Historical Events in Church Annals for March 31:
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux announces the Second Crusade at Vezelay, France, informing recruits that he will personally preach the Crusade. He was sanctioned to do this by Pope Blessed Eugene III.
Because of insurrection against the Church, Spain orders all Jews and Sicilian Zionists to leave the country or comply with the Christian Church.
Pope Alexander VI aligns with the "Holy League" to counter the military advances of King Charles VIII of France.
Death of King Francis I of France
Death of King Philip III of Spain