Women Petitioners and The Parlament of Women — The History of Parliament

As part of our Women and Parliament blog series to mark the centenary of the first women gaining the vote in 1918, this week we hear from Assistant Editor of the Commons 1640-1660 project, Dr Vivienne Larminie. She describes a seventeenth century satirical pamphlet about a fictitious women’s parliamentary meeting and explains how women interacted […] via Women Petitioners and The Parlament of Women — The History of Parliament Continue reading Women Petitioners and The Parlament of Women — The History of Parliament

Voice and Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of Votes for Women – a guidebook — The History of Parliament

Dr Paul Seaward is one of the editors of the “Voice & Vote guidebook” to accompany the UK Parliament Vote 100 project‘s landmark exhibition in Westminster Hall. In today’s blog he explains the contents of the book, who contributed to it and where you can get one… Last week we were delighted to celebrate with the […] via Voice and Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of Votes for Women – a guidebook — The History of Parliament Continue reading Voice and Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of Votes for Women – a guidebook — The History of Parliament