Timeline: 1671-1680

BEFORE

1672

  • December. Carver Doone of the evil Doone clan murders farmer John Ridd, who leaves a widow and three children, including son John.1

1675

1676

1678

  • Unable to afford school, Lemuel Gulliver (17) becomes apprentice to surgeon James Bates.3

1679

1680

  • May 24. Edward Teach is born in Bristol, England.

AFTER

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