On 26 March 1564, she married her first husband, John Knox, leader of the Scottish Reformation, and a close friend of her father. Tweets by @xoAlieee The marriage caused consternation from Mary, Queen of Scots, as the couple had married without having obtained royal consent.[1]. 1 Season 3 2 Season 4 3 Historical Notes 4 Appearances Succession - (Mentioned) Gideon Blackburn warned Mary Stuart that Queen Elizabeth would see her raising a Catholic army as an act of aggression. Margaret Knox (née Stewart; 1547 – after 1612) was a Scottish noblewoman and the second wife of Scottish reformer John Knox, whom she married when she was 17 years old and he 54. This article is about the Reign character John Knox you may be looking for the Historical figure John Knox. [2] Margaret had three sisters and four brothers, including James Stewart, Earl of Arran. He had been part of the conspiracy of Protestant nobles, led in March 1566 by Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord Ruthven, who had stabbed to death Queen Mary's Italian secretary, David Rizzio in the presence of the Queen, who was almost six months pregnant at the time. He claimed that James lied and used her to spy on him. The family was staunchly Protestant, and also related to the Scottish royal family and the Hamiltons. Hamilton was tricked by John into believing Mary and her supporters wanted him dead. [5], In January 1574, she married her second husband, Sir Andrew Ker of Faldonside. She tells him that Lord Hamilton and John Knox plot to kill Mary tomorrow before the coronation. Quiet, shy and reserved. The two flirted as James told her, some people, and certain things are simply predestined to be together. It is later revealed that Emily lied to James after he killed Lord Hamilton. She also fell in love with him. Days later she was surprised to receive a gift from James Stuart. He is now working with Lord Darnley and both are attempting to get Mary Stuart off from her throne. She mistakenly tried on a white belt believing it was a shocker. She tells James that since he took her life from her, he is now responsible for finding a new life for her away from everyone (including him) who knows of her shame. She returned it to him, telling him she could not accept such an expensive gift from him. Elizabeth Knox (1570- January 1622), married in 1594, This page was last edited on 26 August 2020, at 07:00. She started an affair with James. 9), John found out through his spies and brought her to watch a woman in the village getting shamed for adultery. 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); https://reign-cw.fandom.com/wiki/Emily_Knox?oldid=68008. He originally sent a proposal letter to Queen Elizabeth, but she declined. John Knox is a Scottish Protestant against Queen Mary Stuart . Not long after that, Emily again found herself with James. It was the white belt she had tried on, with a note. Emily Knox Emily Knox is the young wife of John Knox, who is being pursued by James Stuart on Queen Mary's secret orders. In "A Better Man" (Season 4, Ep. [7], Together they had a number of children, one of which was named John Ker, minister of Salt Preston.[8]. She also fell in love with him. !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)? It is revealed that even though John forgave her, he treats her badly, forcing her to eat and sleep with the animals, and beats her frequently with the same rod to beat the animals. The couple made their home on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, and together they had three daughters:[4], Margaret served as Knox's secretary, and later, when he became ill, his nurse. Emily Knox was first seen during a function for the ladies of Scotland Court with Queen Mary in attendance. [6] It was Ker who had held his pistol at Mary's side, while she was constrained to watch Rizzio's killing. [5] Kerr died on 19 December 1599, and she did not remarry. Margaret Knox (b.1567), married Zachary Pont, by whom she had issue. 10), she talking with James in a small hut. Margaret, as the Queen's relative,[3] was required to ask the monarch for permission to marry. John later forces her to strip and walk naked towards the crowd under God's punishment because John "loves" Emily and could "spare her the humiliation of suffering before men". John Knox is a Scottish protestant and is married to Emily Knox.