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Lady Caroline Lamb Before Byron: The Godfrey Vassal Webster Affair
The Wordsworth Circle (2005)
  • Paul Douglass, San Jose State University
This article provides an overview of the love affairs of Lady Caroline Lamb. Before she met Lord Byron, she had a long messy affair with Godfrey Vassal Webster. Their affair was known through letters which was held in the British library, the public records office in Chichester, and the like. Caroline cannot or will not adapt to the complicated social milieu of regency London.
  • Godfrey Vassal,
  • Lady Caroline Lamb
Publication Date
Summer 2005
Publisher Statement
This article is included with the permission of the publisher.

The article was originally published in The Wordsworth Circle Vol. 36, Iss. 3 by Boston University Arts & Sciences Editorial Institute, Summer 2005.
Citation Information
Paul Douglass. "Lady Caroline Lamb Before Byron: The Godfrey Vassal Webster Affair" The Wordsworth Circle Vol. 36 Iss. 3 (2005) p. 117 - 124
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