The Fall of Montsegur Castle


View from the Steep Side

I’ve written about this historical ‘event’ many times. Here is the main post.

But I’d never thought to do the chart, until now.



The Kepler 7.0 program has added 7 days to the original date of 16 March 1244, to bring the Julian date into line with our modern calendar. The time chosen was entirely random (it was the time of day I created this chart, today). And yet, embedded within the centre of the chart, created by the aspects, is a distorted image of a five-pointed star.

There are two inconjuncts, one of which depended on the time of day, the other did not.

Venus Inconjunct Pluto

With this aspect you must learn a great deal about the kinds of friends you want and the kinds of experiences you will have through other people. Even while you are still young, you may meet persons who are quite difficult to get along with, but who seem to be impossible to get away from, even when you want to. You may be fascinated by such persons, or circumstances may force you to stay with them. These people do have a definite role to play in your life, but it may not always be a pleasant one. They will teach you something about life or about yourself.

However, you don’t have to put up with difficult or unpleasant relationships, because if you think about it, you will realize that you are drawn to these people in order to fulfill your own hidden emotional needs. Think about what you really want from others so that you  can find it in a better relationship. And if you encounter people who won’t allow you any freedom, which can happen with this aspect, then avoid them.

This aspect may also mean that you are very possessive and demanding of your loved ones. You may not want to acept the fact that your friends can love other people besides yourself. Let your friends be themselves freely when they are with you, and try not to be too demanding of their time. Love for friends and relatives should be given freely, not used as a way to control them. If you do that, you will lose their love.

Saturn Inconjunct Midheaven

This aspect indicates that you very much need a positive relationship with your parents, especially your father. You should not be disciplined unless you are given lots of love at the same time. Otherwise, giving and receiving love from others will be a real problem for the rest of your life. Unless you are truly supported by your family and friends, you will begin to feel lonely and isolated from others and inferior to them. Also you are likely to have very serious difficulties with authority figures, because you are afraid of how they will treat you, not expecting that anyone will ever give you the loving guidance you need. You will see all authorities only as potential threats to your freedom and as sources of pain and trouble.

And so it proved to be true on that day, March 16, 1244.


If we are one another, then this ‘event’ burned away the dross of materialism. And this morning’s timing put the Ascendant of the chart almost exactly opposite my own Ascendant in this life. So this feels personal.

I like the idea that the ‘event’ Ascendant is halfway between the Moon and Neptune in Gemini. My friend Kate will understand what this means.

About cdsmiller17

I am an Astrologer who also writes about world events. My first eBook "At This Point in Time" is available through most on-line book stores. I have now serialized my second book "The Star of Bethlehem" here. And I am experimenting with birth and death charts. If you wish to contact me, or request a birth chart, send an email to (And, in case you are also interested, I have an extensive list of celebrity birth and death details if you wish to 'confirm' what you suspect may be a past-life experience of yours.) Bless.
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