Feb 23, 2010

In the Studio: Marquess of Queensberry

A new piece in the male trope series. This piece is called the Marquess of Queensberry. The Marquess of Queensberry Rules are the twelve rules written by John Graham Chambers in 1865 which govern the play of boxing and logistics of the fight. Sponsored by British patron of boxing John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry in 1867 the new rules added legitimacy to the sport and became the foundation of modern boxing regulations.

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