ANECDOTES OF THE ROAD.
LORD WILLIAM PITT LENNOX,
"CELEBRITIES I HAVE KNOWN,"
Dedicated to His Grace the
Duke of Beaufort, K.G.,
Buckingham, the favourite, who about 1619 began to have
a team of six horses, which "was wondered at as a
novelty, and imputed to him as a mastering pride."
Before that time ladies chiefly rode on horseback—either
single, on their palfreys, or double, behind some
person, on a pillion. A considerable time elapsed before
this luxurious way of locomotion was enjoyed by more
than a very few rich and distinguished individuals, and
a very much longer time before coaches became