Barbara Wootton of Abinger

Standard Name: Wootton of Abinger, Barbara,, Baroness
Used Form: Barbara Wootton

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1967
Barbara Wootton (created the first woman life peer in 1958) became deputy speaker of the House of Lords , first woman to sit on the woolsack
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
in an institution which she saw as democratically indefensible...