Is the Bridgerton Family Real? What We Know About the Inspiration For Netflix’s Newest Hit

Jason Pham
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Viewers may be curious to know if Bridgerton on Netflix is based on a true story. The series, created by Chris Van Dusen (Scandal) and Shonda Rimes, premiered on Netflix on Thursday, December 25, and viewers have already devoured it over the holidays.

The show is a deep dive into the lavish and competitive world of Regency London society and follows each of the late Viscount Bridgerton’s eight children: Anthony, Benedict, Colin, Daphne, Eloise, Francesca, Gregory and Hyacinth. The show is set between 1813 and 1827 in London, as viewers explore the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair and the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and are taken on a journey through the power struggles and sexy romances of the...

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