On this, ma'am, Lady Teazle
, seeing Sir Peter in such danger, ran out of the room in strong hysterics, and Charles after her, calling out for hartshorn and water; then, madam, they began to fight with swords--
Then we meet the newly hitched Sir Peter (Bedford), whose fallings out with the much younger Lady Teazle
(Kate Fry) - a budding scandalista - threaten both his own comfort and the potential happiness of his ward, Maria (Devon Sorvari).
Between 2,500 and 4,000 teazle
heads were hand-picked and mounted on rods on a rotating drum known as a gig.
Sir Peter Teazle
(Kenneth Cranham) in a disappointing performance as harsh as it was unfriendly, seemed frequently to be on the point of losing his lines.
It also means that the late Montjeu joins an elite list of stallions - namely Sir Peter Teazle
(born 1784), Waxy (1790), Cyllene (1895) and Blandford (1919) - t o have sired four Derby winners.
First performed in Drury Lane in 1777, the play concerns the marriage of the wealthy Sir Peter Teazle
to a young daughter of a country squire and Lady Sneerwell's attempts to undermine the validity of the marriage by trying to persuade Teazle
that his newly-wed is having an affair.
Should he do so, he will become his sire's fourth winner of the race and thus see him equal the record held jointly by Sir Peter Teazle
(1784-1811), Waxy (1790-1817), Cyllene (1895-1925), and Blandford (1919-1935).
The family has owned four Derby winners - Sir Peter Teazle
, Sansovino, Hyperion and Watling Street - and its members have included the following notable racing men .
Horse Heroes" will showcase the family's paintings of legendary horses, including Derby heroes Sir Pete Teazle
, Hyperion and Sansovino, as well as work by Sir Alfred Munnings and John Wootton.
Lord Derby took up with the actress Eliza Farren, famed for her performances as Lady Teazle
in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's new play, The School for Scandal.
Herod, his son Highflyer, and Highflyer's son Sir Peter Teazle
won 31 sires' titles between them in 33 years, and branches of the Herod line still seemed potent until relatively recent times, particularly when Djebel flourished in France after World War II.
1787 The first Derby won by the man after whom the race was named as Sir Peter Teazle
gets the better of Gunpowder.