On This Day

What Happened in September 1547

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Charles demands creation of Imperial League (German state)
  • Sep 10 Battle of Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 10 English demand Edward VI (10) wed Mary Queen of Scots (5)

Queen of Scotland Mary, Queen of Scots
Queen of Scotland
Mary, Queen of Scots

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 14 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch lawyer and statesman, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1619)
  • Sep 16 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet, born in Agra, Mughal India (d. 1595)
  • Sep 22 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)

Person of interestMiguel de Cervantes

Sep 29 Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Spanish author (Don Quixote), born in Alcalá de Henares, Habsburg Spain (d. 1616)


Famous Deaths

  • Sep 10 Pierlugi Faraese, Italian son of Pope Paul III, murdered