Thursday, 5 July 2018

291) Lady Frances Balfour

Lady Frances Balfour (née Campbell; 1858 – 1931). One of the highest-ranking members of the British aristocracy to assume a leadership role in the women's suffrage movement. Balfour was president of the National Society for Women's Suffrage from 1896 to 1914. As a non-violent suffragist, she was opposed to the militant actions of the Women's Social and Political Union, the suffragettes. Daughter of the 8th Duke of Argyll.

- "Her most remarkable physical feature was her flaming red hair, a characteristic of the Campbell family."…

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