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Shakespeare's First Folio is published.
Andrew Marvell is appointed to be John Milton's Assistant in the Secretaryship.
Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto'ss epic Orlando Furioso is published.
End of First Civil War in Britain.
The Great Plague.
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...'
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.
Italian Poet Torquato Tasso's epic Gerusalemme Liberata is published.
Astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler dies.Kepler was born in 1571.
Guy Fawkes attempts the Gunpowder Plot and fails.
Nicolaus Copernicus dies. This same year, his landmark book Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres is published.Copernicus was born in 1473.
Antonio Stradivari labels his first violin.
Sir Walter Raleigh is executed.Raleigh was probably born in 1554.
Edmund Spenser's epic The Faerie Queene (Books 1-6) is published.
Start of the Reign of Henry VIII.
The Mayflower lands, and Plymouth colony is founded.
Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy.
John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress is published.Part II of Pilgrim's Progress was published in 1684.
Start of First Civil War in Britain.
Cervantes's Don Quixote is published.Part II of Don Quixote was published ten years later.
The Commonwealth is ended. Start of the reign of Charles II.
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Theaters in Britain are closed.
Descartes' Principia Philosophicae is published.'Cogito, ergo, sum.'
The King James Bible is published.
Second Civil War in Britain.
Francis Bacon dies.Bacon was born in 1561.
John Dryden is appointed the Poet Laureate of Britain.
The Great Fire of London.
Sir Isaac Newton's manifesto Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is published.
The Royal Society is founded.
The theaters in Britain are reopened.
End of the reign of James I. Start of the reign of Charles I.
End of the reign of Charles I. Start of the Commonwealth of Britain.
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.
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.
Michelangelo dies.Michelangelo was born in 1475
Oliver Cromwell dies, His son Richard succeeds him as Protector.
William Shakespeare dies.Shakespeare was born in 1564.
Jamestown is settled.
John Calvin dies.Calvin was born in 1509
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.
Scientist Galileo Galilei dies.Galileo was born in 1564.

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