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
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.
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 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 Amelia Opie
In 1813 she again met de Staël (who was visiting London) and introduced her to Elizabeth Inchbald . Others she met after her husband's death included Richard Brinsley Sheridan , Byron , and Sir Walter Scott
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Grant
During their journeys between London and the Highlands, EG and her family would stop at various locations where they met interesting people. For example, while resting at Seaham for some time, they became acquainted with...
Friends, Associates Anna Brownell Jameson
By 1840, ABJ expressed a desire to be of service to Lady Byron in her affairs. When Elizabeth Medora Leigh (supposedly the daughter of Byron and his half-sister Augusta Leigh ) arrived in England to...
Friends, Associates Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Sydney Morgan's genius for social life, and for forging relations with famous and celebrated people, continued from youth to age. On her second visit to London she met the bluestocking hostess the Countess of Cork and Orrery
Friends, Associates Catherine Fanshawe
When CF met both Byron and Germaine de Staël in spring 1814 at a dinner party at the house of Sir Humphry Davy , she was unimpressed by Byron and his outpourings of radical opinion...
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.,


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