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Edward John Trelawny

Trelawny, Edward John, 1792–1881, English adventurer. A friend of Byron and Shelley, he was at Livorno when Shelley was drowned, and later served with Byron in the Greek War of Independence. He wrote Recollections of the Last Days of Shelley and Byron (1858), and a partly autobiographical novel, The Adventures of a Younger Son (1831).

See biography by D. Crane (1999).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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