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PERI-1910-06 Fight policemen.jpg
Account of rioting by suffragists in England, where women stormed the home of Prime Minister Asquith, smashed windows in the homes of members of Parliament, and attacked the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Augustine Birrell. 156 women were reportedly…

PERI-1910-08 Mob Asquith.jpg
Account of attack on the Prime Minister H.H. Asquith by suffragists following a session in the House of Commons where he made a campaign promise to postpone discussion of a suffrage bill until the next parliament. Rioting and violence continued…