Historical Events for Year 1531
Events 1 - 12 of 12
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
Feb 11th - Henry VIII recognised as supreme head of Church in England following the schism with Rome
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.