Original name: Reign
Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Aired 2 years ago - May 15, 2014
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.
Aired 2 years ago - May 08, 2014
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.
when I brought in the logs.
Lola, you can tell me the truth.
except each other.
I've just got you back.
Don't touch him.
No, he won't.
since she's a servant and you're a duke.
I'm going to be Queen of France.
Once you play it...
Were they sacrificed?
who was curious to see what attractions
It's true, he's both
married and with child.
I was Lord Julien's personal
secretary before he died.
So I let the stipends keep coming.
Is that why you're telling me this now?
You've seen the state of the French army.
not to be put down like some rabid dog.
of his father's murder.
It was rather a passion for him.
I had no idea about the depth
of my nephew's gambling problems.
Why are you wearing my nephew's ring?
So we can make sure it
never happens to anyone else.
You're a very
It tortured Olivia.
All those hunting trips I
shared with your brother,
under the cruelest conditions.
I learned it with my brother,
I believe in a loving God.
You're making an ordeal out of nothing.
It was an accident, I swear...
I wanted you to have it.
Mary, I did it.
He has spies, surely.
Do you both realize how
much danger you're in
I lie behind the star-bright sky,
But this marriage is no longer
We can't run. You need to get away
And you... a widow.
Do you want to tell me what
happened to your father?
I know what you thought,
but you agreed to wait.
Aired 2 years ago - May 01, 2014
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.
Given the circumstances.
Hortensa, Roman de Medici.
Well, this is awful.
Not six months ago,
of being a human being
Leave everything to me.
I'm prepared for my penance.
Leith Bayard, sir.
than you think.
in desperate need of funds,
Oh, there you go, that's a nice kick.
A better husband than
I could have hoped for.
"20,000 francs to be delivered to the base
two possible outcomes.
We can't fight that, Your Grace!
That he'd been relentless.
I hope Lord Castleroy is your happy ending.
drawing its fire,
If we stay here and do nothing,
it will pound us to pieces.
Do you know by who?
before any serious action was taken.
if it were known that I
could be turned so easily.
I know how this goes.
He did some work for Catherine.
I'll deal with you in
the same way as Beatrice.
I was about to send the
servants to look for you.
Who needed money desperately.
in hunting supplies quite odd, yes.
I'll have your dinner sent to you.
He needs a physician.
and go home to the woman you love.
I thought her husband left
her a fortune when he died.
was Mary, Queen of Scots.
But as I came to love you,
Aired 3 years ago - Apr 24, 2014
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.
Fall in love with a servant
have sent an army to besiege
my mother in Edinburgh.
But she managed to cough up the gall
the English threat alone, Your Grace.
Or yours might follow.
Mary, that's silly, you're...
Do you know anyone else
You're not pregnant.
Waiting for you to return.
Tell me what you want...
He fielded that army to grasp at more.
that it will take more than
family loyalty to buy your help.
I can make your army serve
me for nothing if I wanted.
The life of the king's
unborn baby is at stake.
A word of advice from someone who knows:
I can't tell you how happy that makes me.
and Calais in the south.
We don't have the strength to take Calais.
Son, be happy with me!
I've taken General
Laval into my confidence.
perhaps his wits will have returned,
Oh, in that case, I'll
forget that you told me
or am I meant to guess?
and I don't like you.
The truth is, you love your wife.
Are you serious?
You're saving my country, my mother,
I'm here now. Out with it.
You'll be taught proper manners,
and the art of deception.
in the spice industry,
Father. Why would he want
to each of Greer's sisters to
be used as their future dowries.
Greer is priceless.
I want you to always
Ah, my wife and my son.
We don't need any generals.
just like I've always dreamed.
As a businessman, I always do my research.
it means nothing without your approval.
If France is beaten at Calais,
your country will suffer, too.
I cannot forgive.
Aired 3 years ago - Apr 17, 2014
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.
It wasn't so long ago that
your parents were trying
That's how long the cardinal is staying.
that we might discuss the, uh, um...
Where is Penelope?
Your Grace, I've come to announce
Scots want their affairs managed
Scotland needs to see her queen.
without sending you into
the middle of so much unrest.
this country could come apart.
My country and I are one and the same.
Are you quite sure it's
safe for you to travel?
And it's so cute and tiny.
I'm too high-spirited to be a widow.
I wouldn't come to you
if it were that simple.
