The 16th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1501 to December 31, 1600 in the Gregorian calendar.

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What household servants would a Tudor gentleman have had?

There's a lot of easily-accessible information about the staffing of a Tudor nobleman's household, but very little about that of a Tudor gentleman's. Was it basically the same as a nobleman's? Or ...
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Was there a Spanish plan to retake Malta, had the siege of 1565 been succesful?

H. J. A. Sire argues in The Knights of Malta that the Spanish fleet would quickly move and retake the island, had the siege been succesful. The same claim is made - in passing - in Tim Willocks' ...