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== Events ==
 
== Events ==
* Crossbows banned to increase the practise of using the longbow.(1508)
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*The first [[England|English]] [[book]] on archery 'Toxophilus: The School of Shooting' by [[Roger Ascham|Ascham]], is published. (1545)
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===1500s===
* [[Copernicus]] publishes his [[theory]] of a [[heliocentric]] solar system. (1543)
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* 1508: [[Crossbow]]s banned to increase the practise of using the longbow.
* The [[Council of Trent]] (1545 - 1563)  
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* First organised archery competition. Held in [[England]] with over 3000 participants. (1583)
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===1510s===
* The [[England|English]] [[Longbow]] retired as a frontline [[weapon]]. (1595).
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* [[John Dowland]]'s First Booke of Songs published in 1597, marking the start of "The [[England|English]] [[Lute]] School"
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===1520s===
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===1530s===
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===1540s===
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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 [[Council of Trent]] (1545-1563)
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===1550s===
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===1560s===
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===1570s===
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===1580s===
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===1590s===
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*1595: The [[England|English]] [[longbow]] retired as a frontline [[weapon]].
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*1597: [[Wikipedia:John_Dowland|John Dowland]]'s ''First Booke of Songs'' published, marking the start of "The [[England|English]] [[Lute]] School"
  
 
== Significant people ==
 
== Significant people ==

Revision as of 03:32, 13 September 2007

Events

1500s

  • 1508: Crossbows banned to increase the practise of using the longbow.

1510s

1520s

1530s

1540s

1550s

1560s

1570s

1580s

1590s

Significant people

Some Groups that Cover this Period

Internal Links

See Also:

External Links