Henry Austin Bruce

Standard Name: Bruce, Henry Austin
Used Form: H. A. Bruce


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politics Josephine Butler
JB also provided unfavourable response to the Bruce Bill put forward by Henry Austin Bruce in 1872, which offered modifications to some child sex laws, but no abolition of state regulation of prostitution. To the...
Textual Production Josephine Butler
JB published a lengthy pamphlet, The New Era, in opposition to Henry Austin Bruce 's bill to amend the Contagious Diseases Acts.
Jordan, Jane. Josephine Butler. John Murray, 2001.
Textual Production Josephine Butler
JB 's opinions about the repeal campaign were firm and unwavering. She occasionally lost supporters because she refused to accept moderate changes or amendments. She sought total repeal, nothing less. For this reason her pamphlet...


28 March 1867
H. A. Bruce presented Parliament with a women's suffrage petition bearing 3,559 signatures.