Lord Edmund Plantagenet accidentally kills the King, becomes a prince and decides he needs a more macho name.
In charge of organising festivities to celebrate his father's return, Edmund sees his chance for some real power.
With the crown and church at each other's throats, Edmund is appointed to the decidedly risky post of archbishop.
Edmund is to be married to the Spanish Infanta, and tries everything to stop the wedding.
The death penalty hangs over Edmund when a mysterious witch hunter accuses him of being Satan's bedfellow.
Edmund decides to seize the throne with the help of the six most evil men in England.