Aristocrats


The Aristocrats follows the true story of the Lennox sisters, great grand-daughters of Charles II of England. Their story is told through letters they had left behind and we get a peek into the lives of British aristocracy in the 18th century. Stella Tillyard wrote the screenplay for the six-part miniseries that aired in 1999.

Cast:
Lady Caroline Lennox... Serena Gordon
Lady Louisa Lennox... Anne-Marie Duff
Lady Emily Lennox... Geraldine Somerville
Narrator / Older Lady Emily Lennox... Siân Phillips
Lady Sarah Lennox... Jodhi May
Lord Holland... Alun Armstrong
Lord Kildare ... Ben Daniels
Duke of Richmond... Julian Fellowes
Duchess of Richmond... Diane Fletcher
Thomas Conolly ...Tom Mullion
Sir Charles Bunbury... Andrew Havill
William Ogilvie ... George Anton
Lord Edward FitzGerald ... John Light
King George II ... Clive Swift
Lord Beaufield ... Richard Dempsey

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The Lennox sisters:
Caroline, Louisa
Sarah and Emily

Duke of Richmond, Charles Lennox and his wife Sarah


Caroline and her husband Henry Fox. She shocked her parents by marrying Henry,
who was 18 years older but they had a long, happy marriage and died within a month of each other.



Young Emily with Caroline

Emily (older and younger version) and her husband James Fitzgerald

Emily with her 2nd husband, William Ogilvie. On the right, her son, Edward.


Tom Connolly, husband to Louisa

Tom and Louisa on their wedding day


Sarah, Emily and their younger sister Cecilia in the shell cottage.


Lady Sarah who became a favourite with King George II
and later dated the king's grandson, the future George III


Louisa and Sarah

Sarah and Lord William Gordon

Cecilia and Emily

Sarah and Cecilia

King George II

King George III


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