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CHATSWORTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 22:  A man sports frilly cuffs and a cane during the Pride and Prejudice Ball at Chatsworth House
CHATSWORTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: A man sports frilly cuffs and a cane during the Pride and Prejudice Ball at Chatsworth House on June 22, 2013 in Chatsworth, England. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice Chatsworth stately home staged a regency costume evening. Chatsworth House is believed to be the inspiration for Pemberley, the residence of Mr. Darcy. Austen based her idea of Pemberley on Chatsworth House as she wrote the novel in nearby Bakewell in 1812. Chatsworth also featured in the 2005 Pride and Prejudice movie starring Kiera Knightley (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Age: 28.

First name: Fitzwilliam.

Appearance: He “drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features [and] noble mien”.

Ooh, smashing, I do love a good mien. You and about a billion other women, it seems. He has been the ultimate romantic hero for about 200 years.

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