Absolute Monarchies

Events

Christopher Columbus Sets Sail

1492

Henry VIII Comes To Power

1509

England Separates from Catholic Church

1534

Edward VI is Crowned at Age 9

1547

Mary I Becomes the First Queen of England

1553

3,000 Huguenots are Killed at a Royal Wedding

1572

Spanish Armada Defeated

1588

The 30 Years War

1618 - 1648

Ferdinand Becomes Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire

1618

Louis XIII Appoints Cardinal Richelieu

1624

The Petition of Right

1625

Charles I Disbands Parliament

1629

English Civil War

1642 - 1651

Charles I vs Parliament

Charles I is Executed

1649

Interregnum in England

1649 - 1660

Peter the Great ventures to Western Europe

1689

Glorious Revolution

1689

War of the Spanish Succession

1700 - 1713

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

7 Years War

1756 - 1763