|Season Three, Episode 11|
|Air date||April 25, 2016|
|Written by||April Blair|
|Directed by||Charles Binamé|
Bruises That Lie
No Way Out
- "I will fight fire, with fire."
- —Queen Mary
Mary, Elizabeth and Catherine Must Decide Who They Can Trust
Mary must find a powerful suitor to align herself with as Charles’ impending Coronation looms. Lola stumbles upon the identity of Elizabeth’s poisoner, while Catherine becomes a new kind of victim for the castle’s serial killer.
Sebastian: Show people you are worthy of the post you hold, and no one will remember how you rose to it.
Sebastian: The butcher still insists on his innocents.
Queen Catherine: As all men do before they swing.
Queen Mary: It's time to accept my fate.
Queen Mary: I will not be chased out of my country before I’ve even returned.
Queen Mary: I will fight fire, with fire.
Gideon Blackburn: The day may come where we may find ourselves on the battle field. What would you do then?
Queen Mary: I will be forced to strike you down.
- King Francis, Robert Dudley, Princess Claude, Duke Boinel and Mary Tudor and John Knox were all mentioned, but do not appear.
- Edinburgh, Scotland and The Vatican are both mentioned.
- Edinburgh, Scotland makes it's first appearance.
- Mary Stuart revisited the idea of marrying King Eric of Sweden.
- William Cecil is revealed to have been inlove with Queen Elizabeth the whole time, and is the one who forced her abortion.
- Queen Catherine and Mary Stuart mention King Francis' Coronation. 
- Christophe is revealed to be the killer, and blackmails Catherine. 
- King Charles' Coronation takes place.
- The episode trailer was released on January 25, 2016.
- Celina Sinden, Jonathan Keltz, Rose Williams and Charlie Carrick were all credited, but do not appear.
- King Eric XIV of Sweden is indeed king, and was coronated on 29 June 1561.
- William Cecil was considered the most important minister during Elizabeth's reign. He served her until his death in 1598. Afterwards his son took up the position.
- John Knox was a Scottish clergyman, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the Protestant Reformation. He was born in 1513 and lived to be 59. In 1564 he married Margaret Stewart a distant relative of the Mary, Queen of Scots.
- Storming the gates of Edinburgh Castle would be a foolish move as it is a war castle. Royalty stayed at Hollyrood Castle 1 mile down when visiting Edinburgh, Scotland.
- King Charles's coronation took place on 15 May 1561.
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- Credit Order
|Adelaide Kane||Mary Stuart|
|Megan Follows||Queen Catherine|
|Rachel Skarsten||Queen Elizabeth|
|Anna Popplewell||Lady Lola|
|Craig Parker||Lord Narcisse|
|Ben Geurens||Gideon Blackburn|
|Giles Panton||Lord Cunningham|
|Christopher Jacot||The Butcher|
|Tom Everett Scott||William Cecil|
|Spencer MacPherson||King Charles|
|Keith Dinicol||Lord Fluret|
|Josh Cruddas||Rat Chatcher|
|Macy Drouin||Agatha Blackburn|