1561

Rulers:

• Cosimo I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1537-1569)

• Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603)

• Felipe II, King of Spain (1556-1598)

Mary I, Queen of Scotland (1542-1567)

Births:

Bacon, Francis (1561-1626)

Deaths:

• Medici, Lucrezia di Cosimo I de’ (1545-1561)

Art:

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594): Sant’Elena, Santa Barbara, Sant’Andrea, San Macario (1560-61)

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