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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
 Hįlfdįn Einarsson
 b.1450 Eyjafjaršarsżsla, Iceland
 d.          Iceland
 Einar Hįlfdįnarson
 b.1470 Iceland
 d.          Iceland
 not known
 b.          Iceland
 d.          Iceland
 Gušmundur Einarsson
 b.1500  Svalbarš, Iceland
 Sigfśs Gušmundsson
 b.1525 Svalbarš, Iceland
 d.1597 Stašur, Iceland
 not known
 b.          Iceland
 d.          Iceland
 Ólafur Gušmundsson
 b.1538 Saudanes į Lįn, Iceland
 d.1609 Vopnafirši, Iceland
 not known
 b.          Iceland
 d.          Iceland