A very good reason to remain single. ;-) ;-)
] ] ] You are right! The answer is right there on page 1. You're right Katariina, a woman would do well to remain single with characters such as Mr. Elton, Mr. Collins and Wickham lurking around.
] ] But what happens to the property after the happily single woman dies? What happens to Rosings after Anne's death?
] Some relation inherits the estate, I believe. Probably by the former owners will or if it doesn't exist, the closest relation or so. "I wish someone would die and leave me ten thousand pounds. Then all the officers would be violently in love with me." (Kitty in P&P2) ;-)
So it is conceivable that Darcy will get Rosings Park without having to put up with a sickly wife? Although it would probably go to a second son like Col. Fitzwilliam.
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