Nancy Astor

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Astor, Nancy (b. Nancy Witcher Langhorne)

(1879–1964) Viscountess, politician; born in Danville, Va. In 1906 she married the 2nd Viscount Astor, to whose seat in Britain's Parliament she succeeded (Conservative, 1919–45). The first woman to sit in the House of Commons, she promoted temperance and women's rights and wrote an early autobiography, My Two Countries (1923).
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The series' very own Countess of Grantham, Elizabeth McGovern, returns to tell the stories of Nancy Astor, Nancy Lancaster and Pauline de Rothschild.