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1563 in France

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1563 in France

Events from the year 1563 in France

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Charles IX
  • Events

  • February 18 – Francis, Duke of Guise, is assassinated while besieging Orléans
  • March 19 – Edict of Amboise
  • July 28 – The English surrender Le Havre to the French after a siege
  • Births

  • November 8 – Henry II, Duke of Lorraine (died 1624)
  • Full date missing

  • Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife (died 1636)
  • Pierre Matthieu, poet, dramatist and historian (died 1621)
  • Deaths

  • February – Pierre de Bocosel de Chastelard, poet (born 1540; executed in Scotland)
  • February 24 – Francis, Duke of Guise, soldier and politician (born 1519)
  • August 18 – Étienne de La Boétie, judge and writer (born 1530)
  • December 29 – Sebastian Castellio, preacher and theologian (born 1515).
  • Full date missing

  • Charles de Cossé, Count of Brissac, courtier (born 1505)
  • Odet de Selve, diplomat (born c.1504)
  • References

    1563 in France Wikipedia


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