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1568 Battle of Langside

Before 1568 Henry Cholmeley 1556-1616 (11) educated Hertford College.

In 1568 Unknown Artist . Portrait of Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth 1558-1593 (9) .

In 1568 Mary Arundell 1568- was born to John Arundell -1580 and Catherine Coswarth .

In 1568 John Thynne 1515-1580 (53) was appointed as High Sheriff Wiltshire

Around 1568 Charles Thynne 1568-1652 was born to John Thynne 1515-1580 (53) and Dorothy Wroughton

Around 1568 Amice Carteret 1568-1631 was born to Helier Carteret 1532-1584 (35) and Margaret Carteret 1509-1609 (59) at St Ouen, Jersey

In 1568 Edward Chichester 1st Viscount Chichester 1568-1648 was born to John Chichester -1569 and Gertrude Courtenay 1521- .

In 1568 Richard Berkeley 1531-1605 (37) was knighted

In 1568 Thomas Fitzherbert 1552-1640 (16) educated at Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

In 1568 William Godolphin 1515-1570 (53) was appointed as High Sheriff Cornwall

Around 1568 Fulk Greville 13th Baron Latimer, 5th Baron Willoughby Broke, 1st Baron Brooke 1554-1628 (13) educated at Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire .

Around 1568 James "Lord Bothwell" Hepburn 1st Duke Orkney 1534-1578 (34) was imprisoned at Denmark

In 1568 Jane Holles 1568- was born to Denzil Holles 1538-1590 (30) and Eleanor Sheffield 1537-

In 1568 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572 (31) attended to hear evidence against Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (25) at York, Yorkshire .

Around 1568 Philip Sidney 1554-1586 (13) educated at Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Around 1568 Leonard Spencer 1494-1568 (74) died

In 1568 Michael Stanhope 1549-1621 (19) admitted at Gray's Inn, Temple, City of London .

In 1568 Henry Dudley 1517-1568 (51) died .

In 1568 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590 (40) and Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1527-1608 (41) were married . Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1527-1608 (41) by marriage Countess Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Countess Waterford .

Around 1568 John Townshend 1568-1603 was born to Roger Townshend 1544-1590 (24) and Jane Stanhope Baroness Berkeley 1547-1618 (21)

Around 1568 Katharine Walsingham 1568-1637 was born to Thomas Walsingham 1526-1584 (42) and Dorothy Guildford at Swanton Morley, Norfolk

In 1568 Richard Devereux 1513-1547 was entrusted with the custody of Mary Queen of Scots (25) .

In 1568 Henri Valois I Duke Longueville 1568-1595 was born to Léonor Valois I Duke Longueville 1540-1573 (28) and Marie Bourbon 1539-1601 (29)

Around 1568 Alonso Sánchez Coello 1531-1588 (37) . Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621 (-11) .

Around 1568 Alonso Sánchez Coello 1531-1588 (37) . Portrait of Philip III King Spain 1578-1621 (-11) .

Around 1568 Charles Danvers 1568-1601 was born to John Danvers 1540-1594 (28) and Elizabeth Neville 1550-1630 (18)

Around 1568 William Douglas 10th Earl Angus 1552-1611 (16) educated St Andrew's University.

In 1568 Henry Folliot 1568-1622 was born

In 1568 Antoinette Lorraine 1568-1610 was born to Charles "The Great" Lorraine III Duke Lorraine 1543-1608 (24) and Claude Valois-Angoulême Duchess Lorraine 1547-1575 (20) .

Battle of Langside

In 1568 Robert Seton 1st Earl Winton 1553-1603 (15) fought during the Battle of Langside .

In 1568 Katherine Anderson Baronetess Dunham Massey 1568-1639 was born to Edmund Anderson 1525-1605 (43) at Eyeworth, Bedfordshire

Around 1568 John Astley Master of the Jewel House 1507-1595 (61) was granted the castle and manor of Allington, Kent .

In 1568 Elizabeth Boughton Countess Devonshire 1568-1642 was born to Edward Boughton 1545-1589 (23)

Around 1568 Clement Edmondes 1568-1622 was born to Thomas Edmondes of Shrawardine in Shropshire

Before 1622 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648 (31) . Portrait of Clement Edmondes 1568-1622 (53) .

In 1568 Abigail Heveningham 1568-1602 was born to Arthur Heveningham 1545-1630 (23) at Ketteringham, Norfolk

In 1568 Baptist Hicks 1st Viscount Campden -1629 was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Around 1568 Robert Oxenbridge 1568-1616 was born to Robert John Oxenbridge 1509-1591 (59) at Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hampshire .

In 1568 Jane Prust 1517-1568 (51) died .

