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// Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... 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. ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... Events March 18 – Short-timed experiment of the first public buses holding 8 passengers begins in Paris May 3/May 2 - Catherine of Braganza marries Charles II of England – as part of the dowry, Portugal cedes Bombay and Tangier to England May 9 - Samuel Pepys witnessed a Punch and Judy... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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. ... Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the latter (1640). ... Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... 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. ... Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... 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 1659 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1658 state leaders - Events of 1659 - 1660 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1659 List of international organization leaders in 1659 List of colonial governors in 1659 Asia China Qing Dynasty - Shunzhi, Emperor of China (1644-1661) Southern Ming - Prince of Gui, Emperor... See also: 1658 in literature, other events of 1659, 1660 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


Events

May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Richard Cromwell (October 4, 1626- July 12, 1712) was the third son of Oliver Cromwell, and was Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland, for little over eight months, from September 3, 1658 until May 25, 1659. ... The Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland was the title of the head of state during part of the Commonwealth period. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK... The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, in 1640, following the Bishops Wars. ... Royal motto: PAX, QUÆRITUR, BELLO (English: Peace is obtained by war)1 Capital London Head of State none Parliament Rump Parliament The Commonwealth was the republican government which ruled first England and then the whole of Britain, Ireland, the colonies and other Crown possessions during the periods from 1649... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Mount Canigou (2785m), a Catalan landmark Roussillon (Catalan Rosselló; Spanish Rosellón) is one of the historical counties of the former Principality of Catalonia, corresponding roughly to the present-day southern French département of Pyrénées-Orientales (Eastern Pyrenees). ... Artois is a former province of northern France. ... The Treaty of the Pyrenees was a treaty signed in 1659 to end the war between France and Spain that had begun in 1635 during the Thirty Years War. ... Some suspected Theresas death in 1683 was foul-play. ... Cocoa is the dried and partially fermented fatty seed of the cacao tree from which chocolate is made. ... Velázquezs 1643 self-portrait This article pertains to the artist. ... Thomas Hobbes (April 5, 1588–December 4, 1679) was a noted English political philosopher, most famous for his book Leviathan (1651). ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Look up Lent in Wiktionary, the free dictionary In Western Christianity, Lent is the period before the Christian holy day of Easter. ... A drought is an extended period where water availability falls below the statistical requirements for a region. ... Cromwell is the name of the following places: Cromwell, New Zealand Cromwell, Connecticut, United States of America Cromwell, Indiana, United States of America Cromwell, Iowa, United States of America Cromwell, Minnesota, United States of America Cromwell Township, Minnesota, United States of America Cromwell Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America People...

Science

Christiaan Huygens Christiaan Huygens (pronounced in English (IPA): ; in Dutch: ) (April 14, 1629–July 8, 1695), was a Dutch mathematician and physicist; born in The Hague as the son of Constantijn Huygens. ...

Births

See also Category:1659 births. March 8 poster from Portugal March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Isaac de Beausobre (March 8, 1659 - June 5, 1738), French Protestant divine, was born at Niort. ... Events February 4 - Court Jew Joseph Suss Oppenheimer is executed in Württenberg April 15 - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... David Gregory (June 3, 1659—October 10, 1708) was a Savilian Professor of astronomy at Oxford and a commentator on Isaac Newtons Principia. ... // Events March 23 - James Francis Edward Stuart lands at the Firth of Forth July 1 - Tewoflos becomes Emperor of Ethiopia September 28 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya Kandahar conquered by Mir Wais In Masuria one third of the population die during the plague J... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Tsunetomo Yamamoto (12 June 1659 - 1719) was a samurai of the Saga domain in Hizen Province under his lord Mitsushige Nabeshima. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Louis XIV King of France and Navarre By Hyacinthe Rigaud (1701) Hyacinthe Rigaud (July 20, 1659 - December 27, 1743) was a French painter. ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Charles Ancillon (July 28, 1659 - July 5, 1715), one of a distinguished family of Huguenots, was born at Metz, Moselle, France. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ...


Deaths

See also Category:1659 deaths. January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Annibal Fabrot (September 15, 1580 _ January 16, 1659), was a French jurisconsult. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Abel Servien, marquis de Sablé et de Boisdauphin, comte de Roche-Servien (1593 - February 17, 1659) was a French diplomat. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Henry Dunster(c. ... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Simon Dach (July 29, 1605 - April 15, 1659) was a Prussian lyrical poet and writer of hymns, born in (KÅ‚ajpeda) Memel in Ducal Prussia (now Klaipeda in Lithuania). ... Events April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne May 16 - Paul V becomes Pope June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Morgan Llwyd (1619, Gwynedd – June 3, 1659, Wrexham), was a Puritan preacher, poet and prose writer. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... Jean de Quen May, c. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... John Bradshaw (1602-October 31, 1659) was one of the judges to preside over the trial and subsequent death sentence of Charles I of England. ... This page is about the year. ... Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 - October 10, 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). ... King James I of England/VII of Scotland, the first monarch to rule the Kingdoms of England and Scotland at the same time Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James I of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April... Willem Drost (1633 - 1659) was a Dutch Baroque painter and printmaker. ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ...


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Archdeacon Will 1659 #9 German of Ann Gell als Quirk, wife of Thomas Gell, died 17 November 1658: husband alive; eldest son Thomas Gell, youngest daughter Margaret, 5 children (John, Margaret, Bahee, Dorothy, and Margaret the youngest are executors), John, eldest dau Margaret, and dau Bahee are at age and made supervisors of younger 2.
Archdeacon Will 1659 #39 Andreas of Catharine Camaish als Teare, died 1 April 1659, intestate: "Andreas: Katherine Teare als Camaish depted this life ye first of Aprill 1659 intestate whereof ye Court haveinge notice hath decreed her onely sonne Wm Camaish who is at age and sworne.
Xx Febr 1659: The exec of Eliz Blacke doth enter his claim agst all ye affornamed persons for ye several sums and xxx xxx, and craveth the benefit of ye Law.
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