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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1550s 1560s 1570s1580s1590s 1600s 1610s
Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589
Categories: BirthsDeaths – Architecture


  • 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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