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Byron, George Gordon Noel, sixth Baron Byron (1788–1824), poet

Jerome McGann

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4279

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Byron, George Gordon Noel, sixth Baron Byron (1788–1824), poet, was born on 22 January 1788 at 16 (later 24) Holles Street, London, the son of Captain John Byron (1756–1791) and his second wife, Catherine, née Gordon (1765–1811). In the visitations of Nottingham of 1569 and 1615 the family pedigree begins with ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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