Humewood Castle, County Wicklow

Humewood Castle, County Wicklow

  When the Right Honourable Fitzwilliam Hume Dick stood for election in November 1868, he advised the people of Wicklow that “having so long represented” the county, voters knew perfectly well what his standpoint was and thus he felt it was “not...
Sir Henry Sidney – Lord Deputy of Ireland (1565-1578)

Sir Henry Sidney – Lord Deputy of Ireland (1565-1578)

Flodden to Penshurst   Sir Henry’s father William Sidney was one of Henry VIII’s courtiers, born in 1482 and knighted after the battle of Flodden in 1513. Sir William married to Anne Pagenham and his son Henry was born on 20th July 1529, at a time...