Won renown as a portrait painter in England
Contains two agreements that attempts to unite the Kingdom of England with the Kingdom of Scotland.
Duke Wilhelm of JÃ¼lich-Cleves-Berg cedes the territory of Guelders and the county of Zutphen to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.
Legend says he died the same day that the first printed copy of On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres was placed in his hands
Developed heliocentric model of the solar system using scientific methods