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Encyclopedia > Derick Heathcoat Amory

The Right Honourable Derick Heathcoat Amory, 1st Viscount Amory (26 December 189920 January 1981) was a British Conservative politician. The Right Honourable (abbreviated The Rt Hon. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ...


Heathcoat Amory was the son of Sir Ian Heathcote, 2nd Baronet. He was educated at Eton College and at Christ Church, Oxford. He entered the cabinet under Sir Winston Churchill in July 1954 succeeding Sir Thomas Dugdale as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries. In October 1954 the Ministry merged with the Ministry of Food still in command of Heathcoat-Amory. Gwilym Lloyd George had previously been in charge of Food. He remained in the post until he became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1958, under Harold Macmillan. He sat as a member of parliament for Tiverton from 1945 until 1960, when he was created Viscount Amory, of Tiverton in the County of Devon, on 1 September 1960, one of the last new hereditary peerages created for senior politicians before life peerages became the norm. In his later years, he was Chancellor of the University of Exeter. On his death, the Viscountcy became extinct. The Kings College of Our Lady of Eton beside Windsor, commonly known as Eton College or just Eton, is an independent school for boys. ... College name Christ Church Named after Established 1546 Sister College Trinity College Dean The Very Revd Christopher Andrew Lewis JCR President William Dorsey Undergraduates 426 Graduates 154 Homepage Christ Church, called in Latin Ædes Christi (i. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rt. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC (10 February 1894–29 December 1986), nicknamed Supermac and Mac the Knife, was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Tiverton and Honiton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... In the United Kingdom, Life Peers are appointed members of the Peerage whose titles may not be inherited (those whose titles are inheritable are known as hereditary peers). ... The University of Exeter is the principal University in the English city of Exeter, in Devon. ...


He was an uncle of David Heathcoat-Amory. The Right Honourable David Philip Heathcoat-Amory (born March 21, 1949) is a British politician, and Conservative Member of Parliament for Wells. ...

Preceded by:
Sir Thomas Dugdale
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
1954
Succeeded by:
Position Abolished
Preceded by:
Position Created
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1954–1958
Succeeded by:
John Hare
Preceded by:
Peter Thorneycroft
Chancellor of the Exchequer
1958–1960
Succeeded by:
Selwyn Lloyd

 
 

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