SPOLER ALERT!!!!! News reaches Castle Leoch of Dougal's wife's death. Though married for 24 years, Jamie's guestimates that in reality they'd probably only spent a total of 3yrs together as Dougal was usually at the castle and doing business in Colum's stead. Jamie gives young Hamish a lesson about horses and answers his questions about having a wife and the duties that come with being a husband. Claire treats Auld Alec and learns of Ellen MacKenzie and how she and Brian Fraser were married, despite the wishes of her brothers.