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Lord Byron at rue Ducale Lord Byron at rue Ducale

Plaque: Lord Byron at rue Ducale

For several days in the spring of 1816 this house sheltered Lord Byron. He was leaving his country which did not recognise his genius, not knowing that he would never return. Here he wrote « Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto 3 » on the Battle of Waterloo.

Original inscription:

AU PRINTEMPS DE MDCCCXVI
CETTE MAISON ABRITA QUELQUES JOURS
LORD BYRON
DÉLAISSANT SA PATRIE QUI MECONNAISSANT
SON GENIE
ET QU’IL NE DEVAIT PLUS REVOIR
IL Y COMPOSA
LES SIROPHES DU IIIme CHANT DE CHILDE HAROLD
SUR LA BATAILLE DE WATERLOO

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1000, rue Ducale, 51

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Lord Byron

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