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===1500s===
 
===1500s===
* 1500: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Novara_%281500%29|Battle of Novara]] (April)
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*1500: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Novara_%281500%29|Battle of Novara]] (April)
* 1501: [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (November 14)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Lepanto_%281500%29|Battle of Lepanto]] (August)
* 1502: Death of [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] (April 2)
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*1501: [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (November 14)
* 1503: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ruvo|Battle of Ruvo]] (February 23)
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: [[Wikipedia:Michelangelo|Michelangelo]] begins sculpting ''[[Wikipedia:David_%28Michelangelo%29|David]]'' and ''[[Wikipedia:Madonna_of_Bruges|The Madonna of Bruges]]''
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*1502: [[Wikipedia;Leonardo_da_Vinci|Leonardo da Vinci]] begins painting the ''[[Wikipedia:Mona_Lisa|Mona Lisa]]''
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: Death of [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] (April 2)
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* 1503: [[Wikipedia:Michelangelo|Michelangelo]] paints the ''[[Wikipedia:Doni_Tondo|Doni Tondo]]''
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ruvo|Battle of Ruvo]] (February 23)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Cerignola|Battle of Cerignola]] (April 21)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Cerignola|Battle of Cerignola]] (April 21)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Garigliano_%281503%29|Battle of Garigliano]] (December 29)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Garigliano_%281503%29|Battle of Garigliano]] (December 29)
* 1504: Death of [[Wikipedia:Isabella_of_Castile|Isabella of Castile]] (November 26)
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*1504: Death of [[Wikipedia:Isabella_of_Castile|Isabella of Castile]] (November 26)
* 1508: [[Crossbow]]s banned (in [[England]]?) to increase the practise of using the [[longbow]]
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*1506: Death of [[Christopher_Columbus|Christopher Columbus]] (May 20)
* 1509: Death of [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] (April 21)
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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_Diu_%281509%29|Battle of Diu]] (February 2-3)
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: Death of [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] (April 21)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Agnadello|Battle of Agnadello]] (May 14)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Agnadello|Battle of Agnadello]] (May 14)
 
: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (June 11)
 
: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (June 11)
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===1510s===
 
===1510s===
* 1511: Birth of the first [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (January 1)
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*1511: Birth of the first [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (January 1)
 
: Death of the first [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (February 11)
 
: Death of the first [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (February 11)
* 1512: The [[Wikipedia:Sack_of_Brescia|Sack of Brescia]] (February 18)
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: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Giorgio_Vasari|Giorgio Vasari]] (July 30)
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*1512: The [[Wikipedia:Sack_of_Brescia|Sack of Brescia]] (February 18)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ravenna_%281512%29|Battle of Ravenna]] (April 11)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ravenna_%281512%29|Battle of Ravenna]] (April 11)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_St._Mathieu|Battle of St. Mathieu]] (August 10)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_St._Mathieu|Battle of St. Mathieu]] (August 10)
* 1513: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Novara_%281513%29|Battle of Novara]] (June 6)
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*1513: [[Wikipedia:Michelangelo|Michelangelo]] begins work on ''[[Wikipedia:Moses_%28Michelangelo%29|Moses]]''
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: [[Wikipedia:Jorge_%C3%81lvares|Jorge Álvares]] reaches [[China]] (May)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Novara_%281513%29|Battle of Novara]] (June 6)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Guinegate_%281513%29|Battle of Guinegate]] (August 16)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Guinegate_%281513%29|Battle of Guinegate]] (August 16)
 
: [[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)
 
: [[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)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_La_Motta|Battle of La Motta]] (October 7)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_La_Motta|Battle of La Motta]] (October 7)
* 1514: Birth and death of the second [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (December)
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*1514: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Chaldiran|Battle of Chaldiran]] (August 23)
* 1515: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Marignano|Battle of Marignano]] (September 13-14)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Orsha|Battle of Orsha]] (September 8)
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: Birth and death of the second [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (December)
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*1515: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Marignano|Battle of Marignano]] (September 13-14)
 
: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] (September 22)
 
: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] (September 22)
* 1516: Death of [[Wikipedia:Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon|Ferdinand II of Aragon]] (January 23)
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*1516: Death of [[Wikipedia:Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon|Ferdinand II of Aragon]] (January 23)
 
: Birth of [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (February 18)
 
