Francesca Bridgerton - Julia Quinn
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Francesca Bridgerton

Portrayed on screen by: Hannah Dodd and Ruby Stokes

Falls in love with: Michael Stirling

Featured in: When He Was Wicked

Appears in: The Duke and I, An Offer from a Gentleman, The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After, The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton

Is also mentioned in: The Viscount Who Loved Me, Romancing Mister Bridgerton, To Sir Phillip, With Love, It’s In His Kiss, On the Way to the Wedding

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Portrayed by: Hannah Dodd
Photo of Hannah Dodd

photo: Michael Shelford

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Hannah Dodd appears in Shondaland’s series for Netflix, Bridgerton, season 3

Portrayed by: Ruby Stokes
Photo of Ruby Stokes

photo: Phil Sharp

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Ruby Stokes appears in Shondaland’s series for Netflix, Bridgerton, seasons 1 and 2

From the Show:
Bridgerton. (L to R) Ruth Gemmell as Lady Violet Bridgerton, Hannah Dodd as Francesca Bridgerton, Florence Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton in episode 304 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2023

Bridgerton. (L to R) Ruth Gemmell as Lady Violet Bridgerton, Hannah Dodd as Francesca Bridgerton, Florence Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton in episode 304 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2023

(L to R) Ruby Stokes as Francesca Bridgerton, Phoebe Dynevor as the Duchess of Hastings, Will Tilston as Gregory Bridgerton, Florence Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton, Ruth Gemmell as Violet Bridgerton, Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton, and Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Credit: Liam Daniel/Netflix

(L to R) Ruby Stokes as Francesca Bridgerton, Phoebe Dynevor as the Duchess of Hastings, Will Tilston as Gregory Bridgerton, Florence Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton, Ruth Gemmell as Violet Bridgerton, Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton, and Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Credit: Liam Daniel/Netflix

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