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===1500s===
 
===1500s===
* 1508: [[Crossbow]]s banned to increase the practise of using the longbow.
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* 1508: [[Crossbow]]s banned (in [[England]]?) to increase the practise of using the [[longbow]]
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* 1509: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Agnadello|Battle of Agnadello]] (May 14)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Padua|Siege of Padua]] (July 17)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Polesella|Battle of Polesella]] (December 22)
  
 
===1510s===
 
===1510s===
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* 1512: The [[Wikipedia:Sack_of_Brescia|Sack of Brescia]] (February 18)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ravenna_%281512%29|Battle of Ravenna]] (April 11)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_St._Mathieu|Battle of St. Mathieu]] (August 10)
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* 1513: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Novara_%281513%29|Battle of Novara]] (June 6)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Guinegate_%281513%29|Battle of Guinegate]] (August 16)
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: [[James_IV|James IV of Scotland]] dies at the [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Flodden_Field|Battle of Flodden Field]] (September 9); coronation of [[James_V|James V]] (September 21)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_La_Motta|Battle of La Motta]] (October 7)
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* 1515: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Marignano|Battle of Marignano]] (September 13-14)
  
 
===1520s===
 
===1520s===
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===1540s===
 
===1540s===
*1543: [[Copernicus]] publishes his [[theory]] of a [[heliocentric]] solar system.
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*1542: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Haddon_Rig|Battle of Haddon Rig]] (August 24)
*1545: The first [[England|English]] [[book]] on archery, ''Toxophilus: The School of Shooting'' by [[Roger Ascham|Ascham]], is published.
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Solway_Moss|Battle of Solway Moss]] (November 24)
* The [[Council of Trent]] (1545-1563)
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*1543: [[Copernicus]] publishes his [[theory]] of a [[heliocentric]] solar system
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*1545: The first [[England|English]] [[book]] on archery, ''Toxophilus: The School of Shooting'' by [[Roger Ascham|Ascham]], is published
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ancrum_Moor|Battle of Ancrum Moor]] (February 27)
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: The [[Council of Trent]] (1545-1563)
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*1547: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pinkie_Cleugh|Battle of Pinkie Cleugh]] (September 10)
  
 
===1550s===
 
===1550s===
  
 
===1560s===
 
===1560s===
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*1563: Birth of [[Wikipedia:John_Dowland|John Dowland]]
  
 
===1570s===
 
===1570s===
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===1590s===
 
===1590s===
*1595: The [[England|English]] [[longbow]] retired as a frontline [[weapon]].
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*1595: The [[England|English]] [[longbow]] retired as a frontline [[weapon]]
 
*1597: [[Wikipedia:John_Dowland|John Dowland]]'s ''First Booke of Songs'' published, marking the start of "The [[England|English]] [[Lute]] School"
 
*1597: [[Wikipedia:John_Dowland|John Dowland]]'s ''First Booke of Songs'' published, marking the start of "The [[England|English]] [[Lute]] School"
  

Revision as of 03:47, 13 September 2007

Events

1500s

The Siege of Padua (July 17)
The Battle of Polesella (December 22)

1510s

The Battle of Ravenna (April 11)
The Battle of St. Mathieu (August 10)
The Battle of Guinegate (August 16)
James IV of Scotland dies at the Battle of Flodden Field (September 9); coronation of James V (September 21)
The Battle of La Motta (October 7)

1520s

1530s

1540s

The Battle of Solway Moss (November 24)
The Battle of Ancrum Moor (February 27)
The Council of Trent (1545-1563)

1550s

1560s

1570s

1580s

1590s

Significant people

Some Groups that Cover this Period

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