Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Marquis of Londonderry (1769-1822) Foreign Secretary of the UK, Leader of the House of Commons, Secretary of War and the Colonies, Chief Secretary of Ireland, President of the Board of Control. Orchestrated defeat of Napoleon, represented the UK at the Congress of Vienna, supporter of Catholic Emancipation in Ireland and won a duel with the future Prime Minister Canning.

Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Marquis of Londonderry (1769-1822) Foreign Secretary of the UK, Leader of the House of Commons, Secretary of War and the Colonies, Chief Secretary of Ireland, President of the Board of Control. Orchestrated defeat of Napoleon, represented the UK at the Congress of Vienna, supporter of Catholic Emancipation in Ireland and won a duel with the future Prime Minister Canning.

William Spencer Cavendish (1790–1858), 6th Duke of Devonshire by British (English) School Date painted: c.1806/1809

William Spencer Cavendish (1790–1858), 6th Duke of Devonshire by British (English) School Date painted: c.1806/1809

Dandy's were men during the Regency Period whom dressed very fashionably and wanted to personify themselves as the "best" in society.  They wore clean, refined, and perfectly tailored clothing.

Dandy's were men during the Regency Period whom dressed very fashionably and wanted to personify themselves as the "best" in society. They wore clean, refined, and perfectly tailored clothing.

Detail of the “Portrait of Pierre-Jean-George Cabanis” by Merry-Joseph Blondel His dress places this portrait close to his death in 1808. The thick, high cravat style (one of the signature marks of a dandy) was in vogue from about 1800-20, and large, showy watch accessories were favorite pieces of jewelry.

Keeping Track of Time: Georgian Watch Chains, Equipages, Fobs, and Chatelaines

Detail of the “Portrait of Pierre-Jean-George Cabanis” by Merry-Joseph Blondel His dress places this portrait close to his death in 1808. The thick, high cravat style (one of the signature marks of a dandy) was in vogue from about 1800-20, and large, showy watch accessories were favorite pieces of jewelry.

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