LIFE goes upstairs, downstairs, and into every fascinating historical nook and cranny of America's favorite British TV mansion-and Highclere Castle, the storied 17th century stately home where the series is filmed. Magnificent photography and gripping stories make this a must-have read for the show's millions of fans. Find out more about: -The illegitimate daughter of a Rothschild whose marriage to the Fifth Earl of Carnarvon kept Highclere in the family. -Highclere's connection to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, the sudden death of an Earl, and the first rumors of a famous curse. -World War I, as it was depicted in Downton Abbey-and as it really unfolded on the home front.
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