Barbara Bodichon, Emily Davies and Bessie Rayner Parkes. The Langham Place Group campaigned on a variety of women’s issues from around 1857 to 1866. The Group comprised like-minded friends (all privileged women with both resourcefulness and resources) who were moved by the unfair treatment and limitations faced by women and determined to make things better. They began to develop a politics of ‘liberal feminism’; this embraced education, suffrage...Named after journal in which they wrote
February 9th. 1907: the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies organized a march from Hyde Park to Exeter Hall. This procession involved over 3,000 women from highly diverse backgrounds-- wealthy titled ladies, artists, students, and workers marched in solidarity. The poor weather caused the event to be dubbed the Mud March.
It’s the most famous moment in the suffragette movement’s history: Emily Davison runs onto the track at the Epsom Derby and is trampled by the King’s horse. Although footage of the tragedy has been analysed many times, no-one has been able to establish what her intentions were.