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People/Characters: Claire Clairmont

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Byron by André Maurois
The Byron Women by Margot Strickland
Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame by Benita Eisler
Byron: Life and Legend by Fiona MacCarthy
Claire Clairmont and the Shelleys 1798-1879 by Robert Gittings
Claire Clairmont, mother of Byron's Allegra, by R. Glynn Grylls
The Clairmont Correspondence: Letters of Claire Clairmont, Charles Clairmont, and Fanny Imlay Godwin, 1808-1879 by Professor Marion Kingston Stocking
The Company of Friends by Lance Parkin
Compromises by Agnes Repplier
Daughter of Earth and Water: A Biography of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley by Noel Gerson
A Fatal Likeness by Lynn Shepherd
Felony by Emma Tennant
Frankenstein Diaries: The Romantics: The Secret Memoirs of Mary Shelley (Volume 1) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Godwins and the Shelleys: A Biography of a Family by William St. Clair
Governess : the lives and times of the real Jane Eyres by Ruth Brandon
In Search of Frankenstein by Radu Florescu
The journals of Claire Clairmont by Claire Clairmont
The Journals of Claire Clairmont 1814-1827 by Marion Kingston Stocking
Lord of the Dead by Tom Holland
Mary Shelley by Muriel Spark
Mary Shelley by Miranda Seymour
The Nympho and Other Maniacs: The Lives, the Loves and the Sexual Adventures of Some Scandalous and Liberated Ladies by Irving Wallace
Passion by Jude Morgan
Remando al viento by Gonzalo Suarez
The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers
Young Romantics: The Shelleys, Byron and Other Tangled Lives by Daisy Hay

Character description

Clara Mary Jane Clairmont (27 April 1798 – 19 March 1879), or Claire Clairmont as she was commonly known, was the stepsister of writer Mary Shelley and the mother of Lord Byron's daughter Allegra. She is thought to be the subject of a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley.

After her brief affair with Byron, she iived mainly with Mary and Percy Shelley until his death.  Thereafter, she supported herself as a governess in Europe.

Claire Clairmont in Wikipedia

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