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Spare the Rod (Downton Abbey)

Title: Spare the Rod
Author: mrstater
Fandom: Downton Abbey
Characters: Lady Cora, Countess of Grantham; Lady Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham; Mary Crawley, Edith Crawly, Sybil Crawley; Sir Robert, Earl of Grantham
Rating & Warnings: PG for references to sex and miscarriage
Format & Word Count: fic, 4463 words
Prompt: # 48, "I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly." (Catherine the Great)
Summary: An old dispute with the Dowager Countess over parenting techniques comes to a head when the Crawley daughters test their boundaries and Lady Cora learns their darkest secrets.
Author's Notes: Many thanks to my outstanding team of betas, gilpin25, godricgal, and just_a_dram, without whom I wouldn't have finished this story, understood the finer points of 19th century, American-British money-for-title marriages, written coherent sentences with correctly spelled words, or, most importantly, found Cora.

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Tags: author: mrstater, character: edith crawley, character: lady cora (downton abbey), character: lady violet (downton abbey), character: mary crawley, character: sybil crawley, fandom: downton abbey, femgen 2011, titles m-z
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