Re: Intro and some questions
> I cannot understand why Lady Byron would tell her daughterand Medora that Medora was the result of
> incest. This sounds like something one would want to keepvery quiet.
Once medora lost her value as a stick
> with which to beat Augusta, Annabelle dropped her.A.M's behaviour was bizarre to say the least considering that
Medora supposedly looked like George Leigh and was his
favorite daughter because of this. However, judging from the
photo of Medora with the dark ringlets, there does seem to be
something of L.B. in her. Again, judging from the photo of her
and Ada, which Normington has on the same page, they
definitely could be sisters (perhaps not too surprising as they
shared the same grandfather).
I was lucky to find a bumper crop of B. bios at my local second-
hand bookshops: 'Byron's Daughter' on Medora, the bio on
Augusta, and 'B: Flawed Angel'. I had to stop myself at 'The
Kindness of Sisters', which I see has been discussed in past
posts, as I had already overspent. Looks like a great read
though. Wish me happy reading everyone.
- --- In Byron@yahoogroups.com, Nancy Mayer <nmayer@b...>
> Peers were not expected to take degrees.Yes, that's true. University was just a finishing school for
gentlemen. Nevertheless, no-one would have stopped B. from
actually doing some work, attending lectures, etc., but he himself
says he just led a life of dissipation while there (good for him, I