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1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1611 Authorized English Bible published
1613 Romanov dynasty begins in Russia
1618 Beginning of 30 Years War
1628 English curtail King's powers
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
 Narfi Sigurðsson
 Árni Narfason
 Not known
 Jón Árnason
 Jón Þorleifsson
 Halldóra Jónsdóttir
 Karítas Jónsdóttir
 Sigríður Guðmundsdóttir
 Jón Jónsson
 Magnús Árnason
 b.1530 Eyjafjarðarsýsla, Iceland
 d.1600 Iceland
 Þuríður Jónsdóttir
 Pétur Magnússon
 Þuríður Sigurðardóttir
 b.1531 Grenjadarstadir, Iceland
 Þórunn Pétursdóttir
 Elín Björnsdóttir