Remembering Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913)

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Abstract

This editorial reflects on the life of Emily Wilding Davison (1872–1913), a suffragette in Edwardian Britain, who died on 8 June 1913 after running on to the race course at the Derby, four days earlier, and trying to grab the reins of the King's horse, Anmer. Rather than seeing her as a suicidal fanatic, it is suggested that she was a sensible, level-headed, religious woman, a risk-taker who probably did not intend to die
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-362
Number of pages8
JournalWomen’s History Review
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Apr 2013

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