Cecil Harmsworth King

Scope and Content

- The Queen (15 Mar 1961) "Cecil King ... benevolent dictator" Cecil King interviewed by Jocelyn Stevens

- Daily Mirror (10 May 1968) "Enough is Enough" by Cecil H. King

CUTTINGS REGARDING KING'S SACKING AS CHAIRMAN OF I.P.C.

- Daily Mirror (31 May 1968), "I was dismissed says Cecil King"

- UK Press Gazette (3 June 1968), "Cudlipp's first order: Tell the staff first why we fired Cecil H. King";

"How Fleet Street saw the dethroning of Cecil King"; 'Cecil King's Last Stand': Dog Watches Dog on Cecil H. King

- Evening Standard (23 July 1968), "'Squalid Plot' - Cecil King"

- Evening News (23 July 1968), "A squalid plot says Cecil King"

- Daily Telegraph (27 July 1968), "Cecil King speaks of 'Conspiracy'"

- Daily Telegraph (24 July 1968) (Investment and Business), "Cecil King casts shadow over IPC forecasts"

- Daily Telegraph (24 July 1968) (Peterborough), "Still Quite Golden"

- Morning Star (24 July 1968), "Emperor King enjoys his last golden hour"

- The Guardian (24 July 1968), "Cecil King's 'swan song' out of tune with IPC's new 'conductor"

- Daily Sketch (24 July 1968), "Cecil King calls sacking squalid plot"

- Daily Express (24 July 1968), "Squalid plot to oust me, by Cecil King"

- Financial Times (24 July 1968) "Mr. Cecil King's bitter attack on IPC Board"

- UK Press Gazette (29 July 1968) "CROSS TALK ... as Cudlipp said to King said to Cudlipp said to King said to Cudlipp"

- UK Press Gazette (29 July 1968), Dog Watches Dog on the IPC AGM

Observer (1 June 1969), "Fleet Street Commissar", Malcolm Muggeridge on Cecil King's autobiography 'Strictly Personal'

- Financial Times (1970), "King and Country" - review of Cecil King's 'With Malice Towards None'

- Sunday Express (8 Mar 1970), "Author Cecil King gets a little help from his friends" - regarding 'With Malice Towards None'

- Evening Standard (Diary) (23 Nov 1970), "A few sharp words from Cecil King"

- Times (23 Feb 1971), Photograph Edward Heath PM, with Cecil King and his wife, Dame Ruth

- Vogue (June 1971), "My Day by Cecil King" Review by Cecil King of 'Rupert Murdoch - a Business Biography' by Simon Regan

- Evening Standard (Diary), (31 Oct 1972) "Wilsonian joke" - Cecil H. King's request for an earldom

- Times (17 Nov 1972), Letter from Christopher Mayhew MP, regarding Cecil King's Diary

- Sunday Times (19 Oct 1975) Review by Hugo Young of 'The Cecil King Diary 1970-74'

- Western Daily Press (1976) "Suicide fears and the axe, by Cudlipp" regarding Cecil King

- Irish Press (4 Nov 1976) "Suicide story 'Just rubbish'"

- Sunday Mirror (7 Nov 1976) 'The man on the ninth floor" by Robert Edwards

- Daily Express (12 Nov 1976) (Hickey) 'The final fissure"

- Observer (9 Jan 1977) (Magazine) "Is retirement up to expectations?"

- West Africa (7 Feb 1977) 'The Real Cecil King"

- Times (20 Feb 1981) Cecil King: an 80th birthday tribute by Lord Ardwick (John Beavan)

- The Spectator (24 Apr 1987) Diary item on Cecil King and history

Review by Cecil King of The Life and Death of the Press Barons' by Piers Brendon

- Guardian (29 Apr 1968) "Benn: 'Harold said that Cecil King was mad'" (from Benn's Political Diary)

- The Spectator (25 Apr 1987) "When The Mirror was King", by Paul Johnson

- The Economist (11 Jan 1992) Letter from Edward Pickering re. Cecil King

OBITUARIES ON THE DEATH OF CECIL HARMSWORTH KING 17 APRIL 1987

- Independent (20 April 1987)

- Daily Telegraph

- Guardian

- Mirror

- The Times

- Obituary by Hugh Cudlipp (publication unknown)

'THE COUP' AND MOUNTBATTEN

- Sunday Mirror (17 Oct 1976), "King and Country" regarding the account in Walking in the Water'

-Observer (2 Sept 1979), "Working with a man of destiny" - Lord Zuckerman on Mountbatten with reference to Cecil King

- The Times (31 Mar 1981), Letter from Chapman Pincher regarding the Mountbatten 'coup' story

- The Times (3 Apr 1981), "Cecil King reveals diary note on Mountbatten meeting"

- The Times (3 Apr 1981), "Mountbatten and the coup that wasn't quite"

- Daily Telegraph (7 Apr 1981) "Mountbatten said he 'kicked out' coup plotters"

- The Times (7 Apr 1981) "No Thatcher comment on 1968 'plot'"

- The Times (8 Apr 1981) "Thatcher ruling: No serious plot"

- Daily Mirror (10 Apr 1981) "TV 'hijack' plot to oust Wilson"

- Time (13 Apr 1981) "Sedition in the Establishment?"

- Sunday Telegraph (16 Aug 1981) "Queen told of 'coup' threat"

- The Times (17 Aug 1981) "Queen told of plot talks, says Cudlipp"

- Western Daily Press (18 Aug 1981) "Another champion for Lord Louis" (Mountbatten's biographer, Philip Ziegler)

- Daily Telegraph (Aug 1981) "Mountbatten never had 'coup plot' role"

- Encounter (September 1981) "The So-Called 'Military Coup' of 1968" by Hugh Cudlipp

- Encounter (1981) The Mountbatten "Conspiracy" 'Was it a Non-Story?" by Louis Heren "A Reply" by Lord Zuckerman

- Sheffield Morning Telegraph (18 Oct 1981) "Row over Cudlipp book"

- The Times (7 Aug 1987) "The coup that never was ... "