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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
 Loftur Pétursson
 b.1495 Iceland
 d.1567 Víðidalstunga, Iceland
 Jón Loftsson
 Þuríður Arngrímsdóttir
 b.1510 Iceland
 d.          Iceland
 Loftur Jónsson
 Steinvör Grímsdóttir
 Sigmundur Loftsson
 Not known