The Tevelein Time Line

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1595 In Walloon Church records at Canterbury a Deed of distribution of the property of the late Jean LANSEL mentions Loys THEVELIN husband of Anne LANSEL 1593-94 Henry IV converted to Catholicism.
Galileo invents a water thermometer
States General meet in Paris to elect king
1597 Marriage contract between Louis TEVELIN and Franchoise DE LA RUE also mentions Joseph, Susanne and Rode children of Loys THEVELIN of Lille and Anne LANSEL, his late wife. 1597 French Money and Social Classes and the lives of Women and children
Spanish capture Amiens.
French recapture Amiens. 1598 - Death of Philip II of Spain.   
1598 Marriage in Walloon Church Canterbury of Loys THEVELIN and Francoise DE LA RUE  both natives of Armentieres 1598 Edict of Nantes proclaimed returning civil and religious freedom to Protestants. So strong were Protestants in LaRochelle that Roman Catholic mass had not been said in 40 years.
Huguenots, for a time, became a strong political power in France.
End of Franco-Spanish War.
1600 Louys THEVELIN has died by the time his daughter Susane marries Jaques BONNET in Canterbury 1599 Pierre Charivia was commissioned by King Henry IV to colonize North America and established trading posts on St. Lawrence River in Canada.
Globe Theatre built in London.
1602 Louys' widow Francois marries Anthoine LE CONTE of Armentiers - Walloon Church Canterbury. 1600-03 Pierre du Gua, sieur de Monts, a Huguenot, was granted royal permission to possess and settle North America from the 40th to 46th degree North Latitude for 10 years. (Acadia, later Nova Scotia).
1603 - Death of Elizabeth I of England and accession of James I.
    1609 1605 Gunpowder Plot fails, Guy Fawkes executed.
French Huguenots established manufacture of cloth in north and west of England and in east. Colchester had 1,300 Walloon citizens by 1609. In the north of England, Huguenot establishments made coatings at Manchester, Bolton and Halifax and cloth caps and woollen stockings at Kendal.
1618 Possible date of birth of Jean THEVELIN, Guemp, Pas-de-Calais 1618 Earliest human powered submarine invented.
Kepler outlines his three laws of planetary motion.
In 1620 Robert Cushman negotiated the lease of the Mayflower to transport the Pilgrims to America.
1640 Approximate date of marriage of Jean THEVELIN and Marie BUNNE 1642 Pascal invents first adding machine.
Civil war breaks out in England between the Royalists and Parliamentarians.
1643 Pierre  born in Guemp to Jean THEVELIN and Marie BUNNE 1643 Death of Louis XIII; accession of Louis XIV.
Louis XIV guarantees Edict of Nantes.
Mazarin prevents clamour for revocation.
1651 Jacob [1] born to Jean TEVELEIN and Marie BUNNE in Offekerque. 1648 Spanish recognise Dutch independence. End of Thirty Years War. 1649 Charles l executed by Cromwell
1654 Isaac [1] born to Jean THEVELIN and Marie BUNNE in Marcq, Pas-de-Calais   1653  Oliver CromwellPuritan) becomes Lord Protector of the Commonwealth until 1658.
1654  Beginning of Huguenot emigration on a large scale to North America.
    1660 The Restoration. Charles II( Anglican) returns from France and takes the throne. Isaac Newton invents a reflecting telescope improving on Gregory's earlier one. In France Fermat and Pascal develop the theory of probability.
    1661 Beginning of serious persecution of Huguenots and infringement of Edict of Nantes.Series of proclamations seriously restricted terms of Edict of Nantes. Protestant schools and churches were abolished and "dragonnardes" began
1668 First records available from this year on LDS film # 0086957 from Protestant Church at Guines but first THEVELIN record not until that of Jacob's marriage in 1675, some seven years later. 1665-66 The Great Plague of London.
The Great Fire of London
1674 Jean THEVELIN's died before 1675 at about the age of 57 1675 1672   France invades the Netherlands.
Leibniz introduces the modern notation for integral calculus.
