Historical Events in 1534

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  • Jan 24th Francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy
  • Feb 26th Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht
  • Mar 23rd Aragonese legal code formally recognised
  • Mar 26th Lübeck accepts free Dutch ships into East Sea

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Apr 15th Thomas Cromwell is appointed Chief Secretary to King Henry VIII

Lawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell
Lawyer and Statesman
Thomas Cromwell
King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • Apr 17th Sir Thomas More confined in Tower of London

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May 10th French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier
  • May 12th German Duchy of Wurttemberg becomes Lutheran under Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg
  • Jun 9th Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St Lawrence River
  • Jun 12th Turkish adm Chaireddin "Barbarossa" allows Giulia Gonzaga to kidnap & plunder Naples
  • Jun 29th Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
  • Jul 4th Christian III is elected King of Denmark and Norway in the town of Rye.
  • Jul 7th European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.
  • Jul 24th Jacques Cartier lands in Canada, claims it for France
  • Aug 15th Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits
  • Aug 20th Turkish admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" occupies Tunis
  • Oct 13th Alessandro Farnese elected as Pope Paul III
  • Oct 18th New pursuit of French protestants
  • Oct 26th Charles V names Joris of Egmont, bishop of Utrecht

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Oct 30th English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the Church in England - a role formerly held by the Pope

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • Nov 3rd English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII becomes Head of Church of England
  • Nov 6th Zealand hit by heavy storm
  • Dec 4th Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad
  • Dec 6th Quito, Ecuador, founded by Spanish