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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1590s  1600s  1610s  – 1620s –  1630s  1640s  1650s
Years: 1625 1626 162716281629 1630 1631


  • March 1 – writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date.
  • August 10 – The Swedish 64 gun sailing ship Vasa sinks on her maiden voyage in the Stockholm harbor
  • September 6Puritans settle Salem which will later become part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • October 28–Siege of La Rochelle ends with the surrender of the Huguenots.
  • Charles I reconvenes the English Parliament and accepts the Petition of Right as a concession to gain his subsidies.
  • Island of Santorini explodes.
  • John Felton assassinates George Villiers, duke of Buckingham.
  • William Harvey publishes his findings about blood circulation.
  • The Collegiate School, today the oldest educational institution in North America, is established.
  • Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus, by William Harvey, is published.

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