The name given to the tight trousers worn by some Regency gentlemen, such as the notorious Beau Brummell and his ‘dandy’ followers, as they showed off their leg muscles.
Books of games to be played outdoors or at home were very popular. This game of ‘Head, Body and Legs’ comes from The Modern Playmate – A Book of Games, Sports and Diversions for Boys of all Ages by The Reverend J G Wood.
In the classroom:
Have a go at this game. Look at the other games on The Judge’s Lodging website. you will find games to play indoors and outside: