Events and trends
- The beginnings of the 'Golden Age' of Literature in England
- Sir Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland as England's first overseas colony in 1583
- Francis Drake had come back from going around the world, bringing back with him many treasures.
- Jesuits arrive in China.
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