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#Emilymatters – Emma Watson – Onwards Together!

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#Emilymatters – Emma Watson – Onwards Together!

E M M A   W A T S O N   -   O N W A R D S   T O G E T H E R   ‪   Emma Watson deliverd a game-changing speech on feminism at the UN:   Why has the word become such an unpopular one? I think it is right […]

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#Emilymatters – June Purvis: Emily Davison’s imprint on British history

#Emilymatters – June Purvis: Emily Davison’s imprint on British history

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T   Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison’s Epsom Derby protest remains a controversial act, with some arguing to this day that it damaged the case for women’s suffrage. In the following guest blog post, June Purvis, professor of women’s & gender history at Portsmouth […]

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#Emilymatters – Eileen Luscombe: the WSPU & The Great Inquest of the Nation

#Emilymatters – Eileen Luscombe: the WSPU & The Great Inquest of the Nation

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T . In following guest blog post, women’s suffrage expert Eileen Luscombe looks at the WSPU‘s promotion of Emily Davison as a martyr to the Cause. . The WSPU & The Great Inquest of the Nation   By Eileen Luscombe. In commemorating Emily’s, […]

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#Emilymatters – V. Irene Cockroft: Overlooked detail sheds light on 1913 Derby protest

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#Emilymatters – V. Irene Cockroft: Overlooked detail sheds light on 1913 Derby protest

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T    This is an updated version of women’s suffrage expert, V. Irene Cockroft’s guest blog post, which was first posted in 2013. Emily Wilding Davison’s brave Epsom Derby protest remains a controversial act, with some arguing to this day that it damaged […]

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#Emilymatters – Reflections on Derby Day & the Right to Vote

#Emilymatters – Reflections on Derby Day & the Right to Vote

R E F L E C T I O N S   O N   D E R B Y   D A Y ,   2 0 1 3 &   T H E   R I G H T   T O   V O T E   In April 2013, Epsom Downs racecourse unveiled a plaque […]

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#Emilymatters – ‘Tattenham Corner’ by Audrey Ardern-Jones

#Emilymatters – ‘Tattenham Corner’ by Audrey Ardern-Jones

T A T T E N H A M   C O R N E R (For Emily Davison) By Audrey Ardern-Jones   We may cross over a well turned track touch new grass as it reinstates itself. We may cross over a well turned track turn back a hundred years on Derby Day spot […]

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#Emilymatters – V. Irene Cockroft: The 101st anniversary of the death of Emily Davison

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#Emilymatters – V. Irene Cockroft: The 101st anniversary of the death of Emily Davison

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T    Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison’s Epsom Derby protest remains a controversial act, with some arguing to this day that it damaged the case for women’s suffrage. .   However, in 2013 more evidence came to light to suggest that Emily had every […]

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#Emilymatters – Remembering Emily Davison

#Emilymatters – Remembering Emily Davison

    A hundred and one years ago today suffragette Emily Wilding Davison set out for the Epsom Derby, which was the sporting and social event in the calendar that prompted the annual ‘scurry over Surrey’ as all of London seemed to descend on that small corner of the county.   . The racecourse authorities […]

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#Emilymatters – Votes for Women!

Filed in #Emilymatters, May 2014, Uncategorized by + on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
#Emilymatters – Votes for Women!

  Votes for Women!   With the European elections on Thursday, it’d be great to get your #Emilymatters photo in support of gender equality and using our right to vote.      Thanks to Nicola Gauld & Rebecca Furness for these fantastic photos.  The picture on the left includes arch anti suffragist Herbert Asquith (seated).    You […]

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#Emilymatters – Where are the women?

Filed in #Emilymatters, May 2014, Uncategorized by + on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
#Emilymatters – Where are the women?

Where are the women? .   Suffragette Emily Davison campaigned for an equal society and faced resistance, often brutal, from anti suffragists, most notably headed up by Herbert Asquith and Lloyd George.    “Emily Wilding Davison was a great campaigning feminist. Her struggle continues and she remains an icon for women even over a century […]

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