Saturday, September 13th, 2014
s0e1: A Preview to Season 2
Thursday, October 17th, 2013
After spending a childhood safely hidden away in a monastery, a teenage Mary Stuart arrives in France where she has been sent to secure Scotland’s strategic alliance by formalizing her arranged engagement to the French King’s dashing son, Prince Francis. Further complicating things is Bash, Francis’ handsome, roguish half-brother and Francis’ mother, Queen Catherine. When the strong-willed Queen learns of a prophecy that marriage to Mary will cost Francis his life, she is determined to save her son, no matter how many others have to pay with their lives.
Thursday, October 24th, 2013
s1e2: Snakes in the Garden
When Simon, an English envoy, tells Mary that the English are aware of her fragile engagement to Francis, Mary and Francis put on a show to protect their alliance. Meanwhile, when Queen Catherine learns that someone who knows about her plot to destroy Mary is still alive, she stops at nothing to make sure they are silenced for good.
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
When England’s armies threaten Scotland’s borders, Mary asks King Henry for help, but he refuses. Tomas, the son of the King of Portugal, proposes marriage to Mary, promising her aid against England if she’ll abandon Francis and turn to Tomas instead. Francis puts Bash in jeopardy when he lets his feelings for Mary cloud his judgment.
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
s1e4: Hearts and Minds
Mary has to decide if she is willing to lie and sentence a man to death in order to have King Henry let her out of her engagement to Prince Francis. Meanwhile, Francis and Bash are suspicious of Tomas’ true intentions which will ultimately lead to a confrontation with disastrous results.
Thursday, November 14th, 2013
s1e5: A Chill in the Air
When Olivia, who is an ex-lover of Francis’, arrives at the castle, she brings the dangers of the woods with her. Mary seeks comfort in Bash. Bash is threatened by heretics for interfering with a sacred blood rite. Meanwhile, Aylee is forced to spy on Mary when Queen Catherine blackmails her.
Thursday, November 21st, 2013
An attempt to scare Mary causes Queen Catherine to take drastic measures to make sure the guilty party is caught. Francis, aware of Bash and Mary's growing attraction, turns to Olivia. Bash ventures into the woods to pay his debt -- the human sacrifice the pagans demand -- and returns with blood on his hands. Meanwhile, Kenna comes clean with the girls about her affair with the King, to a mixed response.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
s1e7: Left Behind
Mary and Francis are forced to rely on one another when the castle is taken hostage, and Catherine shocks everyone when she makes a surprising proposal to try to save their lives. Meanwhile, Bash’s mother Diane tells Bash of her plan to have him legitimized.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Nostradamus tells Mary of his prophecy that one among them will die soon, which causes Mary to make a decision that will forever change her relationship with Francis. Clarissa becomes bolder with her endeavors, while Kenna informs Catherine of Diane's plan for Bash, which ends up backfiring.
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
s1e9: For King and Country
When Mary and Bash are captured and forced to return to the castle, they discover Catherine waiting and even more determined to keep Mary and Francis apart. Francis learns of the prophecy, but his determination to wed Mary changes everything: in love in politics, tearing the bond of brothers apart, and hardening Catherine's resolve to destroy Mary at any cost.
Thursday, January 30th, 2014
When a plot to kill Bash goes wrong, Queen Catherine is suspected of orchestrating it. Mary offers to help free a wrongly imprisoned pregnant peasant named Isobel who has a mysterious tie to Bash. Meanwhile, Lola blackmails Queen Catherine to keep her from trying to ruin Mary and Bash, whose bond continues to grow.
Thursday, February 6th, 2014
When King Henry accuses Queen Catherine of treason and adultery, she sets out to save her life by exposing Bash's dark past. Mary and Bash go on a quest to expose an even more deadly secret from Catherine's past. Meanwhile, Nostradamus reveals the truth about the castle ghost, Clarissa, which shocks everyone.
Thursday, February 27th, 2014
s1e12: Royal Blood
When Clarissa kidnaps the younger children of King Henry and Queen Catherine, Mary and Bash work with the Queen to find them, with tragic results. Meanwhile, when Lola attempts to help her brother with a debt he owes, Francis rescues her, causing the two of them to grow closer.
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
With a forced marriage looming, Mary must consider both her heart and her nation when deciding whom she will wed – Francis or Bash – when Francis returns to court with Lola at his side. Further complicating matters is Mary’s mother, Marie de Guise, who visits the castle with her own agenda for Mary. Marie’s presence worries King Henry and Queen Catherine, who have their own plan for the future of France, regardless of who gets hurt in the process.
Thursday, March 13th, 2014
s1e14: Dirty Laundry
Mary returns from her honeymoon and, suspicious of Lola’s strange behavior, uncovers a deception that changes everything. Bash encounters a confused and terrified Olivia, an escaped victim of the terrors of the woods, which causes him to enlist Nostradamus for help. Meanwhile, when King Henry’s odd behavior causes misfortune, he is forced to ask for Queen Catherine’s aid.
