January 1645 in history

January 1645 events chronologically

Jan 10 Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London

Died in January 1645

Jan 10 William Laud an English churchman and academic, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1633, during the personal rule of Charles Arrested in 1640, he was executed in 1645.
Jan 27 Takuan Sōhō a major figure in the Rinzai school of Zen Buddhism.