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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1551 AD

March

March 9: Emperor Karel appoints son Philip as heir to the throne

April

April 11: English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland
April 20: John Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal

May

May 1: Council of Trente resumes
May 12: San Marcos University in Lima Peru, opens

June

June 8: Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma

July

July 8: Willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond and Buren
July 19: Treaty of Karlsburg: arch duke Ferdinand of Austria recognized as king of Hungary/Transsylvania

August

August 14: Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli

October

October 16: English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested

December

December 19: Dutch west coast hit by hurricane
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