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Elizabeth refuses to accept sovereignty of the Netherlands 1575 Context Note
Francis Drake discovers San Francisco Bay 1579 Context Note
Sir Humphrey Gilbert's expedition to the West Indies fails 1579 Context Note
New buildings forbidden to restrict London's growth 1580 Context Note
Sir Francis Drake leaves for the West Indies as a privateer 1585 Context Note
Queen Elizabeth declines the sovereignty of the Low Countries 1585 Context Note
The English plantation of Munster is attempted 1586 Context Note
Second colony established by English settlers off the coast of the US 1587 Context Note
The English Council undertake an enquiry into the plantation of Ulster 1589 Context Note
Drake, Hawkins and Frobisher return from an indecisive Spanish expedition 1590 Context Note
Francis Drake and John Hawkins make last voyage to the Spanish Main 1595 Context Note
Simon Ferdinando lands in Maine 1597 Context Note
The Earl of Essex and Sir Walter Raleigh undertake a voyage to the Azores 1597 Context Note
James Lancaster leads the first East India Company voyage from London 1601 Context Note
First attempts to found English colony in Ulster 1604 Context Note
George Weymouth visits the New England court 1605 Context Note
Barbados is claimed as an English colony 1605 Context Note
Virginia Companies of London and Plymouth receive royal charters 1606 Context Note
120 colonists set off to Virginia under Captain Christopher Newport 1606 Context Note
Virginia Colony founded at Jamestown 1607 Context Note

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