Stevenson, Andrew

Stevenson, Andrew

(1784–1857) U.S. representative, ambassador; born in Culpeper County, Va. Son of a minister, he was a lawyer in Richmond and a member of the Virginia house of delegates (1809–21). In Congress (Dem., Va.; 1821–34, as Speaker, 1827–34), he alienated Whigs with his partisan committee appointments and Southern Democrats with his opposition to nullification. Appointed ambassador to Britain (1834–41), he returned to become president of the Virginia agricultural society and rector at the University of Virginia.
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From left: Chris Robinson, Paul Stevenson, Andrew Williams and Gareth Williams
IN IT TOGETHER Z HEARTS players, from left, Ryan Stevenson, Andrew Driver and John Sutton thank their travelling fans in Inverness
Shaw, who trains at Marske with a talented group including Dominic Shaw, Ricky Stevenson, Andrew Wiles and Russell Best, had the race rated as his best so far by his coach Steve Shaw.
Panel: John Francome, Tanya Stevenson, Andrew Thornton, Geoff Lester, Dan Skelton and Ed Chamberlin.
Charlie Hunnam, Stella Gonet, Romola Garai, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent, Juliet Stevenson, Andrew Havill, Nathan Lane, Barry Humphries, Alan Cumming.