What Happened in 1569

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Historical Events

  • Jan 11 1st recorded lottery in England is drawn in St Paul's Cathedral
  • Feb 7 King Philip II forms Inquisition in South America
  • 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
  • Jul 19 Albert Frederick becomes Duke of Prussia
  • Aug 27 Pope Pius names Cosimo I de Medici as grand duke of Tuscany
  • Oct 1 Duke of Norfolk arrested by Queen Elizabeth I for conspiring to marry Mary Queen of Scots
  • Oct 3 Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots
  • Nov 9 Catholic uprising under the Dukes of Northumberland & Westmoreland
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World Leaders in 1569

Famous People Born in 1569

  • Mar 28 Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1622)
  • Apr 3 Giovanni Battista Massarengo, composer
  • Apr 10 Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
  • Aug 31 Jahangir, 4th Mughal Emperor of India (1605-27), born in Fatehpur Sikri, Mughal Empire (d. 1627)
  • Oct 18 Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)
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Famous Deaths

  • Jan 20 Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80
  • Feb 20 Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50
  • Mar 13 Louis Condé, French prince/co-leader of Hugenots, dies in Battle of Jarnac
  • May 10 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer
  • May 16 Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr
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