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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.
- Carl Gyllenhielm, soldier and politician (died 1650)
1574 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1574 in Sweden