June 2013

#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 – 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   —  This blog was first posted in June 2014  […]

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Herbert Jones, The Forgotten Man

Herbert Jones, The Forgotten Man

The past twelve months have featured a series of fantastic events to mark suffragette Emily Wilding Davison’s brave Epsom Derby protest, including the unveiling of a memorial plaque at Epsom racecourse and The Emily Tree event for a new generation of feminists.     However, very little is still known about Herbert Jones, the King’s […]

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