Nancy Astor Stamps
01.12.2019 | First female Member of Parliament, Postmarked at London SW1BUY NOW £17.50
1st December 2019 - Nancy Astor
Limited Edition: 50 copies Worldwide.
Notes: Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess Astor was an American-born British politician and the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat on 1 December 1919. She moved to England at age 26 and married Waldorf Astor. When he succeeded to the peerage and entered the House of Lords; she entered politics and won his former seat in Plymouth in 1919, becoming the first woman to sit as an MP in the House of Commons. She served in Parliament as a member of the Conservative Party for Plymouth Sutton until 1945
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