November 1638 in history

Born in November 1638

Nov 25 Catherine of Braganza Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1662 to 1685, as the wife of King Charles Catherine was born into the House of Braganza, the most senior noble house of Portugal, which became Portugal's royal house after Catherine's father, John, 8th Duke of Braganza, was proclaimed King John IV after deposing the House of Habsburg in 1640.

Died in November 1638

Nov 9 Johann Heinrich Alsted a German Calvinist minister and academic, known for his varied interests: in Ramism and Lullism, pedagogy and encyclopedias, theology and millenarianism.
Nov 11 Cornelis van Haarlem one of the leading Northern Mannerist artists in The Netherlands, and an important forerunner of Frans Hals as a portraitist.