I was attacked by figgy pudding, whilst having spontaneous sexual intercourse
— Merry Christmas children

More Than Kin, And Less Than Kind is the 6th episode of Season 3 on E! series The Royals.

Synopsis Edit

Christmas comes to the palace; Liam impulsively releases the staff, forcing the family to fend for themselves; a sexual dalliance for Helena has unexpected consequences.





  • Miley Locke as Sara Alice Hill
  • Margo Stilley as Harper Dey

Quotes Edit

Liam – He'd have wanted you to have these. You and Dad were the fighters
Robbie – He gave them to you
— Brothers

Trivia Edit

  • Genevieve Gaunt does not appear in this episode
  • King Simon gave the staff Christmas off, and Liam does as well
  • Sara Alice helps Jasper with his present for Eleanor by making him a fairy tale: The Princess and the Caterpillar
  • Helena used to spend Christmas with Alistair
  • Jasper breaks up with Eleanor, after being blackmailed by an American tabloid, which he assumes was tipped off by his parents
  • Simon bought everyone Christmas presents early and left each family member a card:
    • Helena's present is a perfume she wore when she met Simon, which he was allergic to: You've given up so much. All I ever wanted was for you to be happy
    • Cyrus gets a serpent-headed cane, which doubles as a hidden sword: You're not the untold story – you're the secret weapon
    • Robert has Lucius' present, as he was already missing
    • Liam gets his Dad's old boxing gloves: Son. You're stronger than you know. Keep going. The world can't beat you
    • Len, his watch, which she loves: The time has come for you to be great. Because you are. I'm so proud of you
  • Len gives the holiday address, incorporating her father's words to her, to the nation

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