Top British Women to Know

With all of the mania surrounding the birth of Kate Middleton's baby, it is the "British invasion" all over again. From thrones to fashion, posh to cockney, we compiled a list of must-know ladies hailing from Mother England.


July 19, 2013 5:00 PM

Emmeline Pankhurst

This suffragette of the tight-laced Victorian era fought long and hard for a woman’s right to vote. In 1903, she founded the Women's Social and Political Union, which held demonstrations, smashed windows, and went on hunger strikes to promote their cause.