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Events

Columbus lands in America

1492

16th century England

1500 - 1599

Primogeniture, the enclosure, English sea dogs

Sir Francis Drake

1580

English sea captain. Steals gold and silver from the Spanish

Sir Humphrey Gilbert attempts to colonize America

1583

Fails

Sir Walter Raleigh

1585

Roanoke. Doesn´t fail but disappears

The Spanish Armada

1588

The defeat of the Spanish Armada opens the North Atlantic American sea to the English

Elizabeth I becomes Queen

1588

Supports exploration to the New World

Joint-Stock Company

1600

Jamestown Established

1607

The Starving Time

1609 - 1610