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// 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 Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... 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. ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... 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. ...

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January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles (February 24, 1500 – September 21, 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor (as Charles V) from 1519-1558; he was also King of Spain from 1516-1556, officially as Charles I of Spain, although often referred to as Charles V (Carlos Quinto or Carlos V) in Spain and Latin America. ... Philip II of Spain (Spanish: Felipe II) - (May 21, 1526 – September 13, 1598), the first King of Spain understood as the whole peninsula of Hispania (r. ... Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (March 10, 1503 - July 27, 1564) was one of the Habsburg emperors that at various periods during his life ruled over Austria, Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary. ... The Holy Roman Emperor was, with some variation, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, the predecessor of modern Germany, during its existence from the 10th century until its collapse in 1806. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Shanxi earthquake occurred on the morning of 14 February 1556 in China, killing approximately 830,000 people. ... Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a sudden and sometimes catastrophic movement of a part of the Earths surface. ... Shaanxi (Simplified Chinese: 陕西; Traditional Chinese: 陝西; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shan-hsi; Postal System Pinyin: Shensi, pronounced like Shahn-shee) is a northwestern province of the Peoples Republic of China, and includes portions of the Loess Plateau on the middle reaches of the Yellow River as well as the Qinling Mountains... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Thomas Cranmer (July 2, 1489 - March 21, 1556) was the Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of the English kings Henry VIII and Edward VI. Born in 1489 at Nottingham, Cranmer was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge and became a priest following the death of his first wife. ... Heresy, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is a theological or religious opinion or doctrine maintained in opposition, or held to be contrary, to the ‘catholic’ or orthodox doctrine of the Christian Church, or, by extension, to that of any church, creed, or religious system, considered as orthodox. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) (Scots: Wha daur meddle wi me) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... David Rizzio (approx. ... Mary I of Scotland (Mary Stuart or Stewart) (December 8, 1542 – February 8, 1587), better known as Mary, Queen of Scots, was the ruler of Scotland from December 14, 1542 – July 24, 1567. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ... Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... Thomas Cranmer (July 2, 1489 - March 21, 1556) was the Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of the English kings Henry VIII and Edward VI. Born in 1489 at Nottingham, Cranmer was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge and became a priest following the death of his first wife. ... For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ... 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... Philip II of Spain (Spanish: Felipe II) - (May 21, 1526 – September 13, 1598), the first King of Spain understood as the whole peninsula of Hispania (r. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Akbar, who was crowned in the year 1556 due to his fathers death, defeated Muhammad Shah Adali of Bengal and his Prime Minister Hemu at the Second Battle of Panipat. ... This article deals with the city of Delhi. ... The Mughal Empire (alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of India was founded by Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Hemuchandra or Hemu (d. ... Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbár, (alternative spellings include Jellaladin, Celalettin) also known as Akbar the Great (Akbar-e-Azam) (October 15, 1542 – (October 27, 1605) was the ruler of the Mughal Empire from the time of his accession in 1556 until 1605. ... Grand Procession of the Doge, 16th century Doges Palace Complex For some thousand years, the chief magistrate and leader of the Republic of Venice was the Doge (Duke). ... Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558), also known as Mary Tudor, was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 6 July 1553 ( de jure ) or 19 July 1553 ( de facto ) until her death. ... Portlaoise (older spelling Portlaoighise; former name Maryborough), is the county town of County Laois (formerly Queens County) in the midlands of the Republic of Ireland. ... Laois (pronounced Leash), also spelt Laoighis or Leix, is a county in the midlands of Ireland. ... Flanders (Flemish, Fleming) (Dutch: Vlaanderen (Vlaams, Vlaming), French: Flandre(s), (flamand, flamand), German: Flandern, (flämisch, Flame) has two main designations: a constituent community of the federal Belgian state through its social and political organisations, and through the institutions of the Flemish Community (with its own Flemish government and Flemish... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Nord (French, the north) is a département in the north of France. ... Martin Guerre was a French peasant who was at the center of a famous case of imposture in the 16th century. ... John III (Johan III) (December 23, 1537 - November 27, 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. ... Jalauddin Akbar Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbár, (alternative spellings include Jellaladin) also known as Akbar the Great (Akbar-e-Azam) (October 15, 1542 – 1605) was the ruler of the Mughal Empire from the time of his accession in 1556 until 1605. ... The Mughal Empire (Urdu: مغل باد شاہ, Mughal Baadshah, alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of the Indian Subcontinent was founded by the Mongol leader Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. ... Augsburg is a city in south-central Germany. ... Tsar Ioann IV the Terrible. ... Astrakhan coat of arms features the Khans crown and a sabre Astrakhan (А́страхань; Tatar: Ästerxan), a major city in southern European Russia and the administrative center of Astrakhan Oblast. ... Volga in Yaroslavl (autumn morning) Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge 8,000 m³/s Area watershed 1. ...

Births

January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Uesugi Kagekatsu (上杉景勝, January 8, 1556-March 19, 1623) was a daimyo during the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo periods of Japanese history. ... Events August 6 - Pope Urban VIII is elected to the Papacy. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sethus Calvisius. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... Guillaume du Vair (March 7, 1556 - August 3, 1621) was a French author and lawyer. ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Edward la Zouche, (6 June 1556 - 18 August 1625) 11th Baron Zouche of Haryngworth, was the son of George la Zouche, 10th Baron Zouche and his wife Margaret, née Welby. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Jacques-Davy Duperron (November 15, 1556 - December 6, 1618), French cardinal, was born at St L, in Normandy. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Henry Briggs (February 1556 - January 26, 1630) was an English mathematician. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Margaret Clitherow or Saint Margaret Clitherow (1556 - 1586) is a saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church. ... 1586 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... Shibata Katsutoyo (柴田 勝豊; 1556 – June 6, 1583) was a military commander in the Azuchi-Momoyama period. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Nakagawa Kiyohide (中川 清秀; 1556 – June 6, 1583) was a daimyo in Azuchi-Momoyama period. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Ahmad Baba Al Massufi (1556-1627) was a writer and political leader in what is now western Sudan. ... James Melville (1556 - 1614) was a Scottish divine and reformer, son of the laird of Baldovie, in Forfarshire, and nephew of the great reformer and scholar, Andrew Melville, by whom, when Principal of the University of Glasgow, he was chosen to assist him as a regent or professor. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Maria of Nassua (1556–1616) was the second daughter of William the Silent by his first wife Anna van Egmond en Buren. ... 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...

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