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Rupert Everett drops The 411 for Absolute History. His commentary on one of our most favorite historical figures, Lord Byron. You can learn a lot from this video essay and lecture.


Rupert Everett follows in the footsteps of romantic poet Lord Byron, 200 years after he embarked on his infamous tour of Europe. Described as ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, Byron sought to escape his notoriety in Britain by travelling through Portugal, Greece, Albania, Turkey, Switzerland and Italy. Everett goes on the trail of one of history’s best known romantic explorers in this fascinating, witty and enlightening documentary.

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