Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- William Bruce, third Laird of Sumburgh, married Elizabeth, daughter of James Sinclair of Scalloway. He had no heir in that marriage, but later he married Margaret, second daughter of John Sinclair of Quendale, and had one son and three Daughters.
Charles I surrenders his forces in Scotland.
The so called Little Ice Age becomes particularly severe, with plummetting temperatures throughout the world.