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Sir Thomas Shirley (1542 - c. 1612), elder brother of Sir Anthony Shirley was knighted while serving in Ireland under Sir William Fitz-William in 1589. Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... Events January 20 - Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Sir Anthony Shirley (or Sherley) (1565 - 1635) was an English traveller. ... Jump to: navigation, search The silver Anglia knight, commissioned as a trophy in 1850, intended to represent the Black Prince. ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ...


In 1601 he was chosen a member of parliament, but his time was mainly passed in seeking to restore the shattered fortunes of his family by piratical expeditions. In January 1603 he was captured by the Turks and he was only released from his captivity at Constantinople in December 1605. Bold textItalic textLink titlelink title // Headline text Media:Example. ... An aerial view of Parliament of India at New Delhi. ... 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 VI of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April... Jump to: navigation, search Map of Constantinople. ... 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. ...


His younger brother Sir Robert was also a noted adventurer. One of his sons was Henry Shirley the dramatist, who was murdered in London on October 31, 1596, and one of his grandsons was Thomas Shirley (1638-1678), the physician and writer. Sir Robert Shirley (c. ... Henry G. Shirley (died July 16, 1941) was Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Highways. ... Jump to: navigation, search 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. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ...


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Sir Thomas Shirley (1542 - c. 1612), elder brother of Sir Anthony Shirley was knighted while serving in Ireland under Sir William Fitz-William in 1589. (Redirected from 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica) The Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) in many ways represents the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ...


In 1601 he was chosen a member of parliament, but his time was mainly passed in seeking to restore the shattered fortunes of his family by piratical expeditions. In January 1603 he was captured by the Turks and he was only released from his captivity at Constantinople in December 1605.


His younger brother Sir Robert was also a noted adventurer. One of his sons was Henry Shirley the dramatist, who was murdered in London on October 31, 1596, and one of his grandsons was Thomas Shirley (1638-1678), the physician and writer.


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SHIRLEY (OR SHERLEY), JAMES - LoveToKnow Article on SHIRLEY (OR SHERLEY), JAMES (1218 words)
SHIRLEY (or SHERLEY), SIR ANTHONY (1565-^ 1635), English traveller, was the second son of Sir Thomas Shirley (1542-1612), of Wiston, Sussex, who was a member of parliament during the reigns of Elizabeth and James I. and who was heavily in debt when he died in October 1612.
Shirley's imprisonment in 1603 was an important event as in consequence thereof the House of Commons successfully asserted one of its privilegesfreedom of its members from arrest.
Shirley's sympathies were with the king in his disputes with parliament and he received marks of special favor from the queen.
Anthony Shirley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (433 words)
He was the second son of Sir Thomas Shirley (1542-1612), of Wiston, Sussex, who was a member of parliament during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I and who was heavily in debt when he died in October 1612.
Shirley's imprisonment in 1603 was an important event because it caused the British House of Commons to assert one of its privileges--freedom of its members from arrest.
Shirley wrote an account of his adventures, Sir Anthony Sherley: his Relation of his Travels into Persia (1613), the original manuscript of which is in the Bodleian Library at Oxford.
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