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Dates of Principal Events

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Calendar of State Papers Foreign, Elizabeth, Volume 9, 1569-1571. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1874.

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DATES OF PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Seizure of the Spanish treasure ships Dec. 1568
Embargo in the Low Countries 3 Jan. 1569
" in England 5 " "
Return of the Regent Murray to Scotland - " "
Inquisition established in the Low Countries 26 Feb. "
Battle of Jarnac 13 March "
Henry Middlemore sent into Scotland - " "
Henry Killegrew sent into Germany April "
Letters from Queen of Scots seized on the Borders 22 May "
Ambassador sent from Ivan the Terrible June "
Forces from the Pope enter France 4 " "
The Highlands reduced to obedience by Murray - " "
Convention at St. Johnstone's [Perth] July "
Examination of French Paris 10 Aug. "
Execution of French Paris 16 " "
Maitland of Lethington and James Balfour arrested Sept. "
Siege of Poitiers " "
Arrival of English volunteers at Rochelle " "
Battle of Moncontour 3 Oct. "
The Commendator of Dunfermline sent to Queen Elizabeth 5 " "
The Regent Murray takes order on the Borders 10, 11, Oct. "
Chapin Vitelli at Dover 16 Oct. "
Mr. Carey sent to Murray - " "
The French Ambassador requires that the Queen of Scots shall not be delivered up to her enemies - " "
Outbreak of the Great Northern Rebellion 15 Nov. "
Northumberland and Westmoreland fly into Scotland 20 Dec. "
Northumberland betrayed to Murray 24 " "
Sir Henry Gates and Drury sent to Murray 13 Jan. 1570.
Assassination of Murray 23 " "
Great raids into England Jan. & Feb. "
Randolph sent into Scotland 7 Feb. "
Leonard Dacres' Rebellion 17 " "
Mons. Verac lands at Dumbarton March "
Convention at Linlithgow 16 April "
Sussex invades Scotland 19 " "
Home Castle taken 28 " "
Fast Castle taken 4 May "
Sir W. Drury enters Scotland 12 " "
Treason of Dumbarton 15 " "
Commendator of Dunfermline arrives at London 15 " "
Publication of the Bull of Excommunication by John Felton 25 May 1570.
Drury returns to Berwick 3 June "
Convention at Stirling 20 " "
Lennox elected to the Regency 12 July "
Henry Cobham sent into the Low Countries and Germany Aug. "
Treaty of St. Germains-en-Laye 5 " "
Brechin House taken by Lennox 14 " "
Spanish officers land at Aberdeen 14 " "
Sussex again invades Scotland 22 " "
Cobham has audience with Alva 28 " "
Convention of the Lords of the Queen of Scots' party 4 Sept. "
Cobham has audience with Maximilian II. 12 " "
Lethington and others put to the horn 8 Oct. "
Walsingham sent to the French Court 19 Dec. "
Lord Buckhurst arrives at Paris 21 " "
Capture of Dumbarton 4 April 1571.
Henry Cobham arrives at Madrid 26 " "
Parliament at Edinburgh 13 June "
Moscow burnt by the Tartars 2 July "
Anthony Jenkinson arrives as Ambassador in Russia 28 " "
Letter from the Duke of Anjou to Queen Elizabeth 31 " "
Raid of Stirling 4 Sept. "
Battle of Lepanto 7 Oct. "