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 (kwēnz′bĕr′ē, -bə-rē), Eighth Marquis of Title of John Sholto Douglas. 1844-1900.
British aristocrat who publicly promoted the Marquis of Queensbury rules (1867) to govern boxing.
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Director and co-founder of Queensberry Real Estate, Stuart Harris, said: "Superbowl UK is a significant milestone for Friars Walk ahead of our opening this Thursday.
Viewers witness a livestock market where men once sold their wives at auction; learn of an early march for women's rights in 1649; and discover a notorious incident in 1738 when the Duchess of Queensberry crashed the House of Lords.
London- based pro boxing company, Queensberry Promotions had given Vijender a deadline of August 31 to join training in Manchester but the ace boxer, who is a deputy superintendent in Haryana Police, has still not got his leave cleared from the state government.
The 44-year-old was assaulted in Queensberry Street, Dumfries, at about 1.
The PS125,000 investment in the Queensberry House Lounge appears to have encouraged more MSPs and their staff to drink.
3million Crawick Multiverse on the Duke of Buccleuch's Queensberry Estate near Sanquhar.
Queensberry Strategic Property Management has declared the selection of its first team member after being set up by Iain Guest in December 2014.
There will be no political Queensberry Rules, but bare knuckle street fighting.
Coventry City Council has been working with London-based regeneration specialists Queensberry Real Estate on plans for the area.
Verdict Queensberry Rules, who has shown high-class handicap form over 1m and 1m2f, comes out best on the trends.
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1892: 'Gentleman' James (Jim) J Corbett beat |John L Sullivan in 21 rounds in New Orleans and became the first world heavyweight boxing champion under Queensberry rules - with gloves and three-minute rounds.

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