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

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