Augusta Leigh

Augusta Leigh

Augusta Maria Byron, later Augusta Maria Leigh (26 January 1783 – 12 October 1851), styled "The Honourable" from birth, was the only daughter of John "Mad Jack" Byron, the poet Lord Byron's father, by his first wife, Amelia Osborne (Baroness Conyers in her own right and the divorced wife of Francis, Marquis of Carmarthen, who was later to become 5th Duke of Leeds).

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