The Schools’ Inquiry Commission
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Naturally, both Frances Mary Buss and Dorothea Beale were deeply involved in the inquiry; but the chief protagonist was the future founder of Girton, Emily Davies, a woman whose ‘dainty little figure and smiling face’, according to one of her first students, ‘were most misleading’. They were indeed, for Emily Davies was a militant.