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What Happened in 1558

Important Events in 1558

  • Aug 4 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
  • Nov 17 Elizabeth I aged 25, ascends the English throne upon death of her half sister, Queen "Bloody" Mary

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Smoking tobacco introduced into Europe by Spanish physician Francisco Fernandes

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