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1660 Restoration of monarchy, Britain
1665 Great plague of London
1666 Great Fire of London
1696 Peter the Great becomes Czar
1700 Britain's american colonies prosper
1613 Romanov dynasty begins in Russia
1618 Beginning of 30 Years War
1628 English curtail King's powers
1640 Portugal gains independence/Spain
1642 Civil war England/Scotland/Ireland
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1611 Authorized English Bible published
 Samuel GIBBS
 b.1558 Ghent, Flanders, Belgium
 d.1622 West Ham, England
 b.1618 London, England
 d.1693 Rothamsted, England
 d.1646 Harpenden, England
 b.1658 Harpenden, Hertfordshire
 Catherine THOMPSON
 d.1659 Harpenden, England