All our 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' crushes, ranked

In what’s develop into a Mashable custom, we’re again to rank our Bridgerton beaus and babes, as we now have for Season 1 and Season 2.

The franchise prequel spinoff sequence, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, has blessed us with loads of characters we might wish to court docket — and simply as many others we might do something to keep away from. From the return of a few of our favourite MILFs, in addition to new characters we had the pleasure of assembly, to royal drags who did not deserve a seat on the desk, here is our tackle this season’s diamonds and disasters.

Cue Girl Whistledown’s voice-over now. 


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13. Lord Bute (Richard Cunningham)

Three Regency royals, a princess and two men, stand side by side.

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Execs: None. 

Cons: He hates seeing ladies win. He is a racist bigot. He spends means an excessive amount of time speaking about “consummation.” Lord Bute is a strolling crimson flag and wishes to go away the royal court docket instantly. 

12. Princess Augusta (Michelle Fairley) 

A princess wearing a crown and beige dress greets her royal court.

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Execs: Her wardrobe is astounding. Her opulence is unmatched. Plus, she’s Catelyn Stark, the mom of all moms, in one other universe. 

Cons: Princess Augusta is the worst mother-in-law you possibly can have. She is going to impose on the whole lot. She has a number of outdated takes, like considering it is fully okay to peep in throughout a pair’s consummation on their marriage ceremony night time (are you able to think about the trauma?). She’s lowkey actually racist. She virtually pressured her son into torture and known as it therapy as an alternative. And she or he’s obsessive about Lord Bute — not very lady’s-girl conduct of her. 

11. Charlotte’s youngsters 

A group of men lounge around in a lavish, Regency era, living room.

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Execs: They’re nepo infants who do not wish to play their mother and father’ sport, that are the perfect sort of nepo infants. Charlotte’s many youngsters would fairly benefit from the fruits of their luxurious than cater to a monarchy. They’re starting to query the necessity for a royal household and lineage, which I respect. They’re sort of just like the Romy Mars(opens in a brand new tab) of England’s Regency period, mere centuries away from filming a TikTok making enjoyable of Charlotte’s crowns. 

Cons: Too many sideburns. 

10. Lord Ledger (Keir Charles) 

A man wearing a brown cape stands in a field.

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Execs: He is an ideal dad who makes the cutest birthday hats. Who would not love a person that is shamelessly into arts and crafts? He nicknames his daughter each “magnificence” and “brains,” which is fairly progressive for his time. He is the king of craving, and he prioritizes his lover’s wants first. 

Cons: He’s, actually, dishonest on his spouse. However she’s racist and never essentially the perfect mother round, so possibly we may give him a corridor move? 

9. Adolphus (Tunji Kasim)

Two men wearing Regency era style clothing speak in an office.

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Execs: Very simple on the eyes. He can take rejection fairly effectively for a person. 

Cons: He is means too goal-oriented, like tech bro-core, “get up at 5 a.m. and begin hustling” model. He is additionally actually overbearing and is an enormous fan of the British Empire — not cute. 

8. Reynolds (Freddie Dennis)

Two men wearing waistcoats stand in front of a palace.

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Execs: Glorious cheekbones. He is witty and an enormous fan of meddling to get two individuals collectively. We love that Emma power!

Cons: He must work on his communication abilities. It is okay to voice issues that fear you, Reynolds! He additionally sat on the sidelines throughout George’s torture therapy for means too lengthy and may have intervened sooner. 

7. Girl Agatha Danbury (Adjoa Andoh)

A woman wearing a black coat and hat stands in a garden.

Credit score: Liam Daniel/Netflix

Execs: Girl Danbury is a woman’s lady. She creates such a secure area for her associates to speak about how depressed and attractive they’re. She additionally provides nice recommendation and is an enormous fan of letting ladies get pleasure from issues for themselves. 

