The characters are French and Scottish, but all speak with English accents. The show is filmed in Canada, and some cast members are Canadian. Adelaide Kane and Caitlin Stasey are both Australian. Toby Regbo, Celina Sinden and Anna Popplewell are English.
At the time, noblewomen wore hoods to conceal their hair as a sign of modesty, and free hair was considered scandalous. The noblewomen in this series are often shown with free hair.