That's why she wanted
to marry you, isn't it?
Both wives died, making
him sad, but even richer.
You'd be taking her from
all the comforts of court.
You'll have me, but not my visions.
and I want to take you to Scotland with me.
When Scotland is stronger,
France will be stronger, too.
I worry too much.
has expensive tastes in courtesans.
And many want to see him rule Scotland.
I tried to make him wait.
But would He?
- Oh, look at you.
- It all seemed so...
Why would you do this?
And be shackled to a man
Heaven knows what foolish things
They've voted to start a rebellion.
You never knew what he dreamed for you.
The baby, my future...
I know it all happened very quickly, but
You and me.
No, you fool, you gave it to me.
Aired 3 years ago - Apr 10, 2014
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.
perhaps something is wrong.
For a man we know is looking for a wife,
They call us the "Flying Squad."
This is exactly the sort of trick
or if she just concocted a story
to get herself out of France.
They deceived me into signing a contract
was made to Marie de Guise
What if they found out
Once the news is in Scotland,
Did you have to invite quite so many...
But I will bear your warning in mind
becoming a wealthy, comfortable man.
It's sauce that makes food worth eating.
two amusing things.
Mary, I don't like this.
And at day's end,
I may live in France,
To do what is right.
Well, cold and harsh, some call her.
is a form of childish payback?
when Mary batted her
eyes and you rushed off
- Have you changed your mi... ?
- I'm pregnant.
made somewhere north of Paris.
you are the most intriguing
woman I've met in France.
But you poor fellows go, enjoy yourselves.
is my britches.
to try to calm down two countries.
In time, you'll get used to it.
And I will always defend you...
I am the Queen of Scotland.
Aired 3 years ago - Mar 27, 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.
Hold him down.
I have headaches.
They come and go, but...
It's a tradition I always
prefer to avoid.
Such a gorgeous cake
and they're not even eating it.
I hope you'll find it in your heart
to bless our engagement.
Lola, I have some bad news.
And a mad king incites
chaos and rebellion.
- I need to speak with the king.
- It's the bastard!
There is nothing between you and
I except for my concern for you.
I mean, this is so much
more than I ever...
- I must warn you that the king's...
It will thrill him and satisfy him,
and you will be on to more gowns
And they do it all in service to
a monster they call the Darkness.
It wasn't his fault.
All I remember is a meadow
lined with fir trees,
It looked like the fang
of some wild beast,
split open and he can
no longer stand.
Please don't be.
What a vision.
What could ever be...
unwell with us, hmm?
A king must have
power and control.
Get on the bed. Now.
You there, go with the others.
Hmm. Do you?
And I never want to be a threat
to your happiness.
who has the misfortune of opening her
heart to someone others don't even see.
Was that wise since you
believe I tried to kill you?
You deserve your own
life far away from here.
but when I looked into your eyes
that night, I saw the truth.
When people don't listen
to their king,
I couldn't save them.
I don't know if it will work
with Lord Julien, but thank you.
Aired 3 years ago - Mar 20, 2014
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.
Aired 3 years ago - Mar 13, 2014
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.
What's wrong with him?
Oh, how I've missed you.
or the whole party was attacked,
and he managed to escape.
a boar trap?
Bash tried to ruin my boar trap.
Olivia, it's all right. It's all right.
There. Why, you sweet young thing.
Oh, you must meet my sister...
you are cut from the same cloth.
I'll do my best.
malignant power in the woods?
No, not these.
We're trying to avoid
You acted so strangely when
you were at home with Francis.
He'd want the child to grow up here,
Well, he covers... it...
I'm supposed to be dead.
a wave of the future king's
head, a nod to some guards,
Not just to your reputation.
If there is harm, let it be on me.
I'd rather hear about the conversation
It troubles me more that you've been
What, does he say he
killed them in self-defense?
The man she loved was...
Could she have had worse timing?
You've handled everything
brilliantly so far.
I fear my dear sister was
the victim of foul play,
As my husband will attest,
I'm not a judgmental person.
wrote the note to protect their secret.
And you killed him?
To maintain your friendship,
We've not yet begun.
You want me to leave.
when you're not trying to kill me.
But all I ask is that you give
me time to sort my options out.
Aired 3 years ago - Mar 06, 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.
We ran into each other
at a château outside of...
