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Myths and Legends
Richard “Beau” Nash
© Courtesy of the Bridgeman Art Library
Beau Nash’s Bath

It is a natural expectation that people in the public eye today have a spotless reputation and a high moral standing, but so often breaking down the veneer of society can reveal life to the contrary. Not a great deal has changed over the years. In Georgian Bath, a certain Richard “Beau” Nash, dandy and Master of Ceremonies, created a stir with his eccentric, and sometimes scurrilous, antics but was still regarded as the darling of Bath society. More...

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