Regency Sex Symbols (and Villain): Galloping Dick

Richard “Galloping Dick” Ferguson was initiated into highway robbery by Jerry Abershaw, and the pair became a notorious menance to the roadways of Britain. Galloping Dick was so named for his superior horsemanship.  He was … Continue

Regency Men: The Dandy Thomas Raikes

Born in 1777 to Thomas Raikes, a merchant in London, governor of the Bank of England, and a personal friend of Wilberforce and William Pitt, the younger Thomas Raikes would make a name for himself … Continue

Regency Sex Symbols: Lord Palmerston

Henry John Temple (1784-1865), 3rd Viscount Palmerston was best known for his impressive political career.  Having served twice as Prime Minister, and as Foreign Secretary during some of the most brutal conflicts during the Regency era, … Continue