I can't afford it. After the 100 musicians,
I'll reduce the gold inlay on my tomb.
and find you engaged to a bastard.
Please don't make light of
Nostradamus's warning or my choice.
Marry its next king,
Yes. She's just as I remember her,
Don't plan on sleeping this night, wife.
What did you think, when you traded a child
to protect myself and my nation.
Ah, here it is.
We ran into each other
at a château near Angers.
But they stopped completely
when Clarissa died.
And this new feeling?
I am convicted of adultery!
What matters is that you love Mary.
How silly and marvelous.
He awaits you in your throne room.
ours did, too.
There is no prophecy keeping us apart.
How can I believe you when
you have so much to lose?
Begging your pardon, Your Majesties,
or your cousin Elizabeth
will seize it from your grasp.
She requests that I inform you
that she's naked under her robe.
to write me an introduction or two.
I argue that you love one more.
about my ability to protect
you, because I will be king.
That your mother was the one
but I had Mary, and it galls you.
the truth between us at last.
It's a queen's sons that
give her power after all,
I suppose he knew he'd served his purpose
The messenger's news was flawed.
And mind me, do it well.
I will give you children.
Aired 3 years ago - Feb 27, 2014
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.
Aired 3 years ago - Feb 06, 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.
He has no legal justification!
You're killing me for England.
to notice, but you have made a
lot more enemies than just me.
as long as Catherine de Medici lives,
Danielle told me that she saw
Mary talking to the wet nurse,
the timing of the birth,
which will foster suspicion.
my dear, if you aren't careful.
what goes on in the forest
than a good Catholic should?
if you're the only one who suffers.
The Convent of St. Clare, Your Majesty.
Or we could try for England
and both lose our heads.
Jeanne, the wet nurse...
but the... the wounds putrefied.
Other than a select lusty few?
was annoyed because I'm trying to...
Those two naive children are dead now.
to store through the winter.
I dared not let Henry appoint
someone else to prosecute you.
She felt rejected by the king, humiliated
Because it was the lover's child, you see.
I'm afraid the witness
doesn't seem that helpful.
How many taverns did we shut down
Pagan sympathizer though he is.
How ironic that they are now my witnesses.
that you could put your family
behind you and we'd grow closer,
And less vulgar in the eyes of the family.
Did you hear his advice today?
You don't have to be Francis.
I can remove you before I go.
Aired 3 years ago - Jan 30, 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.
I suppose not.
And maybe some Privy Councilmen?
Anyone who loves France enough
to wish it a proper king.
Well, everything out of here! Now!
Once they have it, they'll torture her,
I've sent word to my
other cousins in Bernay.
The midwife is wrong. The
baby is going to come soon.
this the only way to keep
Bash's hands clean of this.
I have a chamber pot to be emptied,
Only a fool would fear Henry
The King's half-wit bastard
Then we at least have to slow her down.
Our families weren't close.
You don't have to explain.
no one else you can threaten or bribe.
Run, little girls, run away.
You're awfully kind.
Then, no, I can't recommend him.
and to lead a nice quiet life.
You're taking away my only amusement!
Bash, tell them, tell them what they...
You put this horrid symbol up,
so they would kill something else,
I learned them as a small child
This one contains your instructions
This one shows that you are selfless,
A few months ago,
- I said some things that...
- You were scared.
in spite of the risk
and a duke's visiting niece.
after the crown burned dozens of heretics.
we can always find her some company.
Aired 3 years ago - Jan 23, 2014
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.
And if I find out her departure
is your doing in any way,
She has money.
I don't think the innkeeper
believed our story.
The King wants him
taken to the dungeon.
to stand by you forever,
The story for your
abrupt departure is this:
- There are witnesses.
- They're lying.
You grabbed a priest on the road.
he will wear you down,
and he is as good as dead.
- And still you refuse?
- Yes. I'm sorry.
- This is madness.
- I know, I thought so too.
I will not be
the cause of your death.
Aylee is dead.
Or will you be forced to
watch Bash's execution?
they want England as badly as you do.
You think she gives a damn
about France controlling England
Diane has been working on this
behind your back for months.
Now you're back and marrying Bash.
A cup that was delivered to me.
She'd never admit to it.
Bash told me, but I wasn't
aware that Kenna knew.
And he knows that
I would probably have killed
I might have already mentioned it.
He only knew about the prophecy.
