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Elizabeth refuses to accept sovereignty of the Netherlands 1575 Context Note
Pacification of Ghent unites all 17 Provinces of the Netherlands 1576 Context Note
Union of Utrecht 1579 Context Note
The Dutch establish a trading post at Archangel on the White Sea 1584 Context Note
Queen Elizabeth declines the sovereignty of the Low Countries 1585 Context Note
Dutch Republic gains independence from Spain 1588 - 1609 Context Note
Barent Erikszen leads a voyage to the coast of Guinea 1593 Context Note
William Barents, Dutch explorer, dies while attempting to find a passage to China 1597 Context Note
The Dutch take Mauritius 1598 Context Note
The Dutch seize Amboyna, Malaysia 1605 Context Note
First skirmishes between English and Dutch settlers in India 1610 Context Note
Dutch first use Manhattan Island as a centre for the fur trade 1612 Context Note
England returns Flushing and Brielle to the United Provinces 1616 Context Note
The Dutch found a colony at Essequibo, Guyana 1616 Context Note
The Dutch buy the island of Goree, off Cape Verde 1617 Context Note
Dutch massacre English colonists at Amboyna 1623 Context Note
The Dutch establish the colony of New Netherland 1624 Context Note
The Dutch send an expedition to Bahia 1624 Context Note
Dutch West Indies Company starts operating in South America and Africa 1624 Context Note
Dutch found New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island 1626 Context Note

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