Historical Events in 1531

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  • Jan 16th English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting
  • Jan 26th Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
  • Jan 31st Kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other

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Feb 11th Henry VIII recognised as supreme head of Church in England following the schism with Rome

King of England Henry VIII
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  • Feb 27th Evangelical German monarchy/towns form Schmalkaldische Union
  • May 31st "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted
  • Jun 9th Pope Clemens VII & Francois I sign secret treaty against Karel V
  • Oct 11th Battle at Kappel: Swiss Roman Catholic kantons beat protestant forces of Zurich
  • Oct 11th Huldrych Zwingli Swiss reformation leader is killed at the Battle at Kappel
  • Oct 24th Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
  • Oct 28th Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.
  • Dec 17th Pope Clement VII establishes a parallel body to the Inquisition in Lisbon, Portugal.