Year 1535 in History

Events in History

  • 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
  • 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 Henry VIII as head of the Church of England
  • Jun 24 Anabaptist commune of Münster captured and its leaders tortured and killed
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Historical Figures Born in 1535

  • Feb 11 Gregory XIV [Niccolo Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
  • May 31 Alessandro Allori, Italian painter and carpet designer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1607)
  • Jun 2 Leo XI [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605)
  • Jun 24 Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, born in Madrid (d. 1573)
  • Jul 22 Katarina Stenbock, wife of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1621)

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Historical Figures Who Died in 1535

  • Feb 18 Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, physician and theologian, dies at 48
  • Mar 1 Bernardo Accolti [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies at 70
  • Mar 26 Georg Tannstetter, Austrian scientist (b. 1482)
  • May 4 John Houghton, English monk, first of the Carthusian Martyrs, hung, drawn and quartered at the Tower of London
  • Jun 22 John Fisher, British Catholic clergyman (Bishop of Rochester, 1504-35; Cardinal, 1535), martyr, and saint, dies by execution ordered by Henry VIII at about 65

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