Condemned to Holloway Prison
for her part in a suffrage demonstration and finding that her class status singled her out for favouritism, CL
exercised her right as a prisoner to petition the Home Secretary...
The Times's interpretation of their response is not borne out by CL
's own later accounts of the incident. In connection with this group arrest and the furore that followed, the Home Secretary, Herbert John Gladstone
On her release, CL
's next project was to turn her experience to good account for the suffrage cause by seeking an official enquiry into practices at Walton Gaol
Lytton, Constance. Prisons and Prisoners. Heinemann.
She had a...
18 September 1909: Women's Social and Political Union members...