From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "1500s BC" redirects here. For the decade, see 1500s BC (decade). The 16th century BC is a century which lasted from 1600 BC to 1501 BC.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_century_BC
The 16th century begins with the Julian year 1501 and ends with either the Julian or the Gregorian year 1600 (depending on the reckoning used; the Gregorian calendar introduced a lapse of 10 days in October 1582).
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "1500s BC" redirects here. For the decade, see 1500s BC (decade). The 16th century BC is a century which lasted from 1600 BC to 1501 BC.
The 16th century is the time from 1501 to 1600.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 16th century is the century from 1501 to 1600. In this century, many Europeans visited or moved to the newly-found Americas and some also searched for new routes to Asia. There was much change in Europe, such as the Protestant Reformation.
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16th century in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (7 C, 3 P) 16th century in Portugal (17 C, 21 P) 16th century in the Portuguese Empire (20 C, 3 P)
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Anglican doctrine emerged from the interweaving of two main strands of Christian doctrine during the English Reformation in the 16th and 17th centuries. The first strand is the Catholic doctrine taught by the established church in England in the early 16th century.
The English Navy has organized the fleet into squadrons from at early 13th century and certainly during the 16th century. In 1560 three squadrons were operating in the Channel, Irish Sea and North Sea  Until the 16th century, admirals were high officials under kings, and were charged with protecting the realm from sea attack.
Most of the visits in the 16th century were unrecorded, although by mid-century the number of European fishing boats and whaling ships visiting Newfoundland, Labrador, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and Nova Scotia ran into the hundreds annually. Many of the Europeans came ashore to trade with the indigenous peoples or process their catch.