Cons: She is going to choose you, and there is a diploma of je ne sais quoi it’s worthwhile to keep round her to get her to love you. She additionally wants to start out adorning her cane. I counsel her to bedazzle it or lean into excessive camp and add some feathers — do not be afraid to make it a style assertion, Girl Danbury! 

A queen wearing a blue ballgown sits on a blue couch, with a puppy in her lap.

Credit score: Liam Daniel/Netflix

Execs: Queen Charlotte is the definition of opulence. She oozes luxurious at each second. She’s additionally extremely clever and is at all times the funniest lady within the room. A ten/10 It Woman with seems to be that may kill and fast quips that can humble anybody. 

Cons: Whereas Charlotte might have had some cons in our previous rankings, after this season, I completely get the place she’s coming from. No cons from this second ahead. 

5. Girl Violet Bridgerton (Ruth Gemmell)

A woman wearing a lilac dress sits for afternoon tea.

Credit score: Nick Wall/Netflix

Execs: Anybody could be fortunate to be Girl Vi’s daughter. She’s stunning, type, and endlessly compassionate. On this season alone, she shut down all haters who suppose ladies attain an expiration date and are not allowed to nonetheless be enjoyable (and attractive) as they age. Girl Violet reacquainting herself together with her “backyard” was a fantastic reclamation to look at, and he or she deserves to see it flowered! 

Cons: She looks like the kind who thinks craving from the nook is sufficient to get her crush to understand her. 

4. King George (Corey Mylchreest)

A young man wearing a grey vest stands in front of a large telescope.

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Execs: His face. I imply, do you see his face? He is additionally an astrology girlie who’s mastered the cottage-core life, which is enviable for anybody on TikTok. King George deserved a lot greater than what occurred to him this season. His life was so tragically unfair. I want we might all return in time to bathe him with the empathy and understanding he deserved. 

Cons: Likes mutton. 


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3. Younger Brimsley (Sam Clemmett)

Two men wearing waistcoats stand side by side.

Credit score: Liam Daniel/Netflix

Execs: Brimsley is at all times rooting for ladies to win and would do something in his energy to see them thrive. He is a ride-or-die pal. He’d do something for Charlotte. He is an enormous fan of wholesome communication. Truthfully? Brimsley is husband materials. 

Cons: I want he’d put on something apart from his royal uniform. He additionally has hassle with boundaries — let Charlotte decide oranges by herself, Brimsley; it isn’t the tip of the world!

A young woman wearing a beige dress stands in a palace hallway.

Credit score: Liam Daniel/Netflix

Execs: Proficient, good, unimaginable, superb, show-stopping, spectacular, by no means the identical, completely distinctive, fully not ever executed earlier than — younger Charlotte is phenomenal. The way in which she was at all times prepared to satisfy George midway and actually attempt to perceive his “sickness” was such a fantastic declaration of unconditional love, and anybody could be so fortunate to be on the receiving finish of it. She rose to the event every time and took an enormous piss on anybody who doubted her. A fierce, unbiased baddie who nonetheless is aware of the ability of being mild, Charlotte is my muse. 

Cons: She looks like the kind to make enjoyable of you for those who mispronounce one thing. 

1. Younger Agatha Danbury (Arsema Thomas)

A young woman wearing a blue cape and hat stands in a mansion's entrance.

Credit score: Nick Wall/Netflix

Execs: Discuss a face card. I imply have a look at her!! LOOK at her!! A magnificence and an absolute badass, younger Girl Danbury outmaneuvered everybody to get what she wished and managed to keep up her title. From her political perception and vital scheming, to in the end selecting to remain single by the present’s finish, younger Girl Danbury is smart past her years and is hellbent on doing her personal factor — it doesn’t matter what males suppose. She’s unafraid to place herself first, prioritize her personal wishes, and is setting a blueprint for all her girlfriends to do the identical factor! All hail the true queen of the present. 

Cons: None. Zero. Zilch. 

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story is now streaming on Netflix. (opens in a brand new tab)