Chronology 1300-1763

Edict of Nantes

Events

renaissance begins

1300

Guttenberg invents Printing press

1455

Dias reaches southern tip of africa

1488

Columbus sails to new world

1492

Line of Demarcation

1493

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

De Gama reaches india

1497

Cabot finds newfoundland

1497

Machiavelli writes the prince

1513

More writes Utopia

1516

Charles I becomes king of spain

1516

Luther posts 95 Thesis

1517

Magellan circumnavigates the world

1519 - 1522

Cortex takes tenochtitlan

1521

Luther Excomunicated

1521

Diet of Worms

1521

Pizzaro Takes incan

1532

Henry VIIIMakes england's church

1533

Cartier explores st. lawrence

1534

act of supremacy

1534

Calvin writes institutes of christainity

1536

Calvin sets up theocracy in Geneva

1541

copernicus writes heavenly spheres

1543

Council of trent

1545 - 1563

Edward IV Takes england

1547

Mary tudor takes england

1553

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Charles V Splits and leaves empire

1556

Elizabeth I Takes england

1558

Bartholemew Massacre day

1572

Henry IV Takes france

1589

Edict of nantes

1598