Historical Events in 1615

  • Jan 30 Japanese Keichō embassy, the first to travel to Europe, headed by Hasekura Tsunenaga meets with Spanish King Philip III in Madrid
  • Feb 14 Peruvian nobleman Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala writes to offer Spanish King Philip III his newly completed Chronicle of Andean history and Spanish rule - now only indigenous Andean viewpoint to survive (Danish National Library) [1]
  • Jun 2 First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France

Historic Siege

Jun 4 Siege of Osaka: Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan

  • Jun 14 Jacques Le Maire sails to Zuidland/Terra Australis