Holland House


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Holland House,

residence of the Holland family in Kensington, London, made famous in the first 40 years of the 19th cent. by the hospitality of Henry Fox, 3d Baron HollandHolland, Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3d Baron,
1773–1840, British politician, nephew of Charles James Fox.
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, and his wife. Built in 1606, the mansion was bought in 1767 by Henry Fox, grandfather of the 3d baron. Holland House was an intellectual headquarters for English liberals and other distinguished men. Reformers such as Jeremy Bentham, Samuel Romilly, and Henry Brougham, scientists such as Michael Faraday and Humphry Davy, writers such as Thomas Moore, George Byron, and Sir Walter Scott, and statesmen such as William Melbourne, George Canning, and Henry Palmerston were frequent guests at the famous dinners at Holland House.
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Contract award notice: EC0733 Main Contractor (MC) Holland House.
This year's Wales Fast Growth 50 annual awards dinner will held on Friday at the Mercure Holland House Hotel in Cardiff.
The Mercure Holland House Hotel on Newport Road in Cardiff has decided to decorate for Christmas surprisingly early - by putting up a pair of huge, white baubles in the window, indicating that they are open for festive bookings.
More than 50 volunteers dressed up as Easter bunnies and descended more than 200ft down the 15 storey Mercure Holland House Hotel and Spa in Cardiff.
It means any new owner of the last commercial Clyde shipyard may have TURN TO PAGE 2 MSP DUNCAN MCNEIL FROM PAGE ONE to buy the property back from Dunnet's other firm Holland House - or pay him rent.
The near-derelict Holland House Stables on Rowley Drive was purchased by stud owner Guy Heald in 2010 for PS460,000, but shortly afterwards it was demolished due to fire damage which rendered the existing buildings unsafe.
Children using Holland House School in the town centre are at risk because of an increase in traffic and parked cars outside, parents fear.
CADBURY SCHWEPPES sold another non-core business yesterday by agreeing to offload its Holland House brand of cooking wines for $37m (pounds 21.
5p after agreeing the sale of its Holland House wine brand.

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