Today in Tudor History...
17 January 1501 - Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna
1504 –Birth of Pope Pius V
1517 – Birth of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk and father of Lady Jane Grey.
1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano sets sail westward from Madeira to find a sea route to the Pacific Ocean.
1541 –Sir Thomas Wyatt was arrested,taken bound and manacled to the Tower
1562 – France recognizes the Huguenots by the Edict of Saint-Germain.
1595 – Henry IV of France declares war on Spain.