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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
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
 Halldór Jónsson
 b.1595
 d.         
 Jón Þorleifsson
 b.1510
 d.1585
 Guðmundur Jónsson
 b.1545
 d.1630
 Sigríður Guðmundsdóttir
 b.1520
 d.         
 Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir
 b.1595
 d.         
 Guðmundur Jónsson
 b.1525
 d.1595
 Halldóra Guðmundsdóttir
 b.1555
 d.         
 Þórunn Sigurðardóttir
 b.1530
 d.