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Nancy Astor: an informal biography.

Maurice Collis

Nancy Astor: an informal biography.

by Maurice Collis

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA574.A8 C6 1960a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235 p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5792289M
    LC Control Number60003062
    OCLC/WorldCa400967

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2 May ) was the first woman to sit as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the British House of Commons. She was the wife of Waldorf Astor, 2nd. Nancy Astor, an informal biography. New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Named Person: Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, Viscountess; Nancy W Astor; Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, Viscountess: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

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Nancy Two : Heinemann. Maurice Astor: An Informal : Faber & Faber. pp. John Astor. Nancy Astor (), though a Virginian, became the first woman ever to sit in the British Parliament and between the World Wars presided over the Cliveden set, a sort of informal Conservative Party caucus.

Emily Astor is a photographer, author and Nancy Astor’s granddaughter. She worked with John Grigg on his highly visual, informal biography of Astor and with a photographer’s eye has produced a personal collection of photographs for her current book ‘Nancy Astor: A Life in Photographs’ which can be purchased from the Museum of English.

Nancy Astor, an informal biography Book by Maurice Collis. Type: Thing, Book; Result Score: ; Nancy Astor, a biography Book by Anthony Masters. Type: Thing, Book; Result Score: ; Viscount Astor Noble title. Desc: Viscount Astor, of Hever Castle in the County of Kent, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

It was created in. Buy Nancy Astor: An informal biography by Collis, Maurice (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). In parliament. A master of repartee, Nancy Astor needed to have all her wits about her to survive in the male dominated arena of politics.

She gained attention as someone who did not follow the rules – for example, when David Lloyd George was called to swear her in he set off before the others and was pulled back and scolded by Nancy. Astor, Nancy Witcher (–)First woman member of the House of Commons, who was known for her iconoclastic wit and the many controversies into which she entered.

Name variations: Lady Astor, Nancy Viscountess Astor. Source for information on Astor, Nancy Witcher (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary.

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The Astor’s London house, 4 St. James’s Square, is the Naval & Military Club and carries a commemorative blue plaque. Further Research.

Lady Astor is a TV documentary made in There is a TV mini-series, Nancy Astor, made in She is also featured in The Astors: High Society, an episode of the Biography TV programme made in Nancy Astor and her friends; Nancy Astor: a life / Anthony Masters; Nancy Astor: an informal biography / by Maurice Collis; Nancy Astor, portrait of a pioneer / John Grigg; Nancy: the story of Lady Astor / Adrian Fort.

Nancy Astor was the first woman to take her seat in the House of Commons, after she was elected MP for Plymouth Sutton in November Early life An American citizen born in Virginia, Nancy was the eighth of eleven children.

This book is a biography of Mary Astor, with a focus on her child custody case in and her "scandalous" diary, and is also a memoir of the author's long-running fascination with the actress.

And since the author is an acclaimed and legendary cartoonist, it makes for an offbeat and charming book/5. Perhaps the most successful of the sisters was Nancy, who married a Boston millionaire, bore him a son, then divorced him in and moved abroad, where she married the richest man in England, Waldorf Astor, later second Viscount Astor.

Lady Astor, as she was known, made history and news by becoming the first female Member of Parliament. *80 Nancy Astor’s husband, Lord Waldorf Astor () was the owner of The Observer, while his brother John Jacob Astor () was the owner of The Times.

*81 Philip Knightley in Jeffrey Meyers (ed.) – The Craft of Literary Biography (),p *82 Letter by Jack Easton to the author 1. Typed notes (carbon) on the book, Nancy Astor: an informal biography, by Maurice Collis. Published by Faber & Faber, London, 3 p. 2.Hilda Matheson, OBE (7 June – 30 October ) was a pioneering English radio talks producer at the BBC and its first Director of Talks.

After her resignation from the BBC inshe published a book about the development of broadcasting. Though officially the secretary, Matheson served as an executive manager for The African Survey after Malcolm Hailey fell for: First Director of Talks at the BBC.