One thought on “At Edward Austen Knight’s Godmersham Library ~ Down the Research Rabbit-Hole with Vice-Admiral John Byron

  1. Wonderful, wonderful, oh most wonderful! I’m just composing the Byron script for Virtual JASNA. And the names of Cook’s two circumnavigating captains, Carteret and Wallis, turn up in Persuasion, of course, along with that of shipmate Elliot and hydrographer Dalrymple. What good use you have made of your lockdown!

    xxJocelyn.

    From: Reading with Austen
    Reply-To: Reading with Austen
    Date: Friday, 5 June 2020 at 9:06 AM
    To: Jocelyn Harris
    Subject: [New post] At Edward Austen Knight’s Godmersham Library ~ Down the Research Rabbit-Hole with Vice-Admiral John Byron

    Janeite Deb posted: “In the most recent issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine, there is an essay by Emily Brand on “Foul-weather Jack,” a tale about poet Byron’s grandfather Vice-Admiral John Byron (1723-1786). Brand has recently published her book on the Byron famil”

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