Wealthy Londoner Henry Budd died in 1865. He bequeathed an estate to his sons worth a sizeable £200,000, millions by today’s standards, on the condition that they never did what?

Answer: Grow a moustache. Thus, Mr Budd became a further addition to the long historical list of English eccentrics.

Source: I Told You I Was Ill by Liz Evers

More at: History

Comments are closed.

Back Home