George Gordon. Mohammed Arif Al-Mudaifa Mrs. Timm 12G January 20, 2013. Introduction. An English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Best-known poems include Don Juan and Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage .
Mohammed Arif Al-Mudaifa
January 20, 2013
An English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement.
Best-known poems include Don Juan and Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage.
Lord Byron is often considered one of the most colorful and notorious of the Romantics.
Born January 22, 1788.
The son of Captain John Byron and his second wife, Catherine Gordon.
Christened at St. Marylebone Parish Church.
Spent childhood in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
- Mother interfered
- Lacked discipline
- Fell in love with Mary Chaworth
- Close friendship with John Edlestone
Two plays for the entertainment of the community.
Controversial early poems and satire.
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage.
- Rumored to have a child
- Had a daughter, Augusta Ada
- Marriage proved unhappy
Left England forever.
Greek War of Independence
Died on April 19, 1824.
Lord Byron became a hero
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