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1628 English curtail King's powers
1640 Portugal gains independence/Spain
1642 Civil war England/Scotland/Ireland
1660 Restoration of monarchy, Britain
1665 Great plague of London
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1611 Authorized English Bible published
1613 Romanov dynasty begins in Russia
1618 Beginning of 30 Years War
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
 Þorvaldur Ólafsson
 b.1577 Auðbrekka í Möðruvall
 d.1650
 Jón Þorvaldsson
 b.1617
 d.         
 Jón Björnsson
 b.1538 Melstað
 d.1613 Grund í Eyjafirði
 Halldóra Jónsdóttir
 b.1590 Holtastaður, A-Húnav.s.
 d.1661
 Guðrún Árnadóttir
 b.1550 Teigur í Fljó, Rangárv.s.
 d.1603 Grund í Eyjafirði
 Hallfríður Jónsdóttir
 b.1648
 d.         
 Guðrún Pétursdóttir
 b.1625
 d.