Marquess of Queensberry
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- Sometimes spelled "Marquis"
- Sir John Sholto Douglas was the eighth Marquess of Queensberry. (He is sometimes identified as being the ninth.)
- Best-known for establishing the Marquess of Queensberry Rules, under which modern boxing continues to operate.
- English Wikipedia Douglas bio
- Died at London Feb. 1, 1900, at age 56 years.