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People/Characters: Nancy Astor

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Cliveden: The Place and the People by James Crathorne
Darling Ma: Letters to Her Mother, 1932-44 by Joyce Grenfell
Eminent Georgians: The Lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, and Lady Astor by John Halperin
Five Sisters: The Langhornes of Virginia by James Fox
From Plymouth to Parliament: A Rhetorical History to Nancy Astor's 1919 Campaign by Karen J. Musolf
A History of Britain in 21 Women: A Personal Selection by Jenni Murray
Kathleen Kennedy: Her Life and Times by Lynne McTaggart
The Lady's Maid: My Life in Service by Rosina Harrison
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume II: Alone, 1932-1940 by William Manchester
The Last Romantic: A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania by Hannah Pakula
Memories and Glimpses by A. L. Rowse
Memories of Men and Women American & British by A. L. Rowse
The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home by Natalie Livingstone
My Grandfather Isaac Foot by Sarah Foot
Nancy Astor by John Grigg
Nancy Astor by Derek Marlowe
Nancy Astor, a biography by Anthony Masters
Nancy Lancaster: English Country House Style by Martin Wood
Nancy Lancaster: Her Life, Her World, Her Art by Robert Becker
Nancy: The Life of Lady Astor by Christopher Sykes
Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor by Adrian Fort
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison
Selected Letters of T. E. Lawrence by T. E. Lawrence
Tiaras : a history of splendour by Geoffrey C. Munn
To Marry an English Lord by Gail MacCollnée Langhorne

Character description

Nancy Astor, née Nancy Witcher Langhorne (1879–1964), became the first woman to serve in the British House of Commons in 1919. She was born in the U.S. and married Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor. Their estate, Cliveden, became a famous gathering place for the social and political elite of the day.

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