Earl of Grantham
Over the years, Robert has withstood the weighty stewardship of Downton Abbey. Now, with the Great War behind him and Downton Abbey converted back from its wartime role as a convalescent home, Robert should be free to run the estate according to tradition, enjoy grandchildren, and move into old age. But in the aftermath of the war, great houses are falling, and Downton Abbey is particularly vulnerable. Robert felt powerless during the war. How he manages new financial crises and their repercussions will affect not just his own happiness, but that of everyone, upstairs and down, at Downton Abbey.