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chronology prepared by Neil Forsyth (University of Lausanne)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
, Irish Rebellion and Repression 1641-53, and the Down Survey, 1656-58
1608 The Second False Dmitri defeats Tsar Shuisky
1608 Gabriel Bathory becomes ruler of Transylvania under Turkish suzerainty
1608, April 18 Cahir O'Dogherty of Tyrone raises rebellion in Ulster
1608, April 27 Protestants break up the Diet of Ratisbon
1608, May 12 A Protestant Union of German princes is formed at Anhausen
1608, May 20 O'Dogherty's rebellion in Ulster collapses
1608, June Legal ruling that any Scot born after 1603 is a subject of the King of England
1608, June 25 Emperor Rudolf II is forced to cede Austria and Hungary to his brother
1608, July 18 John Sigismund succeeds as Elector of Brandenburg
1608, August Irish rebels who had taken refuge in Tory Island are massacred
1608, December 20 Plans for the English settlement of the six counties of Ulster
1609 Jesuits establish their first mission base in Paraguay
1609 Plantation of Ulster promulgated by James I
1609, February Sweden agrees to aid Tsar Basil Shuisky of Russia against Poland
1609, March 25 Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Neuburg both claim Jülich-Cleves
1609, April 09 Truce between Spain and United Provinces concluded
1609, May 12 Lord Somers and Captain Newport leave Plymouth for Virginia
1609, June Henry Hudson enters Hudson’s Bay
1609, July First use of telescope to observe the heavens
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Forsyth, Neil. "Author Chronology for John Milton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 1 September 2007.
[, accessed 3 September 2014.]