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Sir Richard Burton – Explorer, Sex Guru, Monkey Whisperer

By Turtle Bunbury An illustrated version of this article appeared in Playboy magazine in November 2011 under the heading ‘The History of Sex’. Sir Richard Francis Burton was born in 1821 on the south coast of England. His paternal ancestors hailed from the Lake District, but during the 1770s Burton’s grandfather relocated to the western […]