Free eBooks at Planet eBook.com Chapter 1. I. t was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were strik-ing thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his. —Winston Churchill, introducing the second reading of the Home Rule Bill, April 1912 Taking political centre stage in this period was the vexed issue of how the British government should respond to the Irish home rule movement . . Winstons - 20 Kirk Loan, EH12 7HD Edinburgh, United Kingdom - Rated 4.6 based on 73 Reviews "First legal pint in the local for the big guy. And I've got. CHURCHILL, Sir WINSTON (1620?–1688), politician and historian, was descended from an ancient family in Dorsetshire. He was the son of John Churchill of Nunthorn in that county, a lawyer of some eminence, and of Sarah, daughter and coheiress of Sir Henry Winston of Standistone, Gloucestershire, and was born at Wooton Glanville about . . .