Historical Events for Year 1555

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Feb 9th - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.
Apr 9th - Marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II
Apr 17th - Siena surrenders for Spanish troops
May 23rd - Giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV
Jul 2nd - Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
Aug 23rd - Calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.
Sep 25th - Freedom of Religion in Augsburg
Sep 30th - Bishop of Oxford Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic
Oct 21st - Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg
Oct 21st - English parliament refuses to recognize Philip of Spain as king
Oct 25th - Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan
Nov 12th - The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.
Nov 17th - William of Orange becomes member of Council of State

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