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.