Kathleen E. Innes

Standard Name: Innes, Kathleen E.
Birth Name: Kathleen Elizabeth Royds
Married Name: Kathleen Elizabeth Innes
Pseudonym: K. E. Royds
Pseudonym: K. E. R.
Pseudonym: K. E. I.
Pseudonym: K. E. Innes
Although KEI is today a little-known author, some of her works on literary criticism and Hampshire local history remained in print into the 1980s. During and beyond the first half of the twentieth century, she wrote literary criticism, local history, and polemical and educational books as well as pamphlets and speeches on peace and disarmament issues and scripture. Published by the Hogarth Press as well as Jonathan Cape, she wrote both for adults and for children.


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politics Vera Brittain
She and Holtby attended a number of League of Nations Assemblies, including the one held in August 1926 at Geneva in Switzerland, when Germany was accepted into the League. After 1923 these trips were...
politics Una Marson
UM made a speech on social and political equality in Jamaica at the Women's International League conference on Africa held in London.
The Women's International League was at this time chaired by Kathleen Innes .
Jarrett-Macauley, Delia. The Life of Una Marson, 1905-65. Manchester University Press, 1998.
politics Lady Ottoline Morrell
She became an activist for pacifism, a movement in which she played many roles. She joined the Union for Democratic Control , whose meetings were soon being held at her home (and whose members included...
politics Maude Royden
Through her anti-war activities, MR became involved with the Women's International League (WIL) , a pacifist organisation founded by British women who had attended the Women's International Congress in Amsterdam in 1915. Back in England...
Textual Production Ethel Sidgwick
ES collaborated with Kathleen E. Innes in a translation, A History of the French People, from the French of Guy de La Batut and Georges Friedmann .
British Library Catalogue.


28 June 1919
The Treaty of Versailles was signed, settling the peace terms imposed by the victors of World War I on Germany and its allied nations.
29 May 1926
Dr Ethel Williams set out from Aberdeen to walk the more than two hundred miles to London on the Peacemakers' Pilgrimage.