Teresa Billington-Greig


Teresa Billington-Greig born Preston, Lancashire, England October 15, 1876 (d. 1964). British nonviolent activist and thinker; self-described, "a feminist, a suffragist and a rebel"; founder of Women's Freedom League, 1907; held in Holloway Prison; fined for returning policeman's blow, 1906.


"You shall not strike our women!" (Oxf. Dict. Nat. Bio.; photo Billington families of Lancs.)