Queensberry, defended by Sir Edward Carson
, was acquitted. Wilde probably lost his case when he categorically denied one particular allegation on grounds that the young man concerned was not beautiful.
The Ulster Unionist Council
led by Edward Carson
announced that a provisional Ulster government would enfranchise women.
27 March 1914
The Women's Social and Political Union
began an arson campaign in Ulster after Edward Carson
informed them that he and his party would not after all, contrary to a previous promise, support the enfranchisement of...