1550 in History
January 10 1st sitting of "Vurige Chamber" in Paris
February 2 English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset, freed
February 7 Giovanni Maria del Monte elected Pope Julius III
March 24 France and England sign Peace of Boulogne
April 2 Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
April 28 Powers of Dutch inquisition extends
April 29 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
July 7 Chocolate introduced
September 5 William Cecil appoints himself English minister of foreign affairs
November 14 Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente