December 1621 in history

Born in December 1621

Dec 3 Bohuslav Balbín in large part responsible for the developed legend of Saint John of Nepomuk. Balbín graduated University of Olomouc
Dec 23 Edmund Berry Godfrey an English magistrate whose mysterious death caused anti-Catholic uproar in England. Contemporary documents also spell the name Edmundbury Godfrey
Dec 23 Heneage Finch 1st Earl of Nottingham descended from the old family of Finch, many of whose members had attained high legal eminence, and was the eldest son of Sir Heneage Finch, Recorder of London, by his first wife Frances Bell, daughter of Sir Edmond Bell of Beaupre Hall, Norfolk.

Died in December 1621

Dec 13 Catherine Stenbock Queen of Sweden between 1552 and 1560 as the third and last wife of King Gustav She was the daughter of Gustaf Olofsson Stenbock and Brita Eriksdotter Leijonhufvud, who was the sister of the King's previous consort, Margareta Leijonhufvud. She was the sister of Ebba Stenbock
Dec 15 Charles d'Albert duc de Luynes a favourite of Louis XIII, by whom he was made a Peer of France and Constable of France before dying at the height of his influence.
Dec 30 Job of Manyava a Ukrainian Orthodox saint and an Orthodox clerical activist. He was a founder of Manyava Skete, a famous cell monastery in Ukraine