Seventeenth Century Historical Context
Here is a fairly arbitrary selection of the major English historical events of the seventeenth century.
1642 - 1652
English Civil War.
Charles I is executed.
1653 - 1659
The Commonwealth Government, during which Oliver Cromwell became the Lord Protector.
Charles II restored to the throne.
Great Fire of London.
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