Honora Jenkins and her legacy — an update

Modern Woman 1781 © British Museum — a cartoon depicting a woman of fashion, contemporary with the date of the dispute over Honora Jenkins’ will
Anonymised question and confident but legally incorrect responses to it posted to Twitter 29–30 March 2020.
Text of written question and answer 33619 on Wills: Coronavirus in Parliament — question asked 23 March 2020 and answered 21 April 2020
Table of legislative changes made in some other English-speaking jurisdictions with laws requiring the presence of two witnesses to a will



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Barbara Rich

Barbara Rich


English barrister & mediator — specialising in disputed succession & decision-making for people who lack mental capacity