1647 in History
January 23 Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament
January 30 King Charles I handed over to English parliament
January 30 Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for 40 pounds
March 25 Cape of Good Hope: tour ship Haerlem stranded in Tafel Bay
May 23 Willem II sworn in as viceroy of Holland
May 26 Massachusetts disallows priest access to colony
June 4 British army seizes King Charles I as a prisoner
June 24 Lord Baltimore's niece ejected requesting vote at Maryland Council
July 7 People's uprising against high prices and Spanish rule in Naples
September 1 French cardinal Mazarin and duke of Modena sign treaty against Milan
November 11 Massachusetts passes 1st U.S. compulsory school attendance law