The Lamb and the Slaughter, 10/23
DARK AND MYSTERIOUS FORCES ARE AFOOT " When a shepherd is attacked by shadowy riders in the night, Bash (Torrance Coombs) and Lord Cond (Sean Teale) investigate what may be the unrest of angry spirits or the beginnings of a religious war. Mary (Adelaide Kane) examines her relationship with Lola (Anna Popplewell) in light of the upcoming christening, with Francis (Toby Regbo) illegitimate child serving as both a bond and an obstacle between them. Greer (Celina Sinden) takes control of her future when Leith (Jonathan Keltz) returns to court. Meanwhile, Lola feels something is awry when Lord Narcisse (guest star Craig Parker) introduces his familiar new bride. Megan Follows and Caitlin Stasey also star. Sudz Sutherland directed the episode written by Laurie McCarthy and Adele Lim (#204).
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).