King Henry VIII of England English king


1522 in France and England

June 19

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor visits King Henry VIII of England and signs the Treaty of Windsor pledging a joint invasion of France, bringing England into the Italian War of 1521–1526.

1525 in Richmond

June 16

Henry VIII of England appoints his illegitimate son Henry Fitzroy Duke of Richmond and Somerset.

1529 in Italy

August 5

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and Francis I of France sign the Treaty of Cambrai, or "Ladies' Peace" in the War of the League of Cognac: Francis abandons his claims in Italy, but is allowed to retain the Duchy of Burgundy. Henry VIII of England accedes on August 27.

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