Peregrine Worsthorne

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Peregrine Worsthorne
Peregrine Worsthorne appearing on "After Dark", 21 October 1989.jpg
Appearing on tv programme After Dark in 1989
Born (1923-12-22) 22 December 1923 (age 96)
Chelsea, London, England
EducationStowe School
Peterhouse, Cambridge
Magdalen College, Oxford
OccupationJournalist, writer, broadcaster
Spouse(s)Claudie Baynham (1950-1990)
Lucinda Lambton (1991 to date)
Military career
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1943–1945
RankSecond lieutenant
Service number278628
UnitOxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
GHQ Liaison Regiment

Sir Peregrine Gerard Worsthorne (born 22 December 1923) is a British journalist, writer and broadcaster. Worsthorne spent the largest part of his career at the Telegraph newspaper titles, eventually becoming editor of The Sunday Telegraph for several years. He left the newspaper in 1997.[1]

Writings[change | change source]

  • Mary Wilson (et al.) (1977) The Queen, Penguin [contributor]
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (1958) Dare democracy disengage?, Conservative Political Centre [pamphlet]
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (1971) The Socialist Myth, Cassell
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (1973) Edwina Sandys, Crane Kalman Gallery [exhibition catalogue introduction]
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (1980) Peregrinations: Selected pieces by Peregrine Worsthorne, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (1987) By the Right, Brophy Educational [selections from his Sunday Telegraph columns]
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (1988) The politics of manners and the uses of inequality: Autumn address, Centre for Policy Studies [pamphlet]
  • Peregrine Worsthorne (2004) In Defence of Aristocracy Harper Collins [published in paperback as Democracy Needs Aristocracy Perennial 2005]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bruce Anderson "Peregrine Worsthorne at 90: still colourful and indiscreet",, 22 December 2013

Other websites[change | change source]

  • KPIX-TV 1962 San Francisco interview of Worsthorne about U.S. political conventions.