Events in year of 1531

  • 01-05Pope Clemens VII forbids English King Henry VIII to re-marry
  • 01-26Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
  • 02-11Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of Church in England
  • 02-26Earthquake in Lisbon Spain, kills 20,000-30,000
  • 02-27Evangelical German monarchy / towns form Schmalkaldische Union
  • 06-09Pope Clemens VII and Francois I sign secret treaty against Karel V
  • 10-11Battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant
  • 10-24Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union

People born in year of 1531

  • 08-24Ercole Bottrigari: Composer
  • 09-14Philipp Apianus [Bennewitz / Bienewitz]: German geography / cartographer

People died in year of 1531

  • 01-22Andrea del Sarto: Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 03-20Sicke Freerks / Frericx [Cutter]: Dutch anabaptist, beheaded
  • 04-05Richard Roose: Boiled to death for trying to poison an Archbishop
  • 07-08Tilman Riemenschneider: German sculptor, dies at 71
  • 09-22Louise Van Savoye: French regent of King Francois I, dies at 55
  • 10-11Huldrych Zwingli: Swiss church Reformer (Zwinglianen)
  • 12-06John Volkertsz Trimaker: Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded

Events in year of 1532

  • 03-18English parliament bans payments by English church to Rome
  • 04-26Sultan Suleiman through Hungary on away to Vienna
  • 05-16Sir Thomas More resigns as English Lord Chancellor
  • 06-23Henry VIII and Francois I signs secret treaty against Emperor Karel V
  • 07-23Karel I and evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Neurenberg
  • 11-02Zealand / South Holland flooded
  • 11-15Pope Clemens VII tells Henry VIII to end relationship with Anna Boleyn
  • 11-16Pizarro captures Incan Emperor Atahualpa after victory at Cajamarca

People born in year of 1532

  • 03-25Pietro Pontio: Composer

People died in year of 1532

  • 08-16Johan de Standvastige: Monarch of Saxon (Schmalkaldisch)
  • 08-22William Warham: English Archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82