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Newstead Abbey : Lord Byron's bedroom
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Was originally an Augustinian priory founded by Henry II in about 1170.

In 1540 Henry VIII granted Newstead to the poet's ancestor, Sir John Byron.

Newstead Abbey retains its medieval character.

The most famous survival is the west front of the church, which dates from the late 13th century.
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You now find yourself in the bedroom of George Gordon, the 6th Lord Byron in Newstead Abbey.

Lord Byron, after Napoleon, is possibly the most revered and reviled icon of the Romantic Age.

The poet's personal beauty, brilliant mind and reckless spirit fascinated his contemporaries, for whom he had the irresistible allure of a Fallen Lucifer.
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