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Chronology 1788 George Gordon Byron born 22 January in London , son of Captain John Byron ( nephew of the fifth Baron Byron of Rochdale ) and his second wife , Catherine Gordon . 1789 Mrs. Byron and her son move to rented lodgings in ...
Seven vols . The definitive edition , with annotations and concise but thorough discussion of textual , historical , and critical matters . The Works of Lord Byron : Poetry . Ed . E. H. Coleridge . London : John Murray , 1898-1904 .
London : John Murray , 1974. Insights into Byron's life chiefly through the history of his finances . Moore , Thomas . Letters and Journals of Lord Byron , with Notices of His Life . London : Longmans , 1830.