: Birth of [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (February 18)
* The [[Wikipedia:War_of_Urbino|War of Urbino]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:War_of_Urbino|War of Urbino]]
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*1517: [[Martin_Luther|Martin Luther]] posts the [[Wikipedia:The_95_Theses|Ninety-Five Theses]] (October 31)
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*1519: Death of [[Wikipedia:Leonardo_da_Vinci|Leonardo da Vinci]] (May 2)
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: Departure of [[Wikipedia:Ferdinand_Magellan|Magellan's]] voyage to circumnavigate the [[Earth]]
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===1520s===
 
===1520s===
 
* [[Wikipedia:William_Tyndale|William Tyndale]]'s translation of the [[Wikipedia:New_Testament|New Testament]] published
 
* [[Wikipedia:William_Tyndale|William Tyndale]]'s translation of the [[Wikipedia:New_Testament|New Testament]] published
*1521: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pampeluna|Battle of Pamplona]] (May 20)
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*1520: Beginning of the reign of [[Wikipedia:Suleiman_the_Magnificent|Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire]]
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*1521: [[Wikipedia:Michelangelo|Michelangelo]] finishes the ''[[Wikipedia:Cristo_della_Minerva|Cristo della Minerva]]''
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: Death of [[Wikipedia:Ferdinand_Magellan|Magellan]] (April 27)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pampeluna|Battle of Pamplona]] (May 20)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Esquiroz|Battle of Esquiroz]] (June 30)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Esquiroz|Battle of Esquiroz]] (June 30)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_M%C3%A9zi%C3%A8res|Siege of Mézières]]
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_M%C3%A9zi%C3%A8res|Siege of Mézières]]
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: [[Wikipedia:Suleiman_the_Magnificent|Suleiman]] captures the fort at [[Wikipedia:Belgrade|Belgrade]] and razes most of the city to the ground (August 28)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Tournai|Siege of Tournai]]
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Tournai|Siege of Tournai]]
 
*1522: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Bicocca|Battle of Biocca]] (April 27)
 
*1522: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Bicocca|Battle of Biocca]] (April 27)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Genoa_%281522%29|Siege of Genoa]] (May 20-30)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Genoa_%281522%29|Siege of Genoa]] (May 20-30)
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*1523: [[Sweden]] [[Wikipedia:Foundation_of_Modern_Sweden|gains independence]] from the [[Wikipedia:Kalmar_Union|Kalmar Union]]
 
*1524: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_the_Sesia|Battle of the Sesia]] (April 30)
 
*1524: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_the_Sesia|Battle of the Sesia]] (April 30)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Marseille_%281524%29|Siege of Marseille]] (August-September)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Marseille_%281524%29|Siege of Marseille]] (August-September)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Peasants%27_War|Peasants' War]] (1524-May 15, 1525)
 
*1525: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pavia|Battle of Pavia]] (February 24)
 
*1525: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pavia|Battle of Pavia]] (February 24)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Francis_I_of_France|Francis I of France]] signs the Treaty of Madrid, surrendering [[France]]'s claims to [[Italy]], [[Flanders]], and [[Burgundy]]
 
: [[Wikipedia:Francis_I_of_France|Francis I of France]] signs the Treaty of Madrid, surrendering [[France]]'s claims to [[Italy]], [[Flanders]], and [[Burgundy]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Moh%C3%A1cs|Battle of Mohács]] (August 29)
 
*1527: The [[Wikipedia:Sack_of_Rome_%281527%29|Sack of Rome]] (May 6)
 
*1527: The [[Wikipedia:Sack_of_Rome_%281527%29|Sack of Rome]] (May 6)
*1529: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Florence_%281529-1530%29|Siege of Florence]] (1529-1530)
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*1529: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Vienna|Siege of Vienna]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Florence_%281529-1530%29|Siege of Florence]] (1529-1530)
  
 
===1530s===
 
===1530s===
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* 1530: Death of [[Wikipedia:Babur|Babur]] (December 26)
 
* 1533: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] (January 25)
 
* 1533: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] (January 25)
 
: [[Pope]] [[Wikipedia:Clement_VII|Clement VII]] excommunicates [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] (July)
 
: [[Pope]] [[Wikipedia:Clement_VII|Clement VII]] excommunicates [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] (July)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Treasons_Act_1534|Treasons Act]]
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Treasons_Act_1534|Treasons Act]]
 
: The [[Wikipedia:First_Succession_Act|First Succession Act]]
 
