Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship
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|Friends, Associates||Maude Royden||
Courtney and Royden served together as executive members of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) , of which in 1911 Courtney became secretary. They also worked together as vice-chairs for the Women's International League (WIL)
|Literary responses||Eleanor Rathbone|
Between 1923 and January 1924, she used this position to urge the Church to revise its marriage service by removing implications of female subordination in marriage, specifically the command that the wife obey the husband...
She continued this association by writing from 1920 for The Woman's Leader and the Common Cause, soon to be The Woman's Leader as a title taken when the NUWSS became the National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship
|Textual Production||Eleanor Rathbone|
30 January 1920
The Common Cause, the official organ of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies , ended publication in London under this name, even as subtitle. The next number appeared as The Woman's Leader.