I came here when I was six years old. I barely remember Scotland. It's romanticized, a picture in my mind. The truth is, France has always been my home. I threw myself into helping you because it meant I could stay. Now there is nothing but Scotland.

Mary [to Catherine]

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]

Dudley: We can't do this.
Elizabeth: Then tell me how to stop.

Grier, it's been three weeks since Francis died. I may still be a queen, but I am no longer the queen of France.


We were meant to be happy, and we were, but I have another fate, predicted long ago.

Francis [to Mary]

Mary: I can't let him go.
Catherine: Let go and hold on to me.

Francis: Your birthright is your most precious possession. Think twice before trading it.
Mary: You are my most precious possession.

We were supposed to dance under the stars.


I am no longer the Queen of France.


We have been given a miraculous second chance. I won't waste it.

Mary [to Francis]

Maybe there is no magic but what we make for ourselves.

Francis [to Mary]

Francis: You must wed again. You must love again.
Mary: I can't. I will never. I will never love anyone the way that I love you.
Francis: I pray to God that you do.

Reign Quotes

My dear, this was not an act of passion. It was treason.

Queen Catherine

Love is irrelevant to people like us.