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Death of Henry II
1559
Protestant duc de Conde sentenced to Death
1560
Death of Francis II
1560
First battle of Wars of Religion
1562
Catholic duc de Guise assassinated
1563
Edict of Amboise by Catherine of Medicis grants protestants limited worship
1563
Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre
1572
Accession of Henry III
1574
Formation of Catholic League
1576
Death of duc d'Anjou, leader of politiques, leaves Henry of Navarre heir to throne
1584
Catherine de Medicis dies
1589
Henry III assassinated
1589
Henry IV crowned
1594
Edict of Nantes
1598
Margaret of Parma named Spanish regent of the Netherlands
1559
Calvinist iconoclasm begins revolt
1566
Duke of Ala arrives in Netherlands, establishes the Council of Blood
1567
Protestant Count Egmont executed
1568
Protestants capture Holland and Zeeland
1572
Alba relieved of command
1573
Sack of Antwerp; pacification of Ghent
1576
Catholic and Protestant provinces split
1581
Spanish forces take Brussels and Antwerp
1585
Twelve Years' Truce
1609
Defenestration of Prague
1618
Ferdinand Habsburg elected Holy Roman Emperor
1619
Frederick of Palatinate accepts the crown of Bohemia
1619
Catholic victory at battle of White Mountain
1620
End of Twelve Year's Truce; war resumes between Spain and the Netherlands
1621
Danes form Protestant alliance under Christian IV
1626
Spain declares bankruptcy
1627
Gustavus Adolphus leads Swedish forces into Germany
1630
Sack of Magdeburg; Protestant victory at Breitenfeld
1631
Protestant victory at Lutzen; death of Gustavus Adolphus
1632
France declares war on Spain
1635
Portugal secedes from Spain
1640
Battle of Rocroi; French forces repel spaniards
1643
Peace of Westphalia
1648
Death of Louis XIII
1643