Queen Mary, unsure who to trust, tests her brother James to ensure his loyalty after hearing of his meeting with John Knox. Queen Elizabeth agrees to help Lord Darnley, in an attempt to sabotage the powerful suitor’s relationship with Mary.
Queen Mary (Adelaide Kane) discovers there is a leak amongst her advisors and sets out to uncover the traitor. Queen Elizabeth (Rachel Skarsten) enlists in Narcisse (Craig Parker) to further her quest for supremacy. Meanwhile, Catherine (Megan Follows) takes desperate measures to regain some of the power she has lost.
Prince Henry will be recast with an older actor and have more notable role, between ages 18-21.
Princess Leesa Currently casting for Catherine's plain Jane daughter. Surprisingly, even though Leesa has considerable power, she is the least favorite of her children.
Lord Darnley(Will Kemp) A nobleman with a blood-claim to the English throne. Has a wildly ambitious mother whose love hinges entirely on his ability to secure a crown. He hopes to become Mary’s second husband, a union could take down Elizabeth, giving them not just one nation, but two.
James Hepburn(Adam Croasdell) A warm-hearted bad boy who's deeply in love with Mary.
Gabriel Narcisse Will fall in love with Mary and try to marry her. He is described as a sexy, high-born rogue who is a realist.
Luc Narcisse Narcisse's son, who his will try to arranged a marriage between him and princess Claude.