Story drawn form the memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Queen Margot’, the first wife of Henri IV, King of France. 1569: the war between Protestants and Catholics is tearing France apart. Margot’s hand is the object of negotiations, intended to strengthen the throne of her brother Charles IX, king of France. But Margot is 16 years old and she has lost her heart to the Duke of Guise. Torn between her duty and her illicit love, the princess finds herself at the heart of an intrigue that is beyond her.