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Eccentrics of the Regency Period Series: Sir John Lade

Sir John Lade, 2nd Baronet (1 August 1759 – 10 February 1838) was a prominent member of Regency society, notable as an owner and breeder of racehorses,  as an accomplished driver, associated with Samuel Johnson’s  circle, and one of George IV’s  closest friends. At … Continue reading

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