O, Farewell, Honest Soldier
12 February 2017
I wonder how he'll behave in this moment of uncertainty. Not before the world; but behind closed doors
— Cyrus to Liam about Robert
O, Farewell, Honest Soldier is the penultimate episode of Season 3 on E! series The Royals.
Eleanor and Queen Helena consider romantic invitations as a Privy Council meet to determine who will reign as the one true king of England. At great risk and consequences, Jasper reveals to Liam information that presents a new mystery for the monarchy.
Wallis Day as Angie Davis
Toby Sandeman as
Sebastian Idrisi Richard Cunningham as Jack Harper
I protected our family's image, so there might actually be a throne for you to sit on. That is, until Len did your bidding – like she always does
Crowns are for taking. And I am taking this one!
Whatever happens next is history. After that the natural order will run its course
— Robert to Helena about the decision
The story of the day leading up to the privy council runs concurrently with the session itself
Liam tries to inspire Robert to be good; Robert asks Liam to talk shit of Cyrus before the privy council.
Liam doesn't oblige, and Robert gives out to him, calling him an idiot, after the council.
Liam quotes Cyrus' words to him, to Robert, adding 'I think we know which one you are' and Robert responds it's the only way for him to become King.
James is charged with leaking the info Jasper took, and the two have a confrontation. James fires Jasper for not trusting him.
Prince Robert covers for Jasper and asks him to be his new detail, when he is crowned, as well as strike a deal for Jasper to owe him.
Willow tells Liam she wants their relationship going forward to be only professional.
Robert is crowned the new King of England.
Jasper tries to explain that he was protecting Eleanor, but she wants a new life and ends their relationship