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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Friends, Associates Catherine Hutton
CH 's friends included novelists Sarah Harriet Burney and Robert Bage , publisher Sir Richard Phillips , Elizabeth Arnold (whom she calls sister of Catharine Macaulay , but who was actually the sister of Macaulay's...
Friends, Associates Thomas Moore
TM had a talent for beginning friendships under bizarre circumstances. Francis Jeffrey 's review of Moore's anti-American Epistles, Odes, and other Poems (1806) sparked a famous (short-lived) feud between the two men. Jeffrey's negative review...
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 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 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 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.
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...
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.
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Feldman, Paula R., editor. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era. John Hopkins University Press, 1997.
148
Health Charlotte Dacre
Since CD was said to have been ill for a long time before she died, some particular illness may have caused Byron to suppose her dead in 1816.
Health Margiad Evans
As a child of about three she had terrible nightmares about people (nuns) who were running away from something, on fire and dying. She had dreadful dreams again at about seventeen, and then a recurrent...

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