eatstarchmom: Annie Kenney was the only working class woman to become part of the senior hierarchy of the WSPU. In between carrying out militant acts in the name of women’s suffrage, she liked to kick back and relax by bedding fellow suffragettes: ‘Mary [Blathwayt] writes matter-of-fact lines such as, “Annie slept with someone else again last night.
Mary Tudor didn't quite match her brother, King Henry VIII, for marital chaos. But she did scandalise the English court after marrying without permission following the death of her first husband, King Louis XII of France.
Cecily Lefort - Cecily Margot MacKenzie, a member of SOE, joined in 1941. Dropped into France in June 1943 but was arrested by the Gestapo in September. After interrogation and torture she was sent to Ravensbrück Concentration where it is believed she was gassed in the final weeks of the war. Code Name: Agent Jockey.
Gaston Maspero, 1883. Head of the Antiquities Department, away at a dig when Amelia arrives at museum, but upon his return gives Evelyn a paste bracelet from the pyramids "pretty. . .as common as sand."