Events in year of 1537

  • 02-09Pope Paul III routes Cardinal Pole to England
  • 02-19Weavers of Leiden Neth strike
  • 03-17French troops invade Flanders
  • 07-30Resistant of Bomy: French / Dutch cease fire
  • 09-02King Christian III publishes "Ordinance on the Danish Church"

People born in year of 1537

  • 05-20Hieronymus Fabricius Ab: Aquapend, Italy -- Physician (De Formato Foetu)
  • 10-12Edward VI: Tudor -- King of England (1547-53)
  • 10-13Jane Grey: Queen of England for 9 days
  • 12-21Johan III: King of Sweden (1569-92)

People died in year of 1537

  • 01-12Lorenzo di Credi: Italian painter
  • 04-08Willem Aerts: Flemish architect
  • 10-24Jane Seymour: 3rd Wife of Henry VIII

Events in year of 1538

  • 01-27States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as Viceroy
  • 04-09Danish King Christian III enters Schmalkaldische Union
  • 06-10Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg
  • 06-18Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V and King French I
  • 07-15Peace talks between Karel and King Francois I
  • 09-28Battle at Preveza: Turkish fleet under Barbarossa beats Spanish
  • 12-16King Francois I orders renewed pursuit of Protestants

People born in year of 1538

  • 04-24Gugliemo Gonzaga: Composer
  • 04-26Giovanni P Lomazzo: Italian writer / poet (Trattato)
  • 12-10Giovanni Battista Guarini: Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)

People died in year of 1538

  • 02-12Albrecht Altdorfer: German painter, dies at about 57
  • 02-16Everhard / Erardus van de Mark: Prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65
  • 02-26Worp van Thabor: Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae)
  • 03-21Hugo: Earl of Leisnig, Governor of Frisia, dies at about 79
  • 06-30Charles van Egmond: Duke of Gelre / Earl of Zutphen, dies at 70
  • 08-20Aefgen Listinck: Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake
  • 09-14Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg and Dietz: Viceroy of Holland