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

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