History Quiz / Historical events in Shakespeare's life time

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Can you figure out which historical events happened in Shakespeare's life time (1564–1616) and which not? Type 'Y' for yes; 'N' for no.

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The Gunpowder Plot fails
Giordano Bruno is burned at the stake for heresy in Rome
Francis Drake circles the world
Beginning of English Civil War
Anne Boleyn is beheaded
A Spanish-led fleet destroyes the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto
Grand Prince Ivan the Terrible becomes the first Russian tsar
William of Orange Assassinated
Battle of Lützen, death of king of Sweden Gustav II Adolf
St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican completed
Russia descends into anarchy during the Time of Troubles
The Glorious Revolution
John Stow reports 10,675 plague deaths in London
Isaac Newton is born
Beginning of the Eighty Years' War
The Great Fire of London
Sir Francis Bacon is born
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in France
Elizabeth I dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland
The Defenestration of Prague starts the Thirty Years' War
The English fleet defeats the Spanish Armada
Pope Gregory XIII issues the Gregorian calendar
Jamestown is founded by English colonists
Elizabeth Tudor becomes Queen Elizabeth I
Salem witch trials in Massachusetts
Mary, Queen of Scots is beheaded
The Church of England breaks away from the Roman Catholic Church
Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition
Lynching of Johan and Cornelis de Witt
Pope Pius V excommunicates all who obey Elizabeth I

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