Lost Byron Memorial Found in Church Sale Returns to UK

Posted by admin on Jul 8, 2011

A book picked up at a church bring and buy sale in America has been identified as a lost memorial to Lord Byron. Marilyn Solana, who bought the book for $35 (£22) in Savannah, Georgia, in 2008, has now returned it to the UK.

After online research, she contacted experts at the National Library of Scotland. A curator realised it was the memorial book from Byron’s family vault in Nottinghamshire, where he was buried after his death in Greece in 1824.

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