1629 in History
March 2 English king Charles I leaces house of commons
March 4 England granted a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony
March 10 King Charles I dissolved Parliament; he called it back 11 years later
March 24 1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia
April 14 England and France sign Peace of Susa
April 17 1st commercial fishery established
May 3 French huguenot leader duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain
May 22 Emperor Ferdinand II and Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck
June 18 Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn vs Dunkerk Cape
June 28 Peace of Ales: Rights of French huguenots limited
July 10 1st non-Separatist Congregational Church in U.S. founded (Salem, MA)
August 26 Cambridge Agreement, Mass Bay Co stockholders agree to emigrate
September 14 Spanish garrison surrenders to prince Frederik Henry
September 24 Jacques Specx appointed governor-general of Dutch-Indies
September 26 Sweden and Poland signs Peace of Altmark
October 13 Dutch West Indies Co grants religious freedom in West Indies
October 30 King Charles I gives Bahamas to Sir Robert Heath
November 3 Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague