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Anna Bates

Anna Bates

Head Housemaid

Anna Bates is unswerving in her devotion to her husband and his innocence. A calm and dependable presence downstairs, she enjoys a strong friendship with Lady Mary, which helps in her quest to clear John Bates. She remains above the fray downstairs, observing the drama only to recount it to Bates in letters that inevitably raise his spirits. But will her determination and devotion be enough to save Bates?