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Lytton, Lady Constance (Georgina)free

Born Vienna, 12 Feb. 1869; d of 1st Earl of Lytton and Edith, d of Hon. Edward Villiers; died 22 May 1923




Childhood and youth spent chiefly abroad; in 1908, aged 39, realised that women, together with men, participate in life’s responsibilities, and should have an equal share in self-government; that the Government had always prevented this; became a Suffragette; four times imprisoned, two hunger-strikes; at the first of these was released because of heart condition, at the second (Walton Jail, Liverpool), disguised as a working woman, heart condition not noticed, and she was forcibly fed; May 1912 had a stroke; invalided since then


No Votes for Women, pamphlet, 1909; Prisons and Prisoners, 1914


My friends, music, flowers


Homewood, Knebworth, Herts. TA: Knebworth

5 Knebworth