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Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1584 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s - 1550s - 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s Years: 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555 1556 1557 1558 1559 1560 Events and Trends Categories: 1550s ... Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s - 1570s - 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s Years: 1570 1571 1572 1573 1574 1575 1576 1577 1578 1579 Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s - 1580s - 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589 1590 Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Categories: 1580s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s Years: 1590 1591 1592 1593 1594 1595 1596 1597 1598 1599 Events and Trends Categories: 1590s ... Events and Trends November 5, 1605 - The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s - 1610s - 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s Years: 1610 1611 1612 1613 1614 1615 1616 1617 1618 1619 Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ... 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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January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: 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 50. ... The debating chamber or hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Sir Francis Drake, c. ... Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603 ) was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... The Oath of Abjuration or Plakkaat van Verlatinghe of July 26, 1581, was the formal declaration of independence of the northern Low Countries from the Spanish king, Philip II. This point meant a climax in the Dutch Revolt, a point of no return, in which the Low Countries asserted they... Philip II of Spain (Spanish: Felipe II) - (May 21, 1526 – September 13, 1598), the first King of Spain understood as the whole peninsula of Hispania (r. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Brownists were followers of Robert Browne who was born at Tolethorpe Hall in Rutland, England in about 1550. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: 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 50. ... This is about the city in the Netherlands. ... Congregational churches are Protestant Christian churches practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs. ... A grand duchy is a form of principality, monarchy which has a Grand Duke or a Grand Duchess as head of state. ...

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January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... James Ussher (also spelled Usher) (January 4, 1581–March 21, 1656) was Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland between 1625–1656 and a prolific religious scholar who most famously published a chronology which dated creation from 4004 BC. Ussher was born in Dublin, Ireland into a well-to... // Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Fausto Poli (Usigni, Feb. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... Sculpture of P.C. Hooft in the castle Muiderslot Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (* March 16, 1581 - † May 21, 1647), was a Dutch historian, poet and playwright from the period known as the Dutch Golden Age. ... // Events March 14 - Thirty Years War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac (October 9, 1581 - February 26, 1638) was a French mathematician born in Bourg-en-Bresse. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Domenico Zampieri (or Domenichino) (October 21, 1581 - April 15, 1641), Italian painter, born at Bologna, was the son of a shoemaker. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... Juan Ruiz de Alarcón y Mendoza (1581? - August 4, 1639), was a Mexican dramatist. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Gasparo Aselli, or Asellio (1581 - 1626) was an Italian physician noted for the discovery of the lacteal vessels of the lymphatic system. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... Sisto Badalocchio Rosa (1581- c. ... // Events March 14 - Thirty Years War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm. ... Portrait of Jeremias Drexel S.J. Jeremias Drexel S.J. (1581-1638) was a Jesuit writer of devotional literature and a professor of the humanities. ... Edmund Gunter (1581 - December 10, 1626), English mathematician, of Welsh extraction, was born in Hertfordshire in 1581. ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, abbot of Saint-Cyran (1581 - 1643) was a French monk who introduced Jansenism into France. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... Charles Malapert (1581-1630) was a Belgian jesuit writer, astronomer and proponent of Aristotelian cosmology. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... For other people with the name of Łukasz Opaliński, see Łukasz Opaliński. ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... Thomas Overbury Sir Thomas Overbury (1581 - September 15, 1613), English poet and essayist, and the victim of one of the most sensational crimes in English history, was the son of Nicholas Overbury, of Bourton-on-the-Hill, and was born at Compton Scorpion, near Ilmington, in Warwickshire. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Johannes Rudbeckius or Johannes Rudbeck (1581-1646), bishop at Västerås, Sweden, from 1619 until his death. ... // 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. ... Choghtu Khong Tayiji, born Tümengken (Tümengken čoγtu qong tayiǰi, 1581_1637), was a ruler of the Khalkha Mongols. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ...

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And, for better maintaining all and every article hereof, we give to all and every one of you, by express command, full power and authority.
In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals, dated in our assembly at the Hague, the six and twentieth day of July, 1581, indorsed by the orders of the states-general, and signed J. De Asseliers.
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