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2THE NAKED DUELHUMPHREY HOWARTH VERSUSTHE EARL OF BARRYMORE (1806)

ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING

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Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed,whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public lifehave been the consequence of action without thought.—BERNARD BARUCH

 

During the racing season at Brighton in 1806, an Irish Peer dueled a nearly naked Member of Parliament after the latter had blackened the former’s eye during a game of whist. They met on the racetrack at the appointed hour, and Humphrey Howarth, Member of Parliament, proceeded to strip down to his undershorts—causing great delight among the spectators and ...

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