: The [[Wikipedia:First_Succession_Act|First Succession Act]]
*1535: [[Wikipedia:John_Fisher|John Fisher]] executed (June 22)
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*1535: [[Wikipedia:Michelangelo|Michelangelo]] begins work on ''[[Wikipedia:The_Last_Judgment_%28Michelangelo%29|The Last Judgment]]'' on the wall of the [[Wikipedia:Sistine_Chapel|Sistine Chapel]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:Conquest_of_Tunis|Conquest of Tunis]]
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: [[Wikipedia:John_Fisher|John Fisher]] executed (June 22)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Thomas_More|Thomas More]] executed (July 6)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Thomas_More|Thomas More]] executed (July 6)
 
*1536: [[Wikipedia:Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] executed (May 19)
 
*1536: [[Wikipedia:Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] executed (May 19)
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: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI of England]] (October 12)
 
: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI of England]] (October 12)
 
: Death of [[Wikipedia:Jane_Seymour|Jane Seymour]] (October 24)
 
: Death of [[Wikipedia:Jane_Seymour|Jane Seymour]] (October 24)
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*1538: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Preveza|Battle of Preveza]] (September 28)
 
*1539: [[Wikipedia:Richard_Whyting|Richard Whyting]], last [[Abbott]] of Glastonbury, executed (November 15)
 
*1539: [[Wikipedia:Richard_Whyting|Richard Whyting]], last [[Abbott]] of Glastonbury, executed (November 15)
  
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===1550s===
 
===1550s===
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*1550: [[Wikipedia:Giorgio_Vasari|Giorgio Vasari]]'s ''[[Wikipedia:Lives_of_the_Most_Excellent_Painters%2C_Sculptors%2C_and_Architects|Vite delle più eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori]]'' published
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*1552: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Eger|Siege of Eger]]
 
*1553: Death of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI of England]] (July 6)
 
*1553: Death of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI of England]] (July 6)
 
: Coronation of [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]]
 
: Coronation of [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]]
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*1554: [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]] executed (February 12)
 
*1554: [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]] executed (February 12)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Philip_II_of_Spain|Philip II of Spain]] weds [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (July 25)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Philip_II_of_Spain|Philip II of Spain]] weds [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (July 25)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Marciano|Battle of Marciano]] (August 2)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Renty|Battle of Renty]] (August 12)
 
*1555: [[Wikipedia:John_Rogers_%28religious%29|John Rogers]] executed (February 4)
 
*1555: [[Wikipedia:John_Rogers_%28religious%29|John Rogers]] executed (February 4)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Laurence_Saunders|Laurence Saunders]] executed (February 8)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Laurence_Saunders|Laurence Saunders]] executed (February 8)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Rowland_Taylor|Rowland Taylor]] executed (February 9)
 
: [[Wikipedia:Rowland_Taylor|Rowland Taylor]] executed (February 9)
 
: [[Wikipedia:John_Hooper|John Hooper]], Bishop of Gloucester, executed (February 9)
 
: [[Wikipedia:John_Hooper|John Hooper]], Bishop of Gloucester, executed (February 9)
*1557: Death of [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] (September 22)
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*1557: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_St._Quentin_%281557%29|Battle of St. Quentin]] (August)
*1558: Death of [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (November 17)
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: Death of [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] (September 22)
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*1558: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Gravelines_%281558%29|Battle of Gravelines]] (July 13)
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: Death of [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (November 17)
 
*1559: The [[Wikipedia:Act_of_Supremacy_1559|Second Act of Supremacy]]
 
*1559: The [[Wikipedia:Act_of_Supremacy_1559|Second Act of Supremacy]]
  
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: [[Wikipedia:Thirty-Nine_Articles|Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion]] established
 
: [[Wikipedia:Thirty-Nine_Articles|Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion]] established
 
: [[Wikipedia:John_Foxe|John Foxe's]] ''[[Wikipedia:Foxe%27s_Book_of_Martyrs|Book of Martyrs]]'' published by [[Wikipedia:John_Day_%28printer%29|John Day]]
 
: [[Wikipedia:John_Foxe|John Foxe's]] ''[[Wikipedia:Foxe%27s_Book_of_Martyrs|Book of Martyrs]]'' published by [[Wikipedia:John_Day_%28printer%29|John Day]]
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*1564: Death of [[Wikipedia:Michelangelo|Michelangelo]] (February 18)
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*1565: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Malta_%281565%29|Siege of Malta]]
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*1566: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Szigetvar|Battle of Szigetvar]] (August 6-September 8)
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Death of [[Wikipedia:Suleiman_the_Magnificent|Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire]]
  
