1563 in History
February 15 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
February 18 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots General Francois De Guise
February 27 William Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral
March 11 League of High Nobles routes 2nd protest against King Philip II
March 19 Peace of Amboise: Rights for Huguenots
April 30 Jews are expelled from France by order of Charles VI
July 27 French army recaptures Le Havre
July 29 League of High Nobles routes King Philip II
August 17 King Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult
August 30 Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
September 8 Maximilian chosen king of Hungary
December 4 Council of Trent holds last session, after 18 years