Historical Events In 1555
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Feb 09 Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake on this day in history.
Feb 09 John Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy in the year 1555.
Mar 02 Ludovico Spontoni, composer on this day in history.
Mar 23 Julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1555 william Hunter, Protestant martyr
Apr 09 In the year 1555 marcello Cervini elected Pope Marcellus II
Apr 12 In the year 1555 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75
Apr 17 Siena surrenders for Spanish troops in the year 1555.
May 01 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 in the year 1555.
May 23 On this day in history giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV
May 25 Gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46 in the year 1555.
Jun 07 On this day in history maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76
Jul 02 On this day in history turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
Aug 23 In the year 1555 calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.
Sep 08 Thomas Villanova, Spanish saint/archbishop of Valencia, dies in the year 1555.
Sep 23 Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange in the year 1555.
Sep 25 In the year 1555 freedom of Religion in Augsburg
Sep 30 Oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic in the year 1555.
Oct 16 An English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1555 hugh Latimer, royal chaplain of Anna Boley, burned at stake at 80
Oct 21 In the year 1555 emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg
Oct 25 On this day in history emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan
Nov 12 Stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65 on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1555 the English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.
Nov 17 On this day in history william of Orange becomes member of Council of State
Nov 21 Georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Nov 24 French Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65 in the year 1555.
Dec 27 Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist in the year 1555.