Lady Jane Franklin

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Lady Jane Franklin

Background

Lady Jane "Janey" Franklin is a member of the British aristocracy. Her husband is John Franklin and her niece is Sophia Cracroft.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 1 Go for Broke played by Greta Scacchi

Franklin sees Francis Crozier staring at him from across the Terror and the memory of the play is recalled in his mind where he was given applause by the theater goers, including Lady Jane Franklin, Sir John Barrow and George Barrow.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 2 Gore played by Greta Scacchi

Franklin remembers the dinner he had with Lady Jane Franklin and Sophia in which Sophia told him and Lady Jane that Crozier had proposed to her again. He advises her to firmly reject Crozier's advances due to Crozier's birth status and looks up to see Crozier standing in the hallway, having heard everything.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 3 The Ladder played by Greta Scacchi

June, 1847, Franklin remembers the dinner party that was held before they left on the expedition and how Sir John Ross asked him what plans he had made in case the ships are ice locked. Later Lady Jane Franklin tells Franklin that Sir John Ross is only bitter due to his failure in the ice. She then shows him Jacko, the pet monkey she got him.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 4 Punishment, as a Boy played by Greta Scacchi

November, 1847, Sophia Cracroft and Lady Jane Franklin wait outside a meeting hall when Lady Jane Franklin tells Sophia that she is comforted to know that Franklin is with Crozier. She then tells her they should start making a list of those who might help them. They have a meeting with the leaders of the Discovery Service, consisting of Sir John Barrow, Sir John Ross and Sir James Ross, among others. Sir Barrow tells them, no one has seen either ship recently. He tells them they have nothing to worry about and Lady Jane Franklin reminds him that John Franklin wasn't their first or even third choice for expedition leader. She asks that a search party be sent out and Sir John Ross agrees. Sir James Ross tells Lady Jane Franklin that if no one has heard from the expedition by 1850, then he will search for them himself.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 9 The C, the C, the Open C played by Greta Scacchi

At the London Cultural Society, Charles Dickens invites Lady Jane Franklin to speak. She addresses the patrons and asks them to offer monetary support to send a ship to help find John Franklin.