Season 4 Episode
A Grain Of Deception
Season Four, Episode 2
Promotional Images - A Grain Of Deception 3
Air date February 17, 2017
Written by Patti Carr
Lara Olsen
Directed by Fred Gerber
Episode Guide
With Friends Like These


Leaps of Faith
"Men forget, that woman have ears."
Queen Mary


A Spy Threaten Mary's Trust within Her Inner Circle.
Queen Mary discovers there is a leak amongst her advisors and sets out to uncover the traitor. Queen Elizabeth enlists in Narcisse to further her quest for supremacy. Meanwhile, Catherine takes desperate measures to regain some of the power she has lost.


Queen Catherine: Why Claude, how nice of you to take time out of your grievance to mock me.

Queen Mary: Men forget, that woman have ears.

Queen Catherine: Charles if I could have a moment...
King Charles: Not now, I need some air.
Queen Catherine: While you can breathe while I talk.

Queen Leeza: I received word from my husband, King Philip...
Queen Catherine: I’m aware who you married Leeza, you don’t have to keep saying it.


Death Toll [1][2]
- Queen Elizabeth quietly ordered the death's of 50 nobles.


  • The episode title was released on December 29, 2016.
  • The episode's Synopsis was released on December 30, 2016.

Historical NotesEdit

  • Lord Darnley was never previously engaged, nor looking to marry anyone besides Mary, Queen of Scots.
  • John Knox was married twice. First, to Margery Bowes than to Margaret Stewart.
    • Margery Bowes was his very rich English first wife against her family's wishes. She died in 1560.
    • Margaret Stewart was his 17-year old Scottish second wife, and related to Mary, Queen of Scots, however, they married without the Queen's permission. The couple had 3 daughters.


Characters Edit

  • Credit Order
Actor Character
Adelaide Kane Queen Mary
Megan Follows Queen Catherine
Rachel Skarsten Queen Elizabeth
Celina Sinden Lady Greer
Craig Parker Lord Narcisse
Rose Williams Princess Claude
Ben Geurens Gideon Blackburn
Dan Jeannotte James Stuart
Jonathan Goad John Knox
Spencer MacPherson King Charles
Will Kemp Lord Darnley
Guest Staring
Anastasia Phillips Queen Leeza
Nola Augustson Lady Lennox
Claire Hunter Emily Knox  
Sara Garcia Lady Keira  
Character debut
Speaking debut
Episode debut


References Edit

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