What Happened in the 1600's?

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In the 1600's was when William Shakespeare's plays The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night's Dream were first produced. It is also when Queen Elizabeth I died and was succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland, thus uniting the crowns of Scotland and England. This period was when the Greensleeves song was written by Henry VIII while courting Anne Boleyn.
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1600 was the year the east India Company was chartered. It is also the year that King Charles I of England was born.
There were many events that occurred in the 1600's. It was when William Shakespeare's plays The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night's Dream were first produced, Elizabeth I addressed her final parliament with the Golden Speech, the funeral of Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey and also when Gunpowder Plot conspirator Robert Catesby was shot while resisting arrest. Please visit the internet for more events.
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