The Cambridge Modern History - Vol. 2

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1503 Death of Alexander VI. Accession of Julius II.
1508 Luther goes to Wittenberg.
1509 Accession of Henry VIII in England.
1511 Synod of Pisa.
1512 Opening of the Fifth Lateran Council
1513 Death of Julius II. Accession of Giovanni de' Medici as Leo X.
----- Accession of Christian II in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
1515 Death of Louis XII of France. Accession of Francis L
----- Battle of Marignano (September 13).
1516 French Concordat with Leo X.
----- Death of Ferdinand of Aragon.
----- Treaty of Noyon.
1517 Close of the Fifth Lateran Council.
----- Charles V goes to Spain.
----- Publication of Luther's Theses (November).
1518 Luther before the Cardinal-Legate at Augsburg.
----- Zwingli, people's priest at Zurich.
1519 Death of the Emperor Maximilian (January 19).
----- Election of Charles to the Empire (June).
1520 Luther excommunicated.
----- Publication of Luther Appeal to the Christian Nobility.
----- Charles V in England (May). Field of Cloth of Gold (June).
----- Coronation of Charles V at Aachen (October).
----- Christian crowned King of Sweden (November).
----- The Stockholm Bath of Blood.
----- Straits of Magellan passed.
1521 Rising of Gustaf Eriksson ( Gustavus Vasa) in Dalecarlia.
----- Defeat of the Comuneros at Villalar (April 24).
----- Diet of Worms. Luther placed under the Ban of the Empire.
----- Treaty of Bruges (August). Albany in Scotland.
----- Outbreak of war. Occupation of Milan by the forces of Charles and Leo X
----- Death of Leo X (December 1).
1522 Election of Adrian Dedel as Adrian VI.
----- Luther returns to Wittenberg.
----- Battle of the Bicocca (April).
----- Charles V in England. Treaty of Windsor (June).


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