 
===1570s===
 
===1570s===
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*1571: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Lepanto_%281571%29|Battle of Lepanto]] (October 7)
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*1574: Death of [[Wikipedia:Giorgio_Vasari|Giorgio Vasari]] (June 27)
  
 
===1580s===
 
===1580s===
  
 
===1590s===
 
===1590s===
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*1593: Beginning of the [[Wikipedia:Long_War_%28Ottoman_wars%29|Thirteen Years' War]] (July 29)
 
*1595: The [[England|English]] [[longbow]] retired as a frontline [[weapon]]
 
*1595: The [[England|English]] [[longbow]] retired as a frontline [[weapon]]
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*1596: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Keresztes|Battle of Keresztes]] (October 24-26)
 
*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 07:16, 13 September 2007

Events

1500s

The Battle of Lepanto (August)
Michelangelo begins sculpting David and The Madonna of Bruges
Death of Arthur Tudor (April 2)
The Battle of Ruvo (February 23)
The Battle of Cerignola (April 21)
The Battle of Garigliano (December 29)
Death of Henry VII of England (April 21)
The Battle of Agnadello (May 14)
Henry VIII of England weds Catherine of Aragon (June 11)
Coronation of Henry VIII of England (June 28)
The Siege of Padua (July 17)
The Battle of Polesella (December 22)

1510s

Death of the first Henry, Duke of Cornwall (February 11)
Birth of Giorgio Vasari (July 30)
The Battle of Ravenna (April 11)
The Battle of St. Mathieu (August 10)
Jorge Álvares reaches China (May)
The Battle of Novara (June 6)
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)
The Battle of Orsha (September 8)
Birth and death of the second Henry, Duke of Cornwall (December)
Birth of Anne of Cleves (September 22)
Birth of Mary I of England (February 18)
The War of Urbino
Departure of Magellan's voyage to circumnavigate the Earth


1520s

Death of Magellan (April 27)
The Battle of Pamplona (May 20)
The Battle of Esquiroz (June 30)
The Siege of Mézières
Suleiman captures the fort at Belgrade and razes most of the city to the ground (August 28)
The Siege of Tournai
The Siege of Genoa (May 20-30)
The Siege of Marseille (August-September)
The Peasants' War (1524-May 15, 1525)
Francis I of France signs the Treaty of Madrid, surrendering France's claims to Italy, Flanders, and Burgundy
The Battle of Mohács (August 29)
The Siege of Florence (1529-1530)

1530s

Pope Clement VII excommunicates Henry VIII of England (July)
The Battle of Gavinana
Birth of Elizabeth I of England (September 7)
The First Act of Supremacy (November)
The Treasons Act
The First Succession Act
The Conquest of Tunis
John Fisher executed (June 22)
Thomas More executed (July 6)
Henry VIII of England weds Jane Seymour (May 30)
William Tyndale executed (September 6)
The Pilgrimage of Grace (October)
Birth of Lady Jane Grey
Birth of Edward VI of England (October 12)
Death of Jane Seymour (October 24)

1540s

Marriage of Henry VIII of England and Anne of Cleves annulled (July 9)
Henry VIII of England weds Catherine Howard (July 28)
The Battle of Haddon Rig (August 24)
The Battle of Solway Moss (November 24)
Henry VIII of England weds Catherine Parr (July 12)
The Siege of Nice (August)
The Battle of Serravalle (June 2)
The Siege of St. Dizier
The Siege of Boulogne (July 19-September 18)
  • 1545: The first English book on archery, Toxophilus: The School of Shooting by Ascham, is published
The Battle of Ancrum Moor (February 27)
The Battle of the Solent (July 18-19)
The Council of Trent (1545-1563)
Coronation of Edward VI of England (February 20)
The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh (September 10)

1550s

Coronation of Lady Jane Grey
Coronation of Mary I of England (October 1)
Philip II of Spain weds Mary I of England (July 25)
The Battle of Marciano (August 2)
The Battle of Renty (August 12)
Laurence Saunders executed (February 8)
Rowland Taylor executed (February 9)
John Hooper, Bishop of Gloucester, executed (February 9)
Death of Anne of Cleves (September 22)
Death of Mary I of England (November 17)

1560s

Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion established
John Foxe's Book of Martyrs published by John Day

Death of Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire

1570s

1580s

1590s

Significant people

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