On This Day

July 1627 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Jul 10 English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]

  • Jul 12 English invasion fleet under George Villiers lands on the Île de Ré, forced to withdraw after 3 months of combat and losing 4,000 of 7,000 troops

Deaths in History

  • Jul 1 Nathaniel Bacon, English painter, dies at 41
  • Jul 4 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (A Game at Chess), dies at 47
  • Jul 17 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
  • Jul 19 Dirck R "Didericus" Camphuysen, poet/printer/vicar, dies at about 41