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What happpend at 1642?

The year 1642 AD was the start of the first English Civil War with King Charles I; war was officially declared on August 22, 1642 when Charles declared war on his own Parliame (MORE)

Who discovered Tasmania in 1642?

The first European to discover Tasmania was Dutch explorer AbelTasman on 24 November 1642. Tasman discovered the previouslyunknown island on his voyage past the "Great South L (MORE)

Earl of Essex 1642-1649?

Elizabeth I chopped off the Earl of Essex's head because she had a soft spot for him and she didn't want to fall in love because she said she was married to England.