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1628England's King Charles I grants a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony

1628Writs are issued in February by Charles I of England mandating that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date.

1628 Historical Events
Date Event
Mar 1
Writs are issued in February by Charles I of England mandating that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. 
Mar 4
England's King Charles I grants a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony 
Mar 6
Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict 
Mar 19
Massachusetts Bay Colony granted land by England 
Apr 29
Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein 
Jun 7
English King Charles I ratifies the Petition of Rights 
Jun 9
1st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Mass 
Aug 1
Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism 
Aug 10
Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed 
Aug 25
Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia 
Aug 27
Java sultan Agung of Mataram attacks Batavia 
Sep 6
Puritans from Masschusetts Bay Colony land at Salem 
Sep 8
Bay of Matanzas Cuba: Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet 
Oct 28
Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu 
Nov 1
French King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle 
Nov 24
John Ford's "Lover's Melancholy" premieres in London 
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