Lady Grantham of ‘Downton Abbey’ is definately not an anomaly. British aristocrats married United states heiresses in droves in the very early 1900s. But had been it actually since easy as ‘cash for class’?
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It’s the many animated this Downton Abbey fan has ever seen Lady Grantham. Elizabeth McGovern, whom plays the time detergent opera’s slack-jawed, sleepy-eyed matriarch Cora—who constantly appears listlessly zonked, whatever catastrophe 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. Read more