Episodes (22)

S01E01 · Pilot

Oct 17, 2013

After spending a childhood safely hidden away in a monastery, a teenage Mary Stuart arrives in France where she has been sent to secure Scotland's strategic alliance by formalizing her arranged engagement to the French King's dashing son, Prince Francis. Further complicating things is Bash, Francis' handsome, roguish half-brother and Francis' mother, Queen Catherine.

Snakes in the Garden
S01E02 · Snakes in the Garden

Oct 24, 2013

When Simon, an English envoy, tells Mary that the English are aware of her fragile engagement to Francis, Mary and Francis put on a show to protect their alliance.

S01E03 · Kissed

Oct 31, 2013

When England's armies threaten Scotland's borders, Mary asks King Henry for help, but he refuses. Tomas, the son of the King of Portugal, proposes marriage to Mary, promising her aid against England if she'll abandon Francis and turn to Tomas instead. Francis puts Bash in jeopardy when he lets his feelings for Mary cloud his judgment.

Hearts and Minds
S01E04 · Hearts and Minds

Nov 07, 2013

Mary has to decide if she is willing to lie and sentence a man to death in order to have King Henry let her out of her engagement to Prince Francis. Meanwhile, Francis and Bash are suspicious of Tomas' true intentions which will ultimately lead to a confrontation with disastrous results.

A Chill in the Air
S01E05 · A Chill in the Air

Nov 14, 2013

An ex-lover of Francis' arrives and brings danger with her, so Bash consoles an uneasy Mary. Meanwhile, Queen Catherine persuades Aylee to snoop on Mary; and Bash lands in hot water with heretics, who accuse him of disrupting a sacred ritual.

S01E06 · Chosen

Nov 20, 2013

An attempt to scare Mary causes Queen Catherine to take drastic measures to make sure the guilty party is caught. Francis, aware of Bash and Mary's growing attraction, turns to Olivia. Bash ventures into the woods to pay his debt - the human sacrifice the pagans demand - and returns with blood on his hands. Meanwhile, Kenna comes clean with the girls about her affair with the King, to a mixed response.

Left Behind
S01E07 · Left Behind

Dec 04, 2013

The King goes to war as an unlikely intruder locks down the castle. Mary and Francis realise they must overcome their argument and work together to save everyone at court.

S01E08 · Fated

Dec 11, 2013

Nostradamus tells Mary of his prophecy that one among them will die soon, which causes Mary to make a decision that will forever change her relationship with Francis.

For King and Country
S01E09 · For King and Country

Jan 22, 2014

When Mary and Bash are captured they are forced to return to the castle, tearing the bond of brothers apart and hardening Catherine's resolve to destroy Mary and Francis' love at any cost. Francis learns of the prophecy,

S01E10 · Sacrifice

Jan 29, 2014

When a plot to kill Bash goes wrong, Queen Catherine is suspected of orchestrating it. Mary offers to help free a wrongly imprisoned pregnant peasant named Isobel who has a mysterious tie to Bash. Meanwhile, Lola blackmails Queen Catherine to keep her from trying to ruin Mary and Bash, whose bond continues to grow.

S01E11 · Inquisition

Feb 05, 2014

Henry returns from Rome unsuccessful, and accuses Catherine of adultery with Nostradamus with the goal of executing her. Catherine learns about Isobel's baby but the pagan mark on her foot is gone, making her useless as evidence against Bash. Mary and Bash learn that years ago Catherine had an affair and gave birth to a child before Francis was born. They inform Henry, who realizes that the father is his friend, Richard Delacroix, and has him imprisoned. Henry also rejects Catherine's attempts to out Bash and Diane as pagans, as he already knew about their heritage. ...

Royal Blood
S01E12 · Royal Blood

Feb 26, 2014

When Clarissa kidnaps the younger children of King Henry and Queen Catherine, Mary and Bash work with the Queen to find them, with tragic results. Meanwhile, when Lola attempts to help her brother with a debt he owes, Francis rescues her, causing the two of them to grow closer.

The Consummation
S01E13 · The Consummation

Mar 05, 2014

It appears to be time for Mary to choose. She has to marry either Francis or Bash taking into account her country's needs as well as her own. This decision gets harder when Francis comes to court with Lola by his side after he saved her in the last episode. It gets even more complicated when Mary's mum comes to France with her own ideas about Mary's future.

