Blood for Blood, 10/30
CHURCH VS. STATE " Tensions between Protestants and Catholics escalate when bloodshed at a Protestant service causes an already concerned Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Francis (Toby Regbo) to intervene on the eve of Greers (Celina Sinden) wedding. Bash (Torrance Coombs) and Leith (Jonathan Keltz) lead a search for the guilty that reveals a surprising secret about Castleroy (guest star Michael Therriault) that could destroy his union with Greer. Meanwhile, Francis receives an unwelcome gift from his dead father. Kenna (Caitlin Stasey) discovers a sex journal, with clues leading to the best lover at court, who just might be a match for Lola (Anna Popplewell). Megan Follows and Sean Teale also star. Norma Bailey directed the episode written by P.K. Simonds and Nancy Won (#205).
Three Queens, 11/09
MARY AND CATHERINE GO UNDERCOVER " Upon encountering a mob of angry peasants, Queens Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Catherine (Megan Follows) 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 (Toby Regbo) forms a search party that includes Leith (Jonathan Keltz) and Cond (Sean Teale), only to discover the attack is actually a result of imposters abusing the power of the crown. Meanwhile, Lola (Anna Popplewell) sets out to become financially independent but, in the process, finds herself considering a complicated yet intriguing offer from Lord Narcisse (Craig Parker). Torrance Coombs, Caitlin Stasey and Celina Sinden also star. Steve DiMarco directed the episode written by Doris Egann (#206).
The Prince of the Blood, 11/13
THE ROYAL WILD CHILD RETURNS " Young, reckless and provocative Princess Claude (guest star Rose Williams) makes a surprise visit home, torturing her already haunted mother, Catherine (Megan Follows). Francis (Toby Regbo) is pressured by Narcisse (Craig Parker) to act against his conscience or risk his throne and his wife. Mary (Adelaide Kane) finds a new ally in Cond (Sean Teale). Francis confides in Bash (Torrance Coombs) and hatches a plot that involves an uncertain Lola (Anna Popplewell). Kenna (Caitlin Stasey) mistakes Claude for a newfound friend, while Greer (Celina Sinden) returns earlier than expected from her wedding tour. Jonathan Keltz also stars. Deborah Chow directed the episode written by Drew Lindo and Wendy Riss Gatsiounis (#207).