“Somewhere in the rolling hills of the English countryside, nestled under a majestic canopy of oaks, the sun is gently rising over a country mansion. Two or three domestic servants are arduously at work drawing baths, opening curtains, lighting fires and viciously beating carpets in preparation for the first family gathering of the day.”
Introducing the Penhaligon’s Portraits Family, Chapter III of the very British affair.
With every personality distinctively unique from one another, I’ll like you to focus on “our French friend”, the seductively charming house guest of Countess Dorothea, Monsieur Beauregard.
The Story of Monsieur Beauregard
“Our French friend” is how this unknown but over-familiar character is typically introduced in the house of Lord George. His lingering gaze lets you know he’ll take things from here. Studiously ignored by the female members of the household – and not only because of the large gifts he receives from Lady Dorothea are a little too much — he is always where you least expect him, especially first thing in the morning and last thing at night…