A few folks in Britain are about to find out what being related to a famous suffragist is like. British suffragist Emily Davison made history when she ran in front of the king’s horse and died as a result of her injuries.
British TV Show “Find My Past” is a series that tracks individuals who find out that they are related to important historical figures. In this week’s episode Philippa Bilton, Katy Arnander and Matt Jopling find out they share a connection to Emily Davison.
The episode of “Find My Past” airs Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 9:00 PM on Yesterday (Sky channel 537, Virgin TV channel 203 and Freeview channel 12), and it will be repeated daily throughout the following week. More information about the series is available on their Facebook page.
If you found out you were related to a famous suffragist, such as Emily Davison or Emmeline Pankhurst, your reaction would be _________?