Term used to describe a sub-culture of young women in the aftermath of the First World War, intent on pleasure and flouting conventional standards of behaviour.
Probably the youngest female to be legally executed in England, in 1546.
Act of the UK Parliament that gave equal voting rights to men and women.
Awarded to women imprisoned in Holloway for militant suffragette activity, by the Women’s Social and Political Union.
First suffragette to go on hunger strike, on 5 July 1909.
Awarded by the Women’s Social and Political Union to those suffragettes who had gone on hunger strike during their imprisonment.
Suffragette newspaper published from 1909 until 1933.
Scottish trade unionist and political activist (born 1889).
Act of Parliament introduced to curb excessive Protestant reform and to impose religious conformity.
Redirected to Act of Uniformity 1558.