Nancy Astor

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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Synopsis: In 1919 Nancy Astor was elected as the Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton, becoming the first woman MP to take her seat in the House of Commons.
Markle fell in love with the Cliveden House, especially the history of the two famous women who lived there, namely, Nancy Astor and the Duchess of Sutherland.
THE POLITICIAN NANCY Astor made history 100 years ago when she became the first female MP to take her seat in Parliament.
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Nancy Astor, the Commons, talked alcohol to under wome Despite much opposition, her bill and her rule is still in force today.
1920 - Nancy Astor became the first woman to speak in the House of Commons.
Starting with Nancy Astor, the first female MP to take her seat at Westminster, the book will look at how women from all political parties have shaped policy in both government and opposition.
VISCOUNTESS Nancy Astor became the first female MP.
She quoted Nancy Astor, the first female MP to take her seat, saying: "Finally, I paraphrase Nancy Astor: I will miss the House, but I will miss the House more than the House will miss me."