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Lord Byron

Person  Male  Born 22/1/1788  Died 18/4/1824

Categories: Poetry, Seriously Famous

Countries: Greece, Scotland

Born Holles Street, baptised at St Marylebone church in the same year. Spent the first 10 years of his live in Aberdeen with his mother. On the death of a great-uncle in 1798 he succeeded to the title Baron Byron of Rochdale. For a poem he wrote to his friend, see Tom Moore. Famously described as "mad, bad and dangerous to know" by Lady Caroline Lamb who did not survive her affair with him well. Died in Missolonghi Greece. Father to Ada Lovelace. Byron also features on BrusselsRemembers.

Another daughter, Allegra, died aged 5 and Byron had her buried at his old school, Harrow.

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Lord Byron

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70961

Byron statue

Byron is shown with his beloved Newfoundland dog, Boatswain, who had died of ...

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44860

Lord Byron - non standard plaque

Lord Byron was born here 1788.

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Lord Byron - Westminster plaque

Unveiled on National Poetry Day by JLP MD Simon Fowler and Westminster Mayor ...

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44753

Old Church Garden - facts

The left-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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Lord Byron

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International Brigade

The quote “they went….other way” is a paraphrase of two lines from C. Day Lew...

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Kaled

Sculpted in 1872-3. Stone, painted white. About 1.4m high. This statue repres...

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