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

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