Historical Events in 1529

  • Mar 15 Second Diet of Speyer convenes, condemns and attempts to reverse 1526 Diet of Speyers relaxation of ban on Luther's teachings); official protest to attempted reversal on 25 April creates the term "Protestantism"
  • Apr 22 Treaty of Saragosa: Spain and Portugal divide eastern hemisphere

Battle at Gogra

May 6 Battle at Gogra: Mughal Emperor Babur beats Afghans and Bengals

  • May 27 30 Jews of Posing, Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
  • Jun 9 Zurich declares war on Catholic kantons
  • Jun 21 Battle of Landriano: Imperial-Spanish forces under Don Antonio de Leyva, Duke of Terranova, beat a French army under Francis de Bourbon, Comte de St. Pol

A Right Royal Row

Jun 21 Queen of England, Catherine of Aragon, speaks against her marriage's annulment at the Blackfriars Legatine Court

  • Jun 24 Zürich and Catholic cantons sign Peace of Kappel

Treaty of Barcelona

Jun 29 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Pope Clement VII sign the Treaty of Barcelona to bring peace to Italy and to repel Turkish advances

Marquessate of the Valley of Oaxaca

Jul 6 Conquistador Hernán Cortés granted lands and title of Marquisate of the Oaxaca Valley by Spanish King Charles V [1]

Governor Pizarro

Jul 26 Francisco Pizarro appointed Governor of Peru

  • Aug 3 "Peace of the Ladies" (Treaty of Cambrai) made between Holy Roman Empire and the French, negotiated by Louise of Savoy and Margaret of Austria
  • Sep 22 Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England

Siege of Vienna

Sep 24 Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and his Ottoman troops arrive in Vienna, beginning of the siege

  • Oct 1 -3] Meeting between Maarten Luther & Huldrych Zwingli

Lord Chancellor Thomas More

Oct 26 Thomas More appointed Lord Chancellor of England

  • Nov 3 1st sitting of the Reformation Parliament in London
  • Nov 4 English cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested on charges of treason