George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron

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


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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.
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.
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.
British Library Catalogue.
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...
Fictionalization Anna Miller
ALM evidently possessed the kind of personality or manner that moved others to caricature her. She is mentioned in the dedication of Richard Brinsley Sheridan 's The School for Scandal, and it has been...
Fictionalization Robert Southey
Byron responded brilliantly in 1822 with The Vision of Judgment, which trounces the king and Southey with him.
Friends, Associates Caroline Clive
Lady Byron was another of the Clives' acquaintances. Following a visit in 1843, CC wrote: That is the woman that has been tossed about by such vehement passions, by contact with such a fiery nature...
Friends, Associates Harriet Martineau
Anna Letitia Barbauld visited HM 's mother from time to time. HM was impressed by the stamp of superiority on all she said.
Martineau, Harriet, and Gaby Weiner. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography. Virago, 1983.
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Barbauld's niece Lucy Aikin was another family friend. One acquaintance...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
During her time pursuing her social life alone in London as a widow, she made the acquaintance of Byron .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Hervey
EH 's probably full social life has left few traces. She is mentioned twice among Mary Berry 's circle in 1791, and Berry paid her the oblique compliment of calling her Mrs. Pompoustown Hervey after...
Friends, Associates Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
In GenoaMarguerite Blessington formed a friendship with Lord Byron ; her conversations with him over nine weeks became the basis of her most popular book.
Molloy, Joseph Fitzgerald. The Most Gorgeous Lady Blessington. Downey, 1896.
Feldman, Paula R., editor. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era. John Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Hervey
All this provides background for a story about EH 's behaviour later the same year. John Polidori related that on Byron 's first visit to Mme de Staël 's chateau at Coppet in Switzerland...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Montagu
The term bluestocking very quickly came to imply dismissiveness, if not actual disapproval and contempt. The first to use it pejoratively may well have been, as Gary Kelly has suggested, those who felt threatened or...
Friends, Associates Harriette Wilson
She also made male friends who treated her as an intellectual equal (this list overlaps with that of her lovers). She corresponded with Henry Brougham and with Byron . Brougham, the liberal lawyer—anti-abolitionist, pro-Queen-Caroline...


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