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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1470s  1480s  1490s  – 1500s –  1510s  1520s  1530s
Years: 1502 1503 150415051506 1507 1508


  • March 5 – Papal dispensation issued for the marriage of Henry VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon
  • Portuguese under Dom Lourenço d'Almeida reach Colombo, Sri Lanka and send envoys to King of Kotte.
  • June 27 – Henry VIII of England repudiates his engagement to Catherine of Aragon, at his father's command
  • King Alexander of Poland signed "Nihil novi" act – Poland became Nobles' Democracy
  • Poland prohibits peasants from leaving their lands, establishing serfdom
  • Christ's College, Cambridge founded.
  • Vasili III succeeds Ivan III as Grand Prince of Muscovy.
  • Idiosa III of Chardonnay murdered.
  • Arabs reach Comoros.
  • Judah Abravanel becomes personal physician to the viceroy of Naples.

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