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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pouting Place of Princes (The).
 
Leicester Square is so called by Pennant, because George II., when Prince of Wales, having quarrelled with his father, retired to Leicester House; and his son Frederick, Prince of Wales, did the same, for the very same reason.   1
 


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