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May 6

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Events Pre-1600 *1527 – Spanish and German troops sack Rome; many scholars consider this the end of the Renaissance. *1536 – The Siege of Cuzco commences, in which Incan forces attempt to retake the city of Cuzco from the Spanish. *1541 – King Henry VIII orders English-language Bibles be placed in every church. In 1539 the Great Bible would be provided for this purpose. *1542 – Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time. *1594 – The Dutch city of Coevorden held by the Spanish, falls to a Dutch and English force. 1601–1900 *1659 – English Restoration: A faction of the British Army removes Richard Cromwell as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth and reinstalls the Rump Parliament. *1682 – Louis XIV of France moves his court to the Palace of Versailles. *1757 – Battle of Prague: A Prussian army fights an Austrian army in Prague during the Seven Years' War.
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