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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1601 AD

January

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

February 8: Earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London
February 13: John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London

June

June 7: Louis Gunther of Nassau weds countess Anna Margaretha of Manderscheid

July

July 30: Spanish garrison of Rhine birch surrenders to Earl Mauritius

August

August 6: Spanish garrison of Meurs surrender to earl Mauritius
August 27: Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world

October

October 21: Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto

November

November 24: Earl Mauritius ceases siege of De Bosch due to strict monarchy
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