John Pemble: Cousin Marriage, 25 February 2010
Show More Incest and Influence: The Private Life of Bourgeois England by Adam Kuper.
Harvard, 296 pp., £20.95, November 2009, 978 0 674 03589 8Show More
“... devoted Rugby contemporaries. Charles Darwin married Emma, the sister of his best friend Hensleigh Wedgwood, and the marriage, though passionless, seems to have been unproblematic. But then Emma was not only Hensleigh’s sister, she was also Charles’s cousin – and his brother’s ...”