12 Shows to Quench Your Queen Charlotte Obsession

This new German show from Netflix is a lush and rich historical drama based on the real-life romance of Elisabeth and Franz, Emperor of Austria. When rebellious Elisabeth (“Sisi”) meets Franz, the young Emperor of Austria, it’s love at first sight. 

The Empress

A Dime Saved

This sweeping historical series is based on the books by Diana Gabaldon. It follows the story of Claire, who time-travels back in time and is forced to navigate a whole new era while falling in love along the way. 


A Dime Saved

Following the story of young Queen Victoria, this series has not received the popularity and acclaim it deserves.  


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Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, this mini-series follows Becky Sharp as she tries to improve her life.  Bridgerton fans will recognize Becky’s very good friend, Amelia Sedley, who is played by Claudia Jesse, who plays Eloise Bridgerton.  

Vanity Fair

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This British historical drama takes place in the early 20th century. The show follows the Grantham family and their servants as they weather the sweeping changes during that time.  

Downton Abbey

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Are you a fan of British royalty? Then The Crown on Netflix might be your weekend binge-watching go-to. This show follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, from her marriage to Prince Philip and coronation to more modern times. 

The Crown

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Set between 1781 and 1801, the show follows Capitan Poldark as he returns to Cornwall after the American War of Independence in 1783. 


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Sanditon is based on the unfinished novel by Jane Austen. She wrote eleven chapters of the book before she died and never completed the manuscript. The show follows Charlotte Heyward as she travels from a rural village to a new beach town, Sanditon.


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Brothel owner Margaret Wells struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century in this raunchy view of “the other side” of London. 


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This short series follows the Trenchard family, an emerging nouveau riche family that starts to rub shoulders with the upper class of English society. 


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By the creator of Downton Abbey comes the story of the Gilded Age in America. The Gilded Age was a time of significant economic change, great fortunes being made and lost, and new and old money learning to live together.  

The Gilded Age

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