Historical events in Shakespeare's life time

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Can you figure out which historical events happened in Shakespeare's life time (1564–1616) and which not? Type 'Y' for yes; 'N' for no.

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Elizabeth Tudor becomes Queen Elizabeth I
The English fleet defeats the Spanish Armada
Isaac Newton is born
John Stow reports 10,675 plague deaths in London
Giordano Bruno is burned at the stake for heresy in Rome
The Church of England breaks away from the Roman Catholic Church
Battle of Lützen, death of king of Sweden Gustav II Adolf
Lynching of Johan and Cornelis de Witt
Anne Boleyn is beheaded
Pope Gregory XIII issues the Gregorian calendar
A Spanish-led fleet destroyes the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto
Sir Francis Bacon is born
The Gunpowder Plot fails
The Glorious Revolution
Elizabeth I dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland
Mary, Queen of Scots is beheaded
Jamestown is founded by English colonists
William of Orange Assassinated
Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition
The Great Fire of London
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in France
Beginning of English Civil War
St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican completed
Francis Drake circles the world
Grand Prince Ivan the Terrible becomes the first Russian tsar
Pope Pius V excommunicates all who obey Elizabeth I
Russia descends into anarchy during the Time of Troubles
Beginning of the Eighty Years' War
Salem witch trials in Massachusetts
The Defenestration of Prague starts the Thirty Years' War

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