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Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey

By: Countess Of Carnarvon

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder & Soughton: 2014

Edition: First Softcover Edition; First Softcover Printing

Seller ID: 004532

ISBN: 1444762125

Condition: Very Good


This book looks at the lives of a beautiful American heiress, and a young Lord at an English castle. Catherine Wendell was only twenty years old when she married Lord Porchester and became the chatelaine of Highclere Castle, the setting for Jullian Fellowes' Downton Abbey. Charming and charismatic, Catherine caught the eye of Lord Porchester at a ball in 1922. They fell deeply in love and less than a year later Catherine found herself suddenly in charge of a small army of staff, hosting lavish banquets and weekend house parties at Highclere Castle. But as the 1920s drew to a close, Catherine b... View more info