There's a certain sort of extraordinarily rich person who has a ton of time and money on their hands, and not much of an inclination to use those things to benefit society. That's been true throughout history, and in the 18th century some of the richest men in Britain and Ireland decided to fill their nights with activities organized under the guise of a club whose name says it all: the Hellfire Club. There were a number of "chapters" of the club that sprang up throughout the s, and there are a few crucial points that need to be made. They were definitely not part of an official sort of organization, they were incredibly secretive, and according to Abarta Heritage , they were born from an upper class that had been enraptured by the Enlightenment Philosophy. What does that mean?
The Hellfire Club And Caves
The Hellfire Club And Caves | Amusing Planet
Throughout history men have formed clandestine clubs where rich young aristocrats met and indulged in drunken orgies, gambling and carousing. But few clubs have attained so much notoriety as the Hellfire Clubs established in Britain and Ireland in the 18th century. The members met at Medmenham Abbey, a 12th century abbey that Dashwood acquired for the purpose. The story goes that Dashwood, along with the 4th Earl of Sandwich, attended a service at the parish church and released a small monkey during congregation, causing panic and chaos.
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The Hellfire Club was inspired by a real-life eighteenth-century English society that specialized in sexually charged depravity, excess, and black magic. In this atmospheric thriller, Keith Michell plays an acrobat whose deceased father headed up the notorious lodge and who returns to his birthplace to claim an inheritance. All Hellfire then breaks loose when an evil cousin aims to thwart our hero, using every kinky trick in the dirty book. Made with love in Chicago since ! All Rights Reserved.