It is revealed that Cynthia is also secretly engaged to Mr. Preston ever since she was 15 years old. When she tries to break off that engagement, Preston is reluctant to let her go or give ... See full summary »

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It is revealed that Cynthia is also secretly engaged to Mr. Preston ever since she was 15 years old. When she tries to break off that engagement, Preston is reluctant to let her go or give her back her letters. After a visit to London, Cynthia also breaks off her engagement to Roger who is on an expedition in Africa. Osbourne's health decreases quite severely. Fearing his father's reproach, he still cannot tell him of his marriage to a French woman or his having a child. Written by R

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Roger Hamley: Mr. Preston, perhaps you should remember the deference you should show to a man of my father's age and position. Good day to you!
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Referenced in Downton Abbey: Christmas at Downton Abbey (2011) See more »

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Hole in the Wall
(Hornpipe from "Abdelazer")
Written by Henry Purcell
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