Masterpiece Classic | Downton Abbey Season 3
August 1920. Bates is freed from prison, to the resentment of Thomas. Upon O'Brien's advice, Thomas makes a midnight visit to Jimmy's room and falls into O'Brien's trap. Branson plans to baptise baby Sybil a Catholic. Branson's drunkard brother is coming to Downton. While Lord Grantham discourages Edith's desire to become a journalist, Violet supports her granddaughter. Matthew continues to confront Lord Grantham about the estate's mismanagement.... September 1920. Downton Abbey's annual cricket match with the village takes place, bringing out Lord Grantham's competitive side. Violet's great niece, Lady Rose MacClare - the daughter of Violet's niece, Susan, Marchioness of Flintshire and her husband, Hugh, Marquess of Flintshire - visits. A trip to London reveals that there is more to her than meets the eye: she's a wild girl who likes to drink and party. Carson controls Thomas's future, and Thomas finds an unlikely ally in Bates. Mary and Matthew are keeping secrets from one another.
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