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  • Jan 17th Francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III
  • Feb 2nd Pedro de Mendoza founds Argentine city of Buenos Aires
  • Feb 18th France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel

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Apr 14th English King Henry VIII expropriates minor monasteries

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

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Apr 21st Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness

Lawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell
Lawyer and Statesman
Thomas Cromwell
Queen Anne Boleyn
Queen
Anne Boleyn

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May 2nd Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to the Tower of London

  • May 15th Anne Boleyn & brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest
  • May 17th Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed
  • May 19th Ann Boleyn, second wife of English King Henry VIII is beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason
  • May 23rd Pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition
  • Jun 6th Mexico begins its inquisition

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Jul 9th French navigator Jacques Cartier returns to Saint-Malo from Canada

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier
  • Jul 18th Pope's authority declared void in England
  • Jul 25th Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the City of Santiago de Cali.
  • Aug 13th Buddhist monks from Kyōto's Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).
  • Sep 8th Earl of Nassau disbands siege of Peronne
  • Oct 20th King Christian III of Denmark & Norway leads reform in Catholic possessions
  • Dec 22nd English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal