Clara Brett Martin is a historical figure of the time. She was born to wealthy Anglican-Irish parents and graduated with a B.A. from Trinity College (now part of the University of Toronto) in mathematics at the age of 16.
She petitioned the Law Society of Upper Canada for admission but was rejected due to an interpretation of the statute upholding the status of men as the only ones permitted to practice law. A year later, in 1892, the word "person" was broadened to include women. Interestingly, this law was supported by the Premier of Ontario.
I just love how the writers of MM are able to weave in actual historical figures and content into the script.
Well not all of my predictions came true. I was wrong about the exact nature of the operation. Now that I think about it, my original notion didn't make any sense considering the state they kept the women in.
Anyway, I was much much more pleased with this weeks episode than last weeks. Though I'm still laughing over where in the hell William came from at the end?
I was somewhat stunned at his sudden presence. Loved the way he came to Julia's aid though, I think Julia did too...!
Without having seen the ep, a few times William has raced to Julia's aid and "come out of nowhere" to help. Victoria Cross is a good example. Maybe they cut the "racing to aid part" and didn't realize a plot hole would be left in its wake...?
Rescue and unleashing the beast? Waaaaaaaaaaaa - maybe I will stay up late to see it lol.
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Jan 30, 2013 21:44:07 GMT
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Jan 30, 2013 21:44:55 GMT
shangas: KUNG HEY FATT CHOY!!!! **Lights firecrackers**
Feb 9, 2013 9:30:00 GMT
shangas: What do Peking Ducks play with on Chinese New Year? FIRE-QUACKERS!!
Feb 9, 2013 9:32:39 GMT
fundraiser: Bid on a walk-on, in full costume, and make-up, as well as lunch with the cast on Murdoch Mysteries.
Mar 19, 2013 0:09:53 GMT
fundraiser: Bid on a Tea with Maureen Jennings at The King Edward Hotel. Charity auction on eBay March 21-25th details www.luxuryandvintage.com Can find details at this site for Charity auction for walk-on on Murdoch Mysteries
Mar 19, 2013 0:10:57 GMT
CosmicCavalcade: Happy Hallowe'en my fellow Murdochians!
Oct 31, 2013 14:28:58 GMT
mrsbrisby: There is another series that might be cancelled. It is called Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and it is produced in Australia. Please go to petition.org, enter the series name in the search box and fill out the petition. It is the only chance this show has
Jan 29, 2014 12:58:09 GMT
eus: How do i get a different avatar? I notice some people have stills from the show. How do you do that?
Apr 6, 2014 16:17:18 GMT
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Jun 21, 2014 22:45:34 GMT
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Jun 21, 2014 22:45:57 GMT