Downton Abbey, Season 4 Character Hub

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Phyllis Baxter

Phyllis Baxter

Lady's Maid

Cora's newest lady's maid, Baxter, immediately earns goodwill and approval when she proves herself to be both competent and kind. Her thoughtful gestures and gentle offers of help mark her obvious difference from Cora's previous lady's maids, O'Brien and Edna. But Baxter's one mysterious, sinister similarity to her predecessors is a connection to the ambitious under-butler. What is Thomas' relationship with Baxter – and more importantly, what hold over her does he have?