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Anything relating to England events or Shakespeare's life events.

Mary Stuart Queen of Scotland

1542 - 1567

Phillip II of Spain with Mary I rules England/Ireland

1554 - 1558

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor (Daughter of Anne Boleyn)

1558 - 1603

Elizabethan Plague Outbreak

1563 - 1564

Shakespeare's Birth

April 26, 1564

Shakespeare Attends School

1569

Shakespeare Marries Ms. Anne Hathaway

1582

Elizabeth has Mary executed

1587

The Taming of the Shrew

1589 - 1592

Works

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

1591 - 1592

Works

2nd Part of Henry the Sixth

1591

Titus Andronicus

1591 - 1592

1st Part of Henry the Sixth

1592

Sonnets (154 poems)

1593 - 1608

King Richard the Third

1593

1592-1594

Poetry: "The Rape of Lucrece"

1593 - 1594

Break in Theatre, Writes Poetry & "Venus and Adonis"

1593

The Comedy of Errors

1594

Chamberlain's Men Plays for Queen Elizabeth I

1594

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, King Richard the 2nd

1595 - 1596

Life and Death of King John, Merchant of Venice, 1st Part of Henry the IVth

1595 - 1597

Love's Labour's Lost

1595

2nd Part of Henry the IVth

1597 - 1598

Much Ado About Nothing

1598

Henry the Vth, As You Like It, Julius Caesar

1599

Hamlet & Merry Wives of Windsor

1600 - 1601

Twelfth Night, Troilus and Cressida

1601 - 1602

Plague Outbreak

1603

King James

1603 - 1625

Othello & Measure for Measure

1604

All's Well That Ends Well, Timon of Athens, King Lear

1605 - 1606

Macbeth, Antony & Cleopatra

1606 - 1607

British/American Colony Jamestown settled

1607

John Milton (English Poet)

1608 - 1672

Coriolanus & Pericles

1608

Cymbeline

1610

Winter's Tale & Tempest

1611

Holy Bible King James Version

1611

Henry VIII & The Two Noble Kinsmen

1613 - 1614

with John Fletcher

Shakespeare Dies

1616

Scientist William Harvey & the circulation of blood

1619

Papal Rome

El Greco (Venetian artist)

1541

Popes: Pius IV, V; Gregory XIII, Sixtus V, Urban VII

1545 - 1590

XIXth Council at Trent

1545 - 1563

Galileo

1564 - 1642

Gregory XIV, Innocent IX, Clement VIII, Leo XI, Paul V

1590 - 1621

Invention of Telescope

1610

Castile/Naples/Spain

St. Peter's in Rome commenced by Julius

1506

Cortez conquers the Aztecs

1521

Pizarro and the Incans

1532

Phillip II King of Spain

1556 - 1598

Madrid becomes the Capital

1561

80 Years War/Dutch Revolt

1568 - 1648

Portugal Annexed

1580

failed expedition against England

1588

30 Years War

1618 - 1648

Portugal indepedence

1640

Ottoman Empire

Suleiman II

1522 - 1570

Russia/Prussia

Ivan IV "the Terrible

1547 - 1584

Feodor I

1584 - 1598

Boris I, Feodor II

1598 - 1605

Holland

Revolt led by William Prince of Orange

1572

Mariners chart Australian Coast

1600

Abel Tasman discovers New Zealand

1642

France

Charles IX

1561 - 1574

Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Henry III

1574 - 1589

Henry IV

1589 - 1610

Louis XIII

1610 - 1643

Persia

Treaty with England

1612