The New International Encyclopædia/Biron
BIRON, Fr. pron. bḗ'rṓN'. (1) A light-headed, light-tongued lord in the suite of the King of Navarre, in Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost. (2) A character in the tragedy The Fatal Marriage, by Southerne; the husband of Isabella, and much-wronged brother of Carlos. The rôle was among the earliest of the younger Macready.