We have persuaded ourselves that Englishmen of the present day are such a nervously excitable race, that the only chance for their descendants is to keep the mothers in a state of coma. The fathers, we think are incurable.
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|Birth:||22nd April, 1830|
|Death:||13th July, 1921|
|Profession:||Educator, Feminist, Suffragist|
Sarah Emily Davies was born in Carlton Crescent, Southampton, England. She was an English educator, feminist, suffragist and a pioneering campaigner for women's rights to university access. She is principally remembered as being the co-founder and an early Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge University, the first college in England to educate women. She began campaigning for a woman's right to educate. She also became involved in the Suffrage movement, which centred on a woman's right to vote. She wrote two books include: The Higher Education of Women and Thoughts on Some Questions Relating to Women, 1860–1908.
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