European History

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The Hundred Years' War

1337 - 1453

Ciompi Revolt

1378

Great Schism

1378 - 1417

Medici Bank established

1397

Fall of Constantinople

1453

Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile marry

1469

Henry VII begins Tudor Dynasty

1485

Jews expelled from Spain

1492

Reconquista of Spain completed

1492

Lorenzo de Medici dies

1492

King Charles VIII of France invades Italy

1494

Savanarola burned

1498

Michelangelo's David

1501

Leonardo's Mona Lisa

1503

Machiavelli writes The Prince

1513

Luther's 95 Theses

1517

Charles V becomes Holy Roman Emperor

1519

Luther is called before the Diet of Worms

1521

German Peasant Revolt

1522

Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy

1534

Thomas More executed by Henry VIII

1535

Edward VI's reign

1537 - 1553

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Philip II becomes King of Spain

1556

Elizabeth Tudor's reign

1558 - 1603

King Henry II of France dies

1559

French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

1572

Mary Queen of Scots executed

1587

Henry Bourbon becomes King Henry IV

1589

Henry IV converts to Catholicism

1593

Edict of Nantes

1598

Michael Romanov begins new dynasty in Russia

1603

King James VI succeeds Elizabeth I uniting crowns of Scotland and England

1603

Assassination of Henry IV

1610

Thirty Years' War

1618 - 1648

The Bohemian Revolt

1618 - 1621

France enters the Thirty Years' War

1633

Rebellion in Ireland

1641

Beginning of English Revolution

1642

5 year old Louis XIV becomes king of France

1643

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Execution of Charles I and establishment of the English Republic

1649

Beginning of the Fronde

1649

Louis XIV begins construction of the Palace of Versailles

1669

Edict of Nantes revoked

1685