Thursday, March 20th, 2014
s1e15: The Darkness
The castle is abuzz with First Light, where the women of the castle mingle with potential suitors. Much to Mary’s dismay, Lola is reluctant to participate in the tradition. After another violent incident with the increasingly erratic King Henry, Kenna fears for her safety and confides in Queen Catherine, while Bash experiences the terrors of the woods and vows to uncover the truth behind the Darkness.
Thursday, March 27th, 2014
When Francis reluctantly agrees to help Bash uncover the threat in the woods, he ends in grave danger, with only Bash to save him. Meanwhile, the King’s madness causes chaos when a servant wins "Queen for the Day," and the King becomes obsessed with her. The King also forces a surprising, and unbreakable, union with a new couple at Court. Meanwhile, Greer gets caught kissing kitchen servant Leith, which threatens to ruin her.
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
s1e17: Liege Lord
When Mary learns of a secret clause in her marriage contract that her mother, Marie de Guise and Queen Catherine orchestrated, Mary and Francis embark on a dangerous plan to turn Scotland against her mother – and Mary gets her first taste of power as the Queen of Scots.
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
s1e18: No Exit
When Mary’s brother James arrives in France and convinces Mary to return to Scotland, Francis is suspicious and uncovers a plot that would destroy Mary, which causes a rift between them. King Henry’s downward spiral continues, leaving Penelope in charge, causing Catherine and Kenna to take drastic measures. Meanwhile, Lola becomes wary of Lord Julien's motives behind his marriage proposal.
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
s1e19: Toy Soldiers
When Mary's uncle, the Duke of Guise, arrives in France with devastating news about her mother, Mary and Francis realize they are torn between putting their own countries first or saving their marriage. With the English throne in jeopardy, King Henry hatches an elaborate plan that will end in disaster. Meanwhile, Bash and Kenna solidify their marriage and begin to trust one another.
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
s1e20: Higher Ground
Mary enlists a mercenary to help her, which forces her to realize there are sacrifices and lives she is willing to risk to save her country. Francis embraces his role as Dauphin to lead France in a brutal battle against England, and finds a new ally in Leith. Meanwhile, as Lola grows closer to Lord Julien, she gets increasingly suspicious that he is going to betray her.
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
s1e21: Long Live The King
Mary and Catherine form an unlikely alliance when deciding how to deal with the increasingly manic King Henry, which puts Francis in jeopardy. Bash finds a boy who lived to tell about his encounter with the Darkness, which makes Bash determined to end it for good at any cost. Lord Julien reveals the truth about his motives, and Lola, blinded by love, finds herself in a dire situation after she attempts to protect him.
Thursday, May 15th, 2014
s1e22: Slaughter of Innocence
When the King's madness and cruelty reaches a fevered pitch, Mary and Francis take action. Their choices could change the course of history, but an unforeseen terror brewing in the woods could cost them, and their friends, everything. Mary makes a drastic decision when she learns Lola is going through a life-threatening labor at a location outside of the castle.
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
s2e1: The Plague
The new King and Queen of France, Francis and Mary are plummeted into chaos after the Black Plague ravages the land and creeps inside the castle, threatening lives and the stability of their new rule. Francis finds himself on the wrong side of the quarantined gates, with Lola, as they try to make their way back to safety. New and murderous foes are introduced as nobles grasp for power, pressuring Mary -- and Catherine -- even as the death count rises. Meanwhile, Kenna and Bash find themselves separated; Kenna's life endangered as she risks all to save their young ward. Greer is forced to watch Leith move on with a new love and is shocked to realize he's involved with her fiancé’s daughter.
Thursday, October 9th, 2014
s2e2: Drawn and Quartered
A powerful and dominating Lord learns Mary was responsible for his son's death, he demands retribution. Francis and Lola return to the castle with their new son.
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Mary searches for a way to feed the people of France; Francis is haunted by suspicions about his dead father's spirit; Catherine plans a lavish coronation ceremony.
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
s2e4: The Lamb and the Slaughter
Shadowy riders have attacked a shepherd, Lord Conde and Bash investigate. Mary reconsiders her relationship with Lola. Leith returns to court.
Thursday, October 30th, 2014
s2e5: Blood For Blood
Tension rises between the Catholics and the Protestants. Francis receives a gift from his dead father. Kenna is shocked by a discovery.
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
s2e6: Three Queens
Upon encountering a mob of angry peasants, Queens Mary and Catherine find themselves concealing their true identities after being forced to abandon their carriage and escape into the woods. Fearful the uprising is a response to his own actions, Francis forms a search party that includes Leith and Conde, only to discover the attack is actually a result of imposters abusing the power of the crown. Meanwhile, Lola sets out to become financially independent but, in the process, finds herself considering a complicated yet intriguing offer from Lord Narcisse.
