Historical Events in 1552

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  • Jan 12 Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, hundreds killed
  • Jan 15 France signs secret treaty with German Protestants
  • Jan 23 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes mandatory in England
  • Feb 15 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm
  • Feb 24 Privileges of Hanseatic League in England are abrogated
  • Mar 26 Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru.
  • Apr 4 Mauritius van Saksen begins alliance with Karel Anikita Stroganov
  • Apr 10 Henri II of France occupies Metz
  • Apr 18 Mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz
  • Apr 19 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel
  • Jun 12 Land guardians of Netherlands attack Verdun
  • Jul 17 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Aug 2 Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V

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Oct 2 Conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible.

Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible
Russian Tsar
Ivan the Terrible
  • Oct 15 Khanate of Kazan is conquered by troops of Ivan Grozny.
  • Oct 29 Tsar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle
  • Oct 31 Emperor Karel & Markgraaf Albecht strike siege of Metz