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What Happened in 1567

Important Events in 1567

  • Jul 24 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate; her 1-year-old son becomes King James VI of Scots
  • Sep 29 War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap King Charles IX

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World Leaders in 1567

Famous Weddings in 1567


Famous People Who Died in 1567

  • Jan 8 Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37
  • Jan 23 Jiajing, 12th Emperor of Ming Dynasty of China, dies at 59
  • Jan 26 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
  • Feb 9 Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, King consort of Mary, Queen of Scots, murdered at 21 in the orchard of Kirk o' Field in Edinburgh
  • Feb 10 Lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered

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