suffragette


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suffragette

a female advocate of the extension of the franchise to women, esp a militant one, as in Britain at the beginning of the 20th century
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suffragette

a member of the militant female movement which, in the early part of the 20th-century, advocated the extension of the right to vote to women.
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The Journal and Chronicle reported incidents such as suffragette Lady Constance Lytton throwing a stone at Lloyd George's car.
Suffragettes gathered to lobby him over votes, and also to protest at the force-feeding of women on hunger strike in prison.
From elsewhere came hatpins, necklaces, brooches and pendants from sources such as the Birmingham School of Art designers Arthur and Georgie Gaskin, and the famous enameller Ernestine Mills, whose work was sold at suffragette fundraising events.
Pank-a-Squith was made to entertain supporters of the Suffragette movement while raising funds for them and promoting their cause.
Mr Keightley adds: "Objects like this show how advanced the Suffragette movement was in terms of making merchandise to back their cause.
All successful nominees will be asked for consent prior to being placed on the Suffragette Spirit Map of Britain.
Time is running out - nominate the amazing women in your community now to ensure that your local Suffragette Spirit gets the recognition they deserve
Former Mayor of Charnwood - Jill Vincent greets Lord Bach at the exhibition which celebrates the events and people associated with the Suffragette movement in Loughborough.
Fighting for their rights Emmeline Pankhurst, centre, and fellow Suffragettes, taken around 1913
Their cause made headlines around the in 1913 when Emily Davison was fatally injured when she tried to stop King George V's horse Anmer on Derby Day to draw attention to the Women's Suffragette movement.
An actor playing suffragette Alice Hawkins stands on a box for a speech before a statue of Hawkins is unveiled in Market Square, Leicester