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1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
1498 Vasco da Gama sails to India
1503 Leonard da Vinci paints Mona Lisa
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1434 Medici rules in Florence
1440 Gutenberg, printing w/type
1453 End of Hundred Years War
1479 Formation of kingdom of Spain
1488 Diaz rounds Cape of Good Hope
 Loftur Ormsson
 b.1434
 d.1479  Noregi (Norway)
 Pétur Loftsson
 b.1475 Iceland
 d.1546 Noregi (Norway)
 Steinunn Gunnarsdóttir
 b.1445 Ásgarður, Iceland
 d.1480
 Arngrímur Loftsson
 b.1535
 d.1563
 Loftur Pétursson
 b.1495 Iceland
 d.1567 Víðidalstunga, Iceland
 Þorsteinn Helgason
 b.1430
 d.1466
 Sigríður Loftsdóttir
 b.1535
 d.         
 Sigríður Þorsteinsdóttir
 b.1465 Iceland
 d.1525 Iceland
 Ragnheiður Eiríksdóttir
 b.1440 Skarði á Landi, Iceland
 d.1524
 Jón Loftsson
 b.1536
 d.1607
 Ljótur Þorleifsson
 b.1450
 d.         
 Páll Loftsson
 b.1537
 d.         
 Arngrímur Ljótsson
 b.1485
 d.         
 Not known
 b.         
 d.         
 Helga Loftsdóttir
 b.1540
 d.         
 Þuríður Arngrímsdóttir
 b.1510 Iceland
 d.          Iceland
 Árni Loftsson
 b.1545
 d.         
 Not known
 b.         
 d.