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Hunks in History

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Post by Leo62 » Tue August 31st, 2010, 11:35 pm

[quote=""Russ Whitfield""]
Red Sonya - Don't spill her pint. There's just something about those amazons, I think...

Must admit, I find it hard to think of actual historical figures as hunky. I always imagine that they'd be really horrible in real life.

I must be one of the few women that Jamie Fraser just doesn't do it for. I like cerebral, complicated heroes and he's just a p***k on a stick.

Favourite historical hunk fantasy? Reclining on a couch with my buncha grapes surrounded by most of the male cast of HBO's Rome. :p
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Post by Russ Whitfield » Wed September 1st, 2010, 8:43 am

hey, hey - if we're bringing film and tv into it...I'm with Angelina "Olympias" Jolie!

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Post by Misfit » Thu June 2nd, 2011, 1:20 am

Reviving an old thread just for fun. We've had a list going at Goodreads (where anyone can vote a book on) and the top contenders have fluctuated a bit but right now it seems Jamie Fraser (Outlander) is the clear winner with William Marshall (The Greatest Knight) in second place, followed by Llewelyn (Here be Dragons) and Rhett Butler nipping at his heels.

For our newer members, who are your hunks (or hunkettes?) in history?
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Post by Madeleine » Thu June 2nd, 2011, 10:14 am

Probably said this before but Jamie Fraser didn't do much for me either - I'd go for John Marshal, then William Marshal.
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Post by LoveHistory » Thu June 2nd, 2011, 5:31 pm

Since reading Outlander I have to say that while I like Jamie a great deal, he doesn't really float my boat. I prefer older men.

And I'm adding someone to my list. King John as written by Miss Moppet. Can't help it. The guy looks just like Eric Bana. :D

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