1615


1615

Year 1615 (MDCXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1615

January - June


* 1 January - The New Netherland Company is granted a 3-year monopoly in North American trade between the 40th and 45th parallels.
* March 10 - Saint John Ogilvie, a Catholic priest, is hanged in Glasgow, Scotland.
* May 6 - The Peace of Tyrnau is signed between Holy Roman Emperor Matthias and Gábor Bethlen.
* June 2 - The first Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.
* June 4 - Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan, beginning a period of peace which lasts nearly 250 years. Bands of Christian samurai support Ieyasu's enemies at the Battle of Osaka.

July - December


* November - The Mughals under Abu Bakr launch the first offensive against Kajali, a border post of the Ahom kingdom.
* November - Hasekura Tsunenaga visits Pope Paul V in Rome to request a trade treaty between Japan and Mexico.
* December 6 - In England, John Winthrop, later governor of the future Massachusetts Bay Colony, marries his second wife (of 4), Thomasine Clopton, daughter of William Clopton of Castleins, near Groton, England.

Undated

* The second volume of Miguel Cervantes' "Don Quiote ("El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha")" is published.
* The Sengoku Period ends in Japan.
* The Grolsch Brewery is founded in Groenlo, Netherlands.
* Persian hordes led by Shah-Abbas kill all the monks at the David Gareja monastery complex in Georgia, and set fire to its collection of manuscripts and works of art.
* Mary Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury, is released from the Tower of London in recognition of her role in helping to discover the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury.
* The Somers Isles Company is founded to administer Bermuda.
* Johannes Kepler publishes "Dissertatio cum Nuncio Sidereo" in response to Galileo's discovery of Jupiter's moons.
* King James I of Great Britain sends Sir Thomas Roe as his ambassador to the Mughal court of Jahangir.
* The Perse School in Cambridge, England, is founded by Dr Stephen Perse.
* John Browne is created as the first "King's Gunfounder" by Charles I. "<<< PROBLEM:: CHARLES 1 doesn't exist until 1625 >>>>>"
* Austrian merchants receive economic privileges in Turkey.
* Wilson's School is founded by Royal Charter.
*Konoike Shinroku opens an office in Osaka. He begins shipping tax-rice from wester Japan to Osaka.

Births


* January 14 - John Biddle, English theologian (d. 1662)
* January 25 - Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (d. 1660)
* January 30 - Thomas Rolfe, Virginia colonist and son of Pocahontas
* March 13 - Pope Innocent XII (d. 1700)
* June 20 (or July 31) - Salvator Rosa, Italian painter (d. 1673)
* September 7 - Colonel John Birch, English soldier (d. 1691)
* November 5 - Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1648)
* November 12 - Richard Baxter, English clergyman (d. 1691)
* November 24 - Philipp Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1690)

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Deaths


* January 31 - Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)
* February 4 - Dom Justo Takayama, Japanese warlord (b. 1552)
* March 4 - Hans von Aachen, German painter (b. 1552)
* May 4 - Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561)
* May 7 - Sanada Yukimura, legendary Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
* May 27 - Marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553)
* June 23 - Mashita Nagamori, minor Japanese daimyo (b. 1545)
* September 1 - Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and man of letters (b. 1529)
* September 27 - Arbella Stuart, English noblewoman and woman of letters (b. 1575)
* Late November - Edward Wright, English mathematician and cartographer (b. 1561)
* November 24 - Sethus Calvisius, German calendar reformer (b. 1556)

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