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Francis and Mary
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Real Names: King Francis
Queen Mary
Couple's Name: Frary
Ages: 17
Status: Together


Length of Relationship:

on-and-off, 2 years


Kingdom of France
Kingdom of Scotland

First appearance: Pilot

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""It’s pretty obvious now, that for us to stay sane, we need
to be together."
Prince Francis

Early life

Queen Mary of Scotland, and Prince Francis of France met when they were both around 6 years old. They were introduced at French Court . Two years later Mary was forced to leave Scotland after an assassination attempt on her life was made by the English. After that Mary had spend six years protected in a convent.

Season 1

Trumpets announced the arrival of Queen Mary, much to Francis' dismay and Mary's excitement. Francis cut across the yard to meet his fiancée at her carriage, where she sheepishly talked on, losing her composure. Both appear happy at their physical appearance and soon walked towards his parents for a proper introduction.

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That afternoon, Mary was surprised to find Francis working in her old room and questions him about becoming a blacksmith, and they exchanged their fears of being royals. Mary told him he would never have to worry about his security, as she wound always protect him. The next day Mary brought stones she found by the river to Francis, glad they were getting along. When he answered his door he was unhappy with her presence and told her to go away, and Mary realized he had another woman in his room.

" If you're going to be the Queen of France, you need to understand something. Kings do not answer to their wives."
Prince Francis

That evening at Elisabeth and Philip's Wedding, Francis watched Mary dancing with her Ladies-in-Waiting. Hours later, Francis apologized for his behavior, but it was not long before they were fighting again. Francis told Mary they would only marry if it was right for France, and their feelings had nothing to do with it. They next day the couple made up once more. They almost shared their first kiss but didn't.

"Love is irrelevant to people like us. We, who are so privileged in so many ways, but that."

Days later in The Throne Room Queen Catherine and King Henry were talking about their 2nd son future wife. Francis was ordered to go and show respect to the young Lady Madeleine who would be arriving soon, and Mary invited herself along.

Hours later Francis wakes the sleeping Mary up, as they arrived at the harbor. They are both stop when sight of a large English war ship is before them. Francis orders Mary and Prince Charles back to the castle as he believes they are under attack. Sebastian rides up and orders everyone to stand down. Explaining that the English ship took on water and was helped by the French. They'd sent their envoy Simon Westbrook ahead to court to explain the situation already.

At Court Mary is talking with the Simon Westbrook, who frustrated he when he questions why she isn't already married to Prince Francis. Mary's greeted by Francis who smooth’s out the situations between the three of them. When they are alone he tells Mary that Simon is only doing this to see her reactions, so she cannot react. Instead, Francis offers his hand for a dance.

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The next day Mary and Francis are talking to each other while watching a blindfolded Charles and Madeleine play a game. Mary points to Charles, saying he's not listening to Madeleine, but Francis insists, Madeleine isn't speaking loud enough. Their conversation becomes heated when Mary relays the information about Colin, saying it was someone from Court in a high position. Francis becomes angry with her when she suggested it might be his mother.

"I had their word that we would be married. I'm not sure words mean anything here."
Queen Mary

After heading back to her room early, Mary runs screaming for help after a servant girl seemingly dies in her chambers. Francis arrives to help, and Mary tells him about the secret passageways in her room, suggesting someone came in her room that way. After the English envoy is questioned but comes up clean.

That night, Francis informs her of Colin's death, and Mary admits she is scared for her life from his mother, so will be retuning to Scotland.

"My mother will understand. I can't bring home any armies and I can't wed any kings if I'm dead."
Queen Mary

Later Francis apologizes for his earlier actions. Mary tells him that she is positive his mother is behind everything, and Francis promises he believes her and that they will deal with his mom and the English together.

Weeks later, Mary requests that King Henry send her country soldiers to help stop the English. Henry will only agree to send supplies as he doesn’t want to waste his men. Mary tries to change his mind, asking for 8, then 6 companies of men, to which Henry politely changes the subject. Mary walks away frustrated and Francis promises he'll talk with his father.

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That evening Francis and Mary begin a proper ballroom dance as he tries to explain himself, but are interrupted by Tomás of Portugal. Francis moved back to stand with his brother as seductive Portuguese music plays. There is a lot of touching and spinning around before it ends, leaving Francis angry.

"Why don’t you dance like that?
Shut up!
Sebastian: to Prince Francis
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Francis finds Mary at the Boating Party to tells her the good news. He got her 6 companies of men for Scotland. Francis admits she may still be better off with Tomás as he doesn't know when they will marry, but admits she would rather have hope with him.

