July 2: Fight at Alford, Aberdeenshire.
Siege of Ragban Castle during the Civil War, see Abergavenny.
The Long Parliament outlaws the 1559 version of the Book of Common Prayer.
Beginning of the Maunder Minimum, a time period when sunspots became exceedingly rare.
Founding of the Stolberg-Wernigerode branch of the family of counts of Stolberg and
Wernigerode in Germany.Ongoing events
English Civil War (1642-1649).Births
Captain William Kidd
, Scottish privateer and alleged pirate.Deaths
May 19 - Miyamoto Musashi
, Japanese swordsman.
July 22 - Gaspar de Guzman
, Count of Olivares, Duke of San Lucar.To my Homepage