|Centuries:||15th century – 16th century – 17th century|
|Decades:||1550s 1560s 1570s – 1580s – 1590s 1600s 1610s|
|Years:||1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture
Establishments – Disestablishments
- The beginnings of the 'Golden Age' of Literature in England
- Sir Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland as England's first overseas colony in 1583
- Francis Drake had come back from going around the world, bringing back with him many treasures.
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