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  • Jan 11 1st recorded lottery in England is drawn in St Paul's Cathedral

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Feb 7 King Philip II forms Inquisition in South America

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • Mar 13 Battle of Jarnac, Count of Anjou defeats Huguenots
  • Mar 20 Duke of Alva leads "tenth penning" in Les Ponts de Cé
  • Jul 1 Latvian Parliament accepts Union of Lublin, incorporate into Poland
  • Aug 27 Pope Pius names Cosimo I de Medici as grand duke of Tuscany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Duke of Norfolk arrested by Queen Elizabeth I for conspiring to marry Mary Queen of Scots

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • Oct 3 Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots
  • Nov 9 Catholic uprising under the Dukes of Northumberland & Westmoreland
  • Nov 28 Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign
  • Dec 15 Westmoreland flees to Scotland