If you think that, because in your
minds, you're saving me,
Why didn't you tell me about
your visions of Mary's friends?
as some will say
they belong on the throne,
not even your ladies?
Your recent actions have shown me
that you are not prepared for power.
but this will destroy him,
Especially as you're instantly
planning Bash's demise.
if you were to harm anyone here.
Then leave France,
disappear, and never return.
Remember, no matter how
many countries you rule,
Guarded day and night,
or at least until I'm back from Rome.
Aired 3 years ago - Dec 12, 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.
and you choose this moment
to tell me that you want her?
It worked for him. Why not you?
that you have the might
of France at your side.
is that I deliver England to you?
How convenient God has this opinion,
if there are wars, we will win.
And it's only our talk
that makes you thirsty?
as I just heard, are the king's mistress.
I mean... of course.
English queen dies,
Is this about the wedding?
I was mistaken for her.
But the king's orders...
My son doesn't believe
that the future can be seen.
So we can burn for your
dark magic, as heretics?
If you wed my son, it is very dark.
A man I love,
but that love must make
you strong, not weak.
Yes, it can.
with a white mark on his
face. That never happened.
The lion being the English
Did Nostradamus tell you
something you hope is true?
In a field of poppies.
Henry strays from you to a young girl
She was very badly beaten
and she looked terrible.
Make up any
He would find a way to kill you.
And there's one other
person who stands in her way.
Only the lower half.
She can't control me or
you if she can't catch us.
One never knows when you're close, do they?
I know this will cost me the man I love.
Have you not heard a word
that I've said? I love you.
Aired 3 years ago - Dec 05, 2013
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.
Aired 3 years ago - Nov 21, 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.
And I only ask you that
not assume I'm a fool.
And I want to make things up with him.
I have to. You understand, don't you?
that I owe them a debt.
Ask the hunters that
you know in the woods.
You're certain? And nobody
unfamiliar has entered my chambers?
You... are my mistress,
...Be with me.
I'm Catholic. I practice
my father's religion.
Or let them kill Mary?
It's not Diane's gathering,
- You know Mary. Always so worried.
By now, you've all heard
what has happened.
if you know anything,
please step forward.
People are questioning whether
they're safe in this castle.
- Bring me the thief.
- Release Samson.
And you won't even replace
some tiles for me?
I told you. You're being conscripted
for a military mission.
I don't know.
That Bash used his position, and money
to take a prisoner from the castle jails.
I saw you.
I saw you both.
May I have a
word with Her Majesty?
I have nearly a hundred guards.
He's a heretic! Find him.
I only stole the money
to feed my family.
Now, I need to know.
It's not just the King's
blood in your veins.
You don't need to worry about it.
I'll take care of it all.
- I did. My Lady, you need to rest.
- Yes, fear is exhausting.
You said that you had
never seen the necklace,
- Better that you didn't.
- More convincing, I suppose.
- Do you know who I am?
And what that meant to me.
What is an engagement but a promise?
And it means nothing.
Someone needs to take control
of things between us.
Aired 3 years ago - Nov 14, 2013
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.
Aired 3 years ago - Nov 07, 2013
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.
Someone who's probably
here with us right now.
- Take him away!
- Majesty, you... You're mistaken.
off defending your country, dying.
his countrymen of our soldiers' movements.
What is your name?
from my engagement to Francis?
Unless you tell me your
visions have changed.
I don't deserve any of you.
Or he'd be dead already.
Diane has been with me for half my life.
As soon as the English
saw that Scotland had a friend
You would say that.
thank you, but you don't need to worry.
I was sitting in a chair while
my sister was standing,
Forgive me, Mary.
Yes, my Lord.
I wouldn't recommend it.
There are whispers in court
She's my property now, not yours.
This is Simon's, isn't it?
Before Mary said yes, Tomas
seemed a whole other person.
Why do you ask?
Are you all right?
which is why we wear these masks.
I'll make it easy for
you. Was it red or white?
I'll always remember.
I'm afraid of him.
I couldn't think
straight, seeing you before.
your King's authority.
their new envoy to Portugal?
let alone save a man's life to fix it.
staved off war with England,
a far better treaty than before.
Well, I like it here.
Aired 3 years ago - Oct 31, 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.
Aired 3 years ago - Oct 24, 2013
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.
Aired 3 years ago - Oct 17, 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.