When Mary’s brother James Stuart (guest star Joe Doyle) 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 (guest star Kathryn Prescott) in charge, causing Queen Catherine and Kenna to take drastic measures. Meanwhile, Lola becomes wary of Lord Julien’s (guest star Giacomo Gianniotti) motives behind his marriage proposalmoreless
When Francis reluctantly agrees to help Bash cover the threat in the woods, he ends up in grave danger, with only Bash to save him. Meanwhile, King Henry's madness causes chaos when a servant wins “Queen for the Day,” and the King becomes obsessed with her. Henry 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.moreless
Tom takes a liking to a girl named Natasha, but things turn nasty when he finds out that Hal has been drinking from her.