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Secrets of the Manor House

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…)

Premiered: January 22, 2012

Rating: TV-PG

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Secrets of the Manor House Season 1, Episode 1 Jan 22, 2012 $2.99

Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.

Secrets of the Manor House Season 0, Episode 0 Jan 22, 2012 Paid

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 backdrop to a range of movies and costume dramas to this day, most recently in the popular MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey.” But what was really going on behind those stately walls? Find out when this program looks beyond fiction to the truth of the lives lived in these ancient British houses, and shows how mounting financial, political and social pressures were poised to bring momentous changes.

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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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