A collection of world events between 1492 and 1859, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries. Please refer to the Guide for more info, tips and Search examples...

??????1515May19George of Saxony sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles V
??????1518Oct02English cardinal Thomas Wolsey successfully presents Treaty of London to Charles V, Maximilian I, Francis I, and Henry VIII.
EUScGv1519Jun28King Carlos I elected as Roman Catholic German emperor Charles V
??????1520Jul10King Charles V and King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais
EUScGv Oct26Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, coronated in Germany
EUScGv1521Apr28Diet of Worms: Emperor Charles V names his brother Ferdinand I Arch duke of Netherlands-Austria
?????? May28Pope Leo X signs treaty with German emperor Charles V
NEScLc Oct25Emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam
?????? Nov19Battle of Milan: Emperor Charles V’s/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France and occupy Milan
NEScGv1522Apr29Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-general of Netherlands
??????1524Jul15Emperor Charles V bans German national synode
?????? Aug19Emperor Charles V’s troops besieges Marseille
?????? Sep29Emperor Charles V’s troops give siege of Marseille
ITCfIt1525Feb24Battle of Pavia: Emperor Charles V’s Imperial troops beat French king
SPCfIt1526Jan14Charles V and Francis I of France sign Treaty of Madrid -- Francis I forced to give up claims in Burgundy, Italy and Flanders
EUScMd Mar10Emperor Charles V marries princess Isabella of Portugal
ITCfIt1527Jun07Sack of Rome: Pope Clement VII. Charles V surrenders to emperor CenErr11204’s armies
?????? Nov26Pope Clement VII signs treaty with emperor Karel I
??????1528Jan22England and France declare war on Emperor Charles V
NEScGv Oct20Treaty of Gorinchem between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Duke Charles II of Guelders
??????1529Jun29Emperor Charles V and Pope Clement VII sign Treaty of Barcelona
FRCfIt Aug05The Treaty of Cambrai -- aka the "Ladies’ Peace" -- signed by emperor Charles V and King Francis I of France
EUScGv1530Feb24First imperial coronation by a Pope, Charles V crowned by Clement VII
??????1531Jun09Pope Clement VII and Francis I of France sign secret treaty against Charles V
EUScGv1532Jun23Henry VIII and Francis I of France signs secret treaty against emperor Charles V
?????? Jul23Charles V and evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Nuremberg
NEScRn1534Feb26Pope Charles V appoints George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht (confirmed in 1535 by Pope Paul III)
NEScRn Oct26Charles V names George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht
??????1535Jun14Charles V’s fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis
AFCf?? Jul14Emperor Charles V conquers Tunis
??????1536Feb18France and Turkey sign miltitary/trade agreement against King Charles V
EUCfIt1538Jun18Truce of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V and King Francis I of France
?????? Jul15Peace talks between Charles V and King Francis I of France
??????1539Feb01Emperor Charles V and King Francis I of France sign anti-English treaty
??????  15Emperor Charles V receives Cardinal Reginald Pole in Toledo
EUScGv Apr19Holy Roman Emperor Charles V signs Treaty of Frankfurt
EUCfSk1540Feb14Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels
EUScGv Apr29After a revolt, emperor Charles V revokes all historical privileges in Ghent with the Caroline Concession
EUScGv Aug29Emperor Charles V deprives city of Ghent definitive rights/privileges
??????1543Feb11Charles V and Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
?????? Aug22Emperor Charles V’s army occupies Duren
NECfIt Sep07Treaty of Venlo: Duke William of Julich-Cleves-Berg surrenders to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
EUScGv1544May23Holy Roman Emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
FRCfIt Sep18HRE Charles V of Germany and Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy
EUCf??1547Apr24Battle of Mühlberg: Emperor Charles V vs John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony
EU???? May16Protestant German monarch surrenders to Charles V in Wittenberg
??????  19Duke John Frederick I surrenders to Charles V
?????? Sep01Charles V demands creation of Imperial League (German state)
EUScRn1548Jun30Emperor Charles V orders Catholics to become Lutherans
EUScGv1550Apr29Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
EUScGv1551Mar09Emperor Charles V appoints son Philip II as heir to the throne
EU????1552Apr19Maurice of Saxony captures Charles V
EUScRn Aug02Peace of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion
?????? Oct31Emperor Charles V and Albert, Duke of Prussia, strike siege for Metz
NEScGv1555Oct21Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg
EUScGv  25Emperor Charles V puts his son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan
SPScGv1556Jan16Emperor Charles V appoints his son Philip II as king of Spain
SPScGv Mar28Charles V’s son Philip II crowned king of Spain
EUScGv Sep12Holy Roman Emperor Charles V resigns, his brother Ferdinand I takes over
SP????  13Charles V and Maria of Hungary march into Spain
??????  15Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain
NE???? Oct17Ex-emperor Charles V departs Netherland for Spain
EUScBd1558Dec29Holy Roman Emperor Charles V buried
EUCfOh1687Aug12Battle of Mohács: Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, routes Ottoman invaders of Hungary

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