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Cuttings relating to the commencement of Randolph Churchill’s public life, 1933-02 - 1938-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 4

Scope and Contents

Career: Randolph Churchill is associated with a plethora of by-elections, including Wavertree [Liverpool], Croydon [Essex] and West-Toxteth (West-Toxteth was being fought by J.W.J. Cremlyn.), all of which are unsuccessfully contested; Randolph Churchill forms a ‘new’ conservative union; Randolph Churchill is refused membership of Liverpool Constitutional Association; Libel action is taken against Randolph Churchill, by Sir Thomas White, resulting in £1000 damages; Randolph Churchill edits 'Arms and the Covenant: Speeches by Winston S. Churchill', concentrating on the increasing threat to peace that Germany has represented.

Foreign Policy: Randolph Churchill heads the Junior Imperial League in opposition against a federal government in India; Randolph Churchill suggests a maintenance of air power and an Empire of English races in the face of a powerful Germany; WSC warns 'two years of danger ahead' concerning the world’s political situation, this view is supported by Randolph Churchill; WSC’s broader views on British foreign policy are revealed.


  • Creation: 1933-02 - 1938-07


Conditions Governing Access

Available as digital surrogates only, to protect the fragile original.


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2004-08-09 12:07:10.670000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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