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

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