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Author: John Nichol
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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
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.
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)
7. Leigh Hunt's Byron and His Contemporaries (H. Colburn)
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). | ——————————————————— | | RICHARD, 2nd Lord (1605-1679) Sir JOHN 1st Lord (created (Buried at Hucknal Torkard) Baron Byron of Rochdale, | Oct. 24, 1643; at Newbury, | Edgehill, Chester, &c. | Viscount Chaworth Governor of Duke of York; died | | at Paris, 1652). WILLIAM, 3rd Lord = Elizabeth. (died 1695) | Lord Berkeley. | | WILLIAM, 4th Lord = Frances (3rd wife) (1669-1736) | —————————————- | | Admiral John (1723-1786) |- WILLIAM, 5th Lord (1722-1798) (killed Mr. | "Foul-weather Jack"). | Chaworth; survived his sons | | and a grandson, who died 1794; | | called "The wicked Lord"). | | | | - Isabella = Lord Carlisle | | | Lord Carlisle (the poet's | guardian). —————————————- | | | |- A daughter | | | | | Colonel Leigh | | | |- George Anson (1758-1793). | | | Admiral GEORGE ANSON, 7th Lord | (1789-1868) | | | —— | |- Frederick | | | | | GEORGE F. WILLIAM, 9th and present | | Lord Byron. | | | |- GEORGE, 8th Lord (1818-1870) | —————————- | 1. Marchioness = John Byron (1751-1791) = 2. Miss Gordon of Gight of Carmarthen | | |