Emily Wilding Davison's funeral procession passing Piccadilly Circus:1913.
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Emily Wilding Davison's funeral procession passing Piccadilly Circus, 14th June 1913. Following her tragic death, Davison was instantly embraced as a martyr to the cause. On 14 June 1913 her body was borne on an open hearse through London before being taken by train to Morpeth, Northumbria. The funeral procession (the last great suffrage march) was organised by fellow suffragette Grace Roe, and the memorial service was presided over by clergy from the Church League for Women''''''''''''''''s Suffrage.
1913 AD - 1913 AD