Hume, Leslie Parker. The National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, 1897-1914. Garland, 1982.
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This book incorporates the experiences, not only of writers turned soldiers and medical scientists turned enablers of fighting, but also of pacifist agitators. The character Beattie Roper is based on the historical Alice Wheeldon ...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence||
The couple had met for the first time at Percy Alden 's Canning Town Settlement in 1899, when Emmeline and Mary Neal had brought the Dramatic Society of the Espérance Working Girls' Club to Alden's...
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Thnere she met Liberal Prime Minister David Lloyd George , who helped to engineer the Versailles Peace Treaty. Her staunchly conservative views made it matter for surprise that she found him much smarter [in appearance]...
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This work was an extension of a declaration released by the press on 31 January 1937. In that declaration, signatories including the Duchess of Atholl , Winston Churchill , David Lloyd George , Robert Cecil
She and Meic Stephens had first seen the house in August 1989: a building of Queen Anne appearance, with some parts dating from more than a century earlier, once owned by David Lloyd George ...
The only other woman to witness the signing was Frances Stevenson , mistress of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George .
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The group's agenda was to obtain legislative improvements in child-assault laws, the position of unmarried mothers, equality of both parents in guardianship rights, equal pay for teachers, equal civic service opportunities for women and men...
Later, from 1910 to 1913, she was secretary of the Kensington branch of the WSPU . She was present (as reported by Violet Hunt ) at the suffrage meeting in the Albert Hall in early...
The name reflects a panic about national absence of efficiency, a panic aroused by experience in the Second South African War. The club lasted for about five years, meeting at a tavern and numbering among...
By the time DW wrote her autobiography she was a nostalgic reactionary, regretting the days of powerful great families in great country houses, when the servants arrived at morning prayers in order of precedence, with...
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IOF marched in a London procession in support of the Conciliation Bill (which had just been dropped from parliament's schedule by Lloyd George for the second year running); she urged both militants and constitutionalists alike...
MK 's marriage to a former secretary for the Liberal Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith (1909-1916) solidified her allegiance to the Liberal party, though she never took an active role in it. (Asquith's term was...
CL , with ten other militant suffragettes, was detained after causing a disturbance at a visit of David Lloyd George to Newcastle.
The word suffragette, despite its apparently demeaning diminutive, was at the...
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Sir William Robertson Nicoll , friend of ASS and power behind the The British Weekly: A Journal of Social and Christian Progress (which was published at London by Hodder and Stoughton ), proposed to her...
Signatures were gathered for a presentation volume for RF ; early signatories were the Prince of Wales and the Prime Minister . The presentation was made at a reception attended by peers, peeresses, and bishops...
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