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Police report on the incident at the Derby, 1913
(Catalogue ref: MEPO 2/1551)
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Police report on the incident at the Derby, 1913

As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • How reliable or unreliable do you think this source is as evidence?
  • What new information about the events of the 1913 Derby does this source provide?
  • Does this confirm or challenge the views in sources 3 and 4?
  • What do you think Emily Davison was trying to do?
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