Aware of her secret, Bertie proposes to Edith. However, his morality-obsessed mother threatens to stand in their way, after Edith has confessed to her. Henry forsakes motor racing for a new venture with Tom. Molesley and Spratt also embark upon new careers and Barrow finds another position - with a curmudgeon - while Carson's health begins to fail. Isobel responds to some bad news from Lord Merton and Violet encourages her to thwart the plans of his greedy family. New Year's Eve 1926 sees, downstairs, romance flourishes.
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Did You Know?
Rosamund explains that Bertie and Mrs. Pelham are staying at Castle Howard before the wedding. Castle Howard is a real stately home in North Yorkshire, located 15 miles north of York, and familiar to viewers of costume drama as the title location in Brideshead Revisited
(1981) and Brideshead Revisited
(2008). See more
Real life Alnwick Castle is depicted as Brancaster Castle for the final episode. In an exterior shot of the castle, the Flemish flag, not the British flag, is seen flying atop the keep.
Presumably, this is a nod to the designers of Alnwick Garden, Jacques and Peter Wirtz of Wirtz International, which is based in Schoten, a city in the Flemish region of Belgium. See more
[Larry and Amelia Grey have tried to prevent Isobel from seeing Lord Merton, but she and Violet push past them; Lord Merton sees them
Why have you stayed away?
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
She didn't stay away. She was denied entry.
What! Is this true?
Of course not.
Right. Here's what we'll do. We'll go up now and speak to your valet. He can take everything you need to my house this evening.
Father, this is all unnecessary and unpleasant. Might I suggest...
No! I've let you steer us long enough. ...
Referenced in Schitt's Creek: The Barbecue
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
[Wedding processional] See more