Chronology for Cranmer: Expanded Context

1452 Leonardo da Vinci is born.
1455 Johannes Gutenberg completes printing the Bible in Mainz using movable type
1469 Desiderus Erasmus is born.
1473 Nicolaus Copernicus is born.
1475 Michelangelo is born.
1489 Thomas Cranmer is born.
1492 Columbus sets sail for the Americas.
1493 Maximilian I becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
1500 Charles V is born.
1509 Erasmus writes In Praise of Folly.
1513 Battle of the Spurs: Henry VIII's forces defeat the French, at Guinegate.
1515 Battle of Marignano.
1516 Erasmus' Greek New Testament published.
1519 Charles V elected as Holy Roman Emperor.
1519 Maximillian I dies.
1522 Fall of the Aztecs to Cortes.
1524 Erasmus writes On the Freedom of the Will.
1524 May 30 Peasants in the Black Forest region of Germany begin Peasants' War. Peasants' War
1526 Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal.
1526 August 29 Battle of Moh·cs. Battle of Moh·cs
1529 The Turks attack Vienna.
1533 Fall of Incas to Pizarro.
1533 March Thomas Cranmer is appointed Archbishop of Canterbury by Henry VIII.
1549 Thomas Cranmer's First Book of Common Prayer published
1550 Bartolome de Las Casas writes In Defense of the Indians.
1552 Bartolome de Las Casas writes The Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indes.
1552 Thomas Cranmer publishes the Second Book of Common Prayer.
1553 Thomas Cranmer writes Forty Two Articles of the Reformed Faith.
1553 Constantinople falls to the Turks.
1556 Thomas Cranmer burned at the stake.
1558 Charles V dies.