"You should marry Tomás!"

The next morning Francis is explaining the battle strategies they have in place for Scotland. Their attention is draw outside, as they both look out the window and see a seriously injured Bash. He is rushed to the infirmary, and Nostradamus puts him to sleep with herbs. In the hallway Henry tells his son that what happened to Bash is his fault. Mary goes after him and tries to console him, but he's too upset over his brother. He tells her to wed Tomás as he can no longer help her. He kisses her goodbye and tells her she must do what is right for her country.

Over a month later, Francis is in Paris with Lola. Francis thinking he had been dethroned, slept with Lola. Mary was at the castle with Sebastian planning their wedding. The two did not see each other, but their names were brought up in conversation with Lola andBash respectively.

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2 months later, Francis returned to French Court behind Lola, who tells everyone they had ran into each other in Paris. The two ex-lovers have an awkward conversation, having not seen each other in months. Frances tells Mary, he's only back to save his mother. Hoping they could both leave and be exiled. He wasn't looking to, or wanting to stay around for Mary and Sebastian's wedding.

Francis was later informed by his mother that he and Mary could now wed as Nostradamus's Predictions had now changed for whatever reason.

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Francis rode out to find Mary and his brother, but they got into a fight with each other over Mary, and Mary herself broke them apart. Frances blurted out that Nostradamus's visions had changed, and they could now be together. Bash asked Mary to be with him. Mary stayed quiet, not sure what to do.

In the throne room, Henry informed everyone, that Mary Tudor, Queen of England was dead. This meant Mary had to decide to marry one of his sons that night.

I choose you!

Mary saw Francis and ran towards him. She kissed him and said she loved him, and picked him. She showed him the empty piece of paper and explained how his mother had helped her decide. They could now be together, happy and forever. Francis didn't understand the empty paper but kissed Mary back anyway. She then begged Francis to keep Sebastian safe, she didn't want him punished because he reached for the crown. Francis promised he would. Both ignoring the fact, that Bash was only in that situation because of Mary. Before his wedding, Francis' paid a little visit to his brother. Banishing him unofficially from Court.

Till death do us part.

In the Church, everyone gathered for the Royal wedding. Francis stood at the front, waiting for Mary to walk down. Music began and everyone looked to the doors. Queen Mary of Scott was dressed in a gorgeous, long flowing, hand-made wedding dress. She walked down the steps with her ladies five paces behind her. The young couple looked at each other with loving eyes. They smiled at each other as they both looked forward towards the priest. They kneeled before him as they signed the legal documents of their marriage certificate. Hours later, the consummated their vows in front of nobles, including Bash.

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2 months later, the newlyweds were heading back from their honeymoon. Frances asked why his wife looked so troubled and promised that his mother would no longer be an obstacle for them. When the subject of Bash was brought up, Mary said how she hoped he was safe and would find happiness. Francis ignored her comment and brought up how he couldn't wait to start a family with her.

"Somehow our love seem so fragile suddenly"
Queen Mary

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Back at Court, Mary was with her ladies when Catherine interrupted the little reunion, sweet as ever, and exclaimed how happy she was to have them back at court. She then told them she needed a word with her son in private.

That evening they had a small spat. He was annoyed with her trying to find out where Bash had gone. Mary come clean and admitted Bash had been in their room. She asked him if he had tried to have him killed. Francis was insulted and asked if she thought he would ever do such a thing. He explained, as the next King of France he could plant witnesses, stories, and testaments, but none of it mattered if she didn't believe. He ended the conversation with a threat for Bash. That night they went to bed annoyed with each other. [1]

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Weeks later, Mary was watching Lola and Count Philipe Nardin a servant girl offers her some food, a pomegranate tart. Wanting to be helpful she tells Mary that her sister ate 10 a day and within a month was pregnant. Francis intervened and told Mary that she was just wanted to see them happy and pregnant. As both their nations did. Francis then requests a dance from his wife. [2]

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Francis was walking with Mary and the topic of Philipe Nardin came up again. He explains how he doesn't think Philipe is the best match as he prefers the company of men to women while in bed. Francis confesses that he'd been talking to Lola about it too and this infuriates Mary. She asks if they were confiding in each other and Francs admits they slept together in Paris, and Mary tells him she had her suspicions.

Later, Mary sees candles surrounding her room. Francis is there and says he was a fool for not offering one to his own wife. Mary brings up the subject of him and Lola and says that she has forgiven them both. They begin to make out and Mary tells them that it is not the right time. She tells him how she appreciates how hard he has been trying to give her a baby'. Francis tells her that he doesn't make love to her to have a baby; He wants a baby because he loves her. [2]

"What was I thinking not giving my new bride a First Light candle?"

