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1740 War of Austrian Succession begins
1762 Catherine II becomes Czarina/Russia
1770 Cook discovers New South Wales
1776 America declares independence
1789 Geo. Washington 1st USA president
1666 Great Fire of London
1696 Peter the Great becomes Czar
1700 Britain's american colonies prosper
1707 Union Act unites England/Scotland
1712 Religious warfare in Switzerland
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
 Þorlákur Grímsson
 b.1627 Skagafjarðarsýsl, Iceland
 d.         
 Björn Þorláksson
 b.1696 Skagafjarðarsýsl, Iceland
 d.1767
 Guðlaug Gunnarsdóttir
 b.1662
 d.         
 Þorlákur Björnsson
 b.1720
 d.         
 Kristín Halldórsdóttir
 b.1696 Eyjafjarðarsýsla, Iceland
 d.1762
 Aldís Hallgrímsdóttir
 b.1722
 d.1793