Emma Sproson Lloyd was a leading member of the suffragette
- they represent the idea of resistance to hierarchies of privilege, in this case the institutional privilege of men over women.
The Scottish Suffragette
Cities Project, led by RGU communication and media professor Sarah Pederson, reveals the lengths women went to to fight for the right to vote in the area between 1867 and 1918.
Richard Edmonds, principal auctioneer at Chippenham Auction Rooms, said: "There's no doubt that suffragettes
are hot right now.
Planners and Plotters" is the first study to give the Pethick-Lawrences the recognition that their part in the fight for the vote deserves, shedding new light on the development of the militant campaign.
Helen spoke about and signed copies of her book, Deeds Not Words (the motto of the suffragette
'Suffragists' campaigned using peaceful methods such as lobbying, while the 'suffragettes
' were determined to win the right to vote for women by any means.
were so-called due to their militant approach to the fight for women's suffrage.
There has been much debate about her intentions - did she intend to kill herself or was she attempting to attach a suffragette
scarf to the horse's bridle?
"While we had suffragist collections in Wales, and an example of anti-suffragette sentiment in Wales, until now we had very little in our collections relating to the Welsh suffragettes
It is this disturbing force-feeding equipment, used on suffragettes
at Walton Gaol (now HMP Liverpool) which museum visitors can now see.
Join historian Jill Liddington to walk in the footsteps of local suffragettes
as well as the visit in 1906 of suffragette
leader Emmeline Pankhurst who addressed packed meetings in the town.