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Lady Soames obituary

The Guardian - 01 Jun 2014
Mary Soames, who has died aged 91, was the last surviving child of Winston and Clementine Churchill, and the only one of their five children who really came to terms with bearing that distinguished family name. Mary enjoyed a fulfilled life as daughter ...
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Mary Soames: 'She had the heart and head of a Churchill' - 07 Jun 2014
Certainly tributes and letters of condolence to the family of Lady Soames (as Mary later became) have poured in from the public who remember the spirited daughter of the prime minister, who had enlisted as a private on the first day women were allowed ...
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Remembering Her Ladyship: Mary Soames

Huffington Post - 12 Jun 2014
The loss of Lady Mary Soames, Winston Churchill's youngest daughter and last surviving child, who died on May 31 at the age of 91, deprives the world of its finest direct Churchillian link. For me, it also draws to a close a very sweet friendship. I ...
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Sir Winston Churchill's daughter leaves a fortune - 30 Oct 2014
The bulk of the accomplished author's estate she has left in trust equally to her children Sir Nicholas, the Conservative MP; Emma Soames, the journalist and writer; the businessmen Rupert and Jeremy, and her daughter, Countess Charlotte Peel.
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Mary Soames, RIP

National Review Online (blog) - 09 Dec 2014
Mary Soames, the youngest daughter of Winston Churchill and a child who more than fulfilled his great expectations, died in May this year. Born into a privileged social background, she repaid her debt of fortune with one of those lives of extraordinary ...
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Churchill and Mandela Call and Response

Atlas Obscura - 14 Jun 2017
Some wanted to whitewash out the PM's prodigious smoking habit, but his family insisted, with daughter Mary Soames telling a Washington Post reporter that the cigar was “characteristic of my father's personality.” The Post's coverage of the statue ...
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REVIEW: Windows, Finborough Theatre

British Theatre - 27 Aug 2017
There is a lot of clever, brightly written dialogue, and a couple of scenes that have some emotional depth, but what this drama doesn't have is the one thing that is so compellingly present in the history of Soames and Irene and all the rest of the ...
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Jacob Rees-Mogg, Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

Patheos (blog) - 08 Sep 2017
Along with headline grabbing baby Sixtus, Rees-Mogg has four other sons and a daughter – Alfred Wulfric Leyson Pius, Thomas Wentworth Somerset Dunstan, Peter Theodore Alphege, Anselm Charles Fitzwilliam and Mary Anne Charlotte Emma Rees-Mogg ...
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Churchill review: why historians are fighting them on the breaches

The Sydney Morning Herald - 09 Jun 2017
Whether she would have slapped him, as she does in one scene here, might be questioned, but she did throw a dish of spinach at him, according to their youngest daughter, Mary Soames. She missed. The complexity of the relationship is certainly the movie ...
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With the Churchills in London

Huffington Post - 16 Dec 2014
The Churchill family beckoned and I followed. It's really that simple. The invitation arrived and I opened it. “A Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey,” it read, “for the Life of the Lady Mary Soames,” Winston Churchill's youngest daughter ...
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Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax

The Guardian - 10 Mar 2015
The 37 paintings were offered following the death of the wartime leader's last surviving child, Mary Soames, who died aged 91 in May last year. Many of Soames' most prized possessions related to her father were sold at auction but she expressed a wish ...

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