Events in year of 1534

  • 01-24Francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy
  • 02-26Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as Bishop of Utrecht
  • 04-17Sir Thomas More confined in London Tower
  • 05-10French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland
  • 06-09Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St. Lawrence River
  • 06-12Turkish Admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" allows Giulia Gonzaga to kidnap and plunder Naples
  • 06-29Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
  • 07-24Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
  • 08-15Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus / Jesuits
  • 08-20Turkish Admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis
  • 10-13Alessandro Farnese elected as Pope Paul III
  • 10-18New pursuit of French protestants
  • 10-26Charles V names Joris of Egmont, Bishop of Utrecht
  • 10-30English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope
  • 11-03English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII church leader
  • 12-04Turkish Sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad
  • 12-06Quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish

People born in year of 1534

  • 04-07Jose de Anchieta: Spanish Jesuit / Missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)
  • 07-01Frederik II: King of Denmark / Norway (1559-88)
  • 07-18Zacharias Ursinus: German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism)
  • 11-05Joachim Camerarius: German Botanist / Physician (horticulture catalog)
  • 12-15Lucas Osiander: Composer

People died in year of 1534

  • 04-20Elizabeth Barton [St Magd van Kent]: British prophet
  • 05-28Dirk Martens: Flemish printer / humanist, dies at about 83
  • 07-19Willem van Enkenvoirt: Cardinal / Bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70

Events in year of 1535

  • 01-06City of Lima Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro
  • 01-15Henry VIII declares himself head of English Church
  • 01-18Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru
  • 02-1012 nude anabaptists run through Amsterdam streets
  • 03-28Bloemkamp Abbey (Oldeklooster) attacked and destroyed
  • 06-17English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
  • 06-24Anabaptists Protestants conquered and disbanded
  • 07-01Sir Thomas More goes on trial in England charged with treason
  • 07-14Emperor Charles V conquerors Tunis
  • 07-22Christians captured in Tunis in uprising against Admiral Barbarossa
  • 08-31Pope Paul II deposed and excommunicated King Henry VIII
  • 09-01French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Hochelaga (Montreal)
  • 10-041st full English translation of the Bible printed in Switzerland

People born in year of 1535

  • 05-03Alessandro "Agnolo" Allori: Italian painter / carpet designer
  • 07-09Emanuel van Meteren: Southern, Netherlands -- Merchant / historian
  • 11-22John [the Old]: Earl of Nassau / tribal father Netherlands royal family

People died in year of 1535

  • 02-18Agrippa von Nettesheim: German royal astrologer, dies at 48
  • 02-18Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim: Physician / theologian
  • 03-01Bernardo Accolti [Unico Aretino]: Italian writer (Virginia)
  • 04-29John Houghton: English, executed
  • 06-22John Fisher: English Bishop (1504-35) / cardinal, beheaded at about 65
  • 07-06Thomas More: Philosopher (Utopia), executed for treason at 57
  • 07-11Joachim I Nestor: Ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 51