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John Philip
John Philip
Biographical Information
Real Name: Jean-Philippe Valois-Angouleme
Title: 1st Baron of Vallie

John Philip Noir un William, Baron of Vallie

Born: July 1558
Age: 6 months
Religion: Roman Catholic
Originally From: France
Current Location: France
Family: Lady Lola (Mother)

King Francis(Father)
Fredrick (Uncle)
Queen Elisabeth (Aunt)
Princess Claude (Aunt)
Prince Charles (Uncle)
Prince Henry(Uncle)
Queen Mary (Stepmother/Godmother)

Interests: Lady Von Amsberg (Engaged)
Affiliations: Kingdom of France

Kingdom of Scotland
House of Valois

Physical Description
Gender: Male Male
Height: 1'2
Status: Alive
Character Information
First appearance: The Plague

John Philip is the illegitimate son born to his father, King Francis, and his mother, Lady Lola. He has been given land, and the title of Baron of Vallie

Early Life

John Philip was conceived out of wedlock in Paris, France at the The Burgundy House in 1558.

Season 2

John Philip was born in a barn during The Black Plague outbreak in France in 1558. Soon after his mother Lola gave birth to him, his father King Francis, arrived. Not long after they were all together was it realized the Plague had reached inside the barn, which led the three of them to quickly flee. [1]

The next day, they were introduced to Louis Condé, a cousin of his fathers. He supplied them with food and water. Once his dehydrated mother was fed, she was able to produce milk to feed him. A few days later, his father decided to keep him and bring him to court. [1]

Days later, all three arrived in French Court and were greeted by Greer and Kenna. A few nights later he was visited by his father and a nanny. [2]

The next week John was brought down to Tent City with his mother and was cooed over by many noble woman, including Lady Barnard.[3]

Not long after his father's Coronation, John was christened with Queen Mary as his Godmother.[4]

King Francis confessed to his wife that he was visiting his son and apologized to her admitting that he had been lying about it to spare her from being hurt about it. [5]

Cried for three days from baby colic. His mother stayed by his side the entire time, but he calmed down, or tired himself out when his dad came to hold him. [6]

His dad and mum visit him together for the first time in a couple of weeks.[7]

His father arranged a marriage proposal for him with the daughter of The Duke and Duchess Von Amsberg. [8]



  • It would appear that John Philip is played by at least 3 different babies in The Plague.
  • John Philip has been played by approximately 8 different babies as of Getaway. As the show is moving at a slower pace than real life.
  • John Philip is a fictional character as Francis II never had any children.


Season Two
The Plague Drawn and Quartered Coronation The Lamb and the Slaughter Blood for Blood Three Queens The Prince of the Blood Terror of the Faithful Acts of War Mercy Getaway
Banished Sins of the Past The End of Mourning Forbidden Tasting Revenge Tempting Fate Reversal of Fortune Abandoned Fugitive The Siege Burn

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