On This Day

What Happened in March 1369

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Mar 14 Battle of Montiel: Peter of Castile (Peter the Cruel) with support from England is defeated by an alliance between the French and his half-brother Henry II

King of Castille and Leon Peter the Cruel
King of Castille and Leon
Peter the Cruel

Famous Deaths


MurderPeter the Cruel

Mar 23 Peter the Cruel, King of Castile & Leon (1350-69), murdered by his half-brother at 34

King of Castille and Leon Peter the Cruel
King of Castille and Leon
Peter the Cruel