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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1547 AD


January 13: Earl Henry Howard of Surrey sentenced to death
January 16: Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow
January 28: 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England


February 3: Russian czar Ivan IV (17) marries Anastasia Romanova
February 20: King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII


March 31: Henry II succeeds Francois I as king of France


April 24: Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave


May 16: Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg
May 19: Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel


June 13: King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Turkish sultan Suleiman
June 20: Count Philip van Hessen captured
June 21: Great fire in Moscow


September 1: Charles demands creation of Imperial League (German state)
September 10: Battle at Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots
September 10: English demand Edward VI, 10, wed Mary Queen of Scots, 5
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