Michael Clancy

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For the rugby league player, see Michael Clancy (rugby league). For the Roman Catholic priest, see Michael Martin Clancy.
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Michael John Clancy (31 March 1949 – 23 February 2010)[1] was Chief Secretary from 1997 to 2000, and later Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Saint Helena and its Dependencies (Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha) from 2004 to 2007.[2][3]

He was educated at Lewis School, Pengam and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1]

He was married to Claire Clancy who, as of 2013, is the Chief Executive of the National Assembly of Wales.[4][5]

Michael Clancy died from cancer at the age of 60.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b Who was Who Accessed 1 May 2013
  2. ^ Excess Baggage: Radio 4 interview with Michael Clancy. July 21, 2007
  3. ^ Change of Governor of Saint Helena. September 18, 2007
  4. ^ Williams, Sally. "Eisteddfodau 1,200 miles off the coast of Africa", July 3, 2007. The Western Mail
  5. ^ Chief Executive and Clerk to the Assembly: Claire Clancy, National Assembly of Wales. Accessed January 20, 2009
  6. ^ EXCO reference to the death of Michael Clancy February 23, 2010. Accessed September 15, 2010
  7. ^ Notice of death of Michael Clancy February 25, 2010. Accessed September 15, 2010