Suffragette demonstrations, October 1909

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    "....Although the suffragettes do not seem to have been successful in their goal of speaking to Mr. Lloyd George, there were a number of protest incidents connected to his visit, as reported in the Journal and Chronicle newspapers. While his car was moving through the Haymarket, Lady Constance Lytton threw a stone at it, to which the following message was attached: "To Lloyd-George, Rebellion Against Tyranny is Obedience to God. Deeds, not Words". At the barrier which had been erected in Percy Street, Jane Brailsford was observed to produce an axe (apparently concealed with a bunch of flowers) and begin hacking at the barrier. Suffragettes were also responsible for breaking windows..."
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    Radical Tyneside
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 3 months ago
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