"Oil Painting - ""Portrait of Byron's grandfather, Admiral 'Foulweather Jack' Byron as a young man, c.1748"" by Joshua Reynolds "

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Byron’s grandfather, Vice-Admiral John Byron, circumnavigated the globe between 1764 and 1766, and in 1765 took possession of the Falkland Islands for Britain. He later wrote a book about his adventures, ‘The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron.’

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