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Shakespeare's First Folio is published.
The Great Fire of London.
John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress is published.Part II of Pilgrim's Progress was published in 1684.
Sir Walter Raleigh is executed.Raleigh was probably born in 1554.
Michelangelo dies.Michelangelo was born in 1475
John Donne, the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, publishes a series of sermons, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions.'Never send to know for whom the bell tolls...'
Nicolaus Copernicus dies. This same year, his landmark book Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres is published.Copernicus was born in 1473.
End of the reign of Edward VI. Start of the reign of Mary I.Mary I is the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
End of the reign of James I. Start of the reign of Charles I.
Sir Isaac Newton's manifesto Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is published.
The Mayflower lands, and Plymouth colony is founded.
End of First Civil War in Britain.
Theaters in Britain are closed.
Second Civil War in Britain.
Edmund Spenser's epic The Faerie Queene (Books 1-6) is published.
The theaters in Britain are reopened.
Italian Poet Torquato Tasso's epic Gerusalemme Liberata is published.
End of the reign of Elizabeth I. Start of the reign of James I.James I of England is also known as James VI of Scotland.
The Royal Society is founded.
Oliver Cromwell dies, His son Richard succeeds him as Protector.
Antonio Stradivari labels his first violin.
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Andrew Marvell is appointed to be John Milton's Assistant in the Secretaryship.
William Shakespeare dies.Shakespeare was born in 1564.
Start of the Reign of Henry VIII.
Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto'ss epic Orlando Furioso is published.
End of the reign of Mary I. Start of the reign of Elizabeth I.Elizabeth I is the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
The King James Bible is published.
Jamestown is settled.
End of the reign of Charles I. Start of the Commonwealth of Britain.
Guy Fawkes attempts the Gunpowder Plot and fails.
Start of First Civil War in Britain.
John Dryden is appointed the Poet Laureate of Britain.
The Commonwealth is ended. Start of the reign of Charles II.
Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy.
Cervantes's Don Quixote is published.Part II of Don Quixote was published ten years later.
Astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler dies.Kepler was born in 1571.
End of the reign of Henry VIII. Start of the reign of Edward VI.Edward VI is the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
Descartes' Principia Philosophicae is published.'Cogito, ergo, sum.'
Francis Bacon dies.Bacon was born in 1561.
Scientist Galileo Galilei dies.Galileo was born in 1564.
The Great Plague.
John Calvin dies.Calvin was born in 1509

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