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  • Episode Guide
  • S 2 : Ep 10


    Aired 12/11/14

  • S 2 : Ep 9

    Acts of War

    Aired 12/4/14

  • S 2 : Ep 8

    Terror of the Faithful

    Aired 11/20/14

  • S 2 : Ep 7

    The Prince of the Blood

    Aired 11/13/14

  • S 2 : Ep 6

    Three Queens

    Aired 11/6/14

  • Cast & Crew
  • Adelaide Kane

    Mary Queen of Scots

  • Megan Follows

    Queen Catherine

  • Torrance Coombs


  • Toby Regbo

    Prince Francis

  • Celina Sinden


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  • show Description
  • In 1557, The Young Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland arrives to France accompanied by her four best friends and Ladies-in-waiting. She is to be engaged with Prince Francis II to get the French in an alliance needed to protect Scotland. However, things between Mary and Francis are not simple and, although they are attracted to eachother, Francis remains hesitant to keep his life, and have his affaires. Sebastian, Francis' half-brother, complicates matters when he starts falling for Mary. This, together with King Henry's infidelity, makes Queen Catherine De'Medici seek help from the seer Nostradamus. He scares her with a prophecy about her son's death, she becomes determined to save Francis' life at any cost. Conspiracy, sabotage, mystery and sex show the details of the French Court as Mary learns to deal with each and every one.moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (75)

    • Mother Superior: Mary! You are the Queen of Scotland. You will wed young Francis, for your faith, for your people, for Scotland. He will love you.
      Queen Mary: I'm not sure that matters.

    • Queen Catherine: How do I control a daughter-in-law who's a Queen in her own right?!

    • Sebastian: We were looking for you everywhere. Tough to find you.
      Prince Francis: I was riding.
      Sebastian: Really. Who.

    • Queen Catherine: They say too many alliances make a king look weak.
      King Henry II: Then why do we sell our daughter to Spain?!

    • Prince Fancis: You've chosen my wife!? Have you set a date too?
      King Henry II: Here's the date, when I say so.

    • King Henry II: At least your bride has a country. & an army, should you need it!

    • Greer: Mary your hair. Didn’t the nuns teach you anything?

    • Greer: Make no mistake. We're here to now, to get our young Queen engaged. Alliances can shift. Before they do, Mary need to win the Prince's heart.

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    Notes (19)

    • Music: "Scotland" and "Charlie Boy" by The Lumineers,

      "Follow" by Crystal Fighters, "Back to you" by Twin Forks

    • Season One is filmed in Ireland and Canada.

    • Diane de Poitiers was  King Henry II lover & was considered the most powerful woman in France for 25 years.

    • Catherine de'Medici AKA Queen Catherine and King Henry II actually had 10 children. Not just Prince Francis II

    • Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de'Medici AKA Queen Catherine were actually related to each other. Diane was King Henry II were lovers & later his mistress long before Catherine and him were married.

    • Francis's II father, Henry II, and brother Francis III, Duke of Brittany were both engaged to Mary I of England. Henry II has also been briefly engaged to Elizabeth I, future Queen of England. Both ladies were Mary I's cousins.

    • Francis II of France actually died at age 16 and was only King for about a year and a half.

    • In real life "The Four Marys" were four girls Mary's own age, all named Mary, and of nobble birth. They were all from Scotland and came with her to France.

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    Trivia (19)

    • Mary Stuart's real title was Mary I of Scotland, or Mary, Queen of Scotland

    • Goof
      After watching the wedding consummation, the girls didn't push the curtain back when thy were done spying.

    • Goof
      Greer greeted the king as 'Your Grace' but since he is King, he would be greeted as 'Your Majesty'

    • Mary I Queen of England, and Future Queen of England, Elizabeth I are both mentioned.


    • Leith, the kitchen boy is show being capable of reading, a rare ability in 16th Century peasantry

    • Lola went an an Angel warrior, presumably an Archangel.

    • At the Michaelmas ball, Queen Mary went as The Greek Goddess Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt, and Moon.

    • Death Count - 11

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    Allusions (2)

    • 'Snake in the Garden' was a rather common term used in the mid 1500's to reefer to either affaires, or secret lovers.


    • 'A Chill in the Air' was a common phrased used in 1500s and beyond, that meant pending danger was on its way, or already upon a person on group of people.

  • Fan Reviews (40)
  • nice costumes

    By christy19, Nov 27, 2014

  • Not too bad

    By katerpillar1, Oct 29, 2014

  • Interesting Show

    By Yobang, Oct 14, 2014

  • fantastic show

    By macaron, Oct 07, 2014

  • underrated and you should be watching it

    By jillerwillers, Sep 21, 2014

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