. This is made to reference of a rebellion called the yellow scarves or turban rebellion. Seo,who has been secretly following her appears and fights off the drunkards. Lady Han makes the king a duck soup. So Master Min-Jung-ho goes around town looking for information on the woman. The head physician notices that a book is missing from the library and then the eunuchs arrest Jang Geum. Soon scholars gather outside the palace to beg the king to change his mind.
Lady Choi is now Head Court Lady after ousting the other head. But the king is worried that the envoy has come for more silver as Ming helped overthrow Yeonsangun. In the process, they have used the royal kitchen to maintain their family fortune. The queen mother likes the snacks and can eat them. Angrily the king begins his revenge and punishes all those who took part in the death of his mother.
The backdrop story is set during the reign of King Seongjong 1200-1494. Lady Choi replaces her as the head court lady of the royal kitchen, while Jang-geum vows revenge. Jung catch the criminal but superiors tell Dr. Jang Geum practises putting pine nuts onto pine needles late into the night. Jang-geum, now an orphan, is adopted by Kang Duk-gu and Na Joo-daek, a family making a living through selling wine. Sir Min spends lots of time with her and encourages her to study and get back to the palace and take revenge! Haunted by the curse of the executed deposed queen and his prophesied fate at the hands of the third woman, he abandons his post and also becomes a hermit, refusing to take a wife.
Sir Min is arrested until Jang Geum finds a cure for the king. Nonetheless, both are judged guilty and sent to to work as government slaves. Her father is arrested but Jang Geum and her mother escape. Lady Han and Lady Choi have to find the problem. But when the king hears what he did he has him promoted to second highest pharmacy official. Lady Choi is worried there may be a problem with the salt her brother sells to the palace.
It was so interesting watching it again! Geum Young is now Head Kitchen Lady and is shocked to see Jang Geum! The next day Prince Jinsung became King Jungjong. Lady Kim sent some one to take Jang-geum to the palace. She is promoted to forth class 8th in rank — Suk Won. She becomes third in power ranking to the king, a feat unheard of during her time. The king is moved and quick to choose her as the winner! Archived from on January 8, 2014. She is taken out of the palace by eunuchs with what looks like a bottle of poison.
Jang Geum runs away embarrassed! In which will be solved on the next episode or the next. Is everything from Ming good? I assume that Queen Yiun was a tyrant as well as bad apples do not fall far from a bad tree. Yet initially, the King did not execute her as she was mother to the Crown Prince Yeonsangun who would later became the worst tyrant king in Korean history. Seo then tells Lady Park, that a soothsayer once said if Lady Park stays with him;it will be the death of her. The actors even broke into , creating an imaginative, gutsy and intense show. She thinks this apology is enough but Jang Geum still insists she go to the police and confess and be punished! There is still no sign of the cruel and violent king he becomes. The Choi family controls all purchases to the palace and use their position to help any political faction that may bring them further power and wealth.
Geum Young gets a mystery package from her uncle. Jang-geum is told to leave the palace for breaking the palace rule by sneaking out without permission. But the choice was hers. She gets paralysed much to her joy! They have to diagnose patients — Again Jang Geum is too hasty and makes the wrong diagnosis. Lady Park was then left behind for the Court ladies heard some noise in the forest wherre they admister the poison to Lady Park. She thinks the queen still has another baby inside her — from the miscarriage.
The king knows she is in danger because he is dying. One by one the names are called. They live in fear of being caught by palace guards and have heard how terrible the king is. The simple love and gestures between Jang Geum and Minister Min are simply overwhelming. On his way home, in a state of drunkenness, the last words of the deposed Queen haunted him which caused him to slip and fall into a deep ravine. Lord Oh is exiled to Huksan Island.