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Princess Claude
Princess Claude
Biographical Information
IRL: History's Princess Claude
Real Name: Claude of Valois
Title: Princess Claude

Princess of France
Claude of France

Born: 12 November 1547
Age: 18
Religion: Roman Catholic
Originally From: Vienne, France
Husband: Luc Narcisse

Leith Bayard (Ex-Fiancé)
Duke Boinel (Annulled)

Parents: King Henry II(Father)

Queen Catherine (Mother)

Family: Sebastian (Half-brother)

King Francis(Brother)
Queen Elisabeth(Sister)
Prince Louis(Brother)
King Charles (Brother)
Prince Henri (Brother)
Princess Henriette(Sister)
Princess Emone(Sister)
Princess Margaret (Sister)

Interests: Stéphane Narcisse (Sex)

Louis Condé (Ex-Fiancé)
Lord William (Ex-Fiancé)
Lyon (Fling)
Sebastian (Sexual)

Affiliations: Kingdom of France

House of Valois
Claude and Luc
Claude and Leith
Claude and Narcisse

Physical Description
Gender: Female Female
Height: 5'5
Status: Alive
Character Information
First appearance: The Prince of the Blood
Portrayed by: Rose Williams

Princess Claude is the younger sister of King Francis and only recently returned from overseas. She is a very sexually advanced young lady and had an unhealthy attraction to her half-brother, Sebastian, and Stéphane Narcisse. She was in a relationship with Leith Bayard, but believing him dead agreed to an arranged marriage to Luc Narcisse.


Princess Claude is used to getting her own way. She is very much a rebel and doesn't care who gets hurt while she plays out her wild antics. She is the Wild Card of her family and is often drinking, and looking for sexual fun. She shows affection towards her family, though and is very loyal.

Early LifeEdit

Claude of Valois was born a Princess and is the third child between her mother, Queen Catherine, and her father, the late King Henry.

Claude and her mother never got along and was often shipped overseas to be tutored, but would often be found partying.

Season 1Edit

A lock of hair labeled with her name is shown in her mother's shadow box, along with neatly tied hair from her other brothers and sisters.

Season 2Edit

She was believed to have murdered two of her younger sisters out of jealousy when they were found dead. It was assumed that the babies had suffocated because the roses they had pulled off her dress were lodged in their throats.

Season 3Edit

Intruders - (Mentioned)
Queen Catherine tells her daughter Princess Claude that is her brother King Charles doesn't come back, she wants her to see that her brothers and sisters are safely transported to Spain, Seek refuge with her older sister, Queen Leeza. Catherine makes Claude promise to take care of her siblings.

Season 4Edit

Upon the request of her sister and Stéphane Narcisse, the dashing Luc Narcisse arrived at French Court to woo and immediately marry Claude. The two both understood it was an arranged marriage due to her indiscretions, but Luc promised to be faithful and wanted a happy marriage with her. Not long after his arrival did the two marry in a small Royal ceremony. [1]

Family TreeEdit

Francis of Valois
Claude of France
Duke Francis
King Henry
Queen Catherine
Madeleine of Valois
King Francis
Queen Mary
Queen Elisabeth
King Philip
Princess Claude
Luc Narcisse
King Charles
Prince Henri
Princess Margaret
John Philip
Don Carlos



  • Cast Note - Described her as a 'glorious troublemaker' who lives to make her mother's life a 'living Hell' [11]
  • Originally cast as a Recurring Character Rose Williams was updated to a Main Character as of Mercy.

Historical NotesEdit

  • Princess Claude is named after her paternal grandmother, Claude, Duchess of Brittany.
  • Historically she is only 12 years old at the start of Season Two, but in the show was aged to be 15 for the second season.
  • She was her mother, Catherine de' Medici's favorite daughter.
  • Princess Claude was married to Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, when she was 11, on 19 January 1559.
  • Princess Claude actually had 9 children, with two already born by 1565 when she was only 16.


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
Season Three
Three Queens, Two Tigers Betrothed Extreme Measures The Price In A Clearing Fight or Flight The Hound and the Hare Our Undoing Wedlock
Bruises That Lie Succession No Way Out Strange Bedfellow To The Death Safe Passage Clans Intruders Spiders In a Jar
Season Four
With Friends Like These A Grain Of Deception Leaps of Faith Playing With Fire Highland Games Love & Death Hanging Swords Unchartered Waters
Pulling Strings A Better Man Dead of Night The Shakedown Coup de Grace A Bride. A Box. A Body. Blood in the Water All It Cost Her

Related PagesEdit

Pages relating to Princess Claude's Fashion Style are the following:

Princess Claude 
History's Princess Claude
Claude's Fashion Style
Princess Claude's Welcome Home PartyClaude and Luc's Wedding
Claude and LeithClaude and Lord NarcisseClaude and Luc
Rose Williams

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