fall of granada brings an end to the Spanish reconquista
Jews and Muslims are told to convert or leave Spain
15th 16th century
Machiavelli writes The Prince (but does not publish it)
Luther posts the 95 Theses on the church door in Wittenberg
Luther called to testify at the Diet of Worms Says: "Here I stand."
Act of Supremacy: Parliament creates the Church of England
Philip II's armada fails to conquer England