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France

Henri II dies, Francis II becomes king

1559 - 1560

Charles IX becomes king

1560 - 1574

cripple, cologny becomes advisor

also controlled by catherine de medici

French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Massacre of Vassy

1562 - 1563

Catholics kill the Huguenots

St. Bartholomew's Massacre

1572 - 1573

Huguenots get raped! lol!

henri de boubon escapes

Henri III

1574 - 1589

Duke de Guise killed

1588 - 1589

Henri III kills

Henri IV and War with Spain

1588 - 1598

Treaty of Vervins

1598 - 1599

ends wars with spain.... Spanish defeat, give French lands back

Edict of Nantes

1598 - 1599

gives Huguenots rights, promotes tolerance

England

Elizabeth ascends to throne

1558 - 1559

Walsingham (PRO NETHERLANDS)

Keeps England out of war till 1585
Hawkings and Drake

Marie Stuart

1565 - 1587

Passionate, marries Darnley, wears men's clothes

Elizabeth excommunicated

1570 - 1571

Treaty of Nonsuch

1585 - 1586

English ally with Netherlands

Babbington Plot

1586 - 1587

Leads to the death of Marie Stuart

Tilbury Speech

1588 - 1589

Married to England!

Spain

Philip II crowned King of Spain

1554 - 1555

Charles V splits the empire...

Duke of Alba

1567 - 1573

In Netherlands

Council of Blood

1567 - 1574

Death of Count Egmond

1567 - 1568

Netherlands dude, gets killed, peeps get mad

Eighty Years War pt. 1

1568 - 1609

Taxation
Trampling Privelegies
Bishoprics
Imposed Foreigns
Duke of Alba (1567-73)

Spanish Fury

1576 - 1577

Rape and pillage motherfuckers!

Pacification of Ghent

1576 - 1577

Unions of Arras & Uretch

1579 - 1580

Utretch - Framework of Dutch state
Arras - Staying loyal to the Spanish crown

Acquisition of Portugal

1580 - 1581

Marries Isabelle of Portugal

Act of Abjuration

1581 - 1582

The declaration of independence!

Tried to ally with Duke of Anjou

William of Orange Killed

1584 - 1585

Killed

Siege of Antwerp

1585 - 1586

Cuts off english trade to Flanders

Spanish Armada Defeated

1587 - 1588

Lol, bye spanish army

b/c treaty on nonsuch, and babington plot is found out, marie stuart killed

Philip II Dies

1597 - 1598

Creation of VOC

1601 - 1602

12 Year Truce

1609 - 1621

Peace time!

Renewal of Dutch-Spainish War

1621 - 1648

Battle of Rocroi...

Catalonian Revolt

1639 - 1659

Spain wasn't able to drive forcefully drive out French from Catalonia...ends up with Spanish retaking Barcelona but with provincial authority to the Barcelonians

Portugese Revolt

1640 - 1644

French encourage unrest
Another thing like Catalonia

Naples Revolt

1647 - 1648

Naples peeps get fucked, try to revolt, fail, but again, Spanish power diminishing

Thirty Years War

Protestant Union formed

1608 - 1620

Bohemian Phase

1618 - 1625

Defenestration of Prague

1618 - 1619

Ferdinand becomes HRE

1619 - 1620

Catholic, lol

Bohemians crown Frederick V KOB

1619 - 1620

Max II (von Whittlesbach)

1620 - 1621

helps Ferdinard, gets territory

Battle of White Mountain

1620 - 1621

Frederick gets effed, Protestant Union destroyed

had support of Spain

Re-Catholicazation of Bohemia

1623 - 1624

Fred V done, annihilation of Protestanism in Bohemia, 50% land taken from Protestants, German princes imported

Danish Phase

1625 - 1629

Chrisitan IV attacks Germany

1625 - 1626

1) Christian wants Bremmen, Hamburg, Lubeck
- TRADE b1tch3z
2) Has friends
- getting funds from england and UP
3) Lutheranism
- pick up the mantle of Protestanism

Christian Gets Raped

1628 - 1629

Wallenstein and Tilly!

Hapsburg Bid for Mastery?!

1629 - 1630

1) Control all da rivers
2) Crushed invaders

Edict of Restitution

1629 - 1630

Refuses to drop religious issue
- P: ahhhh, he's taking my lands
- C: shyt mayne, our political autonomy and lordship over shyt

Political power grab by the Hapsburgs

Swedish Phase

1630 - 1635

Refuse King of Romans on Ferd. II

1630 - 1631

They make him cut army by 2/3 and sent off Wallestein

Battle of Breitenfield

1631 - 1632

FRENCH finance Sweden
Saves protestantism in one afternoon!

Imperials get fucked (80% casualities)
Doubles Swedish army
Linear tactics

Gustavus II invades

1631 - 1632

He is a good king, does that good domestic shit, VERY GOOD general

Invades because does not like the idea of the Hapsburgs building a navy on the Baltic coast. Also, happens to be in the area after the cutting of the army and sending home of Wallestein. Good timing, bro.

Gustavus II dies

1632 - 1633

Re-ignited the protestants!

French Phase

1635 - 1648

Battle of Rocroi

1643 - 1644

First defeat of Spain on the battlefield in a while...lol

Peace of Westphalia

1648 - 1680

This is imporant because...

1) Disintegration of Germany
2) Self determination of religion
3) Recognize the Dutch and the Swiss
4) All important German rivers controlled by foreigners

After this, you have:

1) Weak germany
2) Religious co-existance
3) Weaker hapsburgs

and the real big players are now:

1) France
2) England
3) Dutch (kinda)