October 1555 in history

Born in October 1555

Oct 12 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby the son of Catherine Willoughby, 12th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby, and Richard Bertie. Bertie was Lady Willoughby de Eresby's second husband, the first being Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk. Peregrine Bertie's half-brothers, Henry and Charles Brandon, died as teenagers four years before his birth. His sister Susan married the Earl of Kent and then the nephew of Bess of Hardwick. Owing to religious politics, the parents had to move outside England and the boy was born at Wesel on the River Rhine

Died in October 1555

Oct 7 Louis of Praet a nobleman from the Low Countries and an important diplomat and statesman under the Emperor Charles V.
Oct 9 Justus Jonas a German Lutheran reformer.
Oct 16 Nicholas Ridley (martyr) an English Bishop of London Ridley was burned at the stake, as one of the Oxford Martyrs, during the Marian Persecutions, for his teachings and his support of Lady Jane Grey. Ridley is remembered with a commemoration in the calendar of saints in some parts of the Anglican Communion on 16 October
Oct 16 Hugh Latimer a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, and Bishop of Worcester before the Reformation, and later Church of England chaplain to King Edward In 1555 under Queen Mary he was burned at the stake, becoming one of the three Oxford Martyrs of Anglicanism.
Oct 16 Sue Harukata a retainer of the Ōuchi clan in the Sengoku period in Japan. Harukata would later become a daimyo. He was the second son of Sue Okifusa, senior retainer of the Ōuchi clan. His childhood name was Goro. Before Harukata he had the name of Takafusa. He is also erroneously known as Harutaka
Oct 26 Olympia Fulvia Morata an Italian classical scholar. She was born in Ferrara to Fulvio Pellegrino Morato and a certain Lucrezia