Letter sent to Pope Clement VII by Henry VIII (and the 81 noblemen whose seals are affixed) to dissolve his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, 1530
Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall. This is where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII. The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.
Maps website of the Ottoman rule -Early on it was quite small. Then the Ottomans got a lot more land after Mehmed II. After Suleyman II, their land went all the way to Saudi Arabia and took it all. Then they lost most of Saudi Arabia. Then their land went all the way back and into Turkey. Then it went all the way into Europe and almost into Italy and on the top of Africa. The during Mahmud II they went to retreat again. In the end they were smaller than Hungary.
American art -In the beginning, the explorers believed that this was a barbaric culture, indicated by the rock art and cave paintings as well as the unused landscapes. Then art seems to take a violent turn in which the conquistadors come into the land and annihilate the people and their land. Then Christianity was brought into the mixture and the natives were welcomed to learn the new religion and grew with the new people.
Maria, Queen of Hungary, Niece of Catherine of Aragon. She was daughter to Philip I of Castile "The Handsome" and Joanna "The Mad" of Castile. Maria, Queen of Hungary, Niece of Catherine of Aragon She was born in Brussels to Philip I of Castile ("the Handsome") and Joanna "The Mad" of Castile. Her paternal grandparents were Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and his first wife Mary of Burgundy. Her maternal grandparents were Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella of Castile.
Ming mounted state sponsored trading expeditions; the fleets were technological world leaders. Rulers halted the fleets in 1433 due to high costs and opposition from Confucian bureaucrats. There was little need for foreign products since internal development flourished. this is an image of the land that the Ming dynasty covered.
History's Turning Points - AD 1453 Siege of Constantinople ~Write a summary discussing the political,religious,military, economic and social aspects of Constantinople at this time. -Military-There were cannons in which blew down walls.Constantinople was surrounded by Ottoman Turks. Muslims were trying to siege Constantinople.Center of Orthodox Christian church. Economic-Bankrupt and void of loyal people. Social-Rulers were well educated.People of Constantinople were prepared for the battles.
Western elites sought Asian luxury products paying for them by exporting raw materials. By 1400, gold shortage threatened the economy with collapse. The rise of the Ottoman Empire and other Muslim successes further threatened Europe’s balance of trade with Asia. This is a picture of pure gold.