Byron, John, 1723-1786

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Birth 1723-11-08
Death 1786-04-10
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English

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Admiral.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to James Sykes., 1783 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133742

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newman, 1750 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133566

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pirbright, 1775 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133628

John Byron, British naval officer. His frequent bad luck in terms of weather conditions earned him the nickname "Foul-weather Jack." In 1768, he published a narrative of the struggle for survival after a shipwreck, which later supplied suggestions for the shipwreck scene in Don Juan by Lord Byron, John Byron's grandson.

From the description of John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron manuscript material : 1 item, 1778 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 80788050

John Byron, British naval officer. His frequent bad luck in weather conditions earned him the nickname "Foul-weather Jack." In 1768, he published a narrative of the struggle for survival after a shipwreck, which later supplied suggestions for the shipwreck scene in Don Juan by Lord Byron, John Byron's grandson.

From the guide to the John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron manuscript material : 2 items, 1778-1781, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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