1544 in History
January 30 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland
April 14 Battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss
May 1 Turkish troops occupy Hungary
May 17 Scottish earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII
May 23 German emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
July 14 English troops attack The Canal
August 17 Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France
September 14 Charles and Francois I sign Peace of Crepy
September 18 Charles V of Germany and Francis I of France sign Peace of Crepy
September 18 English King Henry VIII's troops occupy Boulogne
September 18 Peace of Crepy: German emperor Charles V and French king Francois I
September 30 King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France
November 10 Antwerps painter John Matsys banished
November 19 Pope Paul III opens council of Trente