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Lord Byron Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about Lord Byron, the time, place, players, and culture?

The Lord Byron Collection

Bartleby's complete online library of Byron works.

Letters and Journals

The text of Byron's letters and journal entries.

Childe Harold

The semi-autobiographical epic that made Byron famous.

Don Juan

Byron's take on the famous myth.

"She Walks in Beauty"

Online text of Byron's most famous love poem.

"When We Two Parted"

Online text of Byron's poem.

"So We'll Go No More A-Roving"

Online text of Byron's poem.


Online text of Byron's poem.

"Epistle to Augusta"

A poem to Byron's half-sister and sometime lover.

Recollections of the Last Days of Shelley and Byron (1858)

Edward John Trelawny's memoir of life with the poets.

Lady Byron Vindicated

A gossipy book by Harriet Beecher Stowe about how scandalously Byron behaved during his marriage to Stowe's friend Annabella Milbanke.

Byron's Will

A scan of the original copy of Lord Byron's Last Will and Testament. Link downloads a pdf file.

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