1587 in Sweden

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Events from the year 1587 in Sweden



  • - The Vadstena artiklar grants the King the right to appoint bishops and officials in the Duchies of the princes.
  • - A clerical meeting in Strängnäs confirm the Örebro artiklar and protest to the pro-Catholic liturgy of the King.
  • - Crown Prince Sigismund is elected King of Poland.
  • - The Royal Council forces the King and Crown Prince to agree to Kalmar stadgar, which protects the independence of Sweden during the potential personal union between Sweden and Poland.