Huygens patents the pocket watch. Royal Observatory at Greenwich established.
1675 Jacob [1] THEVELIN aged 24 marries Anne CHEVALLIER in Protestant Church Guines, assisted by Pierre and Isaac, 24 Feb..    
1675 Jacob [2] born 28 Oct to Jacob [1] THEVELIN and Anne CHEVALLIER at Fort Brule and baptised in the French Protestant Church at Guines on 9 Jan 1676    
1677 Marie born to Isaac [1] THEVELIN and Ester in Marcq on 27 Oct and baptised on 31 Oct in Guines protestant Church    
1677 Isaac THEVELIN [1]aged 24,marries Ester DU FOUR in Guines 1678 France captures the towns of Ypres and Ghent in Belgium from Spain.
Peace of Nijmegen. End of the war between France, the Dutch, Germans and Spain. France gains territory from Spain. Attacks on Huguenots across France..
1679 Ester DU FOUR dies aged 28 on 27 April Marie daughter of Jacob [1]  and Anne dies on 29 April Marriage of Pierre THEVELEIN  to Marie Raire in Guines Protestant Church on 9 July 1679 Dutch scientist discovers bacteria.
1682 Isaac [1] THEVELIN marries Elizabeth DOSSELAR, his second wife, in Protestant Church at Guines. 1681 William Penn Jr. receives grant of Pennsylvania from England's King Charles II.
Collections made in England for needy French refugees.
1683 Isaac [2] born to Isaac [1] TEVELEIN and Elizabeth DOSSELAR and baptised at Guines
Isaac[1] visits Cadzand.
1683 France invades Belgium and occupies Luxembourg and Lorraine.
Dragonnardes organized to harass Huguenots in France.
1684 Elizabeth born to Isaac [1] TEVELEIN and Elisabeth in Marcq in Dec 1684; baptised 1 Jan 1685.  Died in infancy.
Between 1685 and 1688 Isaac [1] and Elizabeth move to Cadzand in the Netherlands.
1685 Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Cassel was the first of the German princes to offer asylum to the Huguenots from France.
Charles II dies; his brother James (II; Roman Catholic) succeeds him. Threat of "popery."
Revocation of the Edict of Nantes by King Louis XIV. Many more Canadian Huguenots escaped to New England, from where they continued to trade with Canada.
After Revocation, some 80,000 French manufacturers and workmen fled to the British Isles, bring new industries and exports. But life in another country was not without its problems, not only of language but also when the hard-working, frugal Huguenots came into competition with the citizens.
1688 Elizabeth born to Isaac [1] TEVELEIN  and Elisabeth in Cadzand 1688 England's 'Glorious Revolution'; William III of Orange is invited to save England from Roman Catholicism, lands in England, James II flees to France.
James, Prince of Wales born. This means the crown will pass to him, a Roman Catholic, rather than to the King's Anglican siblings.

Glorious (i.e., bloodless) Revolution. James flees to France and is deposed, because his daughter Mary and her husband William, Prince of Orange, have been invited by Parliament to share the crown. Executive ! power lodged with William. Balance of power shifts finally from Court to Parliament.

France invades the Rhineland.
For 100 years, till the death of Bonnie Prince Charlie, England feels the threat of an invasion from France which would restore Stuart ( Jacobite), and thus Roman Catholic, rule. In fact, Jacobite risings occur twice during this period, in 1715 and 1745.
1689 Abigael born to Isaac [1]  TEVELEIN  and Elisabeth in Cadzand in April 1690 1689 Convention Parliament issues Bill of Rights; establishes a constitutional monarchy in Britain; bars Roman Catholics from the throne; William III and Mary II become joint monarchs of England and Scotland (to1694), Toleration Act grants freedom of worship to dissenters in England; Grand Alliance of the League of Augsburg, England, and the Netherlands join forces against the French.
