Historical Events in 1544

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  • Jan 30 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland
  • Apr 14 Battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss
  • May 1 Turkish troops occupy Hungary

AgreementTreaty of Interest

May 17 Scot Earl Matthew Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 23 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark

King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
  • Jul 19 Italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.
  • Aug 17 Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France
  • Sep 18 English King Henry VIII's troops occupy Boulogne

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Sep 18 Peace of Crépy signed by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V & French King Francis I ending the Fourth Hapsburg-Valois War

King Francis I of France
King
Francis I of France
King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
  • Sep 30 King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France
  • Nov 10 Flemish painter Jan Matsys banished from Antwerp for religious beliefs
  • Nov 19 Pope Paul III opens council of Trente