Scotland

The 'Scots Scarlet Pimpernel' Ethel MacDonald was one of the Glasgow anarchists

The 'Scots Scarlet Pimpernel' Ethel MacDonald was one of the Glasgow anarchists

From Glasgow Evening Times by By Ann Fotheringham

1 OUTSPOKEN, brave and revolutionary, Ethel MacDonald caused a bit of a stir when she arrived at Glasgow Queen Street in November 1937. Three hundred people had turned up to welcome her home. This was the woman, after all, whose radio broadcasts from Spain at the height of the civil war had reached audiences all over Europe. Born in Bellshill, she lived most of her life in Glasgow.

Subscribe to RSS - Scotland