1537


1537

Year 1537 was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1537

January - June

* January 6 - Alessandro de Medici is assassinated.
* March - Diego de Almagro successfully charges Manco Inca's siege of Cuzco, thereby saving his antagonists, the Pizarro brothers.
* March 12 - Recife is founded by the Portuguese in Brazil.
* May - City of Asuncion, Paraguay founded.

July - December

* August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.

Undated

* Pope Paul III publishes the encyclical "Sublimis Deus", which declares the natives of the New World to be rational beings with souls who must not be enslaved or robbed.
* Manco II establishes neo-Inca independent state at Vilacampa, Peru.
* The Spaniards bring the potato to Europe.

* Christian III forces introduction of Lutheran Protestantism in Denmark and Norway.
* Religious buildings are dissolved by Henry VIII, including
**Bisham Priory,
**Bridlington Priory,
**Castle Acre Priory, and
**Valle Crucis Abbey.
*Bisham Abbey is founded by Henry VIII in place of Bisham Priory.
* Bangalore is first mentioned.

Births


* January 1 - Jan Krzysztof Tarnowski, Polish noble (d. 1567)
* March 4 - Longqing Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1572)
* May 20 - Hieronymus Fabricius, Italian anatomist (d. 1619)
* June 28 - Philip Howard, 20th Earl of Arundel, English nobleman (d. 1595)
* July 20 - Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer (d. 1604)
* October 12 - King Edward VI of England (d. 1553)
* October 12 - Lady Jane Grey, claimant to the throne of England (d. 1554)
* December 5 - Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)
* December 23 - King John III of Sweden (d. 1592)
*"date unknown"
**Jane Lumley, English translator (d. 1578)
**Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo, 4th Duke of Alba, Spanish military leader (d. 1583)
**Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military commander (d. 1582)
**Saint John Almond (d. 1585)

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Deaths


* January 6
**Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (b. 1510)
**Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (b. 1481)
* January 12 - Lorenzo di Credi, Florentine painter and sculptor (b. 1459)
* February 3 - Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare (executed) (b. 1513)
* February 8
**Otto von Pack, German conspirator (b. c. 1480)
**Saint Gerolamo Emiliani, Italian humanitarian (b. 1481)
* June 23 - Pedro de Mendoza, Spanish conquistador (b. 1487)
* July 7 - Madeleine de Valois, queen of James V of Scotland (b. 1520)
* September 4 - Johann Dietenberger, German theologian (b. c. 1475)
* October 24 - Jane Seymour, queen of Henry VIII of England (complications of childbirth) (b. c. 1507)
*"date unknown"
**John Kite, Archbishop of Armagh and Bishop of Carlisle
**Thomas Murner, German satirist (b. 1475)
**Henry Percy, 6th Earl of Northumberland (b. 1502)
**Stefan Berislavić, last Serb Despot and medieval Serb monarch

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