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Emmeline Goulden Pankhurst

Pank·hurst

 (păngk′hûrst′), Emmeline Goulden 1858-1928.
British suffrage leader who advocated militancy and violence in order to gain public recognition. With her daughter Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958) she founded (1903) the Women's Social and Political Union, whose motto was "Deeds, not Words." Another daughter, (Estelle) Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960), was a suffragette and political activist.

Pankhurst

(ˈpæŋkhɜːst)
n
1. (Biography) Dame Christabel. 1880–1958, English suffragette
2. (Biography) her mother, Emmeline. 1858–1928, English suffragette leader, who founded the militant Women's Social and Political Union (1903)
3. (Biography) Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. 1882–1960, English suffragette and pacifist

Pank•hurst

(ˈpæŋk hɜrst)

n.
Emmeline (Goulden), 1858–1928, English suffragist leader.
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SATURDAY marked the centenary of a momentous day for one of the West Midlands' most famous theatres - the day Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the Suffragettes movement, took to the stage.
MORE than a century after suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst visited Redcar, the town's station has again been celebrating girl power.
YESTERDAY marked the centenary of a momentous day for one of the West Midlands most famous theatres - the day Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the Suffragettes movement, took the stage.
Over the past month, Amnesty and newspapers across the United Kingdom have been calling on the public to nominate the women who represent the continued will and resolve of my great-grandmother, Emmeline Pankhurst and my grandmother, Sylvia Pankhurst, who established the Women's Social and Political Union in Manchester in 1903.
HE name Pankhurst is embedded in our nation's modern history.
March4Women, led by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Hollywood actor Michael Sheen and the great grand-daughter of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, Helen Pankhurst, began outside the Parliament in Westminster.
Speeches were made by the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, and activists Bianca Jagger, Helen Pankhurst, Shola Mos-Shogbamimu and Faeeza Vaid, with a video address by the singer Annie Lennox.
Ellis-Bextor will be joined by comedian Sue Perkins, Mayor of LondonSadiq Khan, Bianca Jagger, Anne Marie Duff, Michael Sheen, Biffy Clyro and Emmeline Pankhurst's great-granddaughter, Helen Pankhurst, at Sunday's rally.
Voices of Hope, the 2016 National Choir of the Year, will sing The Pankhurst Anthem on Friday, March 9, at Sage Gateshead.
FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY by Kate Pankhurst is published in paperback by Bloomsbury Children's Books, priced PS6.
FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY by Kate Pankhurst, is published in paperback by Bloomsbury Children's Books, priced PS6.