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1660King Charles II of England lands in Dover

1660King Charles II returns from exile sails from Scheveningen to England

1660English king Charles II visits Netherlands

1660English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

1660Nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged.

1660English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England

1660On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end

1660English Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II

1660 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
1st entry in Samuel Pepys' diary 
Jan 1
General Moncks army battles with the Tweed on way to London 
Jan 1
Thomas Fairfax' New Model-army occupies York 
Feb 3
General Moncks army reaches London 
Feb 23
Charles XI becomes king of Sweden 
Mar 16
English Long Parliament disbands 
Apr 4
English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion) 
Apr 23
Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland. 
Apr 25
English Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II 
May 3
Sweden, Poland, Brandenburg & Austria sign Peace of Oliva 
May 7
Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni 
May 8
English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England 
May 23
King Charles II returns from exile sails from Scheveningen to England 
May 24
English king Charles II visits Netherlands 
May 25
King Charles II of England lands in Dover 
May 27
Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire 
May 29
On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end 
Jun 1
Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
Jun 6
Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty 
Oct 13
Denmark king Frederik III makes coup 
Oct 15
Asser Levy granted butcher's license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam 
Oct 17
Nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged. 
Nov 15
First kosher butcher (Asser Levy) licensed in New Amsterdam (now New York City) 
Nov 28
The Royal Society forms in London 
Dec 15
Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan 
Dec 31
James II of England is named Duke of Normandy by Louis XIV of France. 
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