Mr. Leonard Spencer

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born 30 November 1874. It was a writer, soldier, statesman, historian, orator, and British Prime Minister.

Sir Churchill was first alerted about the situation of Adolf Hitler and the arming of Nazi Germany. He called early by the military strengthening of Britain against Nazi shadow. During World War II, particularly Sir Churchill’s speeches were an inspiration to the British people. At all times, Churchill was also a staunch clinging to the concepts of democracy. Is his famous phrase “Do not remove the Referendum, Democracy killing me

The Soviets put Churchill nicknamed “the British Bulldog”. This is partly due to Churchill’s will face the danger of visiting the front lines, while its two allies Roosevelt and Stalin, were not given to these views. This meant that Churchill was closer to the German forces and was in danger of being killed. In fact, Churchill was about to die, not at the hands of their enemies, but because of health problems. In December 1941, he suffered a mild heart attack in December 1943 and fell ill with pneumonia.

In 1953 we were awarded two important distinctions: he was invested as a Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter and was also awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for “his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as his brilliant oratory in defending human values. “A stroke left him paralyzed on the left side of his body in June 1953. In 1955 Churchill was given the title of Duke of London, whose name he chose. However, he later declined to accept such title to be persuaded to do so by his son Randolph. Since then no one has offered a Dukedom in the United Kingdom.

In 1956 Churchill was awarded the Charlemagne Prize, which grants the German city of Aachen to those who have contributed most to the cause of peace in Europe. In 1959 he became Father of the House, (ie parliamentary more years of continuous service in Parliament). He held this position until 1964 when he retired from the House of Commons. Moreover, he was the second person to get honorary citizenship of the United States (preceded by the Marquis de Lafayette) in 1963.

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Winston Churchill was also dedicated to painting, hobby gave him great pleasure. He gave himself to this activity especially after his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty in 1915. Churchill painting found in a shelter in periods of depression. In his words, struggling against a Black Dog who pursued him throughout his life. However, in his landscapes and still lives there is no sign that shows this. He is best known for his impressionist scenes of landscape, many of which he painted while on holiday in the south of France and Morocco. During his life he painted dozens of paintings, some of which are discussed further in their study of Chartwell.

His father, Lord Randolph Churchill (1849-1895), was the third son of the seventh Duke of Marlborough and his uncle, older brother Randolph, George Charles Spencer-Churchill (1844 -1892) the eighth Duke of Marlborough Marquis of Blanford. Both brothers were initiated into the Lodge Churchill on February 9, 1871.

Years later, another member of the Churchill family was received at Oxford: Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill (1871-1934) ninth Duke of Marlborough (and first cousin of Winston Churchill), which was initiated on May 7 1894.

Following the family tradition and the example of his father, Winston Churchill he was initiated in Studholme Lodge No. 1591 on May 24, 1901, at No. 33 Golden Square, in central London. Two months later, on July 19, Winston obtained the fellow craft degree, and in March 5, 1902 he was exalted to the degree of Master Mason prior grant of exemption granted by the Earl of Euston as Provincial Grand Master of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire.

Throughout his life he accepted an honorary member of several Masonic lodges.

The Library and Museum of Freemasonry apron Illustrious Brother of Sir Winston Churchill is exposed. The inscription on the pouch in gold says: Bro. Winston L. S. Churchill Studholme Lodge No 1591.

On 15 January 1965, Churchill suffered a second heart attack that caused a severe stroke. He died nine days later, on January 24, 1965, the same day that his father had died 70 years before.

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