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  1. Cannons

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    Cannons was a stately home in Little Stanmore, Middlesex, built for James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, between 1713 and 1724 at a cost of £200,000 but which in 1747 was razed and its contents dispersed. The name "Cannons" is an obsolete spelling of "canons" and refers to the Augustinian canons of St Bartholomew-the-Great, London, who owned the estate before the English Reformation. Cannons was the focus of the first Duke's artistic patronage – patronage which led to his nickname "The Apollo of the Arts". Brydges filled Cannons with Old Masters and Grand Tour acquisitions, and also appointed Handel as resident house composer from 1717 to 1718. Such was the fame of Cannons that members of the public flocked to visit the estate in great numbers and Alexander Pope was unjustly accused of having represented the house as "Timon's Villa" in his Epistle Of Taste. The Cannons estate was acquired by Chandos in 1713 from the uncle of his first wife, Mary Lake. Mary's great-grandfather Sir Thomas Lake had acquired the manor of Great Stanmore in 1604. Following the first Duke's death in 1744, Cannons passed to his son Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos. Due to the cost of building Cannons and significant losses to the family fortune in the South Sea Bubble there was little capital in Henry's inheritance, so in 1747 he held a twelve-day demolition sale at Cannons which saw both the contents and the very structure of the house itself sold piecemeal leaving little more than a ruin barely thirty years after its inception.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cannons in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cannons in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    Lebanese security officials responded to overwhelmingly peaceful protesters in downtown Beirut by shooting into the air with live rounds, firing rubber bullets, tear gas canisters, and water cannons, and in some cases hurling stones and beating protesters with batons and rifles.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    That does not make Trump and Cruz sound strong, it makes them sound in over their heads... You know loose cannons tend to misfire, and in a dangerous world that is a gamble we cannot afford.

  3. Boston Police Officer Lauren Woods:

    I smelled the residue of smoke, smelled like fireworks, cannons.

  4. Mark Milburn:

    When we find cannons, we’re quite excited because, if we’re allowed to excavate around them, there will be ‘concretions’ of items near the cannon from when the ship sank.

  5. The US military:

    Over two years of negotiations has shown the world : What the The US military government failed to obtain at the negotiating table, they still failed to obtain though the use of warplanes and cannons.

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