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1574 in Sweden

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1574 in Sweden

Events from the year 1574 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – John III
  • Events

  • The deposed monarch, Eric XIV, is transferred to Örbyhus.
  • The King's brother Magnus, Duke of Östergötland, is formally declared incapacitated because of his mental problems, and the administration of his Duchy is taken over by the monarch.
  • The Catechism of Martin Luther is translated to Finnish by Paul Juusten.
  • The Liturgical Battle begin.
  • September - A plot is discovered with the plan to assassinate the King during a Sword dance at a party. The plot, led by Charles de Mornay, also implicates Duke Charles, Princess Cecilia and Princess Elizabeth.
  • Dissolution of Sko Abbey: the last nuns, however, benefit from a state pension until at least 1588.
  • Births

  • - Carl Gyllenhielm, soldier and politician (died 1650)
  • References

    1574 in Sweden Wikipedia


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