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1655Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell divides England into 11 districts

1655English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell bans Anglicans

1655 Historical Events
Date Event
Mar 25
Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan (Saturn's largest satellite) 
Apr 4
Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates 
Apr 4
The miraculous statue entitled the Infant of Prague is solemnly crowned by command of Cardinal Harrach. 
Apr 7
Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII 
Apr 26
Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam 
Apr 28
English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet 
May 10
Jamaica captured by English 
Jun 13
Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater 
Jul 27
Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery 
Jul 27
Netherlands & Brandenburg sign military treaty 
Jul 29
Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam 
Jul 30
Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram 
Jul 31
Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years. 
Aug 9
Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell divides England into 11 districts 
Aug 28
New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service 
Aug 29
Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge. 
Sep 26
Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware 
Oct 9
Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow 
Oct 15
Jews of Lublin are massacred 
Nov 3
England & France sign miltary & economic treaties 
Nov 24
English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell bans Anglicans 
Dec 4
Middelburg Neth forbids building of synagogue 
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