Francis Crawford of Lymond
He is the Master of Culter who spends the majority of the story protecting the young Queen Mary from would-be assassins.
Mary Queen of Scots
She is betrothed to the French Dauphin and lives in France, away from her mother. The entire story revolves around the protection of her life.
Mary of Guise
As the Queen Mother of Scotland and the widow of King James the V, she uses her daughter to gain power for herself in her adopted home of Ireland.
He is the Prince of Barrow who becomes a close companion of Lymond.
He is the third baron Culter, the brother of Francis Crawford of Lymond.
She is Thomas Erskine's wife and a close friend of Lymond's.
Jenny, Lady Fleming
She is the governess of Queen Mary and in many ways her playmate and fellow mischief maker...
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