1691 Jean born to Isaac [1]  TEVELEIN  and Elisabeth in Cadzand in Oct 1691 1692 William Penn Jr. was given land by the Duke of York which became Delaware
English and Dutch ships defeat a French fleet at Cap le Hogue
1696 Jacob [4] born to Isaac [1] TEVELEIN and Elisabeth DOSSELAR in Canterbury, followed by Jeaune 1698, Marie 1702 and Abraham 1705..   Invention of the steam pump by Thomas Savery
    1701-2 1701 England, Holland and Austria, the Grand Alliance declare war on France and Spain; the war of the Spanish Succession beginsand lasts until 1714.
Purchasing power of the Pound.
William dies; Anne (Mary's Anglican sister) succeeds to English throne.
 
1706 Isaack [2] TAVELIN marries Elizabeth OLIVE in St Mildred's, Canterbury.   English mathematician introduces the symbol for pi.
1707 Isaac [3] TEVELEIN  born in Canterbury to Isaac[2] and Elizabeth OLIVE.   Act of Union between Scotland and England.  400 refugee Huguenot families had settled in Scotland. Helped establish the Scottish weaving trade.
1709 Dina baptised at Walloons Church Canterbury, daughter of Isaac [2] and Elizabeth OLIVE. followed by Abraham 1711 Elizabeth 1713, Anne 1715, Jeune 1716, Jean 1718, Marie 1722, Jacob [5] 1725, Isaac 1707,      Invention of the Piano.   Huguenots settled on the Trent and Neuse Rivers in NC and other Huguenots from Switzerland and Palatine Germany established New Bern NC , soon thereafter.
1711 Jacob [2] name in the Court book of Weaver's Company in London, apprenticed to Abraham CANTER.   Kent play All England at cricket.
1717 Jacob [4] TEVELEIN marries Ester ELVEN at Canterbury. Jacob[4] is the son of Isaac[1] and Elizabeth DOSSELAR   George Frederick Handel composes the Water Music
1719 Isaac [4 ] born to Jacob [4] and Ester bap at Malt house Chapel   J S Bach completes his six Brandenburg Concertos
1722 Elizabeth daughter of Jacob [4] TEVELIN and Ester ELVIN baptised at Malt house Chapel in Canterbury. Followed by Marie, Matthieu, Ester, Sara, Jeanne, Jean, Ester, Benjamin, and Pierre in 1738 1725 Vivaldi publishes his orchestral suite The Four Seasons in Amsterdam. 1727
George ll accedes to the throne. War breaks out between Spain and Britain allied with France . Ends with Treaty of Seville in 1729.
1734 Isaac [3] TEVELEIN  marries Ann Picard in Canterbury 1730 Charles Townsend introduces the Norfolk four-course crop rotation. and in 1732 Jethero Tull publishes Horse Hoeing Husbandry.
1736 Richard born to Isaac [3] TEVELEIN and Ann Picard in Canterbury 1740 By act of English Parliament, alien immigrants into the colonies receive British citizenship.
1750 Joseph born to Isaac [3] TEVELEIN and Ann Picard in Canterbury 1752 Gregorian Calendar adopted in Great Britain
1758 - First threshing machine.
1764 Isaac [2] TEVELEIN  dies in London 1764 Jesuits expelled from France.
Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny.
176 Isaac [2] TEVELEIN  dies in London    
  James born to Richard TEVELEIN and Mary CLARKE in Canterbury 1775 Watt's first efficient steam engine.  American Revolution begins.
British government suspends emigration upon outbreak of hostilities in the colonies
1773 Joseph TEVELEIN marries Mary BRICE in Canterbury 1776 Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations.  American colonies declare their independence
1779 Isaac [3] TEVELEIN dies 4 April in Canterbury
Mary born 25 April to Joseph TEVELEIN and Mary BRICE
1778 1778 France declares war on Britain and 1779 Spain likewise and besieges Gibraltar.1780 Britain declares war on Holland
    1783 Peace treaty signed in Paris between Great Britain and the United States
1787 Sarah Ann born to Joseph TEVELEIN and Mary BRICE   Edict of Tolerance - Huguenot marriages once more recognised.
Britain Holland and Prussia form an alliance against France .