1510s in England


1510s in England

Events from the 1510s in England.

Incumbents

Monarch - Henry VIII of England

Events

* 1510
** 21 January - Parliament grants Henry VIII generous tax subsidies.
** 31 January - Catherine of Aragon gives birth to her first child, a stillborn daughter.
** 17 August - Richard Empson and Edmund Dudley executed for 'constructive treason'.
** Construction of King Henry VIII's flagship the "Mary Rose" completed.
* 1511
** 13 November - War of the League of Cambrai: Henry joins the Holy League against France.cite book|last=Williams|first=Hywel|title=Cassell's Chronology of World History|publisher=Weidenfeld & Nicolson|year=2005|isbn=0-304-35730-8|pages=197–204]
** 17 November - The Treaty of Westminster signed between England and Spain forming an alliance against France.
* 1512
** February - Following Strode's case — that of Member of Parliament Richard Strode imprisoned by a Stannary Court due to his attempts to introduce a bill alleviating the harsh conditions of tin miners — parliament passes an act granting MPs immunity from such prosecutions. [UK-SLD|1517759|"Strode's Act" retrieved 1 December 2007]
** March - Parliament authorises a new poll tax to pay for the War of the League of Cambrai.
** 10 August - War of the League of Cambrai: English naval victory at the Battle of St. Mathieu over the French.
* 1513
** 5 April - Treaty of Mechlin signed by Henry, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Pope Leo X against France.
** 30 April - execution of Edmund de la Pole, 3rd Duke of Suffolk.
** July - War of the League of Cambrai: Scotland declares war on England.
** 16 August - War of the League of Cambrai: Henry VIII leads his troops to victory over the French at the Battle of Guinegate.
** 9 September - War of the League of Cambrai: At the Battle of Flodden Field, King James IV of Scotland defeated and killed by an English army under Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey.
** 24 September - War of the League of Cambrai: The city of Tournai surrendered to England.
* 1514
** April - War of the League of Cambrai: Henry VIII declares a truce with France.
** June - "Henry Grace a Dieu", at over 1,000 tons the largest warship in the world at the time, is launched.
** 15 September - Thomas Wolsey is appointed Archbishop of York.
** 9 October - Marriage of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor.
** Trinity House established in London.
** Construction of Wolsey's York House in London begins.
* 1515
** 10 September - Thomas Wolsey invested as a Cardinal.
** 24 December - Wolsey is named the Lord Chancellor.
** Wolsey commissions the rebuilding of Hampton Court Palace.
* 1516
** Thomas More's "Utopia" published.
* 1517
** 1 May - Evil May Day riots in London against foreigners.
** Corpus Christi College, Oxford established by Richard Foxe.
* 1518
** October 3 - Cardinal Wolsey's Treaty of London is signed by France, England, the Holy Roman Empire, the Papacy, Spain, Burgundy and the Netherlands allying the European powers against the Ottoman Empire.
** Royal College of Physicians founded in London.
* 1519
** May - Henry VIII stands as a candidate in the election of the Holy Roman Emperor.
** 15 May - Official opening of Saint George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
** Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey completed.cite book |last=Palmer |first=Alan & Veronica |year=1992 |title= The Chronology of British History|publisher= Century Ltd|location=London|pages= 139-142|isbn= 0-7126-5616-2]

Births

* 1510
** 6 October
*** John Caius, physician (died 1573)
*** Rowland Taylor, Protestant martyr (died 1555)
* 1511
** 1 January - Henry, Duke of Cornwall, eldest son of Henry VIII of England (died 22 February)
* 1512
** Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII (died 1536)
** Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, admiral (died 1585)
* 1513
** 23 December - Thomas Smith, scholar and diplomat (died 1577)
** Elizabeth Seymour, sister-in-law of Henry VIII (died 1563)
* 1514
** 16 June - John Cheke, classical scholar and statesman (died 1557)
** December - Henry, Duke of Cornwall, third son of Henry VIII (stillborn)
* 1515
** 22 September - Anne of Cleves, fourth queen of Henry VIII (died 1557)
** Roger Ascham, scholar and didactic writer (died 1568)
** Thomas Seckford, Master of Requests for Elizabeth I of England (died 1587)
** Thomas Watson, Catholic Bishop (died 1584)
** Nicholas Throckmorton, churchman, last abbot of Westminster (died 1571)
* 1516
** 18 February - Queen Mary I of England (died 1558)
* 1517
** 16 July - Lady Frances Brandon, granddaughter of Henry VII (died 1559)
** Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, aristocrat (died 1547)
* 1518
** Edmund Plowden, legal scholar (died 1585)
* 1519
** Nicholas Grimald, poet (died 1562)
** Edwin Sandys, prelate (died 1588)
** Thomas Gresham, merchant and financier (died 1579)

Deaths

* 1510
** 17 August
*** Edmund Dudley, statesman (born c. 1462)
*** Richard Empson, statesman (year of birth unknown)
* 1511
** 11 February - Henry, Duke of Cornwall, eldest son of Henry VIII of England (born 1 January)
* 1513
** 10 March - John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, general (born 1443)
** 30 April - Edmund de la Pole, 3rd Duke of Suffolk (born 1471)
** 27 October - George Manners, 12th Baron de Ros, nobleman (year of birth unknown)
** Robert Fabyan, chronicler (year of birth unknown)
* 1514
** 2 January - William Smyth, bishop and statesman (born 1460)
** December - Henry, Duke of Cornwall, third son of Henry VIII of England (stillborn)
* 1516
** 25 April - John Yonge, diplomat (born 1467)
* 1518
** 20 November - Marmaduke Constable, soldier (born c. 1455)
* 1519
** 10 September - John Colet, churchman and educator (born 1467)
** William Grocyn, scholar (born 1446)

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