Trelawny, Edward John

Trelawny, Edward John,

1792–1881, English adventurer. A friend of ByronByron, George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron
, 1788–1824, English poet and satirist. Early Life and Works

He was the son of Capt. John ("Mad Jack") Byron and his second wife, Catherine Gordon of Gight.
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 and ShelleyShelley, Percy Bysshe
, 1792–1822, English poet, b. Horsham, Sussex. He is ranked as one of the great English poets of the romantic period. A Tempestuous Life
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, he was at Livorno when Shelley was drowned, and later served with Byron in the Greek War of Independence. He wrote Recollections of the Last Days of Shelley and Byron (1858), and a partly autobiographical novel, The Adventures of a Younger Son (1831).


See biography by D. Crane (1999).

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Trelawny, Edward John. The Letters of Edward John Trelawny.
Trelawny, Edward John. Recollections of Shelley and Byron, 1858.