Lamb, Caroline, Lady (F)

b. 13 November 1785. d. 26 January 1828. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and novelist. Née Ponsonby. Born in London. Although she briefly attended Miss Rowden’s school, she received no formal education. Married William Lamb on 3 June 1805. Had a short but notorious affair with Lord Byron in 1812; after their separation he became the inspiration for the villain in her novel *Glenarvon* (1816). Legally separated from her husband in 1825. Member of the “Holland House” set. Author of *Graham Hamilton* (1822) and *Ada Reis* (1823). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Woman’s Love 1830 The Keepsake Poet 3115
Invocation to Sleep 1830 The Keepsake Poet 6055