For fans of Downton Abbey, sometimes the behaviors of household staff may seem strange. The new handbook Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff provides an inside look at the behaviors and requirements of those who serve the Crawley family.
The book covers all the major positions: Butler, Footman, Ladies Maid, Housekeeper, Cook. It also covers the basic behaviors and expectations for all members of the staff. Filled with tips and tricks, Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff also includes which wines to serve with dinner and how a ladies maid should make sure that all attendees of a dinner or event are wearing outfits that are not too similar.
For fans of Downton Abbey, the rulebook is a lovely addition and a good look at life behind the uppercrust.
Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff is available November 25, 2014; just in time for Christmas.