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The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain

By |3월 26th, 2020|

The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain

Lady Grantham of ‘Downton Abbey’ is not even close to an anomaly. British aristocrats married United states heiresses in droves within the very early 1900s. But ended up being it truly since easy as ‘cash for class’?

Tim Teeman

Senior Editor and Writer

PBS/Photofest

It is the many animated this Downton Abbey fan has ever seen Lady Grantham. Elizabeth McGovern, whom plays the duration detergent opera’s slack-jawed, sleepy-eyed matriarch Cora—who constantly appears listlessly zonked, whatever tragedy has simply befallen her spouse or unlucky-in-love daughters—gallops with gusto through the tales of the real-life American heiresses who married British aristocrats in the Smithsonian Channel’s documentary series Million Dollar American Princesses. […]