I’m in greatest delight when my daughter-in-law sends me photographs of the grandchildren.” – Margaret Thatcher
(Amanda Thatcher pic, getty images)
Her school reported her as a talented sportswoman and was voted as “most likely to change the world” by high school classmates. But Amanda’s speaking proved Amanda’s ability is far beyond sports. When she delivered an expressive reading at the Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, everyone was shocked and a question raised that if Amanda Thatcher will be the next Margaret Thatcher?
Amanda Thatcher has a brother, Michael Thatcher, 24-year-old. Their parents are Sir Mark Thatcher and his first wife, Diane Beckett. Read more about Margaret Thatcher’s Twins: Mark Thatcher and Carol Thatcher
According to Newyork daily news, Michael Thatcher graduated from Texas A&M several years ago and now works in Dallas.
Amanda Thatcher and her family, Photo: Reuters
It’s reported that her speaking inspiring that she calls on Christians to stand against the “wiles of the devil”:
drew particular accolades for her composure as she read a New Testament verse that spoke to her grandmother’s strength: “We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Wearing a black coat and dress, a wide-brimmed hat and pearls, Ms Thatcher then read from Ephesians 6: 10-18. getty images
When later asked her if she was nervous, she said no and “It’s sort of in the blood.”
“I thought she read absolutely beautifully and she has that attractive mid-Atlantic accent, she was splendid.” -” Dame Mary Archer, Lord Archer’s wife, Lord Archer was the the former Conservative Party deputy chairman. “
She and her brother are dedicated evangelical Christians, and were Baroness Thatcher’s “greatest delight” in later life. They sat in the front row of St Paul’s between their father and stepmother.
Before the service, they preceded Lady Thatcher’s coffin into the cathedral, carrying cushions bearing the insignias of the Order of the Garter and the Order of Merit.
Wearing a black coat and dress, a wide-brimmed hat and pearls, Ms Thatcher then read from Ephesians 6: 10-18.