Timeline: 17th century The warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu is awarded the title of shogun, beginning nearly three centuries of the Tokugawa shogunate.
A complete description of daily life including food, homes and clothing during the 17th Century.
17th Century Events. Taken from the AP list of events. France's King Henry IV converted from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
People saw that trade was an increasingly important part of the country's wealth so merchants became more respected. With domestic peace assured, Louis XIV caused the borders of France to be expanded. Grandfather 17th century also became popular. An academy of English scientists is given a royal charter by Charles II and becomes the Royal Society Go to Royal Society in. Rival Dutch, English and French colonies are established in Guiana, the northeast coast of south America 17th century to Guiana in. 16th and 17th Century Turning Points in U S History 1500 1619