“Christabel Pankhurst became the leader of the militant WSPU, in 1905,
Following her father in his profession, she had studied law at Victoria University. Where she won first-class honours in the LL.B. exam in 1905, but she was not permitted to practice law on account of her sex.
She became one of the WPSU’s most powerful speakers, at one time in 1908 speaking to a crowd of 500,000.