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Sir Alec Douglas-Home.

Emrys Hughes

Sir Alec Douglas-Home.

by Emrys Hughes

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Published by Housman"s in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home of the Hirsel, Alec Douglas-Home, Baron, 1903-

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA591.H6 H8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5979227M
    LC Control Number66007142
    OCLC/WorldCa9464208

    Sir Alec was the eldest son of the 13th Earl of Home and Lilian, daughter of the 4th Earl of Durham. Until he succeeded his father in he was known by the courtesy title of Lord Dunglass.   A bungled plot by Left-wing students to kidnap Alec Douglas-Home, the Conservative prime minister, has been revealed for the first time in the coded diaries of Lord Hailsham, the former Lord.

      Respected journalist Eamonn Andrews speaks to former British Prime Minister Alec Douglas Home about his time in politics and also why he possibly lost . 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.

    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. Alec was educated at Eton and Oxford. When his father succeeded to the earldom of Home in , Alec . Early life. Douglas-Home (he later dropped the hyphen from his surname) was the third son of Charles Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home, and Lady Lilian Lambton, daughter of the 4th Earl of eldest brother was Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Prime Minister from to He was educated at Eton College and New College, Oxford, where he read History.. His first play, Murder in Pupil Room.


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Sir Alec Douglas-Home, British foreign secretary from toprime minister from Oct. 19,to Oct. 16,and, after the fall of his government, Conservative opposition spokesman in the House of Commons on foreign affairs.

He was also foreign secretary from to As Lord. Sir Alec Douglas-Home was born in Mayfair, London, into an aristocratic family. He attended Eton College followed by Oxford University, where he graduated with a third class BA in Modern History.

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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.

Bi the s it wis unacceptable for a Prime Meenister tae sit in the Hoose o Lairds, an Home renoonced his yerldom an successfully stuid for election tae the Hoose o Commons as Sir Alec Douglas-Home.

The manner o his appyntment wis controversial, an twa o Macmillan's cabinet meenisters refuised tae tak office unner h: Elizabeth II. Sir Alec Douglas-Home, the most widely respected and trusted of living British statesmen, is the subject of this important and revealing biography, written with Sir Alec's close.

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The nephew of former prime minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home has shot himself dead. Former racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home, 61, was found by his sister at his home in rural Oxfordshire after.

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.

by Sir Alec Douglas- Home (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Import, December, "Please retry" — — — Paperback Author: Sir Alec Douglas- Home. 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. Alec Douglas-Home, Self: Reputations.

First elected to the House of Commons inserved as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Neville Chamberlain (). He lost his seat in the Labour Party landslide of and regained it at the next election.

But his father the 13th Earl died injust a year after Alec regained his seat in the : Alec Douglas-Home. 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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