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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... Events February 12 - After claiming the throne of England the previous year, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason alongside her husband. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Events Spain is effectively bankrupt. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... 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 1555 in literature) See also: 15th century in literature, other events of the 16th century, 17th century in literature, list of years in literature. ...

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February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Diet of Augsburg was an assembly convened by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in 1530 in Augsburg now in central Germany. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Rodgers or John Rogers may refer to: John Rodgers John Rodgers (1772 - 1838), U.S. Naval officer during the War of 1812 John Rodgers (1812 - 1882), U.S. Naval officer during the Civil War, son of the first John Rodgers John Rodgers (1881 - 1926), U.S. Naval officer during... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... Historically, a martyr is a person who dies for his or her religious faith. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... A bishop is an ordained member of the Christian clergy who, in certain Christian churches, holds a position of authority. ... Gloucester (pronounced ) is a city and district in south-west England, close to the Welsh border. ... John Hooper (died February 9, 1555) was an English churchman, Bishop of Gloucester and Worcester and a Marian martyr. ... Burning of two sodomites at the stake (execution of individuals by fire. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... Paul IV, né Giovanni Pietro Carafa (June 28, 1476 - August 18, 1559) was Pope from May 23, 1555 until his death. ... The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Catholic Church. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... The Peace of Augsburg was a treaty signed between Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and the forces of the Schmalkaldic League on September 25, 1555 at the city of Augsburg in Germany. ...

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March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... François, Duke of Anjou Hercule François, Duke of Anjou and Alençon, (March 18, 1555 – June 19, 1584) was the youngest son of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Marriage and Children On October 28, 1533, he married Catherine of Medici (April 13, 1519 - January 5, 1589) Issue: François II (January 19, 1544 - December 5, 1560) Elisabeth de France (April 2, 1545 - October 3, 1568) married Philip II of Spain Claude (November 12, 1547 - February 21, 1575) married... Catherine de Medici Catherine de Medici (April 13, 1519, Florence – January 5, 1589, Blois), born in Italy as Caterina Maria Romola di Lorenzo de Medici, and later lived in France under the name Catherine de Médicis, was Queen of France as the wife of King Henry II of France... 1584 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Bargellini Madonna (1588) Oil on canvas, 282 x 188 cm Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna Ludovico Carracci (April 21, 1555 – November 13, 1619) was an Italian painter, etcher, and printmaker who helped reinvigorate Italian art after Mannerism by founding an academy in Bologna in 1585. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Edward Kelley, nineteenth-century portrait Edward Kelley (or Kelly, also known as Edward Talbot, 1555 - 1597) was a spirit medium who worked with John Dee in his magical investigations. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Heinrich Meibom (December 4, 1555 - September 20, 1625), German historian and poet, was born at Lemgo. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Johann Arndt (1555-1621), German Lutheran theologian, was born at Ballenstedt, in Anhalt, and studied in several universities. ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... Henri de La Tour dAuvergne, vicomte de Turenne, duc de Bouillon (1555-1623) was prince of the independent principality of Sedan and Marshal of France. ... Events August 6 - Pope Urban VIII is elected to the Papacy. ... Richard Carew (1555 - 1620) was a Cornish translator and antiquary. ... Events September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year. ... Thomas Cavendish (1555-1592) was born in Trimley St. ... Events January 30 - The death of Pope Innocent IX during the previous year had left the Papal throne vacant. ... Noble Family Czarnkowski Coat of Arms NaÅ‚Ä™cz Parents Wojciech SÄ™dziwój Czarnkowski Jadwiga Sierpska Consorts Katarzyna LeszczyÅ„ska Children with Katarzyna LeszczyÅ„ska Kazimierz Franciszek Czarnkowski Teresa Konstancja Czarnkowska Date of Birth 1555 Place of Birth  ? Date of Death 1628 Place of Death Kalisz Adam SÄ™dziwój... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... Samuel Edels (1555–1631), was a renowned rabbi and Talmudist famous for his commentary on the Talmud, Chiddushei Halachot. ... // Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ... Rabbi Joshua Falk (ben Alexander HaCohen Katz, 1555 - 1614) was a Halakhist and Talmudist, best known as the author of the Beit Yisrael commentary on the Arbaah Turim as well as Sefer Meirat Enayim on Shulkhan Arukh. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Henry Garnet or Garnett (1555 - May 3, 1606), English Jesuit, son of Brian Garnett, a schoolmaster at Nottingham, was educated at Winchester and afterwards studied law in London. ... Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill Premier Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... Lancelot Andrewes (1555 - September 25, 1626) was an English clergyman and scholar. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... François de Malherbe François de Malherbe (1555 - October 16, 1628) was a French poet, critic and translator. ... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... Noble Family Ossoliński Coat of Arms Topór Parents Hieronim Ossoliński Katarzyna Zborowska Consorts Jadwiga Sienieńska Anna Firlej Katarzyna Kosińska Katarzyna Warszewiecka Children with Jadwiga Sienieńska Krzysztof Ossoliński Maksymilian Ossoliński Elżbieta Ossolińska with Anna Firlej Jerzy Ossoliński Date of Birth 1555 Place of Birth  ? Date of Death 1628 Place of Death... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... Okudaira Sadamasa (1555 - 1615) The Okudaira family were originally retainers of the Tokugawa, but were forced to join Takeda Shingen. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... Konishi Yukinaga (小西 行長 Konishi Yukinaga, born 1555 and died November 6, 1600) was a Japanese Kirishitan (Christian) daimyo under Toyotomi Hideyoshi. ... Lodovico Zacconi (1555 - 1627) was an Italian composer and music theorist of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. ... Events A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia. ...

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