Secrets of the Manor House

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Examining life in Britain during the Edwardian age for both the titled class and servants. Included: the concept of the entail, which passed estates to the next generation; the influence of American wealth on the British aristocracy; the impact of WWI on the social-class system.

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Secrets of Chatsworth
54:12 — In its 500-year history, Chatsworth has been home to some notable inhabitants, among them the 5th Duke of Devonshire, his wife, Lady Georgiana Spencer (more…)
Beyond the Fiction
55:11 — A hundred years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a world of luxury and privilege that has provided a majestic backd (more…)
Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers
55:41 — Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana s brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen g (more…)
Secrets of the Manor House - Preview
00:27 — Exactly 100 years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a life of luxury and indolence for a wealthy few supported by th (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 22, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Examining life in Britain during the Edwardian age for both the titled class and servants. Included: the concept of the entail, which passed estates to the next generation; the influence of American wealth on the British aristocracy; the impact of WWI on t… (more)

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