E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Beau Brummel. George Bryan. (17781840.)
Le Beau DOrsay. Father of Count DOrsay, and called by Byron Jeune Cupdon.
Beau Fielding, called Handsome Fielding by Charles II., whose name was Hendrome Fielding. He died in Scotland Yard, London.
Beau Hewitt. The Sir Fopling Flutter of Etheredge. (The Man of Mode; or, Sir Fopling Flutter.)
Beau Nash. Son of a Welsh gentleman, a notorious diner-out. He undertook the management of the bath-rooms at Bath, and conducted the public balls with a splendour and decorum never before witnessed. In old age he sank into poverty. (16741761.)
Beau Tibbs noted for his finery, vanity, and poverty. (Goldsmith: Citizen of the World.)