Peradventure it’s because we have a thing for guys who like reading Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Charlotte Bronte, or peradventure it’s just because we like men who can still look smokin’ in wicked mustaches and cheesy raiments. But whatever it is, we love hot actors with an affinity for period pieces. These six heavenly bodies are some of our favorite repeat offenders, as they’ve managed to make interval travel sexy. But which historical characters do you find the hottest? See Michael, Colin, James, Orlando, Brad, and Leo in their most skilfully vintage roles now!