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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1641 AD


January 14: United East Indian Company conquerors city of Malakka, 7,000 killed


February 16: English king Charles I accept Triennial Act


March 16: General court declares RI a democracy and adopts new constitution


May 12: Prince Willem II (14) marries English princess Henriette Mary Stuart (9)


June 1: France and Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant


July 6: Battle at La Marfee Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French government army
July 27: Prince Frederik Henry captures castle of Gennep


August 20: Britain and Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification
August 26: West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola


October 15: Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal
October 21: Catholic uprising in Ulster: 1000s English and Scots killed


December 1: Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery
December 6: Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands
December 25: Emperor Ferdinand III makes appointments with Sweden and France
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