Renaissance

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In History
  • Aug 22, 1485

    Richard III is killed in battle

    Richard III is killed in battle
    The Battle of Bosworth Field (or Battle of Bosworth) was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus reaches the Americas

    Christopher Columbus reaches the Americas
    Columbus's journal of his first voyage to America has been lost. However, we do have an accurate abstract of the journal written by Bartolome de las Casas in the 1530s.
  • Oct 22, 1503

    Leonardo da Vinci paintes the Mona Lisa

    Leonardo da Vinci paintes the Mona Lisa
    The Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world".[1]
  • Dec 21, 1516

    Thomas More's Utopia is published

    Thomas More's Utopia is published
    his description of an ideal society where crime, injustice, and poverty did not exist. Writing just twenty-four years after Columbus's first voyage to the Caribbean, More located his perfect society in the Western Hemisphere
  • Oct 23, 1543

    With the Supremacy Act, Henry VIII proclaims himself head of Church of England

    With the Supremacy Act, Henry VIII proclaims himself head of Church of England
    responsible for the English Catholic church breaking away from the authority of the Roman Catholic Church after the Pope excommunicated Henry in 1533 over his divorce from Catherine of Aragon.
  • Jan 15, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes queen of England

    Elizabeth I becomes queen of England
    Elizabeth is the daughter of Anne Boleyn, HenryVIII second wife, and Henry VIII, King of England. She was born September 7,1533 and died at age 69 in March 24, 1603. Her coronation was in January 15, 1558 at the age of 25.
  • Apr 26, 1564

    William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, is born

    William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, is born
    William Shakespeare is a famous poet and playwriter, he has done about 49 poems. He was born to John Shakespeare and to Mary Shakespeares, at the age of 18 he married to Anne Hathaway and had 3 children.
  • Globe Theatre is built in London

    Globe Theatre is built in London
    The Globe Theatre was built in London which was associated with William Shakespeare, a famous playwriter and poet. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare playing company, and the Lord Chamberlain's Men, the person that owned that part of the land is Thomas Brend and was then later inherited by his son Nicholas Brend
  • Shakespeare writes King Lear and Macbeth

    Shakespeare writes King Lear and Macbeth
    William Shakespeare wrote King Lear as a tragedy, The main character becomes crazy after disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery. The play is based on the legend of Leir of Britain, which is a mythological pre-Roman Celtic King.
    Macbeth is also a tradegy play, it's about ambitious. It has been told that it is one of the most darkest and most powerful tragedies.
  • First Permanent English settlement in North America is established at Jamestown, Virginia

    First Permanent English settlement in North America is established at Jamestown, Virginia
    First permanent English settlement is in Jamestown, Virginia. It was founded by the Virginia Company of London, it was known to them at "James Fort". It was then later on abandond in 1610, but it was known as the capital of the colony for about 83 years. It was established by about 14,000 native inhabitants, and were near a tribe.
  • Shakespeare's sonnets are published

    Shakespeare's sonnets are published
    a collection of 154 sonnets, dealing with themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality, first published in a 1609 quarto entitled SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS.
  • King James Bible is published

    King James Bible is published
    It is and English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, headquarts in London and about 27 million baptised member, which was started in 1604 and was finished in 1611. It was first printed by the King's Printer Robert Barker.
  • The Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock, Massachussetts

    The Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock, Massachussetts
    The Mayflower's owner is Christopher Jones, the Mayflower has taken many routes, it had about 4 decks, and carried about 135 people during the voyage. There were 36-50 crew people, the ship went from England to the New World. It carried 102 passengers in two core groups, which were cateragoized by religious beliefs.
  • Newspapers are first published in London

    Newspapers are first published in London
    The first Titled newspaper, Cornate, published in London. The Cornate was the earliest of the seven known surviving copies which is dated in September 24, 1621.
  • John Milton begins Paradise Lost

    John Milton begins Paradise Lost
    John Milton is an English poet that usually likes to establish the truth of a specific understanding and the falsity of the contrary posisition. He also was a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cornwell. He wrote a religious flux and a political upheaveal, it was known as and epic peom, it's name is Paradise Lost
  • Puritan Commonwealth ends; monarchy is restored with Charles II

    Puritan Commonwealth ends; monarchy is restored with Charles II
    Puritans common wearlth was ended in 1660, but monarchy is restored with Charles II. After the political crisis that was after the death of Cornwell in 1558, that was when the restoration of the monarchy, and Charles was invited to return to Britain.