1569 in History
January 11 1st recorded lottery in England is drawn in St. Paul's Cathedral
February 7 King Philip II forms inquistion in South America
March 13 Battle of Jarnac, Count of Anjou defeats Huguenots
March 20 Duke van Alva leads "tenth penning" in Ponts the Ce
July 1 Latvia Parliament accept Union of Lublin, incorporate into Poland
August 27 Pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane
October 1 Duke of Norfolk arrested
October 3 Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots
November 9 Catholic uprising under Northumberland and Westmoreland
November 28 Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign
December 15 Westmoreland flees to Scotland
December 23 St. Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible