Sophia Cracroft

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Sophia Cracroft


Sophia Cracroft is a member of the British aristocracy. Her uncle is John Franklin and her aunt is Lady Jane Franklin. She is being courted by Francis Crozier.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 1 Go for Broke played by Sian Brooke

Crozier remembers the time when he attended a play about the Algonquin massacre by the Mohawk, which he attended with Lady Jane Franklin, Sir James Ross and Lady Ann Ross. During the play, the Presenter announces to the theater goers that Crozier and Sir Ross are in the theater and they are given ovations.

During the events of The Terror: Season 1 Episode 2 Gore played by Sian Brooke

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 4 Punishment, as a Boy played by Sian Brooke

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 Sian Brooke

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. Days later, Sophia Cracroft steps out into the cold to test how cold the missing sailors must feel.