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Downing Street (London)

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Named after Sir George Downing, who died 1684. He was elected M.P. for Morpeth in 1661.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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