So, I guess to most of us who've been following the votes, it's no big surprise who the winner of this competition is.......
Richard Armitage = Mr. Period Drama
Time for a celebratory rewatch of North and South, maybe?
Here one more time the order of the men according to your votes:
1. Richard Armitage
2. Toby Stephens
3. Matthew Macfadyen
4. Ioan Gruffudd
5. Dan Stevens
6. Hugh Dancy
7. James Purefoy
8. Elliot Cowan
9. Andrew Buchan
10. Richard Harrington
Thanks very much for voting and commenting so enthusiastically! (Now I'm of to a well earned LJ holiday...)