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Eccentrics of the Regency Series: Robert Barclay Allardice

Known at Captain Barclay, Robert Barclay Allardice was in Scotland in August 1777. Compared to his sedentary contemporaries, Barclay was one of the most athletic men of his time. Barclay came by his athletic tendencies honestly. His family is said … Continue reading

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