1531 in Belgium

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1531
in
Belgium

Decades:
See also: Other events of 1531
List of years in Belgium

Events of 1531 in the Habsburg Netherlands and Prince-bishopric of Liège.

Incumbents[edit]

Habsburg Netherlands[edit]

Monarch - Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Spain, Duke of Brabant, of Luxembourg, etc.

Regent - Mary of Hungary, from 26 September

Prince-Bishopric of Liège[edit]

Prince-Bishop - Érard de La Marck

Events[edit]

September
October
  • 1 October – Charles V reorganises the governing institutions of the Habsburg Netherlands, establishing three "collateral councils" as the highest government bodies: the Brussels Privy Council,[2] Council of State,[3] and Council of Finances.[4]
  • 7 October – Edicts issued on coins, notaries, monopolies, vagrancy and poor relief, and on the printing of heretical books.[5]
November

Art[edit]

Births[edit]

October
December

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Buntinx, "Maria van Hongarije landvoogdes, 1531", in Doorheen de nationale geschiedenis, vol. 1 (State Archives in Belgium, Brussels, 1980), pp. 131-132.
  2. ^ Geheime Raad (1531-1578), Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands. Accessed 16 June 2017.
  3. ^ Raad van State (1531-1578), Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands. Accessed 16 June 2017.
  4. ^ Raad van Financiën (1531-1578), Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands. Accessed 16 June 2017.
  5. ^ E. Persoons, "Edikten of 'placcaten' van Karel V tegen het Lutheranisme", in Doorheen de nationale geschiedenis, vol. 1 (State Archives in Belgium, Brussels, 1980), pp. 150-153.
  6. ^ R. Petit, "Keizerlijke verordening houdend reglement van de Raad van Luxemburg, 1532", tr. M. Grauwen, in Doorheen de nationale geschiedenis, vol. 1 (State Archives in Belgium, Brussels, 1980), pp. 132-141.