Stanley, first Earl Baldwin

Standard Name: Baldwin, Stanley,,, first Earl
Titled: Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley


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death Louisa Baldwin
LB died quietly of old age after many years as an invalid; her son was Prime Minister at the time.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Taylor, Ina. Victorian Sisters. Adler and Adler.
Middlemas, Keith, and John Barnes. Baldwin: A Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicholson.
Education Elizabeth Taylor
Her first school, where she went at the age of six, was a little private establishment called Leopold House, which gave a grounding in English and maths and team games.
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books.
When Betty was eleven...
Family and Intimate relationships Angela Thirkell
Stanley Baldwin , later Prime Minister, and the poet and story-writer Rudyard Kipling , were both cousins of AT 's mother. Kipling entered fully into the playing of a long-running English Civil War game with...
Family and Intimate relationships Louisa Baldwin
LB 's son Stanley , who later became Prime Minister, was born.
Middlemas, Keith, and John Barnes. Baldwin: A Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicholson.
Family and Intimate relationships Rudyard Kipling
One of Alice's sisters became a novelist and miscellaneous writer under her married name of Louisa Baldwin ; her husband was a wealthy manufacturer and their son Stanley Baldwin later became Prime Minister of Britain...
Friends, Associates Barbara Cartland
BC delighted in the company of the famous, beautiful, and charming. She frequented the Embassy Club , as did Michael Arlen , Cecil Beaton , Charlie Chaplin , and Gloria Vanderbilt , and she counted...
Friends, Associates L. M. Montgomery
LMM was contacted by British prime minister Stanley Baldwin , who hoped to meet her on his upcoming trip to Canada.
Rubio, Mary, and Elizabeth Waterston. Writing a Life: L.M. Montgomery. ECW Press.
Literary responses Helen Waddell
This book too brought many letters of praise: from Rose Macaulay , Æ , Walter de la Mare , and Stanley Baldwin .
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable.
Literary responses Mary Webb
Public praise of Precious Bane from former Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin formed a basis for MW 's posthumous fame.
Davies, Linda. Mary Webb Country. Palmers Press.
Literary responses Mary Webb
MW 's friend Caradoc Evans (who called her the greatest living woman novelist and understood how hungry she was for success) recorded her envy of an unnamed countryside woman novelist who was savouring her own...
Literary responses Margaret Oliphant
The work has been consistently admired. On its appearance the editor of The Spectator praised it for wonderful mastery of the borderland of the natural and the supernatural,
Greenfield, John R., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 159. Gale Research.
159: 256
and said it demonstrated MO
politics Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin caved in and announced in April of the next year that women would be granted the same voting privileges as men.
politics Louisa Baldwin
LB was fascinated by politics and followed the Conservative and patriotic line taken by her husband and son. Shortly before her death it was with enormous pleasure that she watched how her son succeeded in...
Textual Features Christina Stead
When Elvira elopes from her doctor husband, Paul, and from married life in London, it is to live in Paris with a student-poet, Oliver Fenton, who is younger than she and, like most of...
Textual Features Storm Jameson
Cousin Honoré is set in Alsace. It begins in December 1918 and moves on to depict the condition of France on the brink of World War II The narrative moves through several other time-periods before...


22 May 1923: Stanley Baldwin (Conservative) became Prime...

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22 May 1923

Stanley Baldwin (Conservative ) became Prime Minister following Bonar Law 's resignation on grounds of ill health.

22 January 1924: After the Labour Party's victory in the general...

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22 January 1924

After the Labour Party 's victory in the general election, party leader James Ramsay MacDonald formed a minority government and succeeded to Stanley Baldwin as Prime Minister.

4 November 1924: Stanley Baldwin (Conservative) formed the...

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4 November 1924

Stanley Baldwin (Conservative ) formed the government in the UK for a second time following the general election of 29 October, succeeding to Labour Party leader James Ramsay MacDonald .

1 May 1925: British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin was...

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1 May 1925

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin was forced by the coal-miners to reverse his decision that, to aid postwar recovery, workers must accept pay reduction.

6 June 1928: On this Derby Day, a magnificently self-congratulatory...

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6 June 1928

On this Derby Day, a magnificently self-congratulatory dinner
Holford-Strevens, Leofranc. “They got egg on their faces”. London Review of Books, pp. 29-30.
for a hundred and fifty distinguished people, all male, was held at Goldsmiths' Hall in London to celebrate the completion of the Oxford English Dictionary.

7 June 1935: Stanley Baldwin, now of the National Coalition...

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7 June 1935

Stanley Baldwin , now of the National Coalition Party , became Prime Minister for the third time, following MacDonald 's retirement.

14 November 1935: A general election was held in Britain. The...

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14 November 1935

A general election was held in Britain. The Conservative Party polled most votes, and the National Coalition government was returned to power.

5 October-1 November 1936: Ellen Wilkinson (nicknamed Red Ellen), Member...

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5 October-1 November 1936

Ellen Wilkinson (nicknamed Red Ellen), Member of Parliament for the shipbuilding town of Jarrow, led two hundred unemployed men on a Hunger March from their hometown to London.

28 May 1937: Neville Chamberlain, as Conservative leader...

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28 May 1937

Neville Chamberlain , as Conservative leader within the coalition government called National, became British Prime Minister following Stanley Baldwin 's resignation.


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