Mary Raleigh Richardson (1882/3 ā€“ 7 November 1961) was a Canadian suffragette active in the women's suffrage movement in the United Kingdom, an arsonist, a socialist parliamentary candidate and later head of the women's section of the British Union of Fascists (BUF) led by Sir Oswald Mosley.

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Mary Richardson
by Special Branch circa 1912
Born1882/3
Died(1961-11-07)7 November 1961
Hastings, East Sussex, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationJournalist
Known forSlashing the Rokeby Venus
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