1568 in History
January 24 Abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire
January 24 In Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw
February 17 Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace
March 23 Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
May 13 Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside
May 16 Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England
May 19 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary
May 23 Battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed
June 1 Duke van Alva beheads 18 nobles in Brussels
July 10 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish
July 13 Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral perfects a way to bottle beer
July 21 Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion
October 5 Conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart
October 5 Willem of Oranges army occupies Brabant
October 21 2nd Altenburger sermon: Philippisten/Gnesiolutheranen
December 24 Uprising of Morisco's in Granada
December 26 Uprising of Morisco's against suppression in Granada