The British do so love their eccentrics.
"ec•cen•tric - - adj. Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern."
Thanks to the article from "Coffee or Die" as authored by Matt Fratus.
Jack Churchill [no relation to Winston]. Serving British army officer during the Second World War and a man of many talents and abilities.
Archer /swordsman/ romantic /military officer /bagpiper /male model /PoW escapee /motorcyclist.
"ro•man•tic - - adj. imaginative but impractical; visionary"
Read of additional military men each and everyone a successful battlefield commander the moniker "Mad" bestowed: