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===1500s===
 
===1500s===
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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)
 
* 1501: [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_of_Aragon|Catherine of Aragon]] (November 14)
 
* 1502: Death of [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] (April 2)
 
* 1502: Death of [[Wikipedia:Arthur%2C_Prince_of_Wales|Arthur Tudor]] (April 2)
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* 1503: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ruvo|Battle of Ruvo]] (February 23)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Cerignola|Battle of Cerignola]] (April 21)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Garigliano_%281503%29|Battle of Garigliano]] (December 29)
 
* 1504: Death of [[Wikipedia:Isabella_of_Castile|Isabella of Castile]] (November 26)
 
* 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]]
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* 1514: Birth and death of the second [[Wikipedia:Henry%2C_Duke_of_Cornwall|Henry, Duke of Cornwall]] (December)
 
* 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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: 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)
 
* 1516: Death of [[Wikipedia:Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon|Ferdinand II of Aragon]] (January 23)
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: Birth of [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (February 18)
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* The [[Wikipedia:War_of_Urbino|War of Urbino]]
  
 
===1520s===
 
===1520s===
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* [[Wikipedia:William_Tyndale|William Tyndale]]'s translation of the [[Wikipedia:New_Testament|New Testament]] published
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*1521: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pampeluna|Battle of Pamplona]] (May 20)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Esquiroz|Battle of Esquiroz]] (June 30)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_M%C3%A9zi%C3%A8res|Siege of Mézières]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Tournai|Siege of Tournai]]
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*1522: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Bicocca|Battle of Biocca]] (April 27)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Genoa_%281522%29|Siege of Genoa]] (May 20-30)
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*1524: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_the_Sesia|Battle of the Sesia]] (April 30)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Marseille_%281524%29|Siege of Marseille]] (August-September)
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*1525: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pavia|Battle of Pavia]] (February 24)
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: [[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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*1527: The [[Wikipedia:Sack_of_Rome_%281527%29|Sack of Rome]] (May 6)
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*1529: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Florence_%281529-1530%29|Siege of Florence]] (1529-1530)
  
 
===1530s===
 
===1530s===
* 1533: [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] weds [[Anne_Boleyn|Anne Boleyn]] (January 25)
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* 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:Battle_of_Gavinana|Battle of Gavinana]]
 
: Birth of [[Elizabeth_I|Elizabeth I of England]] (September 7)
 
: Birth of [[Elizabeth_I|Elizabeth I of England]] (September 7)
 
* 1534: The [[Wikipedia:Suffragan_Bishops_Act_1534|Suffragan Bishops Act]]
 
* 1534: The [[Wikipedia:Suffragan_Bishops_Act_1534|Suffragan Bishops Act]]
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: [[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)
: [[Henry_VII|Henry VII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Jane_Seymour|Jane Seymour]] (May 30)
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: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Jane_Seymour|Jane Seymour]] (May 30)
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: [[Wikipedia:William_Tyndale|William Tyndale]] executed (September 6)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Pilgrimage_of_Grace|Pilgrimage of Grace]] (October)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Pilgrimage_of_Grace|Pilgrimage of Grace]] (October)
 
*1537: [[Wikipedia:Robert_Aske_%28political_leader%29|Robert Aske]] executed (July 12)
 
*1537: [[Wikipedia:Robert_Aske_%28political_leader%29|Robert Aske]] executed (July 12)
: Birth of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI]] (October 12)
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: Birth of [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]]
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: 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)
 
*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)
  
 
===1540s===
 
===1540s===
*1542: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Haddon_Rig|Battle of Haddon Rig]] (August 24)
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*1540: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] (January 6)
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: Marriage of [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] and [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] annulled (July 9)
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: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_Howard|Catherine Howard]] (July 28)
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*1542: [[Wikipedia:Catherine_Howard|Catherine Howard]] executed (February 13)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Haddon_Rig|Battle of Haddon Rig]] (August 24)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Solway_Moss|Battle of Solway Moss]] (November 24)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Solway_Moss|Battle of Solway Moss]] (November 24)
 
*1543: [[Copernicus]] publishes his [[theory]] of a [[heliocentric]] solar system
 
