Susan MacClare, Marchioness of Flintshire is Robert Crawley's neurotic first cousin, the maternal niece of Violet, mother of James, Annabelle, and Rose and mother-in-law to Annabelle's Husband. She is married to Hugh MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire, who is affectionately nicknamed Shrimpie within the family and works as a minister at the Foreign Office.

Lord Hugh "Shrimpy" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire

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3/27/14 6:26a "Downton Abbey" Hugh MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire who was known to his family and close friends by his nickname," Shrimpie" obtained as a child by being a shrimp during playtimes with his sisters in the nursery - is a Minister with the Foreign Office, who has some dealings with the Turkish Embassy. His wife, Susan, is a cousin of Robert's. He and his wife have three children; James, their son and heir, a daughter called Annabelle & Rose. Nickname a game he played sist...

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Lady Rose and Father (Shrimpie) Hugh MacClare, the Marquess of Flintshire, Earl of Newtonmore

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Lily James as Lady Rose MacClare in Downton Abbey Series 4 Christmas Special (2013).

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Violet's niece and goddaughter Susan, the Marchioness of Flintshire, is trapped in a sad and loveless marriage to Shrimpy MacClare, Laird of Duneagle. Her bitterness about the marriage manifests in a sour demeanor and relentless criticism of her teenage daughter, Rose.

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