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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
 Joen Lydersen
 b.1490
 d.1568 Sandur byg, Faroe Islands
 Peder Lydersen
 b.1520
 d.1583 Kvívík b, Faroe Islands
 Augustinus Joensen
 b.1525 Germany
 d.1570 Hürup, Germany
 Joen Joensen
 b.1545 Sands byg, Faroe Islands
 d.1573 Sands byg, Faroe Islands
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