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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1560 AD


January 31: Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois


March 7: Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, North Africa
March 13: Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli
March 15: Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France


July 6: England/Scotland signs Treaty of Edinburgh
July 29: Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden


August 21: Tycho Brahe becomes interested in astronomy


September 25: Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht
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