The country house and the Great War

Irish and British experiences

Terence Dooley & Christopher Ridgway, editors

Paperback €22.45
Catalogue Price: €24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84682-617-7
November 2016. 208pp; ills.

The death of the Pallastown heir: Lt Robert Heard, Irish Guards
Fergal Browne

A winged aristocracy: air power and the country house elite
Edward Bujak

Behind the front in France: the story of the heir to Monksgrange
Philip Bull

‘Not another son’: the impact of the Great War on two Irish families
Fidelma Byrne

Captains and cowmen: Brodsworth Hall’s community during the Great War
Caroline Carr-Whitworth

‘Lay spring flowers on our boy’s grave’: Norman Leslie’s short war
Ian d’Alton

Augusta Bellingham and the Mount Stuart Hospital: temporary therapeutic transformations
Ronan Foley

The Bellingham family of Castlebellingham, Co. Louth, 1914–24
Donal Hall

Lanhydrock: a Cornish parish torn apart
Paul Holden

‘Let each man do his best’: the Percy family and their staff in the Great War
Chris Hunwick

Lady Londonderry and the Great War: women, work and the Western front
Brett Irwin

The Hely-Hutchinson brothers of Seafield and the Great War: two sons, one inheritance
Colm McQuinn

King Elmes: a Wexford Protestant doctor dies in Messines
Ida Milne

‘The sons of South Hill and Mervue’: T.E. Lawrence, Pierce Joyce and the Great War in the Middle East
David Murphy

‘Like shooting snipe at Ballindoolin’: William Upton Tyrrell and the Great War
Ciarán Reilly

The Talbot family at war
Dawn Webster