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....

Harry Oxinden's Social Network

Click on the names of the houses marked with to see an image of that location.

Harry Oxinden's Social Network Garwinton Dene Manor Bifrons Knowlton Broome Park South Barham Maydekin