Earl of Wyvern
Introduced in The Dragon's Bride.
The Devonish Somerfords rose from yeoman stock beginning in Tudor times.
The first Earl, in the 1600s claimed to have killed a dragon, hence Dragonkiller. Said to have dabbled in witchcraft. Reputation for madness ever since.
The mad Earl.
James Burleigh Somerford, 6th Earl, 1766-1816.
Con Sommerford, Viscount Amleigh, is assumed his heir.
David Kerslake Sommerford becomes 7th Earl in 1816.
Sister Susan, becomes Lady Amleigh.