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- The Västerås arvförening declare Sweden to be a Hereditary monarchy, with the right of the eldest legitimate son to be heir to the throne and the younger sons to be Dukes. It is also officially declared a Protestant Kingdom: Requiem, the worship of saints and pilgrimages is banned, crucifixes is removed from the churches, and the opposition to the new religious order is declared heretics.
- Olaus Magnus is appointed Catholic Arch Bishop of Sweden by the pope in his exile in Rome.
The former nuns of the Skänninge Abbey are forcibly moved to Vreta Abbey.
- Johannes Magnus, last Catholic archbishop (born 1488)
1544 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1544 in Sweden