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I recently watched the iTV series, Downton Abbey on my local public television station. I have to say, it is one of the best period dramas I have seen since last year's broadcast of Emma starring Romola Garai and Jonny Lee Miller. Back to Downton.
Hughes Housekeeper Elsie Hughes is the head housekeeper and she is in charge of all the female servants. More or less, she runs the entire servant branch of Downton Abbey. She is very stoic, but she is ethical and never two-sided.