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* The [[Thirty Years' War]] in [[Europe]] (1618-1648).
 
* The [[Thirty Years' War]] in [[Europe]] (1618-1648).
* Union of the Crowns of [[Scotland]] and [[England]]
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* Union of the Crowns of [[Scotland]] and [[England]] -- James VI of Scotland becomes James I of England: the Crowns are united in one person, but the kingdoms remain separate entities
 
* [[Scotland|Scottish]] and [[England|English]] [[Protestantism|Protestants]] sent to colonize [[Ireland]], as reaction to [[Catholicism]] there
 
* [[Scotland|Scottish]] and [[England|English]] [[Protestantism|Protestants]] sent to colonize [[Ireland]], as reaction to [[Catholicism]] there
 
* The [[English Civil War]] ([[1642]]-[[1651]]).
 
* The [[English Civil War]] ([[1642]]-[[1651]]).
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'''Significant people'''
 
'''Significant people'''
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* [[James VI]] of Scotland / James I of England
 
* [[William Shakespeare]], author and poet.
 
* [[William Shakespeare]], author and poet.
 
* [[Isaac Newton]], physicist and mathematician.
 
* [[Isaac Newton]], physicist and mathematician.

Revision as of 22:20, 21 July 2005

Events

Significant people

Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions