1570s

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The 1570's decade ran from January 1, 1570, to December 31, 1579.

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1570


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Battle of Lepanto, 1571

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  • Using mercury in the silver extraction process dramatically increases the output of the Potosí mine; thus begins the great silver flow that links the New and Old Worlds.[3]
  • The Swedish Church Ordinance 1571 creates the first complete order of the Protestant Swedish church. The church ordinance also includes a chapter about schooling, in which all children in the cities, regardless of sex, are to be given elementary schooling.[4]


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1573[edit]


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1574[edit]


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1575[edit]

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  • Captains of vessels flying the Spanish flag are legally required to maintain a logbook.[11]


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1577[edit]


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1578[edit]

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1579[edit]

January 23: The Union of Utrecht is signed.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). The Encyclopædia of Oxford. London: Macmillan. p. 198. ISBN 0-333-39917-X. 
  2. ^ "The Library of Parliament's research tool for finding information on legislation". Library of Parliament. 2010-01-28. Archived from the original on February 2, 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Epic World History: Potosí (Silver Mines of Colonial Peru)". epicworldhistory.blogspot.com. 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015. In 1571, after numerous trials, the Spanish perfected the techniques for refining Potosí’s silver ore with Huancavelica's mercury, prompting Viceroy Francisco de Toledo to gush that the union of the two mines would create the world’s greatest marriage. 
  4. ^ Du Rietz, Anita, Kvinnors entreprenörskap: under 400 år, 1. uppl., Dialogos, Stockholm, 2013
  5. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 226–229. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  6. ^ Tyerman, Christopher (2000). A History of Harrow School. Oxford University Press. pp. 8–17. ISBN 0-19-822796-5. 
  7. ^ University of Otago Library exhibition note for The Earth & Beyond; Allen, R. H. Star Names: their Lore and Meaning, Bill Thayer's edition at LacusCurtius, "Cassiopeia."
  8. ^ "The Lusiads". World Digital Library. 1800–1882. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 
  9. ^ Albardonedo Freire, Antonio José (2002). El urbanismo de Sevilla durante el reinado de Felipe II. Sevilla: Guadalquivir. pp. 191–208. ISBN 84-8093-115-9. 
  10. ^ "Thomas Tallis". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 
  11. ^ B.W. Ife. "Introduction to Christopher Columbus, Journal of the first voyage". King's College London. Retrieved 22 Aug 2015. 
  12. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 156–159. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  13. ^ "Voyage of the Golden Hind". The Golden Hind. Brixham. 2012. Retrieved 2013-09-02.