Mary Wilson, poet and wife of ex-prime minister Harold, dies aged 102

Mary Wilson, poet and wife of ex-prime minister Harold, dies aged 102
 

Mary Wilson, widow of former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, has died aged 102.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn paid tribute to her as a "wonderful poet" and "huge support in Harold's general election victories".
Harold, later Lord, Wilson was prime minister from 1964 to 1970 and again from 1974 to 1976, winning four elections.
Lady Wilson died at St Thomas' Hospital in London on Wednesday.
A friend of the late poet laureate Sir John Betjeman, her own poems were published in the 1970s in two volumes and sold in their tens of thousands.
"She was extremely... read more

 
7 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 40
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