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George Gordon, Lord Byron 1788-1824 - George Gordon Lord...

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George Gordon, Lord Byron 1788-1824Throughout history he was rated as one of the greatest poetsHe influenced major poets and novelists like Balzac and melvilleAt age ten Byron’s Uncle died which made him an heir and gave him the title as the sixthlord ByronBecause of his new status he went to Harrow School, then Trinity College, and Cambridge. He had a deformity in his foot and made it worse by undergoing surgery. He was embarrassed because of this deformity.His diability led him to be interested in sports, he played cricket and became a boxer, he played many other sports and was a powerful swimmerHe was very rich because of his newfound status During his schooling he formed many friendships including a friendship with John Cam Hobhouse who was a sturdy political liberal and commonsense moralist, he had great influence on byron throughout his lifeByron had a lot of distractions at his university, he tried to publish poetry in 1807, he published a volume called hours of idleness

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