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1547Henry II succeeds Francois I as king of France

15479-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

1547 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 16
Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow 
Jan 19
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed in the Tower of London for treason 
Jan 28
9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England 
Feb 20
King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII 
Mar 31
Henry II succeeds Francois I as king of France 
Apr 24
Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave 
May 16
Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg 
May 19
Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel 
Jun 13
King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Turkish sultan Suleiman 
Jun 20
Count Philip van Hessen captured 
Jun 21
Great fire in Moscow 
Jul 25
Henry II of France is crowned. 
Sep 1
Charles demands creation of Imperial League (German state) 
Sep 10
Battle at Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots 
Sep 10
English demand Edward VI, 10, wed Mary Queen of Scots, 5 
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