On This Day

What Happened in March 1526

Historical Events

  • Mar 15 French Dauphin Francis and his brother Henry exchanged as hostages for their father Francis I, beginning four years of captivity in Spain under Treaty of Madrid
  • Mar 17 French King Francis I freed from Spain
  • Mar 26 King Francis I returns from Spanish captivity to France

Famous Weddings

Charles V

Mar 10 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (26) marries Princess Isabella of Portugal (22), his 1st cousin, in Seville

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 30 Konrad Mutian, German humanist, dies at 54