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1634English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax

1634 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 24
Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor 
Feb 17
William Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti 
Feb 18
Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution 
Feb 19
Battle of Smolensk: King Wladyslaw IV of Poland beats Russians [NS=Mar 1] 
Feb 25
Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills duke Wallenstein 
Mar 1
Battle at Smolensk: Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats Russians 
Mar 3
1st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole) 
Mar 13
Academie Francaise opens 
Mar 25
Under charter granted to Lord Baltimore and led by his brother Leonard Calvert first settlers found Catholic colony of Maryland 
Apr 6
Heeren XIX asks "to secure Eylands Curacao" 
May 4
Johan van Walbeecks fleet departs to West Indies 
May 31
The colony of Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony 
Jun 14
Russia & Poland sign Peace treaty of Polianov 
Jul 4
The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France, later to become the Canadian province of Quebec. 
Jul 6
Johan van Walbeeck's ships bypass St-Anna Bay, Curaçao 
Jul 29
Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao 
Aug 18
Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France. 
Aug 26
Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants 
Aug 27
Battle of Nordingen: Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar loses Duchy of Franconia 
Sep 5
-6] Battle at Nordlingen: King Ferdinand III & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants 
Sep 6
Battle at Nordlingen ends in Swedish/protestant German defeat 
Oct 11
the Burchardi flood — "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany. 
Oct 19
Beach Island in North Sea destroyed by a heavy storm flood 
Oct 20
English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax 
Nov 11
Following pressure from Anglican bishop John Atherton, the Irish House of Commons passes "An Act for the Punishment for the Vice of Buggery". 
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