Regency Man Monday – Edmund Kean

Edmund Kean(4 November 1787 – 15 May 1833)Edmund Kean (4 November 1787 – 15 May 1833) was a celebrated British Shakespearean stage actor born in England, who performed in London, Belfast, New York, Quebec, and Paris among other places. He was well known for his short stature, tumultuous personal life, and controversial divorce.Here's a bit about … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – Edmund Kean

Regency Man Monday – William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth(7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850)William Wordsworth was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).  Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semiautobiographical poem of his early years that he revised … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – William Wordsworth

Regency Man Monday – Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner(17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) Edward Jenner was an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine. Noting the common observation that milkmaids were generally immune to smallpox, Jenner postulated that the pus in the blisters that milkmaids received from cowpox (a disease similar to smallpox, … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – Edward Jenner