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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... // Events February to August - Explorer Abel Tasmans second expedition for the Dutch East India Company maps the north coast of Australia. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s - 1620s - 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s Years: 1620 1621 1622 1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ... Events and Trends Thirty Years War in full swing in Europe September 8, 1636 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s - 1640s - 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s Years: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649 Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s - 1650s - 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s Years: 1650 1651 1652 1653 1654 1655 1656 1657 1658 1659 Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s - 1660s - 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s Years: 1660 1661 1662 1663 1664 1665 1666 1667 1668 1669 Events and Trends Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary in 1660 and ends it, due to failing eyesight in 1669. ... Events and Trends Newton and Leibniz independently discover calculus. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (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. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1642 in science and technology See also: 1641 in science, other events of 1642, 1643 in science, list of years in science. ... 1641 state leaders - Events of 1642 - 1643 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1642 List of international organization leaders in 1642 List of colonial governors in 1642 Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Chongzhen, Emperor of China (1627-1644) Japan - Monarch - Meisho, Emperor of Japan... (Redirected from 1642 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1641 in music, other events of 1642, 1643 in music, list of years in music. ...

Events

January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles I (19 November 1600–30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625, until his death. ... The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, in 1640, following the Bishops Wars. ... The term English Civil War (or Wars) refers to the series of armed conflicts and political machinations which took place between Parliamentarians and Royalists from 1642 until 1651. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... York is a town, important as a summer tourist destination, located in York County, Maine, at the southeast corner of the state and directly on the Atlantic Ocean. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Galway (official Irish name: Gaillimh) is the only city in the province of Connacht in Ireland and capital of County Galway. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve Paul Chomedey, sieur de Maisonneuve (1612-1676) was a French officer. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Concordia Salus (Salvation through harmony) Ville de Montréal, Québec, Canada Location. ... Charles I (19 November 1600–30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625, until his death. ... Hull or Kingston upon Hull is a British city situated on the north bank of the Humber estuary. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Galway (official Irish name: Gaillimh) is the only city in the province of Connacht in Ireland and capital of County Galway. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Galway (official Irish name: Gaillimh) is the only city in the province of Connacht in Ireland and capital of County Galway. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Thomas Granger was a servant to Love Brewster, of Duxbury, in the Plymouth Colony. ... The Battle of Edgehill (or Edge Hill) was the first major engagement of the First English Civil War. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 - October, 1659), was a Dutch seafarer and explorer, born in Lutjegast, a village in the province of Groningen, best known for his voyages of 1642 and 1644, in the service of the VOC (Dutch East India Company). ... Van Diemens Land was the original name used by Europeans for Tasmania, an island state of Australia. ... Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Governor Premier Const. ... Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 - October, 1659), was a Dutch seafarer and explorer, born in Lutjegast, a village in the province of Groningen, best known for his voyages of 1642 and 1644, in the service of the VOC (Dutch East India Company). ... you smell take a tic tac ... Portrait of Claudio Monteverdi in Venice, 1640, by Bernardo Strozzi Claudio Monteverdi (May 15, 1567 (baptised) – November 29, 1643) was an Italian composer, violinist and singer. ... 1. ... Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. ... Hope Diamond in museum The Hope Diamond is a large, deep blue diamond, currently housed in the Smithsonian Institution. ... The Puritans were members of a group of radical Protestants which developed in England after the Reformation. ... Petrus Stuyvesant (born 1612, in Peperga (Friesland), died 1672) served as the last Dutch director general of the colony of New Netherland before it was turned over to the English. ... Curaçao and Bonaire are two Caribbean islands Curaçao [pronounced koo-rah-sow] (population 150,000) is an island in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea, one of the Windward Islands of the Netherlands Antilles, a self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. ...

Births

January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sultan Mehmed IV Mehmed IV (January 2, 1642–1693), also known as Dördüncü (fourth) and Avci (hunter), was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1648 to 1687. ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Marie Champmeslé (18 February 1642 - 15 May 1698) was a French actress. ... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Suleiman II (April 15, 1642 – 1691) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1687 to 1691. ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender October 3 - Treaty of Limerick which guaranteed civil rights to catholics was signed. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... George Hickes (June 20, 1642 - December 15, 1715), English divine and scholar, was born at Newsham near Thirsk, Yorkshire. ... // Events September 1 - King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years, leaving the throne of his exhausted and indebted country to his great-grandson Louis XV. Regent for the new, five years old monarch is Philippe dOrléans, nephew of Louis XIV. September - First of... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (14 August 1642 – 31 October 1723) was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1670 to 1723. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Christoph Bach (December 6, 1642 - March 31, 1703), was a German composer of the Baroque period. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy May 27 - Founding of St Petersburg in Russia May 26 - Portugal joins Grand Alliance July 29-31 - Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Sir Isaac Newton in Godfrey Knellers 1689 portrait Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727 by the Julian calendar in use in England at the time; or 4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 by the Gregorian calendar) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and alchemist who... Events June 11 - George, Prince of Wales becomes King George II of Great Britain. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Vincenzo da Filicaja (December 30, 1642 - September 24, 1707) was an Italian poet, sprung from an ancient and noble family of Florence. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Act of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ...

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The 1642 Living History Village, Little Woodham (416 words)
In the April of 1642 the King of England, Charles Stuart and his Parliament stood on the eve of Civil War.
The 1642 Living History Village is widely used by schools as a significant additional teaching resource for the study of History and other cross curriculum areas.
In 1642 Living History Village of Little Woodham is staffed by volunteers and members of Gosport Living History Society.
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The battle of Edgehill (October 1642) shattered the expectation that the civil war would be quick and clean with minimal casualties.
From December 1642 onwards the peace movement in the metropolis swelled steadily in numbers and influence.
The seeds of royalist propaganda fell on fertile ground in late 1642 and 1643, and their effect was enhanced by the existence of a strong anti-war faction in both houses of parliament.
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