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BYRON

BY

JOHN NICHOL

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. ANCESTRY AND FAMILY

CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AND SCHOOL LIFE. 1788 1808.

CHAPTER III. CAMBRIDGE, AND FIRST PERIOD OF AUTHORSHIP HOURS OF IDLENESS BARDS AND REVIEWERS. 1808 1809.

CHAPTER IV. TWO YEARS OF TRAVEL. 1809 1811.

CHAPTER V. LIFE IN LONDON CORRESPONDENCE WITH SCOTT AND MOORE SECOND PERIOD OF AUTHORSHIP HAROLD (I., II.). AND THE ROMANCES. 1811 1815.

CHAPTER VI. MARRIAGE AND SEPARATION FAREWELL TO ENGLAND. 1815 1816.

CHAPTER VII. SWITZERLAND VENICE THIRD PERIOD OF AUTHORSHIP HAROLD (III., IV.) MANFRED. 1816 1820.

CHAPTER VIII. RAVENNA COUNTESS GUICCIOLI THE DRAMAS CAIN VISION OF JUDGMENT. 1820 1821.

CHAPTER IX. PISA GENOA THE LIBERAL DON JUAN. 1821 1823.

CHAPTER. X. POLITICS THE CARBONARI EXPEDITION TO GREECE DEATH. 1821 1824.

CHAPTER XI. CHARACTERISTICS, AND PLACE IN LITERATURE

INDEX

BOOKS CONSULTED.

1. The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron, Commodore, in a late Expedition Round the World, &c. (Baker and Leigh) 1768

2. Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands in the years 1824 1825, the Right Hon. Lord Byron, Commander (John Murray) 1826

3. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Hon. Lord Byron (H. Colburn) 1822

4. The Life, Writings, Opinions, and Times of G.G. Noel Byron, with courtiers of tho present polished and enlightened age, &c., &c., 3 vols. (M. Hey) 1825

5. Narrative of Lord Byron's last Journey to Greece, from Journal of Count Peter Gamba 1825

6. Medwin's Conversations with Lord Byron at Pisa, 2 vols. (H. Colburn) 1825

7. Leigh Hunt's Byron and His Contemporaries (H. Colburn) 1828

8. The Works of Lord Byron, with Life by Thomas Moore, 17 vols. (Murray) 1832

9. Galt's Life of Lord Byron (Colburn and Buntley) 1830

10. Kennedy's Conversations on Religion (Murray) 1830

11. Countess of Blessington's Conversations (Colburn) 1834

12. Lady Morgan's Memoirs, 2 vols. (W.H. Allen) 1842

13. Recollections of the Countess Guiccioli (Bentley) 1869

14. Castelar's Genius and Character of Byron (Tinsley) 1870

15. Elze's Life of Lord Byron (Murray) 1872

16. Trelawny's Reminiscences of Byron and Shelley 1858

17. Torrens' Memoirs of Viscount Melbourne (Macmillan) 1878

18. Rev. F. Hodgson's Memoirs, 2 vols. (Macimillan) 1879

19. Essays and Articles, or Recorded Criticisms, by Macaulay, Scott, Shelley, Goethe, G. Brandes, Mazzini, Sainte Beuve, Chasles, H. Taine, &c.

20. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1879

GENEALOGY OF THE BYRON FAMILY.

THE BYRON FAMILY, FROM THE CONQUEST

Ralph de Burun (estates in Nottingham and Derby).

Hugh de Burun (Lord of Horestan).

Hugh de Buron (became a monk).

Sir Roger de Buron (gave lands to monks of Swinstead).

Sir Richard Clayton. Robert de Byron. = Cecelia

Robert de Byron

Sir John Byron (Governor of York under Edward I.).

Sir Richard Byron. Sir John (knighted at siege of Calais)

Sir John (knighted in 3rd year of Henry V.).

Sir John Butler. Sir Nicholas. = Alice.

Sir Nicholas (made K.B. at Sir John (knighted by Richmond marriage of Prince Arthur, at Milford; fought at Bosworth; died 1503). died 1488).

Sir John Byron = 2nd wife, widow of George Halgh. (received grant of Newstead from Henry VIII., May 26,1540).

Bar // Sinister Sir Nicholas Strelleye John Byron, of Clayton = Alice (inherited by gift, knighted by Elizabeth, 1579).

Sir Nicholas Sir Richard Molyneux Sir John = Anne (K.B. at coronation of James I; Governor of Tower)... Continue reading book >>




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