"I have neither eye to see, nor tongue to speak here, but as the House is pleased to direct me."

- MP William Lenthall, when Charles I asks the whereabouts of the MPs he wished to arrest.

Born in 1642:

Died in 1642:

The Thirty Years' War, the English Civil War, and the collpase of Ming Dynasty authority in China ensure that millions would die violently.

Events of 1642:

1641 - 1642 - 1643

How They Were Made - 17th Century

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