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1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1611 Authorized English Bible published
1503 Leonard da Vinci paints Mona Lisa
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1453 End of Hundred Years War
1479 Formation of kingdom of Spain
1488 Diaz rounds Cape of Good Hope
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
1498 Vasco da Gama sails to India
 Jřrgen Skogdrifsen
 b.1450
 d.         
 Trond Jřrgensen
 b.1510
 d.         
 not known
 b.         
 d.         
 Niels Trondesen
 b.1530 Skálavik b, Faroe Islands
 d.1600 Skálavik b, Faroe Islands
 Germund Joensen
 b.1480
 d.         
 Daniel Nielsen
 b.1560 Skaaleviig , Faroe Islands
 d.1638 Miđvágs S, Faroe Islands
 Margrethe Germundsdatter
 b.1510 Skaalevig (Skĺlevig) by
 d.         
 not known
 b.         
 d.         
 Nicodemus Nielsen
 b.1580 Skálavik, Faroe Islands
 d.         
 Dorthe Joensdatter
 b.1530 Sands byg, Faroe Islands
 d.