17th Century Events
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One of the most important battles in Irish history
Succeeded by her cousin, James VI of Scotland uniting the crowns of England and Scotland
Establishes the Tokugawa government in Edo (Tokyo)
The first English settlement to survive in North America was founded in modern Virginia
Argues in favor of a sun-centered Copernican theory of the universe
Spanish painter. Produced many great masterpieces
The clan was destroyed after Ieyasu captured Osaka Castle.
Tradition says that he died on his birthday, April 23
Beheaded at the command of James VI
Puritan pilgrims arrive in North America at Cape Cod.
English philosopher, statesman and essayist
Purchased from the Delaware Native Americans for trade goods worth about $500-$700 in today's dollars.
Protestants under siege by Cardinal Richelieu, they eventually capitulate
Mauseleum for Mumtaz Mahal
First of the American Indian wars
In The Netherlands; considered the first big economic bubble where prices deviate from intrinsic value
Dutch masteryof the Portuguese fort at Malacca allowed them to control the spice trade.
For addition and subtraction
Ends the Thirty Years War
At Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, near Midland, Ontario in Canada
Dutch mathematician and astronomer
The last great Mughal Emperor. India
Sees himself a model for absolute monarch; "L'état c'est moi," he declares
The first group of professional soldiers arrive in North America to fight the Iroquois Confederacy.
Robert de LaSalle explores length of the Mississippi River and claims it for France
Becomes sole tsar in 1696
Jointly ruled before 1696 with his half-brother.
Prolific German composer was the epitome of the Baroque Era.
The treathy, between Russia and China, ends border clashes in Manchuria
Result in a number of convictions and executions for witchcraft
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