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What was going on in the 1500s?

Queen Elizabeth I excommunicated by Pope. Turks attack Cyprus and war on Venice. Turkish fleet defeated at Battle of Lepanto by Spanish and Italian fleets (1571). Peace of Constantinople (1572) ends Turkish attacks on Europe.

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Also question is, what historical events happened in the 1500s?

Although there were a couple of very important events: 1) Martin Luther's 95 theses (1519), 2) defeat of the Spanish Armada (1589) 3) Battle of Lepanto (1571), 4) siege of Vienna (1529), 5) birth of Galileo (1564), or the beginning of the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan, in my opinion the greatest single event was the

Also Know, what happened in the 1500s in America? The English and French began exploring eastern North America in about 1500. At first, both nations sent only explorers and fur traders to the New World. But after 1600, they began establishing permanent settlements there. The English settlements included the 13 colonies that later became the United States.

what was the world like in the 1500s?

The 1500s Europe was strictly Roman Catholic, so religion was a daily part of their lives. Sunday services were regularly held and so with various occasions associated with the villagers. Baptism, weddings, funerals and other several passage of one's life were also conducted there.

What happened in the 1500s in England?

22 April – the 17-year-old Henry VIII becomes King of England on the death of his father, Henry VII; he will reign for 38 years. His grandmother Lady Margaret Beaufort serves as regent until her death on 29 June. 11 June – Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon, his brother's widow.

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