She was a campaigner for temperance and women's rights - and a proponent of appeasement to deal with Nazi Germany
This Day in British History
26 September, 672
Synod of Hertford
The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.
This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses