1926

As the 4th Earl of Dunraven died without a male heir, the Earldom passed to his cousin Windham Henry Wyndham Quin, who was the son of the 2nd Earl’s youngest son. Windham, the 5th Earl, had a distinguished military career, serving in the first and second Boer Wars. In the background of his portrait is a bronze sculpture of a mounted cavalry officer. A reference to his role as Commander of the Glamorgan Imperial Yeomanry: a volunteer cavalry regiment of the British Army. Windham Henry was elected as MP for South Glamorganshire in 1895 and again in 1900. He married Eva Constance Aline Bourke in 1885 She was the daughter of The Earl of Mayo of Palmerstown House, Naas Co Kildare.  They had four children: Richard, Valentine, Olein and Kathleen.