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The Women’s Suffrage Pilgrimage of July 1913

The Women’s Suffrage Pilgrimage of July 1913 was a peaceful march designed to show the British government the sheer number of women from across the country who demanded the right to vote.

Members of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) set off on foot, or sometimes on horse or bicycle, from branches across the country with the aim of converging on Hyde Park on 26 July 1913...

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“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.”

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