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1537

Year 1537 (MDXXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Contents

January–June

  • January – Bigod's Rebellion, an uprising by Roman Catholics against Henry VIII of England
  • January 6 – Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence is assassinated.
  • March – Diego de Almagro successfully charges Manco Inca's siege of Cuzco, thereby saving his antagonists, the Pizarro brothers.
  • March 12 – Recife is founded by the Portuguese in Brazil.
  • April 1 - the definite end of Catholicism in Norway. Archbishop Olav Engelbrektsson flees from Nidaros (Trondheim) to Lier, Belgium.
  • June 2 – Pope Paul III publishes the encyclical Sublimis Deus, which declares the natives of the New World to be rational beings with souls who must not be enslaved or robbed.
  • July–December

  • August 15 – Asunción is founded by Juan de Salazar de Espinosa.
  • August 25 – The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
  • August-September – The Ottomans fail to capture Corfu.
  • Date unknown

  • Manco Cápac establishes the independent Neo-Inca State at Vilcabamba, Peru.
  • The Spaniards bring the potato to Europe.
  • Kiritimati (Acea or "Christmas Island") is discovered by the Spanish expedition of Hernando de Grijalva.
  • The island of Paros is conquered by the Ottoman Empire
  • Religious buildings are dissolved by Henry VIII of England, including
  • Bridlington Priory,
  • Castle Acre Priory,
  • Valle Crucis Abbey, and
  • Bisham Priory (Bisham Abbey being founded in its place).
  • Bangalore is first mentioned.
  • Births

  • January 1 – Jan Krzysztof Tarnowski, Polish noble (d. 1567)
  • January 16 – Albrecht VII, Count of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (d. 1605)
  • January 21 – Antonio Maria Salviati, Catholic cardinal (d. 1602)
  • February 26 – Christopher II, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern (d. 1575)
  • March 4 – Longqing Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1572)
  • May 18 – Guido Luca Ferrero, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1585)
  • May 20 – Hieronymus Fabricius, Italian anatomist (d. 1619)
  • May 27 – Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg, son of Landgrave Philip I (d. 1604)
  • May 28 – Ismail II, Shah of Persia (d. 1577)
  • June 3 – João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Portuguese prince (d. 1554)
  • July 20 – Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer (d. 1604)
  • July 29 – Pedro Téllez-Girón, 1st Duke of Osuna, Spanish duke (d. 1590)
  • July 30 – Christopher, Duke of Mecklenburg and administrator of Ratzeburg (d. 1592)
  • August 9 – Francesco Barozzi, Italian mathematician (d. 1604)
  • August 15 – Shimazu Toshihisa, Samurai (d. 1592)
  • October 12
  • King Edward VI of England, son of King Henry VIII of England and Queen Jane Seymour (d. 1553)
  • Lady Jane Grey, claimant to the throne of England (d. 1554)
  • December 5 – Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)
  • December 20 – King John III of Sweden (d. 1592)
  • December 24 – Willem IV van den Bergh (d. 1586)
  • December 26 – Albert, Count of Nassau-Weilburg (d. 1593)
  • date unknown
  • Jane Lumley, English translator (d. 1578)
  • Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo, 4th Duke of Alba, Spanish military leader (d. 1583)
  • Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military commander (d. 1582)
  • John Almond, Cistercian monk (d. 1585)
  • Deaths

  • January 6
  • Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (b. 1510)
  • Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (b. 1481)
  • January 12 – Lorenzo di Credi, Florentine painter and sculptor (b. 1459)
  • February 3 – Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare (executed) (b. 1513)
  • February 8
  • Otto von Pack, German conspirator (b. c. 1480)
  • Saint Gerolamo Emiliani, Italian humanitarian (b. 1481)
  • June 23 – Pedro de Mendoza, Spanish conquistador (b. 1487)
  • June 29 – Henry Percy, 6th Earl of Northumberland (b. 1502)
  • July 7 – Madeleine of Valois, queen of James V of Scotland (b. 1520)
  • July 14 – Robert Aske (executed) (b. 1500)
  • September 4 – Johann Dietenberger, German theologian (b. c. 1475)
  • October 9 – Pavle Bakić, last Serb Despot and medieval Serb monarch
  • October 24 – Jane Seymour, Third Queen of Henry VIII of England (complications of childbirth) (b. c. 1508)
  • date unknown – John Kite, Archbishop of Armagh and Bishop of Carlisle
  • probable – Thomas Murner, German satirist (b. 1475)
  • References

    1537 Wikipedia


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