I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
August 28, 2011
August 28: George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, Born, 1592
He was the handsomest man in England, and he certainly caught the eye of James I. James called him his "Sweet Steenie," and his "sweet child and wife."
Soon he was the most powerful man in England, too.