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Emily Davison:

Born on the 11th October 1872, Born in London, She studied at Royal Holloway College,
Davison was a militant suffragette who died after throwing herself in front of the king's
horse at the Epsom Derby, In 1906 she joined the Women's Social and Political Union
founded by Emmeline…

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Cat and Mouse Act:
In 1913 the Women's Social & Political Union increased its campaign to destroy public and
private property. The women responsible were often caught and once in prison they went on
hunger-strike. Determined to avoid these women becoming martyrs, the government
introduced the Prisoner's Temporary Discharge of…


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