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1618 Beginning of 30 Years War
1628 English curtail King's powers
1640 Portugal gains independence/Spain
1642 Civil war England/Scotland/Ireland
1660 Restoration of monarchy, Britain
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1611 Authorized English Bible published
1613 Romanov dynasty begins in Russia
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
 Thomas Tyrrell
 Thomas Playters
 b.1516 Sotterley, England
 d.1572 Sotterley, England
 William Playters
 b.1536 Sotterley, England
 d.1584 Sotterley, England
 Elizabeth Jermyn
 b.1519 Rushbrook, England
 Jane Playters
 Elizabeth Tymperly
 b.1544 Hintlesham Hall, England