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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
 Christopher Playters
 b.1492 Sotterley, England
 d.1547 Sotterley, England
 Thomas Playters
 b.1516 Sotterley, England
 d.1572 Sotterley, England
 Dorothy Aslake
 b.1500 Carrow, Norfolk, England
 William Playters
 b.1536 Sotterley, England
 d.1584 Sotterley, England
 Alice Playters
 Elizabeth Jermyn
 b.1519 Rushbrook, England
 Drake Playters
 William Playters
 William Drake
 Mary Drake