October

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1553 Coronation of Mary I
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1452 Birth of Richard III

1501 Catherine of Aragon lands at Plymouth

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1547 Birth of Miguel de Cervantes, poet, novelist and playwright, and author of Don Quixote

1514 Mary Tudor marries Louis XII of France

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1542 Death of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder, poet

1549 Arrest of Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset

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1537 Birth of Edward VI
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1586 Trial of Mary Queen of Scots began

1565 Death of Sir Thomas Chaloner, statesman and poet

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1537 Christening of Edward VI

1582 Catholic Countries adopted the Gregorian Calendar

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1555 Burnings of Bishops Ridley and Latimer, the Oxford Martyrs

1586 Commission finds Mary Queen of Scots guilty

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1586 Death of Sir Philip Sidney, English poet
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1541 Death of Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, wife of James IV and mother of James V.

1555 Elizabeth granted permission to return to Hatfield

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1537 Death of Jane Seymour

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1529 Sir Thomas More made Chancellor
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1586 Parliament met, agreed with conviction of Mary Queen of Scots and demanded her execution
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1485 Coronation of Henry VII

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