Richard Francis Burton was a British explorer, soldier, and scholar. He is best remembered for his explorations in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Along with John Hanning Speke, Burton was the first European to witness the Great Lakes of Africa. A prolific writer, Burton wrote several scholarly articles about numerous subjects like sexual practices, falconry, human behavior, travel, and ethnography.
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The only son and heir of Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, lost his mother at 12 but grew up to be one of the most affluent peers of his time. His memoir Livre de seyntz medicines revealed a lot about his life and his character.