In June 1805 Lamb married Lady Caroline Ponsonby, the eccentric daughter of Frederic Ponsonby, 3rd earl of Bessborough. The marriage had failed even before Lady Caroline’s affair with Byron in 1812–13, and, after several estrangements and reconciliations, it ended in separation in 1825, three years before her death.
Byron later married Lady Melbourne's niece, Anne Isabella Milbanke . Lord Melbourne was made a peer of the United Kingdom as Baron Melbourne of Melbourne in 1815. Lady Melbourne died on 6 April 1818 at Melbourne House of rheumatism: her slow and painful death distressed her loved ones greatly.
02/03/2022 · In 1839, he married Lady Caroline Norton, with whom he had two sons and two daughters. Lord Melbourne is remembered today as Queen Victoria’s first Prime Minister, and as a mentor who helped her adjust to life as monarch. He was a talented politician and a shrewd thinker, and his advice was greatly valued by the young Queen.
Lady Caroline Lamb (née Ponsonby; 13 November 1785 – 25 January 1828) was an Anglo-Irish aristocrat and novelist, best known for Glenarvon, a Gothic novel. In 1812 she had an affair with Lord Byron, whom she described as "mad, bad, and dangerous to know". Her husband was The Hon. William Lamb, who after her death became British prime minister .
- 13 November 1785
- 25 January 1828 (aged 42)
- William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, (m. 1805)
- Relationship with Victoria
- Personal Life
Lord Melbourne (also known as Lord M to Queen Alexandrina Victoria) was the Prime Minister of England and Victoria's former private advisor. He is portrayed by actor Rufus Sewell in ITV's television series Victoria.
We first see Lord Melbourne in Doll 123. He offers his services as an adviser to Victoria, and at first she refuses. Victoria and Lord Melbourne's relationship becomes strained after Victoria realises he is the only man she would ever want to marry. Lord Melbourne and Victoria eventually part ways after she marries Prince Albert.
At one point we learn that Lord Melbourne was once married and had a son. After his son tragically died, his wife left him and he never saw her again.
18/03/2019 · Lord Byron After serving as an MP in various seats, Melbourne first came to unfortunate wider attention in 1812 after his wife Lady Caroline had an affair with poet and Libertine Lord Byron...