1550s in England
Events from the 1550s in England.
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Sale of Offices Act 1551
The Sale of Offices Act 1551 (5 & 6 Edw 6 c 16) is an Act of the Parliament of England. The Act is concerned with corruption in public office. The Act makes it an offence, in the Republic of Irela...
Act of Uniformity 1558
The Act of Uniformity 1558 (1 Eliz 1 c 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It was actually passed in 1559. It set the order of prayer to be used in the English Book of Common Prayer. All perso...
Act of Uniformity 1552
The Act of Uniformity 1551 (5 & 6 Edw 6 c 1), sometimes referred to as the Act of Uniformity 1552, was an Act of the Parliament of England.It was enacted by Edward VI of England to supersede his p...
Brawling Act 1553
The Brawling Act 1553 (1 Mary Sess 2 c 3) was an Act of the Parliament of England.Section 6 of the Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act 1860 provided that nothing contained thereinbefore in that Act...
Clergy Marriage Act 1551
The Clergy Marriage Act 1551 (5 & 6 Edw 6 c 12) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed, was repealed by section 1 of, and Part II of the Schedule to, the Statu...
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Treason Act 1553
The Treason Act 1553 (1 Mary Sess 1 c 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England. (It should not be confused with another Act about treason passed in the same year, 1 Mary Sess 2 c 6.)The Act abolishe...
Attainder of Duke of Northumberland and others Act 1553
Attainder of Duke of Northumberland and others Act 1553 (1 Mar. Session 2 c.16) is an Act of the Parliament of England which confirmed the attainders for High Treason against John Duke of Northumberla...
Scots' Dike
The Scots' Dike or dyke is a three and a half mile / 5.25 km long linear earthwork, constructed by the English and the Scots in the year 1552 to mark the division of the Debatable lands and there...
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Ale Houses Act 1551
The Ale Houses Act 1551 (5 & 6 Edw. 6 c. 25), or An Act for Keepers of Ale-houses to be bound by Recognisances, sometimes the Licensing Act 1551, was an Act of the Parliament of England passed in ...
Distress Act 1554
The Distress Act 1554 (1 & 2 Phil & Mary c 12) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The words of commencement were repealed by section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act ...
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Treason Act 1554
The Treason Act 1554 (1 & 2 Ph & M c 10) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It is not to be confused with two other Acts about treason passed in the same year, 1 & 2 Ph & M c 9 a...
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Treason Act 1551
The Treason Act 1551 (5 & 6 Edw 6 c 11) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The Act was described as "purely procedural" by the House of Lords in R v Joyce, but in fact extended the definition...
1550 in India
Events from the year 1550 in India.
Revival of the Heresy Acts
In November 1554, the Revival of the Heresy Acts (1 & 2 Ph. & M. c.6) revived three former Acts against heresy; the letters patent of 1382 of King Richard II, an Act of 1401 of King Henry IV, ...
Valladolid debate
The Valladolid debate (1550–1551) concerned the treatment of natives of the New World. Held in the Colegio de San Gregorio, in the Spanish city of Valladolid, it consisted of two opposing views about ...
Valladolid debate - Wikipedia