- John Sholto Douglas, 8th Marquis of,1844–1900, Scottish nobleman and sponsor of modern boxing rules.
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The Marquis of Queensberry should have lived to see this, he thought.Anything You Can Do ...
Gordon Randall Garrett
This was on the 20th of July, and three days later Queensberry arrived.Fletcher of Saltoun
G. W. T. Omond
"Marquis of Queensberry rules," said Fischer, in a low tone.A Cadet's Honor</p>
On a pane of glass at the Queensberry Arms, Sanquhar, he inscribed the following.Literary Byways
Gentlemen, it will be a fight to a finish—Markis o' Queensberry rules.The Definite Object</p>