Historical Events in 1562

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  • Jan 15th 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
  • Jan 17th Edict of St Germain recognizes Huguenots in France
  • Jan 18th The Council of Trent is reopened by Pope Pius IV for its third (and final) session
  • Mar 1st Blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
  • Mar 9th Kissing in public banned in Naples (punishable by death)
  • Mar 15th General Francois de Guise enters Paris
  • Apr 30th 1st French colonists in North America: Jean Ribault & colonists arrive in Florida
  • Jun 1st Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & Sultan Suleiman signs treaty
  • Sep 17th Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon
  • Dec 19th Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency & huguenots under Condé captured