Popular Reign Quotes
Have you learned nothing?Catherine [to Mary]
There can only be one Queen, and I had to choose mine.Lola [to Elizabeth]
She was more afraid of meeting her future husband than of pirates! But I guess that's to be expected at age seven.Queen Catherine
I will spill blood to defend what's mine.Mary
Nostradamus: I assure you, this 'darkness' is only a man.
Mary: Then go and kill him.
Mary: What good does it do to pretend to be strong it it bankrupts us?
Catherine: Truly, Francis, I don't know why she's even in this conversation. Didn't you promise the
nobles you'd muzzle her?
One night. Don't flaunt your bountiful womb at me. It may have been one night, but you are and always have been Mary's Lady. When you were a child, there were dozens of little girls whose families begged me for that position, but I chose you because you played well together, because you didn't hurt or throw mud at her. But now you have done both, as clearly Francis can procreate with anyone, they say. The gossip of his tryst finds fault with Mary!Marie de Guise
I owe it to my son to take care of you the same way he begged you to take care of me.Catherine [to Mary]
Queen Catherine: So the three of you have come to buck each other up because I'm so frightening? Or did you all just want the pleasure of seeing me brought so low?
Kenna: I suppose a little bit of each, actually.
Penelope: Don't you think a royal crown suits me?
Queen Catherine: Of course, your majesty. Makes your head look smaller. Almost back to normal size.
Francis: Mary, I have already made my decision. I am informing the courts now, in writing, before Greer's wedding. My people will know of my decision before the day's end.
Mary: Your people? I thought we were to rule together! At your coronation, you said we would rule as a partnership.
Francis: Mary, I can't always be your husband first. Sometimes I have to be King.
You are on the cusp of losing your country. Either you or Elizabeth will rule Scotland and England. Make an heir and it will be you.Marie de Guise