*1543: [[Copernicus]] publishes his [[theory]] of a [[heliocentric]] solar system
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: [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] weds [[Wikipedia:Catherine_Parr|Catherine Parr]] (July 12)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Nice|Siege of Nice]] (August)
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*1544: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ceresole|Battle of Ceresole]] (April 11)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Serravalle|Battle of Serravalle]] (June 2)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_St._Dizier_%281544%29|Siege of St. Dizier]]
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: The [[Wikipedia:Siege_of_Boulogne|Siege of Boulogne]] (July 19-September 18)
 
*1545: The first [[England|English]] [[book]] on archery, ''Toxophilus: The School of Shooting'' by [[Roger Ascham|Ascham]], is published
 
*1545: The first [[England|English]] [[book]] on archery, ''Toxophilus: The School of Shooting'' by [[Roger Ascham|Ascham]], is published
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ancrum_Moor|Battle of Ancrum Moor]] (February 27)
 
: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Ancrum_Moor|Battle of Ancrum Moor]] (February 27)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_the_Solent|Battle of the Solent]] (July 18-19)
 
: The [[Council of Trent]] (1545-1563)
 
: The [[Council of Trent]] (1545-1563)
*1547: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pinkie_Cleugh|Battle of Pinkie Cleugh]] (September 10)
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*1547: Death of [[Henry_VIII|Henry VIII of England]] (January 28)
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: Coronation of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI of England]] (February 20)
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: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Pinkie_Cleugh|Battle of Pinkie Cleugh]] (September 10)
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*1548: Death of [[Wikipedia:Catherine_Parr|Catherine Parr]]
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*1549: Publication of the first ''[[Wikipedia:Book_of_Common_Prayer|Book of Common Prayer]]''
  
 
===1550s===
 
===1550s===
*1553: Death of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI]] (July 6)
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*1553: Death of [[Wikipedia:Edward_VI_of_England|Edward VI of England]] (July 6)
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: Coronation of [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]]
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: Coronation of [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (October 1)
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*1554: [[Lady_Jane_Grey|Lady Jane Grey]] executed (February 12)
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: [[Wikipedia:Philip_II_of_Spain|Philip II of Spain]] weds [[Mary_I|Mary I of England]] (July 25)
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*1555: [[Wikipedia:John_Rogers_%28religious%29|John Rogers]] executed (February 4)
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: [[Wikipedia:Laurence_Saunders|Laurence Saunders]] executed (February 8)
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: [[Wikipedia:Rowland_Taylor|Rowland Taylor]] executed (February 9)
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: [[Wikipedia:John_Hooper|John Hooper]], Bishop of Gloucester, executed (February 9)
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*1557: Death of [[Wikipedia:Anne_of_Cleves|Anne of Cleves]] (September 22)
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*1558: 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]]
  
 
===1560s===
 
===1560s===
 
*1563: Birth of [[Wikipedia:John_Dowland|John Dowland]]
 
*1563: Birth of [[Wikipedia:John_Dowland|John Dowland]]
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: [[Wikipedia:Thirty-Nine_Articles|Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion]] established
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: [[Wikipedia:John_Foxe|John Foxe's]] ''[[Wikipedia:Foxe%27s_Book_of_Martyrs|Book of Martyrs]]'' published by [[Wikipedia:John_Day_%28printer%29|John Day]]
  
 
===1570s===
 
===1570s===

Revision as of 06:31, 13 September 2007

Events

1500s

The Battle of Cerignola (April 21)
The Battle of Garigliano (December 29)
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)
Birth of Anne of Cleves (September 22)
Birth of Mary I of England (February 18)

1520s

The Battle of Esquiroz (June 30)
The Siege of Mézières
The Siege of Tournai
The Siege of Genoa (May 20-30)
The Siege of Marseille (August-September)
Francis I of France signs the Treaty of Madrid, surrendering France's claims to Italy, Flanders, and Burgundy

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
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)
Laurence Saunders executed (February 8)
Rowland Taylor executed (February 9)
John Hooper, Bishop of Gloucester, executed (February 9)

1560s

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

1570s

1580s

1590s

Significant people

Some Groups that Cover this Period

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