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After women were allowed to sit in the House of Commons from 1918, the battle moved to the House of Lords.
Petition from Viscountess Rhondda, 1920
Correspondence between Viscountess Rhondda & John St. Loe Strachey, Editor of the Spectator, 1922
Legislative attempts in the 1920s
Vote on the qualification of peeresses, 1930
Petition to Parliament on women in the Lords in 1948
Division in the Lords on its composition, 27 July 1949
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