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Immortal Meals 4#: Eating a French King’s Heart June 17, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Immortal Meals 4#: Eating a French King's Heart

There are great men among great men (Plato, Galileo, Einstein…)  and great eccentrics among great eccentrics. For this second exclusive club Beachcombing’s candidates would include the charming and irrepressible William Buckland (obit 1856), Victorian geologist and zoophagist and, towards the end of his life, inmate in a mental asylum. Buckland – unlike his more mannered […]