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1587Queen Elizabeth I of England signs death warrant for Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

1587 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 29
Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain 
Feb 1
Queen Elizabeth I of England signs death warrant for Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots 
Mar 1
English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower 
Apr 19
Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet 
Jul 22
2nd English colony forms on Roanoke Island off NC 
Aug 5
Spanish troops conquer Lock 
Aug 18
Saul Wahl is elected King of Poland, according to legend. 
Aug 19
Sigismund III becomes king of Poland 
Oct 20
Battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League 
Oct 31
Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575. 
Nov 24
Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins 
Nov 27
Dutch county of Groningen flooded by failure of dyke 
Dec 17
The Earl Leicester's army leaves Netherlands 
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