Died in the 17th Century

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I, the last of the Tudor monarchs, reigned over England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her…

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Born 14 May 1553 – Margaret of Valois

Margaret of Valois, also known as Queen Margot, was a French princess born on May 14, 1553, at the Château…

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Born 30 April 1662 – Queen Mary II

Queen Mary II, a co-reigning monarch who helped usher in a period of relative stability in England, was born on…

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Born 23 April 1564 – William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist, was born in…

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Oliver Cromwell

In the heart of the 17th century, England was a nation at war with itself, a stage ripe for the…

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King Charles I

“Never make a defence or apology before you be accused.” – King Charles I On 19 November 1600, Anne of…

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Johannes Kepler

“Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.” – Johannes Kepler. Johannes Kepler…

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Guy Fawkes

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.” – Guy Fawkes Guy Fawkes Biography Guy Fawkes was born on 13 April…

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