The Yelvertons, Viscounts Avonmore

The Yelvertons, Viscounts Avonmore

The history of the Yelverton family falls into two parts. The first covers nearly five hundred years of the family’s earlier activities in England, from the birth of Andrew Yelverton in Norfolk in 1307 to the death of Henry Yelverton, 18th Baron Grey de Ruthyn...
Wingfield, Viscounts Powerscourt of Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Wingfield, Viscounts Powerscourt of Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Powerscourt House in County Wicklow is one of the most famous Georgian houses in Ireland. Built in the 1740s, it was devastated by fire in 1974. Now part of the Marriott-run Autograph Collection, the estate takes its name from the de la Poer family who built a castle...