Historical Events for Year 1531

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Jan 16th - English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting
Jan 26th - Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die
Jan 31st - Kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other
Feb 11th - Henry VIII recognised as supreme head of Church in England following the schism with Rome
Feb 27th - Evangelical German monarchy/towns form Schmalkaldische Union
May 31st - "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted
Jun 9th - Pope Clemens VII & Francois I sign secret treaty against Karel V
Oct 11th - Battle at Kappel: Swiss Roman Catholic kantons beat protestant forces of Zurich
Oct 11th - Huldrych Zwingli Swiss reformation leader is killed at the Battle at Kappel
Oct 24th - Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
Oct 28th - Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.
King of England Henry VIIIKing of England Henry VIII Dec 17th - Pope Clement VII establishes a parallel body to the Inquisition in Lisbon, Portugal.

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