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  1. Arthur Christopher John Soames, Baron Soames, GCMG, GCVO, CH, CBE, PC (12 October 1920 – 16 September 1987) was a British Conservative politician who served as a European Commissioner and the last Governor of Southern Rhodesia. He was previously Member of Parliament (MP) for Bedford from 1950 to 1966.

  2. Drawing on his personal archives at the Churchill College Archive Centre and material at the National Archives, together with oral history testimony from former participants, this paper seeks to present a more nuanced view of Soames’ contribution to independence of Britain's ‘Last Colony in Africa’.

  3. Abstract. In the historiography of British imperialism, the role of the ‘man on the spot’ has been identified as an important impulse to the imperial project, and as a key instigator of decision making.

  4. Christopher Soames was not a typical ambassador. Winston Churchill’s son-in-law, a former Member of Parliament and a former Conservative Cabinet minister, he had little diplomatic experience, but a great deal of political savoir faire. He was hence an unusual...

  5. The opening of the Soames archives. Guide to the papers of Churchill's youngest daughter Mary Soames and her husband, the politician and diplomat Christopher Soames.

  6. 13 de dez. de 1979 · Arthur Christopher John Soames was born on Oct. 12, 1920, the son of a Buckinghamshire landowner. He was educated at Eton and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, winning a commission in...

  7. Christopher Soames was not a typical ambassador. Winston Churchill’s son-in-law, a former Member of Parliament and a former Conservative Cabinet minister, he had little diplomatic experience, but a great deal of political savoir faire. He was hence an unusual choice, especially for a Labour government, selected for an unusual moment in Anglo–