From 1912 to 1926: How the Residents of Downton Abbey Changed

Fourteen years (in Downton time) after we met the Crawley family and their loyal staff – here's how things changed for the characters who have been there through it all

CORA CRAWLEY/LADY GRANTHAM (ELIZABETH MCGOVERN)

Season one Cora was still the butt of many of her mother-in-law's jokes – mostly due to her American heritage. But over the past 14 years, the jokes died down, and Cora watched her daughters grow up and start their own lives. Now a grandmother, she's carved her own identity at Downton, in particular, working with the hospital.