-Henry plans to move up Mary and Francis's wedding so that Mary may stake a claim to England, challenging Elizabeth I for the crown.
-Kenna learns about Diane's plans to legitimize Bash, and reports them to Catherine.
-Catherine tells Mary of Nostradamus's prediction of Francis's death, in an attempt to get her to call off the wedding.
-Catherine also asks Diane to poison Kenna.
-Mary is unsure about making a claim for England, but Francis urges her to marry him anyway, and then decide about England later--lying to Henry in the process.
-Kenna is handed a mug of poisoned tea, but lets Aylee drink it instead.
-A poisoned Aylee is then pushed to her death by the court's mysterious bag-headed "ghost"--who was the one to actually poison Kenna's tea, as well.
-Nostradamus punishes the "ghost," who is revealed to be a living girl--though we do not see her face.
-Horrified by Aylee's death, Mary decides to call off the wedding and immediately leave the castle, forsaking her claim to England.
-Bash sees Mary about to leave--and leaves court with her.
-Francis falls to his knees as Mary leaves, completing the set of images Nostradamus saw when he foretold Francis's death--proving that he misread them all.
Mary: You do realize what laying claim to England could cost me?
Francis: Yes I do...it could cost you your head.
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If servants are gossiping about your unmade bed, it is too late to rectify the situation.Francis