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Lawrence, Emmeline Pethick-, Lady Pethick-Lawrence

Brian Harrison

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Lawrence, Emmeline Pethick-, Lady Pethick-Lawrence (1867–1954), suffragette, was born on 21 October 1867 in Clifton, Bristol, the second and eldest surviving child in the family of thirteen children (five of whom died in infancy) of Henry Pethick, a nonconformist businessman of Cornish farming stock, and his wife, whose maiden name was ...

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Subjects: Politics ; Gender and Politics

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