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When Napoleon III was on the throne in France a land invasion by France became a real possibility, and a sequence of forts was raised along the south coast. 1991 – In November the completed building was consecrated in the presence of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Some of the brands at Gunwharf Quays are Hugo Boss, Polo Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors, all complemented by upscale restaurants run by celebrity chefs like Raymond Blanc, as well as a cinema and bowling alley. “Then I had to fight a case for my merchant, and won his suit. Shaped like a spinnaker sail, the tower is a fitting homage to Portsmouth’s naval heritage and was conceived by the local firm HGP Architects. ... ...the look-out for backsheesh, just like his brother officer in an En- glish cathedral; and who, making us put on straw slippers, so as not to pollute t... ...oo once. You’ll get the chance to board some of the most famous vessels in the nation’s history like HMS Victory, the enormous HMS Warrior, as well as HMS M33, which fought at the Battle of Gallipoli. London, Germany, Paris, United Kingdom, Amsterdam, Cold War, Battle of Stalingrad, Nazi Germany, Battle of the Atlantic, Second Sino-Japanese War, Christianity, Catholicism, Book of Common Prayer, Calvinism, Bible, Hampshire, Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Cathedral, Church of England, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Southampton, Royal Navy, Charles Dickens, St Paul's Cathedral, Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, Canterbury Cathedral, Chichester Cathedral, Exeter Cathedral, Diocese of Salisbury, Wiltshire, Anglicanism, Bishop of Salisbury, Provost (religion).