19 min

1: The Beginnings Women and Power

    • Society & Culture

Kirsty Wark learns more about the fight for universal suffrage and the roles played by some women, who lived and worked at places now looked after by the National Trust. In this first episode, she tells the story of suffragist Alice, granddaughter to the owners of Quarry Bank Mill, and delves into some handwritten letters and speeches from liberal suffragist Laura McLaren, who lived at Bodnant Garden in Wales.
For more podcasts from the National Trust: Visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust

Kirsty Wark learns more about the fight for universal suffrage and the roles played by some women, who lived and worked at places now looked after by the National Trust. In this first episode, she tells the story of suffragist Alice, granddaughter to the owners of Quarry Bank Mill, and delves into some handwritten letters and speeches from liberal suffragist Laura McLaren, who lived at Bodnant Garden in Wales.
For more podcasts from the National Trust: Visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust

19 min

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