On This Day

1369 in History

Events in History


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

Weddings in History

  • Jun 19 Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy marries Margaret 111 Countess of Flanders

Deaths in History

  • Jan 17 Peter I of Cyprus, King of Cyprus (1358-69), murdered at 40

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
  • Aug 15 Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England, dies at 56
  • Sep 12 Blanche of Lancaster, wife of John of Gaunt, dies possibly of the plague at 24 (age disputed)
  • Oct 3 Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol (b. 1318)