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Lady Mary Crawley

Lady Mary Crawley

Mary's softening in season two, precipitated by the war, Matthew's injury, and Lavinia's death, revealed a highly capable woman of deep compassion. But make no mistake: Mary remains the eldest daughter, with all attendant privileges and pressures, primary among them the carrying on of the ancestral seat at Downton Abbey. When that is threatened, Mary will both charm and connive to secure Downton's future.