View Single Post
Old 03-02-2013, 12:00 AM   #347
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Inactive
Posts: 36,483
Likes: 237 (190 Posts)
Lightbulb Starkers

Originally Posted by mata View Post
Thanks the same and if you ever hear about those Scottish Lodges in Paris and Lyon, 1535, I'd be very grateful for a heads up! Meantime I'm still ferreting about and enjoying this thread, Cheers!
January 18 – Lima, Peru, is founded by Francisco Pizarro as Ciudad de los Reyes..

March 10 – Fray Tomás de Berlanga discovers the Galápagos Islands when blown off course en route to Peru...

May 10 – Amsterdam: A small troop of Anabaptists, led by the minister Jacob van Geel, attacks the city hall in an attempted coup to seize the city. In the counter-attack by the city's militia, the burgemeester, Pieter Colijns, is killed by the rebels. In another incident this year in Amsterdam, seven men and five woman walk nude in the streets; and rebel in other cities of the Netherlands...

May 20 – William Tyndale is arrested in Antwerp for heresy in relation to this bible translation and imprisoned in Vilvoorde..

June 1 – Conquest of Tunis by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, begins with the destruction of Barbarossa's fleet. Following eventual capture of the city from the Ottoman Empire, around 30,000 inhabitants are massacred...

October 4 – The first complete English language Bible is printed in Antwerp, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale..

Deaths\ February 18 – Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, German alchemist and occult writer (b. 1486)

Analysis of a 440-year-old document reveals new details about native population decline in the heartland of the Inca Empire following Spanish conquest in the 16th century/December – Manco Inca Yupanqui, nominally Sapa Inca, is imprisoned by the Spanish Conquistadors of Peru...

Last edited by lightgiver; 03-02-2013 at 12:23 AM.
lightgiver is offline   Reply With Quote