Fanny는 가난한 집을 떠나 부유한 친척 Bertram가에서 생활한다. 그녀에게는 4명의 사촌이 있는데, 패니에게 애정과 관심을 보이는 사람은 오직 에드먼드뿐이다.
'Why shouldn't we offer to take care of her? She could live with us at Mansfield.'
In this way Mrs Norris persuades her sister, Lady Bertram, and Lady Bertram's husband, Sir Thomas, to ask Their poor niece Fanny Price to live with them at Mansfield Park.
At first Fanny is unhappy there. Then, after she makes friends with her young cousins. things improve. But what happens when the cousins are older, and starting to think of love?