Rennasaince Timeline

  • Jun 28, 1485

    Richard III isn killed in battle

    His defeat at the Battle of Bosworth Field was the decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses and is sometimes regarded as the end of the Middle Ages in England
  • Sep 28, 1492

    Christopher Columbus Reaches the Americas

    Christopher Arrive in the americas with his crew of ships . The nina, the pinta and the santa Maria.
  • Sep 28, 1503

    Leonardo DaVinci Paints the Mona Lisa

    Leonardos Davinci one of the most famoust italians artist paint the most popular painting of all time the Mona Lisa.
  • Sep 26, 1516

    Thomas More's Utopia is published

    A work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More published in 1516. The book, written in Latin, is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs.
  • Sep 28, 1543

    With the supremacy act, Henry VIII proclaims himself head of church in England

    he declared himself so. How he followed up is a bit messier, but he essentially began a crusade of anti-Catholic persecution, seizing monasteries and confiscating their land and wealth -which was admittedly considerable, in some cases- and finally declaring that failure to acknowledge him as supreme earthly head of the Church in England was an act of treason: essentially, if you remained a Catholic you were liable to have your head cut off.
  • Sep 28, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes queen of England

    Elizabeth was 25 years old when she first became queen after King George VI died in his sleep on February 6, 1952 at age 56.
  • Sep 27, 1564

    William Shakespeare, bard of avon, is born

  • Globe Theatre is built in London

    The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men
  • Shakespeare writes king lear and Macbeth

  • Shakespeares sonnets are Published

  • KIng james Bible is publishd

  • The Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts

  • Newspapers are first published in London

  • John milton begins Paradise lost

  • Puritan Commonwealth end; monarchy is restored with Charles II