Today in Tudor History...
20 January 1410 – Death of Martin of Aragon
1479 – Death of John II of Aragon
1523 – Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
1554 – Birth of Sebastian of Portugal
1558 – Opening of Mary I’s fifth Parliament
21 January 1510 – Henry VIII opened his first Parliament
1535 – Following the Affair of the Placards, French Protestants are burned at the stake in front of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris
1542 - Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
1556 – Death of Eustace Chapuys, imperial ambassador