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Anthony Foyle

Anthony Foyle

Lord Gillingham

Lady Mary's childhood friend, Anthony "Tony" Foyle, Lord Gillingham is a veteran not just of the First World War, but of a struggle to keep his ancestral estate intact in the waning days of the aristocracy as well. He shares Mary's concerns, having experienced them himself, and upon meeting her again, he is enchanted and wants to share more. The handsome bachelor is nearly engaged to the most sought-after heiress of the season for practical reasons. But what hope does practical or sensible have in the presence of Lady Mary Crawley?