Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing. While her cousin Elizabeth chases suitors for marriage, Belle is left on the sidelines wondering if she will ever find love.
After meeting an idealistic young vicar’s son bent on changing society, Belle and he help shape Lord Mansfield’s role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.
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Sam Claflin was initially cast but he dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. His role was recast with Sam Reid. Read More