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

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