Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story is the latest Netflix series by Shonda Rhimes and is being watched by everyone right now. Since its release on May 4th it has been the #1 show on the streamer and people can’t stop talking about it.
It is a historical drama series and the prequel to the hit hit Bridgerton. It follows Queen Charlotte’s rise to power and her marriage to King George III. Aspiring actress India Amarteifio plays the young Queen Charlotte, while Golda Rosheuvel plays the adult version.
The show also explores the backstories of young Lady Danbury and Violet Bridgerton. Arsema Thomas portrays the young Lady Danbury and Adjoa Andoh plays an older Lady Danbury. Additionally, Connie Jenkins-Greig will play the young Violet Ledger and Ruth Gemmell will play the adult version.
In case you didn’t know, the character is Queen Charlotte inspired by the real historical figure Queen Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. So does that mean other characters like Lady Danbury and Violet Bridgerton are also based on real people? We know this.
Queen Charlotte: Was Lady Danbury a real person?
No, Lady Danbury was not a real person. She is a fictional character created for her by Julia Quinn Bridgerton Book series and the historical drama. So, Lady Danbury’s storylines in Bridgerton and the prequel are fictional. Nothing that happened to Lady Danbury on the series actually happened in real life. Also, the character of Lady Danbury was not based on any actual historical figure or person.
Was Violet Bridgerton a real person?
Like Lady Danbury, Violet Bridgerton was not a real person. She is another character created by author Julia Quinn. In fact, no members of the Bridgerton family were real people. The character Violet Bridgerton was not based on a real person either.
Queen Charlotte: Was King George a real person?
King George was a real person. The character “King George” is based on the real-life historical figure King George III, who was King of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.
The complete first season of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story currently streaming only Netflix.