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Downton Abbey (TV Series 2010– ) - Plot Summary Poster

(2010– )

Plot Summary

  • Lord Grantham sees his family heritage, especially the grand country home Downton Abbey, as his mission in life. The death of his heir aboard the Titanic means distant cousin Matthew Crawley, a Manchester lawyer, suddenly is next in line and accepts moving onto the vast estate with his even more modernist, socially engaged mother, who clashes with his lordship's domineering, conservative mother, the dowager countess. Marrying off the daughters is another concern. Meanwhile, the butler presides over a staff which serves the family, but also lead most of their entire lives in the servants' quarters, intriguing amongst themselves.

    - Written by KGF Vissers
  • A chronicle of the lives of the Crawley family and their servants, beginning in the years leading up to World War I.

    - Written by David Rush

Synopsis

Downton Abby - a sprawling, lavish Edwardian mansion and park nestled in the lush North Yorkshire landscape - needs an heir...

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