George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron

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Standard Name: Byron, George Gordon,,, sixth Baron
Used Form: Lord Byron

Connections

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Education Marion Moss
Little is known is about MM 's formal education. However, according to critic Michael Galchinsky , her father entertained the family by reading romantic poetry as the women sat and sewed, including Byron 's Childe...
Education George Eliot
Her devotion to John Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress remained unchanged during this period. She also read heavyweight works of theology, Hannah More 's letters, and a life of William Wilberforce . By late 1838, however...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
LCL , on impulse, ran away from the house of her parents-in-law and pawned a ring, intending to flee abroad. But she sent farewell notes, which enabled Byron to track her and deliver her to...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
In order to get hold of a portrait of Byron which was held in the office of his publisher John Murray , LCL forged a note with his signature—at a time when forgery was a...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
After almost a year's separation, Byron and LCL had a meeting brokered by Lady Melbourne and Lady Bessborough with the idea of convincing Caroline that the affair was over.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Shelley
Percy Shelley had dreams of enacting sexual liberation which Mary did not fully share. In France in 1814 she declined to swim naked in a river with him; according to Claire she objected that it...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
In one more belated public linking of herself with Byron , LCL appeared at Almack's in London dressed as his fictional Don Juan and attended by devils.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
299
Family and Intimate relationships Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's paternal, French grandmother, Louise Swanton Belloc , was a children's writer, a translator, intimate friend of Stendhal and Victor Hugo , and the author of a life of Byron (for which Stendhal supplied...
Family and Intimate relationships Christina Rossetti
Frances's eldest brother, John Polidori , was briefly Byron 's physician, and also an author (of The Vampyre, 1819). He committed suicide as a result of gambling debts a decade before CR was born.
Marsh, Jan. Christina Rossetti: A Writer’s Life. Viking, 1995.
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Family and Intimate relationships Augusta Ada Byron
In a rare gesture of interest in Byron —the father she had never met—AAB , Countess of Lovelace, visited his home, Newstead Abbey.
Woolley, Benjamin. The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason and Byron’s Daughter. Macmillan, 1999.
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Family and Intimate relationships Harriette Wilson
HW propositioned Byron by letter (have you any objection to introduce yourself to a very impertinent young woman . . . ?) but he turned her offer down.
Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge. Faber, 2003.
127
Family and Intimate relationships Augusta Ada Byron
Ada's father, the poet Lord Byron , is well known for his transgressive sexual behaviour of various kinds. His marriage to Lady Byron was shortlived: she left him twelve months after their wedding citing (and...
Family and Intimate relationships Augusta Ada Byron
Some, including Lady Byron , speculated that Medora was the child of Byron and his half-sister Augusta Byron Leigh . AAB had already, in 1828, broken with Augusta over the issue of publishing Byron's letters...
Family and Intimate relationships Susan Tweedsmuir
ST 's maternal aunt Mary married Ralph, second Earl of Lovelace , who was a grandson of the poet Byron and son of Augusta Ada Byron , later Countess of Lovelace (mathematician and author of...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
LCL fell in love with Byron , she said, after reading his Childe Harold: I read it, and that was enough. When first brought face to face with him at a social gathering, she...

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