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Events May 5 - Peace of Beaulieu or Peace of Monsieur (after Monsieur, the Duc dAnjou, brother of the King, who negotiated it). ... Events March 17 - formation of the Cathay Company to send Martin Frobisher back to the New World for more gold May 28 - Publication of the Bergen Book, better known as the Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord, one of the Lutheran confessional writings. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends 1541 Hernando de Soto is the first European to see the Mississippi River. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends Categories: 1550s ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ... Jump to: navigation, search Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Sir Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland as Englands first overseas colony in 1583 Francis Drake had come back from going around the world, bringing back with him many treasures. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events 1590 March 14 - Battle of Ivry - Henry IV of France again defeats the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne. ... Jump to: navigation, search Categories: 1600s ... Jump to: navigation, search These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...

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Jump to: navigation, search January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Map of the Spanish Netherlands, the Union of Utrecht and the Union of Arras (1579) The Union of Atrecht (French: Arras) was an accord signed on January 6, 1579 in Atrecht (Arras), under which the southern states of the Spanish Netherlands, today in Wallonia and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais... Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (1545 - 1592) was the son of Duke Ottavio Farnese, duke of Parma and Margaret, the illegitimate daughter of the Habsburg Emperor Charles V. Thus Alessandro was the nephew of Philip II of Spain and of Don John of Austria. ... Jump to: navigation, search Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II) - (May 21, 1526 – September 13, 1598), the first King of Spain understood as the whole peninsula of Hispania (r. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Union of Utrecht (Dutch: Unie van Utrecht) is a treaty signed on January 23, 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under control of Spain. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United Provinces (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden/Provinciën, Republic of the Seven United Netherlands/Provinces — 1581–1795) was a European republic which is now known as the Netherlands. ... William I (William the Silent) William I, Prince of Orange, Count of Nassau (April 24, 1533 – July 10, 1584) was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that set off the Eighty Years War and resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in 1648. ... François, Duke of Anjou Hercule François, Duke of Anjou and Alençon, (March 18, 1555 – June 19, 1584) was the youngest son of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Jump to: navigation, search In 1576, King Henri III signed the Edict of Beaulieugranting minor concessions to the Huguenots. ... Jump to: navigation, search March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Maastricht (Limburgish and city dialect: Mestreech; French: Maestricht) is a municipality, and capital of the province of Limburg. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... Sir Francis Drake, c. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... Jump to: navigation, search Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... Jump to: navigation, search Newfoundland (French: Terre-Neuve; Irish: Talamh an Éisc; Latin: Terra Nova) is a large island off the northeast coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ...

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Jump to: navigation, search July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Arthur Dee (1571-1651) was the eldest son of Dr John Dee. ... // Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Luís Vélez de Guevara (August 1, 1579 - November 10, 1644), Spanish dramatist and novelist, was born at Ecija. ... // Events February to August - Explorer Abel Tasmans second expedition for the Dutch East India Company maps the north coast of Australia. ... Jump to: navigation, search December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search St. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading (1579–1652), was a royalist commander in the English Civil War. ... // Events April 6 - Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck establishes a resupply camp for the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, and founded Cape Town. ... François de Bassompierre (1579 - October 12, 1646), was a French courtier. ... // Events The Westminster Confession of Faith Ongoing events English Civil War (1642-1649) Births February 4 - Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman and poet (d. ... Guido Bentivoglio (1579 - September 7, 1644), was an Italian cardinal, statesman and historian. ... // Events February to August - Explorer Abel Tasmans second expedition for the Dutch East India Company maps the north coast of Australia. ... Thomas Dempster (1579 - September 6, 1625) was a Scottish scholar and historian. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... John Fletcher was born December, 1579 (baptized December 20) in Rye, Sussex, and died of the plague in August 1625 (buried August 29 in St. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Andreas Gryphius (October 11, 1616_ July 16, 1664) was a German lyric poet and dramatist. ... Events March 12 - New Jersey becomes a colony of England. ... Shogun Tokugawa Hidetada Tokugawa Hidetada (徳川 秀忠 (1579-1632) was the second shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty, who ruled from 1605 until his abdication in 1623. ... Jump to: navigation, search See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16... Johannes Meursius (van Meurs) (1579 - September 20, 1639), Dutch classical scholar and antiquary, was born at Loosduinen, near the Hague. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... For other people with the name of Janusz Radziwiłł, see Janusz Radziwiłł. ... Events September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year. ... Henri II, viscount of Rohan (1579 - April 13, 1638), later duke of Rohan, French soldier, writer and leader of the Huguenots, was born at the château of Blain, in Brittany. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Franz Snyders (1579 - 1657 ) Flemish painter of animals and still life, was born and died at Antwerp. ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... Sir Richard Whitbourne (1579-1628) was an English colonist, author and mariner. ... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ...

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Drake Latitudes on the Coast of California in 1579 (4668 words)
The error due to dip (not addressable in 1579) would have amounted to 3 to 4 minutes of arc from a sighting made from the deck of a ship of the time, or from that same elevation on land.
Furthermore, because the rays of the sun passing through a hole in the front sight of the alhidada pass through another hole in the back sight, both limbs of the sun are the reference, and there is no necessary correction for semi-diameter of the sun.
By July 23, 1579, the combined errors from the use of Bourne's tables, and the fact that he did not correct for longitude, resulted in a total positive bias of about 11 minutes of arc.
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