Without supporting any political party, EG
held conservative political views throughout her life. She opposed the suffrage movement during its struggle, but years later, writing her autobiography with an eye to posterity, she revised her...
The winter of 1888-1889 was spent in Egypt, where she held interviews with Evelyn Baring, first Earl of Cromer
(the head of the British occupation), and observed life in Cairo harems under Zebehr Pasha
Callaway, Helen, and Dorothy O. Helly. “Crusader for Empire: Flora Shaw / Lady Lugard”. Western Women and Imperialism: Complicity and Resistance, edited by Nupur Chaudhuri and Margaret Strobel, Indiana University Press, 1992, pp. 79-97.