January 1661 in history

January 1661 events chronologically

Jan 6 English Restoration: The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London, England
Jan 19 Thomas Venner is hanged, drawn and quartered in London
Jan 30 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed two years after his death, on the anniversary of the execution of the monarch he himself deposed

Born in January 1661

Jan 19 Thomas Venner a cooper and rebel who became the last leader of the Fifth Monarchy Men, who tried unsuccessfully to overthrow Oliver Cromwell in 1657, and subsequently led a coup in London against the newly restored government of Charles This event, known as "Venner's Rising", lasted four days before the Royal authorities captured the rebels. The rebel leadership suffered execution on 19 January 1661
Jan 25 Antonio I Prince of Monaco the Prince of Monaco from 1701 to 1731. He was the elder son of Louis I, Prince of Monaco and Catherine Charlotte de Gramont
Jan 30 Charles Rollin a French historian and educator. He was born in Paris