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

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