Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence

Standard Name: Pethick-Lawrence, Frederick William
Used Form: F. W. Pethick-Lawrence

Connections

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Dedications Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
She dedicated it to Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence my husband and in the many changes of life my unchanging comrade and my best friend.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion, 1976.
prelims
Family and Intimate relationships Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Over the course of his lifetime, Frederick Pethick-Lawrence served in the House of Commons for eighteen years and in the House of Lords for sixteen. He became the Secretary of State for India and for...
Family and Intimate relationships Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Emmeline Pethick 's close friend Mark Guy Pearse officiated at her wedding to Frederick Lawrence at the Town Hall in Canning Town.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion, 1976.
107, 124
Brittain, Vera. Pethick-Lawrence: A Portrait. George Allen and Unwin, 1963.
30
Family and Intimate relationships Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL greatly admired Mark Guy Pearse , an evangelical Christian socialist who co-founded the West London Mission . She had known him since her childhood, and he became a second father to her.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Pearse supported...
Friends, Associates Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
During her stay in India, EPL met the poet Rabindranath Tagore .
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion, 1976.
338
Back in England, she contacted Vera Brittain after having read Brittain's Testament of Youth, 1933, to invite Brittain to visit the...
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
Others with whom she shared this or that memorable experience were the Meynells (Wilfrid , Alice , and Viola ), Clarence Rook and his wife, and Henry W. Nevinson , whom she eventually married...
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
Some of the friends with whom she remained in contact into her final years were Eleanor Farjeon , Frederick Pethick-Lawrence , and Elizabeth Robinson .
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press, 2009.
224-5
Friends, Associates Mary Gawthorpe
During her time with the WSPU, MG worked with Christabel Pankhurst (who was twenty-four when Gawthorpe first met her, before she had yet met Isabella Ford ), whom, like Ethel Snowden , she knew from...
Literary responses Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL 's involvement in the militant suffrage movement was necessarily controversial: contemporaries both lauded and reviled her. In her diary Virginia Woolf described EPL 's style of public speaking in 1918 with some disdain. I...
Occupation Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL attended the Woman's Sunday mass suffrage demonstration in Hyde Park that she and her husband had organised; by her reckoning upwards of 250,000 supporters marched in seven processions through the park.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion, 1976.
183
Brittain, Vera. Pethick-Lawrence: A Portrait. George Allen and Unwin, 1963.
43
Occupation Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL stayed with the WSPU, which, after the split, composed a pledge which all members had to sign: I endorse the objects and methods of the Women's Social and Political Union and hereby undertake not...
Performance of text Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
In 1913 the Woman's Press published speeches by the accused at the trial of EPL , her husband , and Emmeline Pankhurst in 1912, when all three were charged with conspiring to cause harm. The...
politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Christabel Pankhurst had escaped imprisonment by going into hiding in Paris. The Pethick-Lawrences were released on bail on 28 March, and their trial was set for 15 May. It ran until 22 May. The...
politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
She and her husband probably managed to get there because they came by ship from America, not from Britain, whose authorities were blocking all sea travel. Only two other British women were permitted to attend...
politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
After the British government passed the Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act on 2 July 1928, which allowed equal voting rights to men and women, EPL turned her energies back to her original concern...

Timeline

Summer1906
The Women's Social and Political Union moved its headquarters to London; this relocation was emblematic of its shift away from its Independent Labour Party and working-class origins.
October 1907
Votes for Women, the official organ of the Women's Social and Political Union , began publication in London.
October 1907
Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst and Emmeline and Frederick Pethick-Lawrence , wanting to maintain control over the Women's Social and Political Union agenda, removed by fiat dissident members of the executive and cancelled the forthcoming annual conference.
28 March 1912
The Conciliation Bill (on suffrage) was defeated in a House of Commons vote, after passing its second reading (the previous year) with a huge majority.
6 February 1914
The United Suffragists was established as a new organisation open to men and women, militant and non-militant members.
February 1918
Votes for Women, an organ of the Women's Social and Political Union , ceased publication in London.
6 July 1928
Four days after the Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act received the royal assent, a celebratory breakfast was held at the Hotel Cecil in London.