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King George V's horse hit suffragette Emily Davison during the Epsom Derby on 4 June

WWI, Oct 1916, Somme; Silhouette of British troops taking mules to water along the Amiens-Albert road. © IWM

Silhouette of British troops taking mules to water along the Amiens-Albert road.

Burford Bridge Hotel, Boxhill, Dorking

Burford Bridge Hotel, Boxhill, Dorking

In the Warsaw ghetto,Irena Sendler got infants out in the bottom of her tool box & she carried in her truck a sack for larger children. Her dog she trained to bark when Nazi soldiers let her in & out of the ghetto.Soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog & the barking covered the kids noises.She SAVED 2500 KIDS.She was caught & the Nazi's broke her legs & arms.She hid the names of the kids in jars so they could reunite with parents,mostly all relatives were killed. Irena died at 98…

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Emily Davison's funeral in Morpeth (pic courtesy of Imperial War Museum).  Emily Davidson was fatally injured when she ran out in front of  horse during he 1913 Epsom Derby

Suffragette heroine centenary marked

Crowds lined the streets of Morpeth as the coffin passed, escorted by suffragettes wearing white for "purity of intention" Emily Davison's funeral in Morpeth (pic courtesy of Imperial War Museum)

Emmeline Pankhurst, the English suffragette celebrating with Christabel Pankhurst and others after b

Nine inspiring lessons the suffragettes can teach feminists today

English suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst (center) and her daughter Christabel Harriette (third from left) are cheered by supporters after their release from prison in 1908

Queen Victoria died on the 22nd January 1901 at Osbourne House on the Isle of Wight.....Her funeral was on Saturday the 2nd Febraury 1901 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire.

Queen Victoria died on the January 1901 at Osbourne House on the Isle of Wight.Her funeral was on Saturday the Febraury 1901 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire.

Epsom, Kings Head Hotel, 1924 Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection

Epsom, Kings Head Hotel, 1924 Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection

The Bull's Head, High Street, Ewell, Surrey.  c.1800.

The Bull's Head, High Street, Ewell, Surrey.

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