1557 in History
February 27 1st Russian Embassy opens in London, Russia and U.S. sign trade agreement
June 7 England declares war on France
August 3 Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes
August 10 Battle at St. Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont and Philibert beat France
September 11 Catholic and Lutheran theology debated in Worm
December 3 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form