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Dates of Principal Events

Pages xxxvii-xxxviii

Calendar of State Papers Foreign, Elizabeth, Volume 10, 1572-1574. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1876.

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DATES OF PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Arrival of Sir Thomas Smith at the French Court at Amboise 1 Jan. 1572.
Dismissal of Don Gerau D'Espes, the Spanish Ambassador 5 " "
Arrest of Borghesi 16 " "
Trial of the Duke of Norfolk 16 " "
Mather and Barney executed 11 Feb. "
Drury and Randolph sent into Scotland 18 " "
Death of the Marquis of Winchester 10 March "
Capture of Brielle by De la Mark 1 April "
Revolt of Flushing 19 " "
Treaty of Blois 19 " "
Death of Pius V. 1 May "
Gregory XIII. elected Pope 13 " "
Arrival of M. de Croc in Scotland 18 " "
Earl of Lincoln sent into France 25 " "
Earl of Northumberland delivered up by the Scots 29 " "
Duke of Norfolk beheaded 2 June "
Arrival of English troops under Sir II. Gilbert in the Low Countries 10 July "
Sir Thomas Smith made Principal Secretary 13 " "
Armistice in Scotland 30 " "
Sir H. Gilbert offers to seize the town of Flushing 13 Aug. "
Marriage of Henry of Navarre 18 " "
Attempt to assassinate Coligny 22 " "
Earl of Northumberland executed at York 22 " "
Commencement of the Massacre of St. Bartholomew 24 " "
Arrival of H. Killegrew in Scotland 11 Sept. "
Edict of Charles IX. protecting the Huguenots 22 " "
Death of the Earl of Marr 29 Oct. "
Morton elected Regent 21 Nov. "
Death of John Knox 24 " "
Haarlem invested 10 Dec. "
The Earl of Worcester sent into France 18 Jan. 1573.
Edinburgh Castle blockaded 8 Feb. "
Huntly submits to the Regent Morton 23 " "
Capture of the Blackness Feb. "
Rochelle invested " "
The English Army enters Scotland 17 April "
Edinburgh Castle summoned 25 " "
Battery opened 17 May 1573.
Castle surrendered 28 " "
Ratification of Treaty between England and Spain 8 June "
Surrender of Haarlem 12 July "
Kirkcaldy of Grange executed 3 Aug. "
Arrival of Scots in the Low Countries Oct. "
Siege of Alkmaer raised 8 " "
Departure of Alva from the Low Countries 18 Dec. "
Surrender of Middleburgh 19 Feb. 1574.
Battle of Mook Heath 14 April "
La Mole and Coconnas executed 30 " "
Commencement of second siege of Leyden 26 May "
Capture of Montgomery at Domfront 27 " "
Death of Charles IX. 30 " "
Arrival of Henry III. at Lyons 6 Aug. "
Relief of Leyden 3 Oct. "
Death of the Cardinal of Lorraine Dec. "