A final confrontation with the pretender exposes King Henry's weaknesses; Lizzie confronts new demons and old curses.
A pretender to the throne is held captive at court, creating a new rift in Lizzie and King Henry's marriage; Lizzie faces an impossible choice and makes a risky move to try to eliminate the threat to her family.
King Henry VII and Lizzie travel to Spain in an attempt to secure their son's betrothal; growing unrest in Burgundy spills over into an English battle.
Lizzie contends with her mother's defiant defense of the York cause; a boy in Burgundy claiming to be a young prince threatens to further destabilize King Henry's rule.
The York princesses are strategically married off to strengthen the Tudor cause; King Henry returns to the battlefield to protect his reign; Lizzie learns the threats she and her husband face may be closer to home.
King Henry VII tours the kingdom in an attempt to establish himself as the new sovereign; Lizzie's pregnancy complicates her loyalties.
Henry Tudor prepares to ascend the throne; Lizzie must fulfill her promise to marry King Henry VII in order to bring peace to war-torn England.