The Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773)

The Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773)

“If you are invited to drink at any man’s house, more than you think it’s wholesome, you may say you wish you could, but that so little makes you both drunk and sick, that you should be only be bad company by doing it.” Lord Chesterfield, ‘Principles of...
The Trench Family, Earls of Clancarty

The Trench Family, Earls of Clancarty

A remarkable family, descended from a French Huguenot refugee whose grandson established the family at Ballinasloe near Aughrim in County Galway. Headed up by the Earl of Clancarty, its prominent figures include one of the architects of modern Europe after...