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Downton Abbey Etiquette: 20 Dos and Don'ts For Ladies (PICTURES)

28/09/2012 12:52 | Updated 28 September 2012

Wearing long silky dresses, drinking endless cups of tea and wandering around enormous houses might look easy -- but life for 1920's ladies was far from an elegant picnic.

Jen Newby, author of Women's Lives: Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939, has helped Huffpost UK Lifestyle come up with a list of 20 Do's and Don'ts for Downton ladies to prevent social pitfalls.

20 Do's and Don'ts for a Downton Lady

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