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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
 Christopher Helgesen
 b.1530 Velbasta­u, Faroe Islands
 Gabriel Christophersen
 b.1565 Kirkjub°ar , Faroe Islands
 b.1540 Norway ?
 Joen Gabrielsen
 b.1590 Kirkjub°ur , Faroe Islands
 not known
 Gabriel Joensen
 not known