Knightfall season 2 has ended, and it’s been quite a ride! Following in the tradition of its highly successful period drama, Vikings, the History Channel brought this historical fiction series to life in order to capture the political intrigue of the Crusades and the Knights Templar who sought the holy grail during the Middle Ages.
We’ve been big fans of the show (you can read all of our season 1 reviews right here), and Knightfall season 2 has arguably been even better. Here’s all the news and information we gathered during the season along with links to our reviews along the way.
Knightfall Season 2 Reviews and Episode Guide
We’ll be following Knightfall season 2 throughout its journey! Return here each week to check for episode descriptions and air dates and to follow the links to each review as it’s written.
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 1: “God’s Executioners”
Banished from the Knights Templar after the discovery of his affair with Queen Joan, Landry must work to redeem himself under the watchful eye of a mysterious veteran of the Crusades. King Philip formulates a plan to take action against the Templars, while dealing with the return of his erratic, eldest son, Prince Louis. (air date: March 25, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 2: “The Devil Inside”
Landry continues his training in the Knights Templar Order under the harsh guidance of Talus, the battle-hardened Initiate master; DeNogaret implores King Philip to build a legal case against the Knights. (air date: April 1, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 3: “Faith”
After suffering a casualty, the Knights Templar prepare to exact revenge. (air date: April 8, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 4: “Equal Before God”
A mysterious knight arrives at Chartres Temple and brings the Knights Templar devastating news. Louis struggles to produce an heir, creating a rift between he and his wife. King Philip sends Gawain on a mission where he comes face to face with his former Templar brothers. (air date: April 15, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 5: “Road to Chartres”
Landry reunites with his daughter, only to be separated once again. Growing impatient with DeNogaret’s legal strategy, King Philip prepares his army for war. Margaret discovers one of Prince Louis’ dark secrets. (air date: April 22, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 6: “Blood Drenched Stone”
King Philip launches a massive attack on the Chartres Temple, igniting a battle that will determine the fate of the Knights Templar. (air date: April 29, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 7: “Death Awaits”
Friday the 13th. Captured and brought back to Paris, the Knights Templar must stand trial for heresy. (air date: May 6, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Episode 8: “While I Breathe, I Trust the Cross”
The death of the Knights Templar Order is imminent as Landry and his Templar brothers are sentenced to burn at the stake. (air date: May 13, 2019)
Knightfall Season 2 Cast News
Fans were overjoyed to hear that Star Wars‘ Mark Hamill would join the cast of Knightfall season 2. Hamill played the role of Talus, a battle-hardened Knight Templar veteran of the Crusades, who survived captivity for ten years in the Holy Land and is tasked with training the new initiates to the Order.
Also joining the cast in season two was Tom Forbes (The Bastard Executioner) as Prince Louis, the violent and unpredictable son of King Philip and heir to the throne, and Genevieve Gaunt (The Royals) as Isabella, the daughter of King Philip who is well on her way to becoming the woman history refers to as “the she-wolf of France.”