On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in March 1578

  • Mar 7 Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, niece of Henry VIII and whose son married Mary Queen of Scots, dies at 62
  • Mar 29 Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524)
  • Mar 29 Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (b. 1527)
  • Mar 31 Juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered