This airticle is aboot the year 1563.

1563 (MDLXIII) was a common year stairtin on Fryday o the Julian calendar, the 1563rd year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 563rd year o the 2nt millennium, the 63rd year o the 16t century, an the 4t year o the 1560s decade. As o the stairt o 1563, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that wis the dominant calendar o the time.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 15t century16t century17t century
Decades: 1530s  1540s  1550s  – 1560s –  1570s  1580s  1590s
Years: 1560 1561 156215631564 1565 1566