Historical Events in 1567

  • Mar 11 Geuzen army leaves Walcheren to return to Oosterweel
  • Mar 13 Battle at Oosterweel: Spanish troops destroy Geuzenleger
  • Apr 11 Dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda
  • Jun 15 Battle at Carberry, Scotland: Protestant troops beat Earl Bothwell's army
  • Jun 15 Republic of Genoa expels Jews from its whole territory

Historic Event

Jun 16 Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison, Scotland

  • Jun 20 Jews are expelled from Brazil by order of regent Don Henrique
  • Jul 24 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate; her 1-year-old son becomes King James VI of Scots
  • Jul 25 Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela

Royal Coronation

Jul 29 James VI is crowned King of Scots at Stirling

  • Aug 8 Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels, Belgium
  • Sep 9 Lomaraal van Egmond & Philip van Hoorne captured
  • Sep 29 At a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Hoorn for treason

Historic Event

Sep 29 War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap King Charles IX

  • Oct 6 Duke of Alva becomes land guardian of Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Battle at St-Denis: French government army vs Huguenots