REIGN Preview: “Higher Ground” (Uncertainty, Unwelcome Guests, and Undue Worry Plague the French Court)

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In this week’s new episode of REIGN, intrigue abounds inside the castle walls while a ferocious war is fought in Calais. When last seen, Francis (Toby Regbo) was accompanying Mary’s uncle to Calais in order to fortify the French troops against the English, and Mary (Adalaide Kane) vowed to find another way to aid her mother who was in desperate need of either troops or funds in order to secure her position in Scotland.

Then with Mary’s maids, Greer (Celina Sinden) had just accepted Lord Castleroy’s (Michael Therriault) marriage proposal, Lola (Anna Popplewell) had married Lord Julien (Giacomo Giannotti), and Kenna (Caitlin Stasey) and Bash (Torrance Coombs) had consummated their arranged marriage.

As for Queen Catherine (Megan Follows), she was busily trying to keep the kingdom from find out that King Henry (Alan VanSprang) had gone mad, while Francis worked to ensure that the French troops were not slaughtered fighting a larger army. [Read more…]