Today in Tudor History....
26 October 1520 – Charles V is crowned.
27 October 1401 – Birth of Catherine of Valois
1524 – Italian Wars: The French troops lay siege to Pavia.
1553 – Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
28 October 1412 –Death of Margaret I of Denmark
1492 – Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba on his first voyage to the New World.
1510 –Birth of Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, Spanish priest and saint, 3rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus
1571 – Death of William Parr, Marquess of Northampton,brother of Queen Catherine Parr
29 October 1422 – Charles VII of France becomes king in succession to his father Charles VI of France though he isn't officially crowned king until 1429.
1467 – Battle of Brustem: Charles the Bold defeats Liège.
1618 –Death of Walter Raleigh, English admiral, explorer, and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey