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Sir Francis Drake
      
Circumnavigated the World in 1577
In 1577 Sir Francis, who was famous for being a seaman, explorer and a pirate, was commissioned by Queen Elizabeth to sail around the world. He renamed his ship the Golden Hind.
Edict of 1577
   was signed by   
Queen Elizabeth I
Provides for the removal of Spanish troops from the Netherlands; upholds Pacification of Ghent
1577
      
Treaty of Bergerac
Ends the sixth phase of the French Wars of Religion; Huguenots can practice their faith only in the suburbs of one town in each judicial district.
1577
      
Francis Drake Began Round-the-World Voyage
Sets out from Plymouth, England
Peter Paul Rubens
   lifespan was   
1577-1640
Flemish painter; did most of his work in France






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