Somerset vs. Northumberland Timeline
January – Death of Henry VIII. Hertford secures his position as Lord Protector and makes himself Duke of Somerset.
September – England invades Scotland and wins Battle of Pinkie
November – Somerset starts to construct garrison forts in Scotland. The Act of Six Articles and Henrician treason laws are repealed
December – Dissolution of chantries are authorised by Parliament
February – Demolition of all images in churches (iconoclasm) decreed.
June – French army lands at Leith and proceeds to attack English garrisons. Mary Stuart is taken to France. Commissioners are appointed to examine recent enclosures
January – Thomas Seymour is arrested and executed for plotting against the state. New prayer book, in English but conservative in tone is approved
April – Enclosure commissioners are given the power to ‘reform’ forbidden enclosures
May-August – Revolts break out in…