Are you as baffled by the entail in Downton Abbey as its fictional characters the Crawley family? Any Jane Austen fan worth their weight in syllabub will have the answer for you. It also helps if they are a practicing attorney. Please welcome Janeite, lawyer and Downton Abbey fan James F. Nagle today. He has kindly agreed to explain all the property law issues that fuel the plot in this new hit series currently airing on Masterpiece Classic PBS.
For my readers who are still head over heels with Downton Abbey, the above is a reblog on the curious entail from the lovely Austenprose - A Jane Austen Blog. -Anne Marie Segal, Esq.