Thursday, November 13th, 2014
s2e7: The Prince of the Blood
Young, reckless and provocative Princess Claude makes a surprise visit home, torturing her already haunted mother, Catherine. Francis is pressured by Narcisse to act against his conscience or risk his throne and his wife. Mary finds a new ally in Condé, a plot that involves an uncertain Lola. Kenna mistakes Claude for a newfound friend, while Greer returns earlier than expected from her wedding tour.
Thursday, November 20th, 2014
s2e8: Terror of the Faithful
Tensions escalate between Mary and Francis when Vatican inquisitors perform barbaric acts on anyone suspected of being a Protestant. After a brave proclamation, Lord Condé is abducted, resulting in a precarious situation with a surprising group of assailants. Catherine experiences an annoying setback when she plays matchmaker on behalf of a reluctant Claude, while Narcisse offers a stranded Lola an innocent horse ride back to the castle, where a dark secret involving Francis is revealed.
Thursday, December 4th, 2014
s2e9: Acts of War
Mary proposes a marriage idea for Claude, but Claude has plans of her own. Meanwhile, Bash and Francis concoct a scheme to free Francis from following Narcisse's demands; and Greer discovers she may be deeper in the Protestant movement than she realized.
Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Francis tracks Narcisse with a passion for revenge. Meanwhile, Mary discovers Francis was being blackmailed, leading her and Condé to tackle a dangerous mission; Leith begs Greer to flee for her own safety; and Catherine receives a surprisingly erotic visit in her chambers.
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Mary takes action to save Condé when she learns the Vatican is hunting him for bearing the branded mark of the Dark Riders. Francis devises a plan to put an end to the Dark Riders legend, which puts Bash at risk. Meanwhile, Kenna reveals Catherine’s ulterior motives to Claude.
Thursday, January 29th, 2015
Mary finds out the truth from Greer about rumors going around Court, forcing Mary to do something she never thought possible. Francis finds himself in a growing rivalry with Condé for Mary. Bash’s mother Diane returns, igniting a long overdue confrontation with Catherine, while Claude (Rose Williams) is determined to find out the truth about who really killed the twins.
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
s2e13: Sins of the Past
As the castle prepares for the Winter’s Ease Feast, King Antoine of Navarre reveals to Francis and Mary England’s plan for revenge against France. Bash learns that an “undead” man has been seen in the village and his efforts to track the man down lead him to a mysterious woman in white. Meanwhile, Catherine finds out the cause of her hallucinations.
Thursday, February 12th, 2015
s2e14: The End of Mourning
As Mary and Francis investigate who was behind the poisoning of King Henry, they unearth secrets of the past which force Mary to confront her feelings for Condé as she attempts to move forward. Catherine finds herself in the middle of a romantic triangle when the Duke of Guise returns, which forces Narcisse to commit a hideous act out of desperation. Meanwhile, Greer finds herself in a situation she never fathomed in order to survive.
Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Mary’s mother returns to advise Mary that her throne is in jeopardy. Mary makes a shocking proposition to Condé, along with a bold move to reclaim her throne. Francis moves closer to Lola after a setback with Mary, while King Antoine makes Kenna an interesting offer.
Thursday, March 12th, 2015
s2e16: Tasting Revenge
When King Antoine threatens to tell Francis of Mary and Condé’s (Sean Teale) evolving relationship, Francis makes a shocking move. Bash (Torrance Coombs) and Kenna’s marriage is beyond repair after he learns of her scheming, while Leith discovers Greer’s unsavory new career path.
Thursday, April 16th, 2015
s2e18: Reversal of Fortune
Mary finds herself becoming the temporary leader of France. Bash sees a face from the past in the village.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Mary manages to align herself with France as the threat from England looms.
Friday, November 13th, 2015
s3e5: In A Clearing
Grateful for a future with a revived Francis, Mary considers signing away her claim to the English throne, and staying in France forever. Catherine learns that Nostradamus has returned -- with a new vision involving Francis' fate.
Friday, November 6th, 2015
s3e4: The Price
Mary's mother sends her a pressing message to inform her of Scotland's troubles, so Mary seeks help from Francis. Meanwhile, Narcisse becomes an obstacle in Catherine's endeavor to become the regent to Charles; and pressure mounts for Elizabeth to marry.
Friday, November 20th, 2015
s3e6: Fight or Flight
Mary realizes she must help Catherine (Megan Follows) in her quest to become regent, even at the risk of hurting the alliance with Scotland. Claude is determined to help Leith marry while Elizabeth struggles with the prospect of losing Dudley.
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
s2e17: Tempting Fate
Catherine is suspicious that Mary and Condé are having an affair; Francis becomes ill; Bash's life is in peril; Leith is forced to guard Claude.
