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  1. 1. PERCY SHELLEY Percy Bysshe Shelley was born 4th August, 1792, at Field Place, near Horsham, England
  2. 2. ABOUT HIS LIFE H e was born in England and he was the son of a Member of Parliament. He was one of the major English Romantic poets. When he was alive, he did not achieve fame, but when he died, his fame grew. Shelley was a key member of a close circle of visionary poets and writers that included Lord Byron; John Keats; Thomas Love Peacock; and his own second wife, Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein.
  3. 3. HIS MARRIAGES I n 1810, Percy Shelley went to University College in Oxford. In 1811 he met and eloped to Edinburgh with Harriet Westbrook and, one year later, went with her and her older sister to Dublin, then to Devon and North Wales, where they stayed for six months into 1813. They married, and after one year, in 1814. However, with the birth of two children, their marriage collapsed and he eloped once again, this time with Mary Godwin.
  4. 4. FIRST MARRIAGE H arriet Westbrook was born on 1 August, 1795. She was the first wife of Percy Shelley. The couple eloped to Edinburgh. They married and after, they had two children. W hen Percy Shelley eloped with Mary Godwin, she could not bear it, so she walked the short distance from her lodgings to Hyde Park and drowned herself in the Serpentine River. At the time of her death she was just twenty-one years old.
  5. 5. SECOND MARRIAGE M ary Wodwin, also know like Mary Shelley, was the second wife of Percy Shelley. the couple travelled to France, Switzerland and Germany before returning to London where he took a house with Mary on the edge of Great Windsor Park and wrote Alastor (1816), the poem that first brought him fame. In 1816 Shelley spent the summer on Lake Geneva with Lord Byron and Mary Shelley, who had begun work on Frankenstein.
  6. 6. PERCYS DEATH O n 8 July 1822, less than a month before his 30th birthday, Shelley drowned in a sudden storm while sailing back from Leghorn (Livorno) to Lerici in his schooner, Don Juan. He was returning from having set up The Liberal with the newly arrived Leigh Hunt. The name "Don Juan", a compliment to Byron, was chosen by Edward John Trelawny, a member of the ShelleyByron Pisan circle. However, according to Mary Shelley's testimony, Shelley changed it to "Ariel".
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