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1560 Death of Francis II of France
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1545 Birth of Henry, Lord Darnley
1542 Birth of Mary Queen of Scots
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1541 Executions of Thomas Culpeper and Francis Dereham
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1574 Birth of Anne of Denmark, wife of King James VI/I
1542 Death of James V of Scotland and accession of Mary Queen of Scots at just a few days old

1577 Sir Francis Drake left Plymouth to circumnavigate the globe

1558 Mary I buried at Westminster Abbey
1485 Birth of Catherine of Aragon in Alcalá de Henares, near Madrid

Catherine was born during the night of the 15th/16th

1485 Birth of Catherine of Aragon in Alcalá de Henares, near Madrid
1538 Henry VIII is excommunicated
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1562 Battle of Dreux between Catholic and Huguenots
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1549 Death of Margaret of Navarre (Marguerite de Navarre, Marguerite d’Angouleme), Queen Consort of Henry II of Navarre and famous figure of the French Renaissance
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1588 Assassination of Henri de Lorraine, the Duke of Guise, at the Chateau de Blois
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1539 Anne of Cleves arrived in England, at Deal in Kent
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1546 Henry VIII named Edward VI his heir in his will
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