The Royals

10 Best Episodes of The Royals

Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 02, 2022.

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#15 - Black As His Purpose Did The Night Resemble (Season 4 - Episode 4)

A total blackout in London sparks chaos. Willow’s feelings for Robert grow stronger. Eleanor opens the palace to the public and Jasper finds himself in the middle of a riot.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 173 votes.

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#14 - My News Shall Be The Fruit To That Great Feast (Season 4 - Episode 6)


Tensions rise at a family dinner celebrating the Queen’s birthday, as Liam brings a surprising guest and Jasper finds out the identity of the man who shot him.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 167 votes.

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#13 - O, Farewell, Honest Soldier (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Eleanor and Queen Helena consider romantic invitations; a Privy Council meets to determine who will reign as the one true King of England; Jasper reveals to Liam information that presents a new mystery for the monarchy.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 370 votes.

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#12 - The Great Man Down (Season 1 - Episode 8)


The Royal Family is put on lockdown in a safe room at the palace after an assassination attempt.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 230 votes.

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#11 - And Then It Started Like a Guilty Thing (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Questions of the King's killer come to the forefront and the monarchy's structure is challenged.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 239 votes.

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#10 - Forgive Me This My Virtue (Season 4 - Episode 7)


Eleanor enlists Jasper’s help for one of her covert missions. Helena begins a new chapter at a royal event where the press attacks Willow. Cyrus meets an unlikely ally.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 159 votes.

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#9 - Foul Deeds Will Rise (Season 4 - Episode 9)

Liam’s true intentions are revealed and the family come together to try and navigate the hard path that has been set for them. Jasper helps Liam with a plan and Willow and Robert hit a rough patch.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 151 votes.

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#8 - Confess Yourself To Heaven (Season 4 - Episode 2)


Cyrus helps Liam gather intel on Robert. A contender emerges as Helena and Willow assess possible brides for Robert. Jasper goes rogue at a press conference, as Eleanor watches.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 204 votes.

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#7 - Aye, There's the Rub (Season 3 - Episode 3)

While under the weather, Helena gets hooked on a reality television program. The true paternity of Liam and Eleanor is revealed at a time when the prince and princess are each focusing on passionate relationships.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 390 votes.

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#6 - In The Dead Vast And Middle Of The Night (Season 4 - Episode 8)


Eleanor throws Willow a party that spirals out of control, while Robert forms a sinister alliance. Liam proves his loyalty to his brother, but at what cost?

The episode was rated 7.98 from 161 votes.

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#5 - Our (Late) Dear Brother's Death (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Jasper and Eleanor immerse themselves in their relationship while Liam is forced to reappraise his latest tryst. Enduring his cancer, King Cyrus is visited by his past, while the palace arranges a press conference to announce earth shattering news.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 373 votes.

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#4 - Our Wills And Fates Do So Contrary Run (Season 1 - Episode 10)


Not knowing that Cyrus manipulated the paternity announcement, Liam asks Ophelia to run away with him. Eleanor drops the charges against Jasper and enlists his aid in meeting Robert's killer. Helena does a television interview. Cyrus finally gets his wish.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 222 votes.

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#3 - How Prodigal The Soul (Season 4 - Episode 1)

Robert gains popularity on his coronation tour, while Jasper and Liam have information that could end his reign; Eleanor must choose between returning to Jasper or working abroad with Sebastian.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 206 votes.

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#2 - To Show My Duty in Your Coronation (Season 3 - Episode 10)


Liam finds himself in unexpected places; Helena's heart breaks over a recent loss; Jasper makes a final play for Eleanor's heart; historic changes assure that nothing will ever be the same.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 384 votes.

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#1 - The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life (Season 2 - Episode 10)

The royal family faces the possibility of the abolition of the monarchy.

The episode was rated 8.27 from 248 votes.

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