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A memorable Derby

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The derby horse race of 1913 will be remembered for a long time in horse racing history. The honourable Emily Davison ran willingly into the path of the king's horse. She wanted to get the vote for women but I fear her brave sacrifice was in vein. ...read more.


This shows that women will die bravely for the right to vote and I support them. The little weasels that work for the king paid more attention to the useless horse then to our lovely Emily Davison that inevitably lead to her death. ...read more.


The politics know what the women ant so give it to them or are you to scared to try new things? There actions are greatly respected in the world and they will continue to gain support until they get the vote. The suffragettes leaders know this and will surly not try to stop these actions. Yesterday's actions will surly help their cause. The Daily Mail Sean Chapman Below Picture Sean Chapman. ...read more.

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