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1525Albert of Prussia pledges a personal oath to Sigismund I and is invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs

1525 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 21
The Swiss Anabaptist Movement is born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz's mother in Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. 
Feb 10
Albert of Prussia pledges a personal oath to Sigismund I and is invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs 
Feb 20
Swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army 
Feb 24
Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed/wounded 
Mar 20
Paris' parliament begins pursuit of Protestants 
May 10
Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague 
May 12
Battle at Biblingen: Zwabische Union beats rebel Wurttemberg farmers 
May 15
The battle of Frankenhausen: German peasant army surrounded, 5,000 slaughtered ; ends the peasants' uprising 
May 17
Battle at Zabern: duke of Lutherans beats rebels 
Jun 9
Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch 
Jul 11
Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius at The Hague 
Jul 19
Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau 
Sep 7
Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius ends in the Hague 
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