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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1562 AD


January 15: 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
January 17: Edict of St. Germain recognizes Huguenots in France


March 1: Blood bath at Vassy: General de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
March 9: Kissing in public banned in Naples (punishable by death)
March 15: General Francois de Guise enters Paris


April 30: 1st French colonists in US: Jean Ribaut and Hugenots at Parris Is NC


June 1: Emperor Ferdinand and Sultan Suleiman signs treaty


September 17: Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon


December 19: Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency and huguenots under Conde captured
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