David Kerslake

David Kerslake-Sommerford
"subtle blue-gray eyes" square chin, golden brown hair. Six foot tall, strongly built. Born 1792.

In The Dragon's Bride.

Parents ostensibly and illegitimately Melchisadeck Clyst and Isabelle Kerslake (Lady Belle).

Legally the Earl of Wyvern and Isabelle Kerslake by secret marriage.

Thus he is David Somerford, and becomes the Earl of Wyvern in 1816.

Also Captain Drake, the Smuggling Master around Dragon's Cove.

Improved Agriculture, and the Suppression of Smuggling, Property-tax, and Poor's-rates.