- Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
- In the year 1588: Source: Wikipedia
- May 28 » The Spanish Armada, with 130 ships and 30,000 men, sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, heading for the English Channel. (It will take until May 30 for all ships to leave port.)
- May 30 » The last ship of the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon heading for the English Channel.
- July 19 » Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The Spanish Armada is sighted in the English Channel.
- July 29 » Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: English naval forces under the command of Lord Charles Howard and Sir Francis Drake defeat the Spanish Armada off the coast of Gravelines, France.
- July 31 » The Spanish Armada is spotted off the coast of England.
- August 8 » Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada's attempt to invade England.
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W.A. van der Waal-VISSER, "Stamboom Van der Waal", database, Genealogy Online (https://www.genealogieonline.nl/van-der-waal-stamboom/I186400.php : accessed October 7, 2022), "ariaentje bastiaansdr ROELEN (± 1565-????)".