In 1568 James Scudamore 1568-1619 was born

Around 1568 Francis Vincent 1st Baronet 1568-1640 was born .

In 1568 Henry Norreys 1st Baron Norreys Rycote 1525-1601 (43) visited by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (34) at Rycote, Oxfordshire

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38) .
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Elizabeth I (38) .
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1568 Adam Loftus 1st Viscount Loftus 1568-1643 was born .

After 1568 Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Groby 1547-1614 (21) and Anne Windsor Baroness Grey of Groby 1466-1500 were married .

Jan 1568

15 Jan 1568

On 15 Jan 1568 Mary Carew -1568 died

21 Jan 1568

On 21 Jan 1568 Catherine Gonzaga Duchess Longueville 1568-1629 was born to Louis Gonzaga Duke Nevers 1539-1595 (28) .

Feb 1568

22 Feb 1568

On 22 Feb 1568 William Wittelsbach V Duke Bavaria 1548-1626 (19) and Renata Lorraine Duchess Bavaria 1544-1602 (23) were married (he was her second-cousin) at Munich . Renata Lorraine Duchess Bavaria 1544-1602 (23) by marriage Duchess Bavaria .

Mar 1568

03 Mar 1568

On 03 Mar 1568 Elizabeth Jeffrey 1568-1611 was born to John Jeffrey of Chiddington Sussex 1524-1578 (44)

10 Mar 1568

On 10 Mar 1568 Francis Smyth 1568-1629 was born to George Smith 1544-1607 (24)

20 Mar 1568

On 20 Mar 1568 Albert "The Elder" Hohenzollern I Duke Prussia 1490-1568 (77) died

On 20 Mar 1568 Anna Maria Guelph Duchess Prussia 1532-1568 (35) died

Apr 1568

17 Apr 1568

On 17 Apr 1568 George Brooke 1568-1603 was born to William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (40) and Frances Newton Baroness Cobham 1539-1592 (29)

21 Apr 1568

On 21 Apr 1568 Frederick II Oldenburg 1568-1587 was born to Adolph Oldenburg 1526-1586 (42) and Christine Hesse 1543-1594 (24) .

May 1568

13 May 1568

Battle of Langside

On 13 May 1568 William "Younger" Douglas 7th Lord Drumlanrig -1572 fought at Langside, Glasgow during the Battle of Langside .

On 13 May 1568 Claud Hamilton 1st Lord Paisley 1546-1621 (21) fought at Langside, Glasgow during the Battle of Langside: Mary Queen of Scots

Battle of Langside

On 13 May 1568 John Campbell -1568 was killed at Langside, Glasgow during the Battle of Langside

Jun 1568

10 Jun 1568

On 10 Jun 1568 Audrey Shelton 1568-1624 was born to Ralph Shelton . Her mother died five days after her birth.

26 Jun 1568

On 26 Jun 1568 Thomas Young Archbishop York 1507-1568 (61) died in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire .

After 26 Jun 1568 Thomas Young Archbishop York 1507-1568 was buried in the Choir of York Minster, York, Yorkshire .

Jul 1568

24 Jul 1568

On 24 Jul 1568 Carlos Habsburg-Spain 1545-1568 (23) died

Aug 1568

13 Aug 1568

On 13 Aug 1568 William Barlow Bishop St Asaph, St Davids, Chichester, Bath and Wells 1498-1568 (70) died .

23 Aug 1568

On 23 Aug 1568 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton 1495-1568 (73) died . His son Thomas Wharton 2nd Baron Wharton 1520-1572 (48) succeeded as 2nd Baron Wharton . Anne Radclyffe Baroness Wharton by marriage Baroness Wharton .

Sep 1568

08 Sep 1568

On 08 Sep 1568 Edward Aston 1496-1568 (72) died in Tixall, Staffordshire .

Oct 1568

03 Oct 1568

On 03 Oct 1568 Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 (23) died

Around 1563 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (31) . Portrait of Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 (17) .

Around 1599 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (67) . Portrait of Elizabeth Valois-Angoulême Queen Consort Spain 1545-1568 .

18 Oct 1568

On 18 Oct 1568 Henry Wallop 1568-1642 was born to Henry Wallop 1540-1599 (28)

Nov 1568

04 Nov 1568

On 04 Nov 1568 Eleanor Habsburg-Spain 1568-1580 was born to Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (41) and Maria Habsburg-Spain Holy Roman Empress 1528-1603 (40)

Around 1544 . William Scrots 1517-1553 (27) . Portrait of Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (16) .

Around 1566 . Nicolas Neufchâtel 1527-1590 (39) . Portrait of Maximilian Habsburg-Spain II Holy Roman Emperor 1527-1576 (38) .