Events in year of 1549

  • 06-09Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England
  • 06-09England enforces Act of Supremacy
  • 07-12English boer army occupies Norwich
  • 07-17Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
  • 08-08France declares war on England
  • 08-12French troops occupy Ambleteuse England
  • 08-15Portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan
  • 08-26Battle at Dussingdale: John Dudley beats rebels
  • 08-27Battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army
  • 09-13Pope Paul III signs Council of Bologna
  • 10-10Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector and imprisoned
  • 10-12John Dudley Earl of Warwick becomes English Premier

People born in year of 1549

  • 02-04Eustache du Caurroy: Composer
  • 03-11Henric Spieghel: Dutch Renaissance poet (Hertspiegel)
  • 06-01Allesandre Spontone: Composer
  • 10-01Anna of H Bartolomaeus: Flemish prioress / founded a nunnery
  • 11-05Philippe du Plessis: France -- Author
  • 12-01Johan van der Veeken: Merchant / co-founder (VOC)

People died in year of 1549

  • 01-19Barthout van Assendelft: 1st land advocate of Holland
  • 01-28Elia Levita: German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
  • 03-20Thomas Seymour of Sudely: English Lord Admiral, beheaded
  • 05-27Lijsbeth Dirksdr: Fries antabaptist, drowns
  • 06-07Eelke Fouckens: Frisian anabaptist, beheaded
  • 11-10Paul III [Alessandro Farnese]: Italian Pope (1534-49), dies at 81

Events in year of 1550

  • 01-101st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris
  • 02-02English Edward Seymour Duke of Somerset, freed
  • 02-07Giovanni Maria del Monte elected Pope Julius III
  • 03-24France and England sign Peace of Boulogne
  • 04-02Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
  • 04-28Powers of Dutch inquisition extends
  • 04-29Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
  • 07-07Chocolate introduced
  • 09-05William Cecil appoints himself English Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 11-14Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente

People born in year of 1550

  • 05-25Camillus de Lellis: Italian soldier / monastery founder / Saint
  • 06-28John Drusius: Flemish hebrew translator
  • 07-31Jakob Handl [Petelin]: Austrian composer / bandmaster
  • 08-16Carolus Gallus [Karel de Haan]: Dutch lawyer / pastor / vicar
  • 10-15Henry: Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg / Brother of William of Orange
  • 12-06Orazio Tiberio Vecchi: Composer

People died in year of 1550

  • 04-12Claude of Lorraine: Duke of Guise, dies at 53
  • 06-13Johann Spangenberg: Composer, dies at 66
  • 06-13Veronica Gambara: Italian poet, dies at 64
  • 09-08Hans [Johann] Vischer: German Count of Johann Cicero
  • 12-06Pieter Coecke van Aelst: Flemish painter, dies at 48