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Edward John Trelawny (1792–1881)

Trelawny, Edward John. An English author of celebrity; born in London, Nov. 13, 1792; died at Sompting, Sussex, Aug. 13, 1881. He is remembered as a picturesque and somewhat theatrical adventurer (supposed to be drawn by Byron in ‘The Corsair’), the friend of Byron, Shelley, etc., and Byron’s companion (1823) in the Greek war of liberation. He wrote a novel called ‘Adventures of a Younger Son’ (1830); but his best-known work is ‘Recollections of the Last Days of Shelley and Byron’ (1858), reissued in 1878 as ‘Records of Byron, Shelley, and the Author.’ His body was cremated, and the ashes interred near Shelley’s at Rome. His portrait is preserved in Millais’s painting ‘The Northwest Passage.’