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Old 11-08-2014, 09:22 PM   #174
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Portman Square is a square in London, part of the Portman Estate.. It is located at the western end of Wigmore Street, which connects it to Cavendish Square to its east..It was built between 1674 and 1684 on land belonging to Henry William Portman. It included residences of Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton, Sir Brook Bridges, 3rd Baronet, Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, George Keppel, 6th Earl of Albemarle, Sir Charles Asgill, 1st Baronet and William Henry Percy..No. 22 – Montagu House, built in the northwest corner of the square by James Stuart between 1777 and 1781 for Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu, demolished in the Blitz by an incendiary bomb..Are you advocating we launch a first strike.. It is not a first strike! There's already been a first strike!. And a second!. Don't you get it?.We have finally learned, at far too great a cost, that if the most phowerful weapons ever created are ever unleashed, they will be fired not in anger..but fear..after Jack breaks onto the Hot Line...

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The Portman Estate is a property estate in Marylebone, Central London in the United Kingdom. It lies between Oxford Street and Edgware Road, covering about 110 acres (0.45 km2).. The estate has been the property of the aristocratic Portman Family since the 16th Century. The present grid layout of streets was established when the Estate was developed in the 18th Century and it is characterised by Georgian architecture, similar to Edinburgh's New Town...Marylebone is in an area of London that can be roughly defined as bounded by Oxford Street to the south, Marylebone Road to the north, Edgware Road to the west and Great Portland Street to the east.. A broader definition designates the historic area as Marylebone Village and encompasses neighbouring Regent's Park, Baker Street and the area immediately north of Marylebone Road, containing Marylebone Station, the original site of the Marylebone Cricket Club at Dorset Square, and the neighbourhood known as Lisson Grove to the border with St John's Wood..Today the area is host to many medical and dental offices, traditionally concentrated in Harley Street..It has been speculated that doctors were originally attracted to the area by the development of commodious housing and central proximity to the important railway stations of Paddington, Kings Cross, St Pancras, Euston and, later, Marylebone. The nearest Tube stations are Regent's Park and Oxford Circus..Masud Khan Notable Pakistani Psychoanalyst,lived and worked from No.8..In his later life, Masud Khan's estate was managed by his step brother Syed Salah ud Din a.k.a Raja Salah who was also an executor for the family estate at 222 RB commonly know as Kot Raja Fazaldad Khan(Nawabwala)Faisalabad. In 1956, Masud Khan with his brother, Tahir and step brother Salah build a cinema under the name "REX" in Lyallpur. After the fall of Pakistani cinema industry in 1980's, it was later changed into "Masud Super Market and Rex Hotel"..Khan attended the University of Punjab at Faisalabad and Lahore from 1942-5. He obtained his BA in English literature, and his MA for a thesis on James Joyce's Ulysses is the Latinised name of Odysseus, the hero of Homer's epic poem Odyssey, and the novel establishes a series of parallels between its characters and events and those of the poem ..Lionel Logue (Australian Speech Therapist) had his practice at No.146. Green Plaque. He helped King George VI overcome his speech with lessons here..Harriet Harman MP QC, Socialist politician, born at 108 Harley Steet..Queen's College, founded in 1848 and one of the oldest girls' schools in England, is situated on Harley Street..One of London's principal tourist attractions lies on Marylebone Road - Madame Tussauds..Annie E Crook aged 27 born St Pancras, London.. The birth of Alice Margaret Crook was recorded in the 2nd quarter of 1885 in Marylebone...
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