|Covid-19|Monarch – Eric XIV
1 March - Inauguration of the Kullen Lighthouse.
14 April - The Arboga artiklar regulates the power within the Swedish duchies, limiting the political power of the King's brothers.
May - The King creates the Höga nämnden, a private court of the King.
June - Swedish Estonia is created.
29 June - Coronation of Eric XIV. The hereditary titles friherre (Baron) and count are introduced in Sweden.
- Swedish patrol boats patrols the Östersjön to protect ships from pirates.
- A law on inns are proclaimed in which the hosts are instructed to keep sufficient supply for humans and horses and the prices are regulated.
- Lucretia Gyllenhielm, illegitimate royal daughter (died 1585)
1561 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1561 in Sweden