France joins England in the war against Spain, which began in 1654. The Spanish
were defeated at the Battle of the Dunes in June. England was then given Dunkirk
for their assistance in the win.
May 1 - Publication of Urn-Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by Thomas Browne
September 3 - Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England, Scotland
The peace between Sweden and Denmark was concluded in Roskilde. Births
March 5 - Antoine de la Mothe
, Le Sieur de Cadillac, explorer.
September 25 - Mary of Modena
, Queen Consort of King James II of England.Baptized
April 28 - Cornelia Goudswaart
September 15 - Maria (Mayken) van den Houte
September 3 - Oliver Cromwell
, Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.To my Homepage