Lord Byron was a man of scandal, romance, passion, and literary genius. Here's 7 (mis)adventures of the man that was "mad, bad, and dangerous to know."
The United Kingdom has a rich and extensive history. This might not be more apparent than in the country’s legal history, with strange laws spanning from not wearing armor into the House of Parliament to ladies not eating chocolate on public transportation. Some laws are still enforced, but others are not. While this is definitely... Continue Reading →
Beau Brummell took Regency England by storm with his devious good looks, witticism, and fashion sense. He was an ideal dandy, meaning a man who placed importance in his appearance, pursued his passions to the utmost, and adhered to romantic ideals. Beau took these beliefs to heart, taking great pains with his wardrobe. He disdained... Continue Reading →
Lady Caroline Lamb was a pretty woman with reddish-blond hair, a delicate figure, and freckles across her cheeks—but looks can be deceiving. This lovely looking woman would draw in one of England's most celebrated poets, Lord Byron, into an affair with her beauty and charm, but she'd turn out to be one hellish ex-lover. a... Continue Reading →
Lord Byron was "mad, bad, and dangerous to know." He earned the phrase from his discarded lover, Lady Caroline Lamb, and he more than lived up to the infamous epitaph. He lived for carnal pleasure, taking men and women as lovers. He lived for carnal pleasure, left a trail of broken hearts in his wake,... Continue Reading →