English Women's Suffrage



Y/M/D Description Place
1911/04/02 Suffragette Emily Davison hides in a cupboard overnight in the Chapel of St Mary in order to be entered on Census Night with her postal address as 'Crypt of Westminster Hall, Westminster'. Undercroft Chapel of St Mary, Palace of Westminster
1913/06/00 Not wanting to see the castle, Edith B Galt sits on the lawn outside the Tower of London to write letters. A guard tells her that she must check her bag due terrorist suffrages bombing landmarks. The Middle Tower, Tower of London
1913/06/04 Emily Davison ducks under the guard rail at Tattenham Corner, the final bend before the home straight, and runs onto the course where she grabs the reins of ANMER. She collides with the horse who was running at about 35 miles (56 km) per hour. Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom
1913/06/04 After Emily Davison's interference, ANMER falls, partly rolling over jockey Herbert Jones, sustaining a concussion and other injuries. "She seemed to clutch at my horse, and I felt it strike her." HJ Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom
1913/06/14 Memorial service for Emily Davison, the suffragette who was killed when she walked onto the track at the Epsom Derby, is held at St George. Church Of St George, Bloomsbury, London

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