September 1580 in history

September 1580 events chronologically

Sep 26 Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the Earth

Born in September 1580

Sep 14 Francisco de Quevedo a Spanish nobleman, politician and writer of the Baroque era. Along with his lifelong rival, Luis de Góngora, Quevedo was one of the most prominent Spanish poets of the age. His style is characterized by what was called conceptismo. This style existed in stark contrast to Góngora's culteranismo
Sep 15 Charles Annibal Fabrot a French jurisconsult.

Died in September 1580

Sep 19 Catherine Willoughby 12th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby an English noblewoman living at the royal courts of King Henry VIII, King Edward VI and later, Queen Elizabeth She was the fourth wife of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, who acted as her legal guardian during his third marriage to Mary Tudor, the younger sister of Henry VIII. Her second husband was Richard Bertie, a member of her household. Following Charles Brandon's death in 1545, it was rumoured that King Henry had considered marrying Catherine as his seventh wife, while he was still married to his sixth wife, Catherine Parr, who was Catherine's close friend
Sep 20 Honorat II of Savoy a marshal of France and admiral of France.