After arriving late for the Battle of Bosworth Field, Edmund kills King Richard III (whom he thinks is stealing his horse) and secures the crown for his father.
With his father away at the Crusades, Edmund comes up with a plan to prove his brother is illegitimate, thus making him Prince Regent.
Edmund is appointed to the post of Archbishop of Canterbury after the king has the last one killed.
The King decides that Edmund should marry a Spanish Princess, who Edmund finds unattractive, in order to secure a treaty between Spain and England which will allow an invasion of France.
Percy and Baldrick are to be burned at the stake with Edmund, when he is accused of being a witch.
After the King takes away Edmund's title of Duke, he recruits the 6 most evil men in the land to take the crown by force.
Blackadder feels a funny attraction for his manservant and decides to marry when he discovers he is a she.
After the Queen appoints Blackadder Lord High Executioner, he finds himself in trouble when the Queen pardons someone he executed ahead of schedule.
After Sir Walter Raleigh takes the Queen's fancy by bringing her a potato, Blackadder decides to become an explorer with the aid of a legless sea captain.
The Queen hampers Blackadder's efforts to raise cash to pay off a debt to a sadistic bishop.
Blackadder's rich and Puritanical aunt and uncle pay him a visit to discuss his inheritance the same night he has a beer drinking contest.
Blackadder and Lord Melchett are kidnapped by a German spy right after the Queen decides she will pay no more ransom to kidnappers.
Blackadder becomes involved in politics by getting Baldrick elected MP, in an effort to stop the new Prime Minister, Pitt the Younger, from striking the Prince off the Civil List.
After the Scarlet Pimpernel gets high praises Blackadder makes a bet that he can go to France and rescue aristocrats, too.
After Parliament cuts off the Prince's money he decides to marry a rich lady who obtains her money by moonlighting as a notorious highwayman.
Blackadder tries painting and cooking as ploys to avoid the scheduled big push out of the trenches.
Edmund is sentenced to death by firing squad for shooting and eating the General's favorite messenger pigeon.
Blackadder grabs yet another opportunity to return to England by organizing a morale-raising music hall show, including Baldrick's Charlie Chaplin impersonation and George's appearance as a lady songstress who captures the General's heart.
Blackadder and the boys join the Royal Air Corps, where they are promptly shot down behind enemy lines.
Blackadder is assigned to find the spy working out of the hospital.
Blackadder tries everything he can think of to get sent back to England when orders come in to go over the top in the first charge against the Germans since 1914.