Historical Events in 1597

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  • Feb 5th A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.
  • Feb 24th Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main
  • Mar 11th Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
  • Mar 12th England routes troops to Amiens

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Apr 23rd William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.

Playwright William Shakespeare
Playwright
William Shakespeare
Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • Jun 14th At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
  • Jun 24th Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
  • Aug 11th Germany throws out English sales people
  • Aug 14th Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
  • Aug 20th 1st Dutch East India Company ships return from the Far East
  • Sep 16th French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
  • Sep 25th Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
  • Oct 9th Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort