On October 1st, 1847, I made my appearance in this
“vale of tears”, “little Pheasantina”,
as I was irreverently called by a giddy aunt, a pet
sister of my mother’s.&nb...
The British social reformer and theosophist Annie Wood Besant (1847-1933) made important contributions to a number of reformist and religious causes. She was a leader among Europeans in reviving and d...