The Duke of Guise arrived and was greeted by Francis and his niece Queen Mary. To no surprise, the King, and Queen of France had not come to welcome him. He was not surprised given how they left things, and the two younger royals not to bother with niceties towards him, as he is not interested. He also let them knew, that he already knew King Henry was unstable.

Queen Mary Tudor died and named her younger sister, Princess Elizabeth the new Queen of England.

Mary Stuart wrote a letter to Queen Elizabeth, stating that she wanted peace with her cousin and her country, and for that, she's willing to relinquish her claim on England forever. For if Mary Stuart staked her claim, thousands of people would die to try and make it good. Either Elizabeth or Mary Stuart would end up losing their heads. Mary Stuart was content with being the Queen of Scotland and future Queen of France.

King Henry said they'd take time to celebrate Calais, but mobilization had already begun. He wants to attack England within the week, and slay Queen Elizabeth and put Mary on the throne.

Season 2

The Duke of Guise's high treason agents the crown is covered up in light of his murder. King Antoine, King Francis, Queen Mary, Queen Catherine, Marie de Guise, Louis Condé and Lady Lola all attend his funeral.

Season 3

Extreme Measures
Mary Stuart, King Francis and Sebastian were all wondering why King Antoine is back at French Court. Worried he'd learned of Francis illness, as a Bourbon, he'd have the best claim to the throne after Prince Charles. If he rallied his Protestant supporters, he could replace Charles as king. Bash asked to handle him. Francis told his brother that he knows he blame him for what happened with Kenna, but he would not "handle" King Antoine.

In A Clearing
King Francis and Queen Mary are talking about the state of Scotland. Mary tells him she was going to reinstate my half brother James Stuart, a Protestant. A he is both religiously tolerant and loyal to her. So much so, that his own Protestant supporters ousted him when he refused to turn on her with Queen Elizabeth. Stating Scotland knows she could easily appoint a Catholic regent, and they'd be foolish to defy her. Assuming, of course, James wants to be reinstated. But Mary plan on writing him a very convincing letter.

Mary decided to give up her claim for herslef, and for Scotland. To give James a fighting chance to rule as regent, in a time of peace, not war. And if James ruled Scotland well, Mary would never have to go home, and stay with Francs.

King Francis tells Queen Mary that he is dying.

They share a last dance together in front of King of Navarre he demands a meeting. However, Francis is very weak and Mary ends up leading the dance instead.

The Hound and the Hare
James Stuart write Mary Stuart a letter. News of Elizabeth's response to French troops being withdrawn from Scotland, she has withdrawn her troops as well. A moment of peace in Scotland, possible due to King Francis's death.

Strange Bedfellow
Mary Stuart and Robert Dudley are courting each toher in France. Mary shoots an arrow, directly in the middle of her targed. Robert tells her it is impressive, asking where she learn to shoot like that. Mary tells him, her late husband. He thought it was a skill that would serve her well. She adds, it's funny,the two of them on a date. Both knowing they've already had their one true loves.



Prince Francis: She had skinny legs, a missing front tooth, and strong opinions.
King Henry: I'm sure the adult tooth has come in and the opinions you can ignore. Is that right, Catherine? [3]

Queen Mary: (to Francis) You are not the only one with a country to think of! [3]

Prince Francis: If you're going to be the Queen of France, you need to understand something. Kings do not answer to their wives. [3]

Prince Francis::Love is irrelevant to people like us. [3]

Queen Mary: My mother will understand because I can't bring home any armies and I can't wed any Kings if I'm dead. [4]

Queen Mary: I just want to be sure that Colin is returned alive. And your parents said he would be.
Prince Francis: Then he will be. Or they'll make every effort.
Queen Mary: Can you be sure of that?
Prince Francis: You have the word of the King and Queen of France.
Queen Mary: I had their word that we would be married. I'm not sure words mean anything here. [4]

Queen Mary: Elizabeth has support as well. Armies she's been gathering for years. You realize what laying claim to England can cost me?
Prince Francis: Yes, I do. It could cost you your head. [5]

Queen Mary: Love is irrelevant to people like us, a privilege that we do not share. You told me that. I'll remember it all--every word, every moment--for the rest of my life. I love you. But I won't let other people die for me. [5]

