Historical Events in 1535

Henry VIII's Church

Jan 15 King Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church in England

New Settlement

Jan 18 Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima in Peru

  • Feb 10 12 nude anabaptists run through Amsterdam streets
  • Mar 10 Bishop Tomés de Berlanga discovers the Galapagos Islands
  • Mar 28 Bloemkamp Abbey (Oldeklooster) attacked & destroyed in Friesland
  • May 4 Five Carthusian monks from London Charterhouse monastery hung, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, London, for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII as head of the Church of England

Event of Interest

Jun 14 Emperor Charles V's fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis

  • Jun 17 English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
  • Jun 22 Cardinal John Fisher is beheaded on Tower Hill, London, for refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church of England
  • Jun 24 Anabaptist commune of Münster captured and its leaders tortured and killed

Event of Interest

Jul 1 Thomas More goes on trial in England for treason

  • Jul 14 Emperor Charles V conquers Tunis
  • Jul 22 Christians captured in Tunis in uprising against Admiral Barbarossa

Event of Interest

Sep 1 French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Hochelaga (Montreal)

  • Oct 2 Jacques Cartier discovers Mount Royal (Montreal)
  • Oct 4 The Coverdale Bible, the first complete Bible to be published in English, is printed in Antwerp with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale [1]