The Gentry is a history of England told through its families. This website contains family trees, a few maps and many images illustrating some of the background to the twelve families who carry the story of England in the book.

Read a sample chapter about Sir John Oglander, the 17th-century squire of Nunwell in the Isle of Wight, his life and family, his dreams and ambitions and the tragedies that struck him....

The Lascelles Links

For other drawn images of Lichfield House in the late 19th century, when much of the Lascelles interior was intact, see http://www.gutenberg.org/files/12223/12223-h/i13s2.html