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1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
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
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1440 Gutenberg, printing w/type
1453 End of Hundred Years War
1479 Formation of kingdom of Spain
1488 Diaz rounds Cape of Good Hope
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
 Thomas Playters
 b.1443
 d.1479 Sotterley, England
 William Playters
 b.1469 Sotterley, England
 d.1512 Sotterley, England
 Anne Denys
 b.1447 Tatington, England
 d.1479 Sotterley, England
 Christopher Playters
 b.1492 Sotterley, England
 d.1547 Sotterley, England
 Jane Jenny
 b.1475 Knotishall, England
 d.1539
 Thomas Playters
 b.1516 Sotterley, England
 d.1572 Sotterley, England
 Dorothy Aslake
 b.1500 Carrow, Norfolk, England
 d.1600