This week was an important anniversary for women in the United Kingdom...
Suffragette tea cozy by
by Susan Cowper. For more info or to get the pattern,
200 years ago, on February 6, 1918 the Representation Of People Act was passed, and women finally were granted the vote...
under certain circumstances....
having to be over 30 and own property.
Full voting rights took a few more years
1928 to be exact.
Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested outside Buckingham Palace in 1914
over 1300 women were arrested during the demonstrations for the vote.
A milestone to be recognized.
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