Mary Raleigh Richardson

Standard Name: Richardson, Mary Raleigh


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4 June 1913
Women's Social and Political Union supporter Emily Wilding Davison threw herself in front of the king 's horse at the Epsom Derby; she died from her injuries several days later.
10 March 1914
A suffragist, Mary Richardson , slashed the Rokeby Venus (the only known female nude by Velasquez , which shows Venus admiring herself in a mirror) in the National Gallery, London.
Mary Raleigh Richardson published her autobiography, Laugh a Defiance, which relates her experiences as a suffragist.