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|
|Friends, Associates||Elinor Glyn||
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]...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Eleanor Rathbone|
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...
|politics||Isabella Ormston Ford||
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...
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...
|politics||Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda||
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...
|Publishing||Annie S. Swan|