A medieval king's son (Rowan Atkinson) pursues the crown through an alter ego.
Edmund plots to use incriminating letters to secure his position on the throne.
Edmund has trouble with his religious life due to his investiture and ex-communication.
Edmund is betrothed to unattractive Infanta.
Witchcraft is in the air, and Edmund's mother is the only one who can save him from burning at the stake.
Edmund is determined to seize the throne, so he sets up a gruesome fatal chain of events.