About Lord Byron. Lord Byron was born in 1788 in Aberdeen, Scotland. He gained his title at the age of ten and became, Baron Byron of Rochdale. As a child he was abandoned and shunned by his parents due to the club foot he was born with, something he would be consistently embarrassed of throughout his life.
Why Study Lord Byron? An essay and introduction.. it gets into you the way all great poetry does. So let’s give Lord Byron his due. He was far from perfect but he did write perfectly at times. He deserves his fame. Or as JFA Pyre explained it almost a century ago in The Atlantic Monthly: “In our days of poetic puttering, when we can.