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1550 in literature

Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... Events Russia, Reforming Synod of the metropolite Macaire, Orthodoxy: introduction of a calendar of the saints and an ecclesiastical law code ( Stoglav ) Major outbreak of the sweating sickness in England. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s - 1520s - 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s Years: 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529 Events and Trends Fall of Tenochtitlán and conquest of Spanish. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s - 1530s - 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s Years: 1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1537 1538 1539 Events and Trends Spanish conquest of Peru Beginning of colonization of Brazil Categories: 1530s ... Events and Trends 1541 Hernando de Soto is the first European to see the Mississippi River. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s - 1550s - 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s Years: 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555 1556 1557 1558 1559 1560 Events and Trends Categories: 1550s ... Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s - 1570s - 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s Years: 1570 1571 1572 1573 1574 1575 1576 1577 1578 1579 Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s - 1580s - 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589 1590 Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Categories: 1580s ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (Redirected from 1550 in literature) See also: 15th century in literature, other events of the 16th century, 17th century in literature, list of years in literature. ...

Events

February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Julius III, né Gian Maria del Monte or Giovan Maria Giocci (September 10, 1487 - March 23, 1555) pope from February 7, 1550 to 1555, the last of the High Renaissance popes, was born at Rome, the son of a famous jurist. ... The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Catholic Church. ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... Primož Trubar (June 9, 1508 - June 28, 1586) was a Slovene Protestant reformer, the founder and the first superintendent of the Protestant Church of Slovenia, a consolidator of the Slovene language and the author of the first printed book in Slovene. ... Tübingen, Neckar front Tübingen, an old university city of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is situated 20 miles southwest of Stuttgart, on a ridge between the River Neckar and the Ammer. ... Nostradamus Nostradamus, (December 14, 1503 – July 1, 1566) born Michel de Nostredame, is one of the worlds most famous authors of prophecies. ... An almanac (also spelled almanack, especially in Commonwealth English) is an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields often arranged according to the calendar. ... Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa District Helsinki City manager Jussi Pajunen Official languages Finnish, Swedish Area  - total  - land ranked 342nd 185. ... Gustav Vasa, originally Gustav Eriksson Vasa (May 12, 1496–September 29, 1560) was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death. ...

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January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Henry I, Duke of Guise Henry, 3rd Duke of Guise (January 31, 1550 – December 23, 1588) was the son of Francis, Duke of Guise. ... 1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... The Earl of Oxford, from the 1914 publication English Travellers of the Renaissance by Clare Howard Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (April 12, 1550 – June 24, 1604) was born at Castle Hedingham to the 16th Earl of Oxford. ... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 – Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Charles IX (June 27, 1550 – May 30, 1574) was born Charles-Maximilien, the son of King Henri II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... Don Alonso Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia (September 10, 1550 _ 1615) was the commander-in-chief of the Spanish Armada. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Paul V, né Camillo Borghese (Rome, September 17, 1550 – January 28, 1621) was Pope from May 16, 1605 until his death. ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... Charles IX (Karl IX) (October 4, 1550 – October 30, 1611), was King of Sweden from 1604 until his death. ... Events November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... Owned By Jorge. ... Orazio Vecchi (December 6, 1550 (baptized) – February 19, 1605) was an Italian composer of the late Renaissance. ... Events April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne May 16 - Paul V becomes Pope June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. ... Rabbi Jacob ben Isaac Ashkenazi (1550–1625) of Yanova (near Lublin, Poland) was the author of the Tseno Ureno, sometimes called the Womens Bible, a 1616 Yiddish-language prose work whose structure parallels the weekly portions of the Pentateuch and Haftorahs used in Jewish worship services. ... Robert Balfour (1550?—1625?), Scottish philosopher, was educated at St Andrews and the university of Paris. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Henry Barrow (1550—1593), English Puritan and Separatist, was born about 1550, near Norfolk, of a family related by marriage to the lord keeper Bacon, and probably to Aylmer, Bishop of London. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... St Camillus De Lellis was born at Bucchianico, Abruzzo Kingdom of Naples, 1550 and died at Rome on the 14 July 1614. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Emilio de Cavalieri (c. ... This page is about the year. ... John Davis (1550? - 1605) was one of the chief English navigators and explorers under Elizabeth I, especially in Polar regions. ... Events April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne May 16 - Paul V becomes Pope June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. ... Sarsa Dengel (Amharic Sprout of the Virgin) (1550 - 1597) was negus (throne name Malak Sagad I) (1563 - 1597) of Ethiopia, and a member of the Solomonid dynasty. ... The Emperor of Ethiopia (Amharic ንጉሠ ነገሥት, niguse negest, King of Kings) was the hereditary ruler of Ethiopia until the abolition of the monarchy in 1975. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... Jacobus Gallus Carniolus (Jacob Handl) (1550 – July 18, 1591) was a Slovenian composer. ... Events June - Capture of Zutphen by the Dutch under Maurice of Nassau. ... Philip Henslowe (c 1550 - January 6, 1616) was an Elizabethan theatrical entrepreneur. ... Events October 25 — Dirk Hartog makes the second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at an island off the Western Australian coast Pocahontas arrives in England War between Venice and Austria Collegium Musicum founded in Prague Nicolaus Copernicus De revolutionibus is placed on the Index of Forbidden Books... Karin MÃ¥nsdotter Karin MÃ¥nsdotter (1550-1612) was Queen of Sweden and wife to Eric XIV of Sweden. ... Erik XIV of Sweden (December 13, 1533–February 26, 1577) was the son of Gustav I of Sweden and Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg. ... Events January 20 - Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Andreas Libavius (1550 - July 25, 1616) was a German doctor and chemist. ... Events October 25 — Dirk Hartog makes the second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at an island off the Western Australian coast Pocahontas arrives in England War between Venice and Austria Collegium Musicum founded in Prague Nicolaus Copernicus De revolutionibus is placed on the Index of Forbidden Books... John Napier John Napier (1550–April 4, 1617) was a Scottish mathematician and astrologer. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ... Pomponio Nenna (1550-1555 – before October 22, 1613) was an Italian composer of the Renaissance. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... St Ralph Sherwin (1550–1 December 1581) was an English Roman Catholic martyr and saint. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ...

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