Prince Francis: I see a future for us quite clearly. We would be happy. I would give anything to spend my life, however long, at your side.
Queen Mary: I know you would.
Prince Francis: But you see a future without me, and that's the one you choose.
Queen Mary: You know why it's the only choice.
Prince Francis: It's your choice. You are so headstrong. So..So strong...And you my brother. I envied you for so long. And look at us now. You have what's mine, and I have your freedom. Well I, I plan to take full advantage of it.[6]

Prince Francis: And you and I will neve see each other again...I don’t mean that to sounds cruel, or angry... [2]

Prince Francis: We are royals. We have the power to do terrible things. Without trust, we're nothing. [7]

Prince Francis: What was I thinking not giving my new bride a First Light candle? [8]

Prince Francis: I don't make love to you because I want a baby. I want a baby because I love you. [8]

Prince Francis: He prefers the company of men!
Queen Mary: Don't you all?
Prince Francis: In bed most people will never notice, but a wife will. [8]

Queen Mary: You love a girl, not a Queen, or you would allow me to be one. [9]

Mary Stuart: Trust is a luxury I can no longer afford. [10]

Mary Stuart: It isn't fair, the privileges we are given...Or the prices we must pay for them. [11]

King Francis: I don't want to hurt you, but I don't want to repeat history
Queen Mary: Then don't! [12]

Queen Mary: Out of all the people you could have slept with, did it have to be one of my ladies? One of my closest friends?! [12]

King Francis: And it won't hurt to show the nobles, many twice my age, that if you obey me, they can too.
Queen Mary: Are all powerful men so insecure?
King Francis: A few. Many...Most. [13]

Queen Mary: I am with child. Our child, at last! [14]

King Francis: I don't think I've ever been this happy in my entire life. [14]

King Francis: The word can be dark, Mary, and uncertain and cruel. The only thing that matters is that we face it together. No matter what happens, you are my light. [14]

King Francis: Whatever the future brings, you are my light. [14]

Queen Mary: Do you worry that I can't bear you a child?
King Francis: Yes! I worry because as a King and as a man I want heirs. Is that what you want to hear? Does it bring us closer for you to know that your failure disappoints me beyond words? Have I answered you fully? Are we done with this relentless interrogation?
Queen Mary: When you told me you hadn't lost hope...
King Francis: I lied. Mary, I'm sorry. I shouldn't have. I wish...
Queen Mary: For something I can't give you. Well, I asked you for the truth and you certainly gave it to me. I don't need to hear anymore. [15]

Prince Francis: ( To Mary) You are my life. I love you. [16]

Queen Mary: Oh spare me your lies and excuses! You're not the man that I fell in love with and you're not the King I want to rule beside. You are a coward!
King Francis: Mary, everything that I have done...
Queen Mary: Enough, enough! I gave you a chance, I waited for the man I fell in love with to return, but that man is dead and I am finished waiting for him!
King Francis: If that is what you truly believe then perhaps you should return to Scotland. Leave me. Leave France. [17]

Queen Mary: You did this to us. To France. For all that you claim you are trying to protect us, I have lost all faith in you. And the man I thought you were. [18]

King Francis: What can I do for you?...Are you cold... I’ll fetch you a blanket. [19]

Queen Mary: I've had some time to think. I believe that we should lead separate lives.
King Francis: What does that mean?
Queen Mary: That we will continue to work together as King and Queen, but I will be your wife in name only.
King Francis: I can't do that. I won't.
Queen Mary: We won't be the first people in history to do so.
King Francis: If you're talking about my parents, we are nothing like them. I would do anything for you, Mary. I love you and you love me.
Queen Mary: Look where that love has brought us. [19]

King Francis: Doubts like these start wars. You put your country at risk, as well as your life. [20]

Queen Mary: Oh is that caring. It sounds like a man trying to tighten his grip on a woman. You’ll understand if I don’t stay to hear more. [20]

King Francis: I don’t want you to feel so alone.
Queen Mary: But I am alone. We both.
King Francis: We don’t have to be. [20]

King Francis: How could you send me to another? How!?
Queen Mary: Because I love you. And one of us should be happy. [21]

King Francis: I don’t want to live separate lives, or move on with anyone!... But you do? [22]

King Francis: Did you come to me because you were afraid to go to him, or because you wanted to secure your rule in Scotland?! [22]

Queen Mary: I have to ask the same question. Why?
King Francis: You mean, why when you were about to leave France, and turn your back on the country that shielded you as a child, and abandoned the crown you were given. And me. A husband you swore an oath to. [23]

King Francis: Make of that what you will, but I have been given a second chance, to live more wisely. So the next time I am starring at death, I’ll have no regrets. [23]

