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

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