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Sir Alec Douglas-Home

Emrys Hughes

Sir Alec Douglas-Home

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Published by Housman"s in London .
Written in English


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StatementEmrys Hughes.
The Physical Object
Pagination128p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL16489840M

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Until he succeeded his father in he was known by the courtesy title of Lord Dunglass. Sir Alec Douglas-Home: 18 October – 16 October Until 23 Octoberwhen he renounced his hereditary peerage, he was The Earl of Home and was known as Lord Home First Secretary of State: R. Butler: 13 July Office wound up 18 October Lord Chancellor: The Viscount Kilmuir: 14 January Continued in office The Lord Monarch: Elizabeth II.

Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, PC (/ ˈ h juː m / (); 2 July – 9 October ) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from to He was better known as Alec Douglas-Home. Home was a Member of Parliament and a junior official (a Parliamentary Private Secretary) when Neville Chamberlain went to Munich to meet Adolf Hitler in Monarch: Elizabeth II.

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Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel (2 July – 9 October ) was a British Conservative politician who served one year as Prime service in the governments of the s and as Foreign Secretary led to his emergence as a compromise candidate in the feverish negotiations ofbut he narrowly failed to rebuild the Conservatives' popularity.

Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel KT PC (; 2 July – 9 October ) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister from October.

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Douglas-Home, Alec Born July 2,in London. British statesman. Descended from an aristocratic Scottish family. Douglas-Home received his education at Eton and Oxford. In he was elected to the House of Commons as a member of the Conservative Party.

From to he served as parliamentary private secretary to Prime Minister N. Chamberlain. Sir Alec Douglas Home died in Bibliography.

Childs D () Britain since a political history,Tonbridge printers limited,Great Britain Hattersley R () Fifty Years On, Abacus, London Palmowski J () Oxford Dictionary of Contemporary World History, Oxford.

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Everyday low /5(7). Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home was born on July 2,in London, England. He was the eldest son of Charles C.A. Douglas-Home and Lilian, daughter of the 4th earl of Durham.

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Alec Douglas-Home (Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, 2 July – 9 October ) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from to Home was a Member of Parliament and a junior official (a Parliamentary Private Secretary) when Neville Chamberlain went to Munich to meet Adolf Hitler in He was present at the main meetings between Hitler and Born: 2 JulyMayfair, London, England.

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It is hoped to raise £1 Rating: % positive. The most famous recent holder of the title, until his death on October 9,was the 14th Earl, Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, better known as Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Lord Home of The Hirsel. After the unexpected resignation of Harold Macmillan, the.

Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home was born on 2 Julythe eldest of seven children of the 13th Earl of Home (pronounced ‘Hume’).

He himself was to undergo several name changes, becoming successively Lord Dunglass, Earl of Home, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and, finally, Lord Home of the : Dick Leonard. James Douglas-Home, the nephew of former prime minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home (pictured) has killed himself at the age of 61 'He admitted some concerns about a new book he was writing, which might.

Alec Douglas-Home the Conservative politician and prime minister from to had a complex career between the two Houses of Parliament. At the end of Macmillan's premiership, Lord Home emerged from secret consultations as leader of the party (Rab Butler had been the expected successor).3/5(3).

Click here for other prime ministers. THE ANCESTRY OF SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME. 1 Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, 14th Earl of Home b 2 JulLondon. d 9 OctThe Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwickshire. Parents. 2 Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home b 29 DecNewton Don, Berwickshire.

d 11 JulThe Hirsel. m 14 JulSt. Margaret, Westminster. The Reluctant Debutante book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is a light-hearted, almost farcical, comedy which revolve /5. Alec Douglas-Home always seemed like a dry, dull, anachronism, but his autobiography apparently sold very well, so I wondered whether he had some hidden depths behind that tweedy facade.

Unfortunately, it was not the case--he's dull as dirt, and even though his book is much shorter than the autobiographies of many other past prime ministers, it /5. Sir Alec Douglas-Home England.

Full name Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home. Born July 2,Westminster, London. Died October 9,The Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland (aged D. (Richard) Thorpe (born ) is a historian and biographer who has written biographies of three British Prime Ministers of the mid 20th century, Sir Anthony Eden, Sir.

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PRIME MINISTERS IN THE POST-WAR WORLD: ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME D.R. Thorpe Ebook Andrew Bonar Law's funeral in Westminster Abbey in NovemberHerbert Asquith observed, 'It is fitting that we should have buried the Unknown Prime Minister by the side of the Unknown Soldier'.