March 1540 in history

March 1540 events chronologically

Mar 23 Waltham Abbey is surrendered to King Henry VIII of England; the last religious community to be closed during the Dissolution of the Monasteries

Died in March 1540

Mar 30 Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg a statesman of the Holy Roman Empire, a Cardinal and Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg from 1519 to his death.