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Oct 23, 2018

Suffragettes at the Eisteddfod

When David Lloyd George gave a speech at the National Eisteddfod in Wrexham in 1912, he was heckled by suffragettes, including one who had been force-fed hundreds of times while in prison. The protest was an insult to the Eisteddfod, in ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

the opinion of some newspaper editors, but there was also public outrage at the way the crowd in Bellevue Park had attacked the suffragettes and a soldier who tried to defend the protestors. For more about the protest, and a photo of it, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes near the Lodge at Bellevue Park. Or click here