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1665 Great plague of London
1666 Great Fire of London
1696 Peter the Great becomes Czar
1700 Britain's american colonies prosper
1707 Union Act unites England/Scotland
1618 Beginning of 30 Years War
1628 English curtail King's powers
1640 Portugal gains independence/Spain
1642 Civil war England/Scotland/Ireland
1660 Restoration of monarchy, Britain
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1611 Authorized English Bible published
1613 Romanov dynasty begins in Russia
 Ţorvarđur Stígsson
 b.1620
 d.         
 Jón "rauđbroti"
 b.1570
 d.         
 Ari Jónsson
 b.1600
 d.         
 Not known
 b.         
 d.         
 Guđrún "eldri" Aradóttir
 b.1620
 d.         
 not known
 b.         
 d.