Historical Events for Year 1647
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Jan 23rd - Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament
Jan 30th - Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for £400
Mar 14th - Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
Mar 25th - Cape of Good Hope: tour ship Haerlem stranded in Tafel Bay
May 11th - Peter Stuyvesant arrives in New Amsterdam.
May 23rd - Willem II sworn in as viceroy of Holland
May 26th - Massachusetts disallows priest access to colony
May 26th - Alse Young becomes the first person executed as a witch in the American colonies, when she is hanged in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jun 4th - English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce seizes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War
Jun 14th - English New Model-army installed
Jun 24th - Lord Baltimore's niece ejected requesting vote at Maryland Council
Jul 7th - People's uprising against high prices & Spanish rule in Naples
Aug 8th - The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill - English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.
Sep 1st - French cardinal Mazarin & duke of Modena sign treaty against Milan
Nov 11th - Massachusetts passes 1st US compulsory school attendance law