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Mary goes to extremes to halt Francis from his quest to catch Condé at any cost. Catherine, jealous of Narcisse’s relationship with Lola, asks him to do something unforgiveable to prove himself, Kenna crosses a line with General Renaude and Greer makes a choice that might end her relationship with Leith.
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
s2e21: The Siege
As troops are about to descend on the castle, Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Francis (Toby Regbo) must put aside their differences to determine the extent of Condé’s (Sean Teale) betrayal. Mary also learns of a bittersweet revelation that tears her apart and makes her question everything. Meanwhile, Catherine (Megan Follows) decides to teach Narcisse (Craig Parker) a lesson to prove he can never cross her again and Bash (Torrance Coombs) decides to bring Delphine (guest star Alexandra Ordolis) to the castle.
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
In the second-season finale, Mary stops at nothing to ruin Condé. Meanwhile, Catherine meets with Elizabeth as a part a vengeful plot against Mary; Francis doubts Mary's loyalty to France; and Kenna holds a secret that affects her relationship with Bash.
Friday, October 9th, 2015
s3e1: Three Queens, Two Tigers
Mary faces struggles in Scotland as Elizabeth and Catherine unite against her. Meanwhile, Elizabeth loses focus because she grows tempted by her first love; and Francis' fate remains uncertain.
Friday, October 16th, 2015
Catherine is imprisoned when she returns to France, and Elizabeth faces a political backlash for sheltering her. Meanwhile, the fate of Scotland's future forces Mary to make some tough choices; and Lola feels torn regarding Narcisse.
Friday, October 23rd, 2015
s3e3: Extreme Measures
King Antoine returns unexpectedly, so Mary helps Francis conceal his deteriorating health in order to save his family's future. As time runs out, they're forced to turn to an unlikely ally.
Friday, December 4th, 2015
s3e7: The Hound and the Hare
Mary unearths a dark secret being kept by a Spanish prince, so she seeks Catherine's counsel. Meanwhile, suspicion surrounds a new ambassador from English court; and Bash's quest to find a mysterious murderer takes him to Greer's tavern.
Friday, January 8th, 2016
s3e8: Our Undoing
As Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Catherine (Megan Follows) deal with the aftermath of Prince Don Carlos' (guest star Mark Ghanime) accident, Mary realizes that she will have to marry for the good of her country and not follow her heart. When Catherine is accused of poisoning Francis (Toby Regbo), Lola (Anna Popplewell) is shocked when Mary thinks Narcisse (Craig Parker) framed Catherine in order to become Regent of France.
Friday, January 15th, 2016
Claude is forced to marry someone selected by Narcisse. Meanwhile, a surprising discovery is made by Elizabeth, and it could alter her reign; and Mary asks Gideon to help her confirm her suspicions about Prince Don Carlos.
Friday, January 22nd, 2016
s3e10: Bruises That Lie
Mary's feelings for Gideon are hard to suppress, but she does her best as she seeks political allies. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Greer face gut-wrenching scenarios; Claude is in danger on her wedding night; and a power struggle over the regency continues.
Monday, April 25th, 2016
Charles' coronation nears, forcing Mary to find a suitor who will be her ally. Meanwhile, Lola discovers who's been poisoning Elizabeth; and the castle's serial killer has special plans for Catherine.
Monday, May 2nd, 2016
s3e12: No Way Out
Mary must prioritize her life over her cousin's. Meanwhile, Lola and Elizabeth unexpectedly join forces; Catherine can't escape her past; and Mary and Gideon begin to see each other in a new light.
Monday, May 9th, 2016
s3e13: Strange Bedfellows
Mary, in order to protect Elizabeth, unknowingly puts Gideon’s life in danger. To save him, Mary turns to another Englishman for help – Robert Dudley. Meanwhile, Bash is determined to track down the men behind the threats to Catherine
Monday, May 16th, 2016
s3e14: To The Death
Mary realizes her need to return to Scotland is becoming increasingly imminent and that along with the help of Bash, she must raise her own army to save her throne. Elizabeth enlists Lola's help to find out information about her mother, which backfires when Lola gets caught.
Monday, May 23rd, 2016
s3e15: Safe Passage
Mary learns from Lola that she has a chance to get to Scotland safely, but she must act quietly and quickly. When Catherine is framed for murder, Mary must decide if she should stay to protect her, which would jeopardize her safe passage to Scotland.
Monday, June 6th, 2016
When Mary arrives in Scotland, she is stunned by the treacherous world it has become and is forced her to keep her royal identity a secret until she learns who she can trust. When Elizabeth jeopardizes her standing with an unbearable new suitor, Lola steps in to help, which causes the Queen to question Lola’s ulterior motives.
Monday, June 13th, 2016
Monday, June 20th, 2016
s3e18: Spiders in a Jar