Victoire, Princess of France (1556)

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Victoire, Princess of France (1556) Gender: F
born on 24 June 1556 Jul.Cal. (4 July 1556 greg.) at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Fontainebleau, France, 48n24, 2e42
Timezone LMT m2e42 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°57' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 28°39 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 25°10'

Princess of France (1556) Victoire (With her brother Louis, Duke of Orléans, and her twin sister Jeanne)


Also known as Victoria of Valois, she was the twin sister of Jeanne/Joan, the last children born to King Henry II of France and his wife, Catherine de' Medici. Their mother's confinement came on June 24, 1556. Joan died in the womb, but Princess Victoria survived the birth—only to die a little more than a month later on 17 August 1556.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • child->parent relationship with Medici, Catherine de (born 13 April 1519 Jul.Cal. (23 Apr 1519 greg.))
  • sibling relationship with Jeanne of France (born 24 June 1556 Jul.Cal. (4 July 1556 greg.)). Notes: Twin sister
  • sibling relationship with Louis of Valois (born 3 February 1549 Jul.Cal. (13 Feb 1549 greg.))


  • Death, Cause unspecified 17 August 1556 Jul.Cal. (27 Aug 1556 greg.)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Histoire de la Maison Royale de France, et des grands officiers de la Couronne" by Anselme de Sainte-Marie, Ange de Sainte-Rosalie (libr. associés, 1726), p. 136: "Victoire de France, née à Fontainebleau le mercredi 24. juin 1556. à huit heures du matin, mourut au château d'Amboise le 17. aoust suivant."


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (One month)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Valois-Angoulême)