Events in year of 1614

  • 04-052nd parliament of King James I begin session (no enactments)
  • 04-05Indian Princess Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe
  • 04-14Pocahontas, Daughter of chief Powhatan, marries planter John Rolfe
  • 04-25Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms
  • 06-072nd parliament of King James I, dissolves passing no legislation
  • 08-22Trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase and plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt
  • 08-23University of Groningen opens
  • 09-01Vincent Fettmich expels Jews from Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany
  • 10-02French King Louis XIII (13) declared an adult
  • 11-12Treaty of Xanten: Guliks-Kleefse War victory ends
  • 12-28Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk

People born in year of 1614

  • 01-31Nicolas Saboly: Composer
  • 02-23Jacob Colijns: Dutch coat of arms painter
  • 04-25Hieronymus van Beverningk: Chief Dutch treasurer / maecenas
  • 06-02Benjamin Rogers: Composer
  • 09-11Philipp Buchner: Composer

People died in year of 1614

  • 04-07El Greco: Spanish Painter (View of Toledo)
  • 05-03Sasbout Vosmeer: RC Theologist / apostole vicar, dies at 66
  • 07-14Camillus de Lellis: Ital soldier / monastery founder / saint, dies at 64
  • 09-26Felice Anerio: Italian Composer (pontifical royal chapel)
  • 12-19Melchior Bischoff: Composer, dies at 67

Events in year of 1615

  • 06-14Jacques Le Maire sail to Zuidland / Terra Australis

People born in year of 1615

  • 01-14John Biddle: English Minister (Unitarian)
  • 01-25Govert Flinck: Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)
  • 02-23Cornelis Galle II: Flemish engraver / illustrator, baptised
  • 03-13Innocent XII [Antonio Pignatelli]: Pope (1691-1700)
  • 03-28Pieter de Groot: Dutch regent / diplomat
  • 06-27Johann Paul Schor: German Baroque painter
  • 08-22Christopher Gibbons: Composer
  • 11-16Guillaume Dumanoir: Composer

People died in year of 1615

  • 03-04Hans von Aachen: German painter
  • 03-06Pieter Both: Dutch Admiral / 1st Governor-General (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns
  • 08-15Cornelis C Vrancx: Flemish Poet / writer (Comfort of Soles)
  • 11-24Sethus Calvisius: Composer, dies at 59