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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1610s  1620s  1630s  – 1640s –  1650s  1660s  1670s
Years: 1638 1639 164016411642 1643 1644

Events

  • The Long Parliament passes a series of laws written to help keep Charles I's absolutist policies.
  • August 10Charles I of England runs from London to the north
  • Irish Rebellion of 1641 – revolt of the Gaelic Irish in Ulster against the English settlers
  • The Dutch found a trading colony on Dejima, near Nagasaki, Japan.
  • Portugal is ousted from Malacca by the Dutch.
  • Claudio Monteverdi's opera Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria is first performed.
  • Moses Amyraut's De l'elevation de la foy et de l'abaissement de la raison en la creance des mysteres de la religion is published.
  • The Norwegian city of Kristiansand was founded by King Christian IV

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