March 1525 in history

Died in March 1525

Mar 31 René of Savoy a French nobleman and soldier. He was count of Villars and of Tende. Known as "the Great Bastard of Savoy", he was the illegitimate son of Philip II, Duke of Savoy and Libera Portoneri - this made him the originator of the Savoie-Villars branch of the House of Savoy