Dirty Laundry
S01E14 · Dirty Laundry

Mar 12, 2014

Two months after becoming married, Mary and Francis must rejoin court after their idyllic honeymoon. Upon returning, secrets they hoped to bury start coming out. Meanwhile, King Henry and Queen Catherine bond over spilled blood.

The Darkness
S01E15 · The Darkness

Mar 19, 2014

As women in the castle mingle with possible suitors, Lola is reluctant to participate. Kenna fears for her safety after another violent incident with King Henry. Bash determines to uncover the truth about the darkness.

S01E16 · Monsters

Mar 27, 2014

When Francis reluctantly agrees to help Bash uncover the threat in the woods, he ends in grave danger, with only Bash to save him. Meanwhile, the King's madness causes chaos when a servant wins "Queen for the Day," and the King becomes obsessed with her. The King also forces a surprising, and unbreakable, union with a new couple at Court. Meanwhile, Greer gets caught kissing kitchen servant Leith, which threatens to ruin her.

Liege Lord
S01E17 · Liege Lord

Apr 09, 2014

Mary uncovers her marriage contract's secret clause.

No Exit
S01E18 · No Exit

Apr 16, 2014

When Mary's brother James arrives in France and convinces Mary to return to Scotland, Francis is suspicious and uncovers a plot that would destroy Mary, which causes a rift between them. King Henry's downward spiral continues, leaving Penelope in charge, causing Catherine and Kenna to take drastic measures. Meanwhile, Lola becomes wary of Lord Julien's motives behind his marriage proposal.

Toy Soldiers
S01E19 · Toy Soldiers

Apr 23, 2014

Mary and Francis are forced to make difficult choices between Scotland, France, or their marriage; Mary's uncle brings bad news regarding Marie de Guise; Henry makes some bad choices for France; Bash and Kenna continue to work on their marriage.

Higher Ground
S01E20 · Higher Ground

Apr 30, 2014

Mary enlists a mercenary to help her, which forces her to realize there are sacrifices and lives she is willing to risk to save her country. Francis embraces his role as Dauphin to lead France in a brutal battle against England, and finds a new ally in Leith. Meanwhile, as Lola grows closer to Lord Julien, she gets increasingly suspicious that he is going to betray her.

Long Live the King
S01E21 · Long Live the King

May 07, 2014

Mary and Catherine form an unlikely alliance when deciding how to deal with the increasingly manic King Henry, which puts Francis in jeopardy. Bash finds a boy who lived to tell about his encounter with the Darkness, which makes Bash determined to end it for good at any cost. Lord Julien (guest star Giacomo Gianniotti) reveals the truth about his motives, and Lola, blinded by love, finds herself in a dire situation after she attempts to protect him.

Slaughter of Innocence
S01E22 · Slaughter of Innocence

May 14, 2014

Henry plots to kill Francis, and begins his efforts to woo and marry Mary. Leith returns to win Greer back. Lola goes into labour. Francis, Catherine and Mary plan a coup. The Darkness returns for Pascal.


Reign Season 1 (2013) is released on Oct 17, 2013 and the latest season 4 of Reign is released in 2017. Watch Reign online - the English Drama TV series from United States. Reign is directed by Fred Gerber,Holly Dale,Norma Bailey,Charles Binamé and created by Laurie McCarthy with Adelaide Kane and Megan Follows. Reign is available online on The CW and CW Seed.

Chronicles the rise to power of Mary Queen of Scots (Kane) when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her four best friends as ladies-in-waiting. It details the secret history of survival at French Court amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue.

As know as:

Vladavina, Reign: Le Destin d'une reine, Владавина, Regina, Царство


United States



Stream Service:

The CW

Production Companies:

CBS Television Studios, World 2000 Entertainment, World 2000 Entertainment


Love is the most dangerous subject. (Season 1), The rise of Mary, Queen of Scots. (Season 1), Peace is fragile. (Season 2), Royal cousins. Mortal enemies. (Season 3), History is written in blood (Season 4)


Robert Rorke
New York Post
History fans will scoff at this rendition of a famous story and the target audience won't give a royal tweet about it.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 28, 2019
Jonathan Bernstein
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Reign would have been a perfect fit for the CW in the dim and distant past of two years ago when it's Greatest Hit was Gossip Girl, which trafficked in similar tales of intrigue and power games in a royal court.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 28, 2019
Sonia Saraiya
AV Club
Reign has perfected a tone that hovers between "taking itself seriously" and "taking nothing seriously." It's an instinctive and confident show.
by rottentomatoes, May 16, 2014

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