1601 in History
January 7 Robert, Earl of Essex leads revolt in London against Queen Elizabeth
January 14 Church authorities burn hebrew books in Rome
January 17 France gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey and Gex in treaty with Spain
February 8 Earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London
February 13 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London
June 7 Louis Gunther of Nassau weds countess Anna Margaretha of Manderscheid
July 30 Spanish garrison of Rhine birch surrenders to Earl Mauritius
August 6 Spanish garrison of Meurs surrender to earl Mauritius
August 27 Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world
October 21 Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto
November 24 Earl Mauritius ceases siege of De Bosch due to strict monarchy