Hidden between the lines of the history books is the story of Mary Stuart, the young woman the world would come to know as Mary, Queen of Scots. Read more » About “Reign”.
With Mary presumed dead, Elizabeth enlists Lola’s help in taking the Scottish crown for herself, while Mary’s half-brother James must defend her throne from John Knox.
When Mary arrives in Scotland, she is stunned by the treacherous world it has become and is forced her to keep her royal identity a secret until she learns who she can trust.
Mary, in order to protect Elizabeth, unknowingly puts Gideon’s life in danger.
Mary must find a powerful suitor to align herself with as Charles’ impending Coronation looms.
Mary struggles to resist her feelings for Gideon as she works to align herself politically with potential allies.
Mary becomes suspicious of Prince Don Carlos’ true condition and relies on Gideon to help her uncover the truth.
As Mary and Catherine deal with the aftermath of Prince Don Carlos accident, Mary realizes that she will have to marry for the good of her country and not follow her heart.
Mary realizes she must help Catherine in her quest to become regent, even at the risk of hurting the alliance with Scotland.
Grateful for a future with a revived Francis, Mary considers signing away her claim to the English throne, and staying in France forever.
After Mary receives an urgent message from her ailing mother about the dire situation in Scotland, she finds herself looking to Francis for aid.