On This Day

What Happened in July 1585

Historical Events

  • Jul 7 King Henri III and Duke De Guise signs Treaty of Nemours: French Huguenots lose all freedoms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 17 English secret service discovers Anthony Babington's murder plot against Queen Elizabeth I

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • Jul 25 Amsterdam bans 45 roman catholics
  • Jul 29 University of Franeker/ University of Friesland opens in the Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 6 Thomas Aufield, English Catholic martyr (b. 1552)