Definition of alimony:
- "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
The special ecclesiastical court, the Court of High Commission, was composed of clerics appointed by the king and decided cases of marriage annulment, alimony, adultery, married couples living separately, cruelty of husbands to wives, and habitual drunkenness.- "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
- "The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now", T. S. Arthur.