One-half of Deux Lectrices, writing about the things I read.
She knew there really wasn’t much point in having a crush on Griffin. A duke would be expected to marry someone of his own social sphere—not that Finley wanted to marry him!
IDEC anymore. This is Victorian times, so YES, he would be expected to marry someone of his social station. If he didn't, he would face the scorn of society, which would undoubtedly tarnish his reputation beyond repair (which means losing business, money, etc), but since this series only remembers that it's in the Victorian era when Finley needs to wangst about how she and Griffin can't be together, I'm sure they'll get married and society will completely reform its rules to mirror their marriage.
Fuck all the way off, book.