January 15 1816: Lady Byron Departs

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“Early next morning [ January 15 1816 ] she [Annabella] got ready to depart, taking the baby with her. The carriage was already at the door. On the way downstairs she passed Byron’s bedroom: “There was a large mat on which Byron’s Newfoundland dog used to lie. For a moment I was tempted to throw myself on it, and await all hazards, but it was only a moment – and I passed on.”

— Byron: Life and Legend by Fiona MacCarthy

 

The image above is Sydney Padua from her graphic novel: The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage.

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