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Astor

1. John Jacob, 1st Baron Astor of Hever. 1886--1971, British proprietor of The Times (1922--66)
2. Nancy (Witcher), Viscountess, original name Nancy Langhorne. 1879--1964, British Conservative politician, born in the US; the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons
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But last night, Glasgow South West MP Ian Davidson said: "Lord Astor should come clean and let us know what the purpose of this transfer is and who owns this land.
I respect Peter Stark for not demonizing Astor (though he was, it seems, not particularly ruthless for a powerful businessman, it probably was tempting to do so) and for not turning his book into another example of an irritating contemporary literary genre: the account of a historical journey that is more about the preening author's experiences reenacting that journey than about history.
Davenport-Hines sets the scene in the first half of the book, examining not just the government and the Astors, but the way women were treated in Britain and the media.
This avant-garde restaurant has been designed as a tribute to John Jacob Astor IV, who founded the first St.
Astor Grill, helmed by Mauritian chef Rudy Petersen who trained in Paris, is inspired by classic French gastronomy but incorporates a modern open kitchen and table-side preparations.
Astor & Black's new web site will provide a comprehensive look into Astor & Black's highly personalized custom suiting experience.
Designed by Rockwell Group, the Astor Grill is one of ten restaurants to open at The St.
But Viscount Astor, who is married to Samantha Cameron's mother, claims the Prime Minister is ignoring "core values" of choice, and "ruining the lives of thousands of people" along the route of the high speed line.
Although he is more accustomed to entertaining children with his Sharky and George party organisers outfit, Charlie Astor clearly didn't receive any complaints from The Duchess' sister when he put her through her paces at the ball, reports the Telegraph.
THIS is the Astor, the smallest ship to sail into Liverpool's cruise liner terminal this year.
Lady Annabel Astor is convinced her upmarket furniture company Oka will double in value over the next four years.