July

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1536 Parliament declares that Mary and Elizabeth are both illegitimate
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1489 Birth of Thomas Cranmer
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1537 Death of James V’s first wife, Queen Magdalen
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1535 Execution of Sir Thomas More

1553 Death of Edward VI

1560 Treaty of Edinburgh drawn up by Scottish Parliament

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1540 Abolition of all heretical books and books containing errors
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1540 Dissolution of marriage of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves
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1553 Lady Jane Grey proclaimed Queen

1584 Assassination of William of Orange

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1533 Pope Clement issued a papal bull of excommunication against Henry VIII

1564 Plague arrived in Straford-upon-Avon

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1543 Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr
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1575 Elizabeth I entertained by Robert Dudley at Kenilworth Castle
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1557 Death of Anne of Cleves

1546 Burning of Anne Askew, poet and Protestant

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1553 Mary I proclaimed Queen

1543 Death of Mary Boleyn

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1536 Death of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Henry VIII’s illegitimate son by Bessie Blount
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1596 Death of Henry Carey, Lord Hunsdon, son of Mary Boleyn and possible illegitimate son of Henry VIII
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1567 James VI became King of Scotland
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1554 Marriage of Mary I and Philip of Spain
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1588 Forces of 4,000 men assembled at Tilbury to fight the Spaniards
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1540 Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Howard

and execution of Thomas Cromwell

1586 Return of Sir Francis Drake from Spain

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1565 Marriage of Mary Queen of Scots and Lord Darnley
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1553 Elizabeth moved into Somerset House
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