Right of Petition

Background

One of the methods employed by women's suffrage groups was to approach politicians directly. Members of the Women's Freedom League attempted to present a petition to Asquith, the Prime Minister, and were arrested. This extract is from a report of their trial.

Taken from: Right of Petition
Author / Creator: T M Healy
Publisher: Women's Freedom League
Date: 1909
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: 08415.f.14(2)