Jacobean

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The first play by William Shakespeare believed to have been performed at sea was Hamlet in 1607.

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Henry Hudson was a well-known English explorer and navigator in the 17th century. He was the third explorer to search for the North-West Passage.

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Inigo Jones designed the Queen's House Greenwich and inspired English Palladianism with his beautiful building, the first Classical building in England.

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Inigo Jones, England's first great architect, designed the Queen's House. It was England's first truly classical building.