As a diplomat, he traveled to many countries with his children and used to talk to them in the country's respective language but his decision to marry a suffragette was not good for his career. Nevertheless, when his wife was imprisoned, he backed her all the way.
By 1916, the Prentisses lived near Malvern. In May, Vicky, who lived in London came to visit, and accompanying her was her American beau, Indiana Jones. Over tea, Peregrine Prentiss showed his support for the suffragette cause that both his wife and daughter believed in.