Episode 2: King
“You forget one salient point – I alone am King, you are not co-Regent, you are merely my mother” ~Edward III
On this week’s World Without End, we see Caris marry abusive Elfric and Ralph’s fateful meeting with Annet that lands him in the stocks. Merthin defends Caris against her abusive husband but pays a steep price. Isabella wants war and Edward III puts his mother in her place. Godwyn and Petranilla continue their scheming and Gwenda is sold by her father in retribution for rebuffing his advances. Lastly, there is a witch trial with an unfortunate and dramatic ending.