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    14 September 1404 –Death of  Albert IV, Duke of Austria 


    1435 –Death of  John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, English politician, Lord High Admiral

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    1486 –Birth of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, German theologian, astrologer, and alchemist 

     1514-Second proxy marriage of King Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII. 

    1523 –Death of Pope Adrian VI 


    1538 –Death of  Henry III of Nassau-Breda 


    1540 – Death of Sir William Kingston, Constable of the Tower of London

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    1543 –Birth of  Claudio Acquaviva, Italian priest, 5th Superior General of the Society of Jesus 


    1544-Henry VIII's forces take Boulogne, France.

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    1547 –Birth of  Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch politician


    1580 – Birth of  Francisco de Quevedo, Spanish poet and politician


    15 September 1440 – Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, is taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.


    1500 –Death of John Morton, English cardinal


    1514 – Thomas Wolsey was appointed Archbishop of York

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    1533 – Birth of Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland 

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    1556 – Departing from Vlissingen, ex-Holy Roman Emperor Charles V returns to Spain.

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    1564 – Final day of Mary, Queen of Scots’ fourth royal progress.

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    1588-The Spanish Armada, which attempted to invade England, is destroyed by a British fleet.


    1589-The Battle of Arques 

    The Battle of Arques occurred on 15–18 September 1589 between the French royal forces of King Henry IV of France and troops of the Catholic League commanded by Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne during the eighth and final war (1585-1598) of the French Wars of Religion. It was a victory for Henry IV.

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    source:wikipedia,http://www.british-history.ac.uk/,the anne boleyn files
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