age of religious wars in europe

Events

Henry II

1547 - 1559

Mary I

1553 - 1558

Philip II

1556 - 1598

Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

Act of Uniformity

1559

Francis II

1559 - 1560

Act of Supremacy

1559

Charles IX

1560 - 1574

First Catholic-Protestant Massacre

1562

French Wars of Religion

March 1562 - April 1598

39 Articles

1563

Duke of Alba invades Netherlands

1567

Mary, Queen of Scots under House Arrest

1568 - 1587

Battle of Lepanto

1571

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

August 24, 1572

Henry III

1574 - 1589

Spanish Massacre at Antwerp

November 1576

Pacification of Ghent

November 8, 1576

Pacification of Ghent Breaks Up

1579

Philip defeats Portugal

1580

Union of Utrecht declare Philip no longer their sovereign

1581

William of Orange Assassinated

1584

Henry IV

1589 - 1610

Spanish Soldiers out of N. Netherlands

1593

England & France recognize Netherlands' Independence

1596

Edict of Nantes

1598

James I

1603 - 1625

James I makes peace with Spain

1604

Netherland gain virtual independence

1609

Louis XIII

1610 - 1643

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Bohemian Phase

1618 - 1625

Cardinal Richelieu

1624 - 1642

Danish Phase

1625 - 1629

Charles I

1625 - 1649

Charles dissolves Parliament

1629

Charles I ends both wars

1629 - 1630

Charles I Personal Rule

1629 - 1640

Swedish Phase

1630 - 1635

Swedish-French Period

1635 - 1648

Short Parliament

April 1640 - May 1640

Long Parliament

November 1640 - 1660

Cardinal Mazarin

1642 - 1661

English Civil War

1643 - 1646

Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Treaty of Westphalia

1648

Puritan Republic

1649 - 1660

The Fronde

1649

Pope bans Jansenists

1656

Cromwell Dies

1658

Treaty of Pyrenees

1659

Louis bans Jansenists

1660

Charles II

1660 - 1685

War of Devolution

1667 - 1668

Treaty of Dover

1670

The Second War

1672 - 1679

Charles II Personal Rule

1681 - 1685

Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

1685

James II

1685 - 1688

Nine Years War

1688 - 1697

Glorious Revolution

1688 - 1689

Mary Dies

1694

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

Act of Settlement

1701

William Dies

1702

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

Hanover Dynasty Begins

1714

George I

1714 - 1726

Louis XV

1715 - 1774

Robert Walpole

1721 - 1742

Cardinal Fleury

1726 - 1745