King Francis: I think you should leave.
Queen Mary: Leave this room. Or leave France?
King Francis: That’s up to you. [23]

Queen Mary: I want you to live! Please live. [23]

King Francis: This could mean the end of our reign. [24]

Queen Mary: We are King and Queen, chained together as surly as two prisoners in a dungeon. [25]

King Francis: Well...You were planning on abandoning our marriage, flee France, and run off with my cousin, so...I no longer care what you do. [25]

King Francis: You will always see him, just as I have always seen you. Naked and in each others arms. [25]

Queen Mary: What would Condé gain?
King Francis: My throne! [26]

King Francis: Save your apologies. Your words have no meaning to me. [26]

King Francis: Save your apologies. Your words have no meaning to me. [26]

Queen Mary: It's terrible. Especially if we think we can save each other. We can't. We can only love each other. [27]

Queen Mary: Am I really planning a life, a future, without you? [28]

King Francis: You are the prettiest vampire that ever lived. [29]

King Francis: Mary come to me. There may not be much time. Lay beside me. [30]

King Francis: All that’s left now, is for me to enjoy my final hours. [30]

King Francis: I love you, and I thank God for the time we’ve had. [30]

Sebastian: What’s the cost of a king’s life Charles? Your life? Yours?
Queen Mary: If the price is my life, I will give it! Bring him back!
Delphine: Are you certain?
Queen Mary: Yes I am. Go do it now, do it! Please hurry. [30]

King Francis: You did it!
Queen Mary: No, you did it!
King Francis: Well, that’s not how I’ll remember it. [31]

King Francis: Well, I suppose you’ll have to settle with being the Queen of two nations, not three. [31]

Queen Mary: I always knew we would be wed. Even when I first retuned.
King Francis: Did you now?
Queen Mary: Ever since I caught ur eye, watching me dance with my ladies at your sister’s wedding. Feather’s falling from nowhere.
King Francis: Well, I’m sure my mother ordered them. [31]

King Francis: We were meant to be happy, and we were. But I have another fate. [31]

King Francis: I see such beauty. Such beauty you have brought me...You must wed again. You must love again.
Queen Mary: I can’t. I will never, I will never love anyone, the way I love you.
King Francis: I pray to God that you do. [31]

Queen Mary: This is not how we were suppose to go to Paris. We were suppose to dance under the stars. [31]

King Francis: I love you Mary Stuart. Forever. [32]


  • Nostradamus made a Prediction about Francis and Mary that follows them throughout the series.
    - If Francis and Mary wed, it will cost young Francis' his life. [3]

Historical Notes

  • Mary was briefly engaged to Prince Edward of England when she was 6 months old, and for an even shorter time was considered for King Philip's first son, Don Carlos who was 4 years her junior.
  • April 4, 1558 Mary knowingly signed The Crown Matrimonial a secret agreement bequeathing Scotland and her claim to England to the French crown if she died without heirs. Her and Prince Francis partook in a secret wedding ceremony.
  • Francis and Mary's public wedding took place on 24 of April in 1558 at the Church of Notre Dame in Paris.


Season One
Pilot Snakes in the Garden Kissed Hearts and Minds A Chill in the Air Chosen Left Behind Fated For King and Country Sacrifice Inquisition
Royal Blood Consummation Dirty Laundry The Darkness Monsters Liege Lord No Exit Toy Soldiers Higher Ground Long Live The King Slaughter Of Innocence
Season Two
The Plague Drawn and Quartered Coronation The Lamb and the Slaughter Blood for Blood Three Queens The Prince of the Blood Terror of the Faithful Acts of War Mercy Getaway
Banished Sins of the Past The End of Mourning Forbidden Tasting Revenge Tempting Fate Reversal of Fortune Abandoned Fugitive The Siege Burn
Season Three
Three Queens, Two Tigers Betrothed Extreme Measures The Price In A Clearing Fight or Flight The Hound and the Hare Our Undoing Wedlock
Bruises That Lie Succession No Way Out Strange Bedfellow To The Death Safe Passage Clans Intruders Spiders In a Jar
Season Four
With Friends Like These A Grain Of Deception Leaps of Faith Playing With Fire Highland Games Love & Death Hanging Swords Unchartered Waters
Pulling Strings A Better Man Dead of Night The Shakedown Coup de Grace A Bride. A Box. A Body. Blood in the Water All It Cost Her

Related Pages

Pages relating to Mary and Francis are the following:

King FrancisQueen Mary 
Mary and Francis' WeddingKing Francis' Coronation


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