Clipping : "Suffragettes Fight Policemen All Night / Send Augustine Birrell to bed badly crippled and beaten, smash many windows." [November 23, 1910]

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Clipping : "Suffragettes Fight Policemen All Night / Send Augustine Birrell to bed badly crippled and beaten, smash many windows." [November 23, 1910]

Description

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 arrested and arraigned at the Bow Street Police Court.

Newspaper not identified. Year written on the clipping.

Date

11/23/10

Subject

Arrest
Asquith, H. H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928
Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Pankhurst, Emmeline, 1858-1928
Suffragists--England--1910-1920
Violence
Women--Suffrage--Great Britain
Women's Social and Political Union (Great Britain)

Language

English

Coverage

England

Original Format

clippings (information artifacts)

Physical Dimensions

13.5 cm.; 2 col.

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