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Start of First Civil War in Britain.
John Dryden is appointed the Poet Laureate of Britain.
End of First Civil War in Britain.
Scientist Galileo Galilei dies.Galileo was born in 1564.
Francis Bacon dies.Bacon was born in 1561.
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.
Michelangelo dies.Michelangelo was born in 1475
End of the reign of Charles I. Start of the Commonwealth of Britain.
Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy.
The Mayflower lands, and Plymouth colony is founded.
The Royal Society is founded.
Nicolaus Copernicus dies. This same year, his landmark book Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres is published.Copernicus was born in 1473.
Andrew Marvell is appointed to be John Milton's Assistant in the Secretaryship.
John Calvin dies.Calvin was born in 1509
Sir Walter Raleigh is executed.Raleigh was probably born in 1554.
Sir Isaac Newton's manifesto Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is published.
End of the reign of James I. Start of the reign of Charles I.
The King James Bible is published.
Shakespeare's First Folio is published.
Antonio Stradivari labels his first violin.
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...'
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Descartes' Principia Philosophicae is published.'Cogito, ergo, sum.'
Astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler dies.Kepler was born in 1571.
Edmund Spenser's epic The Faerie Queene (Books 1-6) is published.
Italian Poet Torquato Tasso's epic Gerusalemme Liberata is published.
William Shakespeare dies.Shakespeare was born in 1564.
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.
Second Civil War in Britain.
The Commonwealth is ended. Start of the reign of Charles II.
Start of the Reign of Henry VIII.
The Great Plague.
Cervantes's Don Quixote is published.Part II of Don Quixote was published ten years later.
Oliver Cromwell dies, His son Richard succeeds him as Protector.
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.
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.
Jamestown is settled.
Guy Fawkes attempts the Gunpowder Plot and fails.
Theaters in Britain are closed.
The theaters in Britain are reopened.
John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress is published.Part II of Pilgrim's Progress was published in 1684.
Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto'ss epic Orlando Furioso is published.
The Great Fire of London.

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