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===1500s===
 
===1500s===
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* 1501: [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (November 14)
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* 1502: Death of [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] (April 2)
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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]]
 
* 1508: [[Crossbow]]s banned (in [[England]]?) to increase the practise of using the [[longbow]]
* 1509: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Agnadello|Battle of Agnadello]] (May 14)
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* 1509: Death of [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] (April 21)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Agnadello|Battle of Agnadello]] (May 14)
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: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (June 11)
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: Coronation of [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] (June 28)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Padua|Siege of Padua]] (July 17)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Padua|Siege of Padua]] (July 17)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Polesella|Battle of Polesella]] (December 22)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Polesella|Battle of Polesella]] (December 22)
  
 
===1510s===
 
===1510s===
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* 1511: Birth of the first [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (January 1)
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: 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)
 
* 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)
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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)
 
: [[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)
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* 1514: Birth and death of the second [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (December)
 
* 1515: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Marignano|Battle of Marignano]] (September 13-14)
 
* 1515: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Marignano|Battle of Marignano]] (September 13-14)
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* 1516: Death of [[Wikipedia:Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon|Ferdinand II of Aragon]] (January 23)
  
 
===1520s===
 
===1520s===
  
 
===1530s===
 
===1530s===
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* 1533: [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] weds [[Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] (January 25)
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: [[Pope]] [[Wikipedia:Clement_VII|Clement VII]] excommunicates [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] (July)
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: Birth of [[Elizabeth_I|Elizabeth I of England]] (September 7)
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* 1534: The [[Wikipedia:Suffragan_Bishops_Act_1534|Suffragan Bishops Act]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:Act_of_Supremacy|First Act of Supremacy]] (November)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Treasons_Act_1534|Treasons Act]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:First_Succession_Act|First Succession Act]]
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*1535: [[Wikipedia:John_Fisher|John Fisher]] executed (June 22)
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: [[Wikipedia:Thomas_More|Thomas More]] executed (July 6)
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*1536: [[Wikipedia:Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] executed (May 19)
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: [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Jane_Seymour|Jane Seymour]] (May 30)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Pilgrimage_of_Grace|Pilgrimage of Grace]] (October)
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*1537: [[Wikipedia:Robert_Aske_%28political_leader%29|Robert Aske]] executed (July 12)
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: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI]] (October 12)
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: Death of [[Wikipedia:Jane_Seymour|Jane Seymour]] (October 24)
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*1539: [[Wikipedia:Richard_Whyting|Richard Whyting]], last [[Abbott]] of Glastonbury, executed (November 15)
  
 
===1540s===
 
===1540s===
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===1550s===
 
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*1553: Death of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI]] (July 6)
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*1559: The [[Wikipedia:Act_of_Supremacy_1559|Second Act of Supremacy]]
  
 
===1560s===
 
===1560s===

Revision as of 05:42, 13 September 2007

Events

1500s

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)
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

Pope Clement VII excommunicates Henry VIII of England (July)
Birth of Elizabeth I of England (September 7)
The First Act of Supremacy (November)
The Treasons Act
The First Succession Act
Thomas More executed (July 6)
Henry VII of England weds Jane Seymour (May 30)
The Pilgrimage of Grace (October)
Birth of Edward VI (October 12)
Death of Jane Seymour (October 24)

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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See Also:

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