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Leaping Lord

Lord David George Brownlow Cecil (1905 -1981), 6th Marquess of Exeter (centre) on his way to winning the Men's 400-Metre Hurdles and equalling the Olympic record of 53.4 seconds, at the Amsterdam games, 1928. For the race, Lord Burghley's mother had provided him with silk shorts to prevent chafing of the legs. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


1/1/1928 12:00:00 AM

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