Penelope Featherington- Penelope Featherington is the youngest Featherington child. She is seen to have a romantic interest in Colin Bridgerton.
Penelope is the daughter of Lord and Lady Featherington and is sister to Prudence and Philippa. Her family pokes fun at her skin and weight.
Penelope is an intelligent girl with a sharp wit and warm heart. She is born into a family that will never truly understand her. Her character was played by Nicola Coughlan.
Penelope and Eloise Bridgerton were close friends but their relationship was drawn by Eloise’s frustration at Penelope’s desire for a husband. Marina and Penelope quickly became friends but their relationship is drawn when she hears about Marina’s plan to seduce Colin and get him to marry her.
In the series, Penelope maintains a secret identity as Lady Whistledown, who writes a newsletter and spreads all the ton’s gossip.