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What was happening in England 1630?
30 April – King Charles issues a proclamation attempting to stem emigration to the North American colonies. 27 June – English merchants led by captain John Weddell establish the first trading settlement at Canton. 30 June – William Prynne is branded as a seditious libeller, and sentenced to pillorying and mutilation.
What major events happened in 1632?
March – Thirty Years’ War: Gustavus Adolphus invades Bavaria with his army. March 9 – Thirty Years’ War: Battle of Bamberg – Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, commander of the Catholic League, defeats the Swedish army under Gustav Horn, and recaptures the town of Bamberg.
What happened in the year 1686?
July 17 – King James II of England appoints four Roman Catholics to the Privy Council of England, in defiance of the Test Acts, which bar Catholics from public office. July 22 – New York City and Albany, New York, are granted city charters by the colonial governor.
What colony was founded in 1630?
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Massachusetts Bay Colony, one of the original English settlements in present-day Massachusetts, settled in 1630 by a group of about 1,000 Puritan refugees from England under Gov. John Winthrop and Deputy Gov. Thomas Dudley.
What happened in the year 1626?
May 4 – Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherland, for the Dutch West India Company. May 30 – Wanggongchang Explosion in Beijing, China: a gunpowder factory explosion destroys part of the city and kills 20,000. June 15 – King Charles I of England dissolves the English Parliament.
What happened in the year 1688?
The Glorious Revolution, also called “The Revolution of 1688” and “The Bloodless Revolution,” took place from 1688 to 1689 in England. It involved the overthrow of the Catholic king James II, who was replaced by his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William of Orange.
What happened in the year 1687?
September – Morean War: The navy of the Republic of Venice raids the Dalmatian coast, and attacks Ottoman Turkish strongholds in Greece. September 23–29 – Morean War: Venetian forces under Francesco Morosini besiege the Ottoman garrison in the Acropolis of Athens.