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1503 Leonard da Vinci paints Mona Lisa
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1453 End of Hundred Years War
1479 Formation of kingdom of Spain
1488 Diaz rounds Cape of Good Hope
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
1498 Vasco da Gama sails to India
1406 Florence conquers Pisa
1415 Battle of Agincourt
1427 Portuguese reach the Azores
1434 Medici rules in Florence
1440 Gutenberg, printing w/type
 Sigurður Jónsson
 b.1407
 d.1492
 Ari Sigurðsson
 b.1450
 d.         
 Not Known
 b.         
 d.         
 Magnús Jónsson
 b.1505
 d.1534
 Jón Arason
 b.1484
 d.1550
 Björn Jónsson
 b.1506
 d.1550
 Elín "bláhosa" Magnúsdóttir
 b.1455
 d.         
 Helga Jónsdóttir
 b.1510
 d.         
 Ari Jónsson
 b.1510
 d.1550
 Þórunn Jónsdóttir
 b.1511
 d.1593
 Helga Sigurðardóttir
 b.1485
 d.1559
 Sigurður Jónsson
 b.1520
 d.1595