Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Age of Discovery

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Life of Dante

1265 - 1321

Marco Polo Returns from Asia

1295

Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

Black Death Begins

1347

Papacy returns to Rome

1376

Life of Brunelleschi

1377 - 1446

Great Western Schism Begins

1378 - 1417

Life of Donatello

1386 - 1466

Life of Henry the Navigator

1394 - 1460

Chinese Voyages of Zheng He

1405 - 1433

Brunelleschi begins work on the Florentine Dome

1420

Life of Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

Life of Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Fall of Constantinople to Ottomans

1453

Life of Erasmus

1466 - 1536

Life of Niccolo Machiaveli

1469 - 1527

Isabella of Castille married to Ferdinand of Aragon

1469

These are the parents of Henry VIII's first wife- Catherine of Aragon AND the people who comission Columbus to find a route to India.

Life of Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Life of Thomas More

1478 - 1535

Life of Raphael

1483 - 1520

Life of Hernan Cortes

1485 - 1542

Reign of Henry VII (Tudor) in England

1485 - 1509

This was Henry VIII's father. He fought for his crown in the Wars of the Roses. This put added pressure for Henry VIII to have a son to keep the Tudor line going.

Columbus' first Voyage to America

1492

DeGama returns from India

1499

Cabral Discovers Brazil

1500

Catherine of Aragon marries Arthur Tudor

1502

Arthur dies 4 months later

Michelangelo begins Sistene Chapel Ceiling

1508

Catherine of Aragon Marries Henry VIII Tudor

1509

Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses

1517

Chrales V becomes the Holy Roman Emperor

1519

Cortes leaves for Mexico

1519

Magellan begins his Voyage

1519

Martin Luther asked at the Diet of Worms

1521

Fall of Aztecs to Cortes

1522

Fall of Incas to Pizarro

1533 - 1536

Life of Cervantes

1547 - 1616

Life of William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Life of Christopher Marlowe

1564 - 1593