Sorry, but Chivalry Isn't Dead, Says Emily Maitlis
Byline: Sarah Hajibagheri
IT may seem a somewhat surprising view for a woman who regularly spars with boorish male politicians on Newsnight.
But presenter Emily Maitlis has come to the defence of men by declaring that chivalry is not dead.
The 41-year-old mother of two has spoken out following claims by actress Michelle Dockery - who plays Lady Mary Crawley in ITV1's period drama Downton Abbey - that good manners have disappeared over the decades.
Miss Maitlis said: 'If you ask me if I mourn a chivalry I never knew - of bows and curtseys and promenades around a Downton drawing room - then no.
'But I don't think chivalry is remotely dead. …
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Publication information: Article title: Sorry, but Chivalry Isn't Dead, Says Emily Maitlis. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: November 1, 2011. Page number: 11. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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