Historical Events in 1515

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 1 Francis, Duke of Angouleme succeeds King Louis XII as Francis I of France

  • Jan 1 Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 1 Portuguese fleet under Afonso de Albuquerque captures the Persian fortress of Ormuz, renaming it the Fort of Our Lady of the Conception

Admiral and Duke of Goa Afonso de Albuquerque
Admiral and Duke of Goa
Afonso de Albuquerque
  • May 19 George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles
  • Jul 22 First Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland & Holy Roman Empire - rise of the Habsburgs influence

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 13 -14] Battle at Marignano: France beats Habsburgers & Pope Leo X

Pope Leo X
Pope
Leo X
  • Sep 14 Battle at Marignano ends in French/Venetian victory
  • Nov 15 Thomas Wolsey is invested as a Cardinal
  • Dec 24 Thomas Wolsey appointed Lord Chancellor of England