Caroline Ashurst Biggs


Caroline Ashurst Biggs born Leicester, England August 23, 1840 (d. 1889). English novelist, editor, and women’s rights advocate; feminist, abolitionist, suffrage leader.


We believe that one great effect of the right of women to co-operate with men in political life will be that the horrors of war will in great measure be averted, and its sufferings alleviated.” (Englishwoman’s Review, June 15, 1876, in Heloise Brown, Truest Form of Patriotism, p. 29; portrait