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Browne, Felicia Mary (1904–1936), artist and political activist, was born at The Elms, Weston Green, Thames Ditton, Surrey, on 18 February 1904, the third daughter and the fourth of five children of Harold Browne (1875–1924), company director, who worked in his family's advertising agency, and his wife, ...

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Grace Evelyn Mary Vandeleur Gifford (1888–1955) by Sean O'Sullivan, 1933 © courtesy of the Artist's Estate; National Gallery of Ireland

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Gifford [married name Plunkett], Grace Evelyn Mary Vandeleur (1888–1955), artist and Irish nationalist, was born at 8 Temple Villas, Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin, on 4 March 1888, one of the twelve children of Frederick Gifford (d. 1917), a solicitor, and his wife, ...

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(Estelle) Sylvia Pankhurst (1882–1960) by Bassano, 1927 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pankhurst, (Estelle) Sylvia (1882–1960), political activist, writer, and artist, was born at 1 Drayton Gardens, Old Trafford, Manchester, on 5 May 1882, the second of five children of Dr Richard Marsden Pankhurst (1835/6–1898), a barrister, and his wife, Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928), the daughter of ...

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Wogan Philipps, second Baron Milford (1902–1993) by unknown photographer, 1930s [after being wounded in the Spanish Civil War] © reserved; estate of Rosamond Lehmann

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Philipps, Wogan, second Baron Milford (1902–1993), political activist and artist, was born at Manor House, High Street, Brentwood, Essex, on 25 February 1902, the eldest child in the family of five sons and one daughter of Laurence Richard Philipps, first Baron Milford (1874–1962)...

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Tutill, George (1817–1887), banner and regalia maker, was born on 16 April 1817 in Howden, Yorkshire, and baptized there on 19 April, the son of Thomas Tutill (1775/6–1860), corn miller, and his wife, Elizabeth Richardson (1789/90–1859), who is said to have been a regalia apron maker. He had at least one sister, ...