Events noted in 0100

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.



“Instrumentum Sinuum, sive Prinii Mobilis,” Apian, Peter called in German Brenkwitz

“Lond. 1721, &c. 4 vols. fol. 7.” Chamberlayne, John son to the preceding

“The Christian’s Magazine,” Dodd, Dr. William an ingenious divine

“The Chew-Gazette,” Glanvil, Joseph a distinguished writer

“Tutti i trionfi, carri, mascherate o canti carnasciaj^schi dal tempo di Lorenzo de Medici a questoanno 1559,” Grazzini, Antony Francis an Italian scholar and poet of considerable eminence

“Rodrigo,” Handel, George Frederic the greatest musical composer of his time

“Nova Britan^­nia,” Hudson, Captain Henky was an eminent English navigator

Died: Martialis, Marcus Valerius an ancient Latin poet

“An Introduction to Algebra; translated out of the High Dutch into English by Thomas Branker, much altered and augmented by D. P. (Dr. Pell).” Pell, John an eminent English mathematician


“Moral Reflections,” Noailles, Louis Antony De cardinal and archbishop of Paris (?–1729)


“Thomas Vainall,” Boyle, John earl of Cork and Orrery

Born: Theophrastus a celebrated philosopher


“Vindiciac praedestinationis et gratiæ,” Erigena, John Scotus an eminent scholar of the middle age


Born: Apollodorus a famous architect under Trajan and Adrian


“Anatomia humani corporis,” Bidloo, Godfrey a famous anatomical writer

Born: Pompey surnamed Magnus


Died: Frontinus, Sextus Julius a Roman writer


“Prsedi an Rusticum,” Belsunce, Henry Francis Xavier De bishop of Marseilles


“Bibliotheque Portugaise,” Macedo, Francis a Portuguese Jesuit


“L'abus decouverte,” Garasse, Francis a French Jesuit

“Carmina in matrimon. Philippi Regis, cum Maria Regina Anglise,” White, John bishop of Winchester


Born: Hillel the elder

“Description of a Collection of Prints in imitation of drawings, to which are annexed, Lives of their authors, with explanatory and critical notes.” Rogers, Charles an antiquary


“Le club des bonnes gens,” Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques


Born: Antoninus Philosophus, Marcus Aureltus the Roman emperor


“Passion of Jesus Christ,” Langton, Stephen archbishop of Canterbury in the thirteenth century


Died: Basilides one of the chief leaders of the Egyptian Gnostics

Born: Gellius, Autus or

“History of St. Louis,” Joinville, John, Sire De an eminent French statesman

“Antiquities of Padua,” Mussato, Albertin an Italian historian and poet


“British Zoology,” Pennant, Thomas an eminent traveller


“Nam prosterquam quod,” Nevile, Alexander an English poetical writer


Died: Marcion a heretic


“History of the Order of the Garter,” Vertue, George an eminent engraver and antiquary


Died: Adrian, Publius Æliuvs the Roman emperor


“Restituta,” Owen, Lewis a controversial writer against the Jesuits


“Philosophical Transactions,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England


“What is the square of 12” Lagny, Thomas Fantet De an eminent mathematician


“The Formation of Salt and Sand from Brine,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England


Born: Lucilius, Caius an ancient Latin poet


“Observations on Lincoln Cathedral,” Essex, Jamks a man whose astonishing knowledge of gothic architecture could only be equalled by his modesty


“Genuine Remains,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius


“Ad Archangeli Mercenarii Disputationem de Putredine responsioj” Erastus, Thomas an eminent German physician


“Hes.iod,” Trincavelli, Victor an eminent physician


“De la maniere de celebrer le Concile general,” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century

“Method of Reading Histories,” Langhorne, John an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“Lettere Amorose di M. Girolamo Parabosco,” Parabosco, Jerome an Italian comic writer


“Paradoxes ou propos contre la commune opinion, debattus en forme de declamations forenses, pour exciter les jeunes esprits en causes difficiles,” Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding


“Letters to Gregorio Pauli,” Alciati, John Paul a native of Milan

Died: Bissat, Patrick professor of canon law in the university of Bononia in Italy


“Angelographia,” Casman, Otto a German divine


Died: Comes, Natalis an Italian writer

“Description of Lough Neagh, in Ireland,” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer

“Metaphrasis poetica librorum sacrorum aliquot,” Thou, James Augustus an illustrious historian of France


“Nuove Invenzioni sopra il modo di Navigare,” Agrippa, Camille a celebrated architect of Milan

“News both from heaven and hell,” Greene, Robert an English poet and miscellaneous iter of the Elizabethan age

“Notse ad leges Decemvirorum in xii tabulas,” White, Richard an English historian (1540–?)


Born: Ælian, Claudius an historian and rhetorician

Born: Hipparchus a celebrated ancient astronomer

“Anecdotes of Bowyer,” Richardson, Samuel a celebrated writer of novels

“Adelphi, or Brothers,” Terentius, Publius an ancient dramatic writer among the Romans

Died: Valentinus author of the heretical sect called Valeutinians


Died: Antoninus Pius, Titus Aurelius Fulvius Boionus Antoninus was born at Lanuvium in Italy

“Hist. Litt. de ia ville d' Amiens,” Baudouin, Benedict a divine of Amiens

“A treatise of good and evil Genii,” Gaffarell, James a learned Rabbinical writer

“Disputationes Theologica; d praecipuis horum temporum controversies,” Gerlach, Stephen a Lutheran divine


“Coxe’s Travels,” Guldenstaedt, John Antony a celebrated traveller

“Exercitatio Anatomico-Medica, de Glandulis Intestinorum, SchatFhausse, 1677,” Peyer, John Conrad a native of Schaffhausen in Switzerland

“Historia Navalis,” Ryves, Sir Thomas son of John Ryves of Damery Court

Died: Sutcliffe, Matthew an English divine of considerable abilities in controversy


“M. Aurelius Antoninus’s Meditations concerning himself, with notes,” Casaubon, Meric son of the preceding

“Negociations” Feuquieres, Manasses De Pas, Marquis De one of the bravest French officers in the seventeenth century

“Isaiae prophetae vetus et nova ex Hebraico versio, cum commentario, &c.” Foreiro, Francis a learned Portuguese ecclesiastic

“The Plea of the Innocents,” Whitgift, John archbishop of Canterbury in the reigns of queen Elizabeth and king James


“Peace makes the Gospel way,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“An Appeal to thy Conscience,” Fisher, Edward supposed by Wood to be the son of sir Edward Fisher

“A Survey of the Summe of Church Discipline, wherein the way of the churches of New England is warranted,” Hooker, Thomas a celebrated divine of New England

“Memoirs” Joly, Guy king’s counsellor at the Chatelet

“Observations of Eclipses.” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer

“Simplicii commentarius in Enchiridion Epicteti,” Salmasius, Claude one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century


“Meditations of the mirth of a Christian Life,” Bogan, Zachary a learned and pious writer of the seventeenth century

“The Psalms of David, from the new translation of the Bible, turned into Metre, &c.” King, Henry bishop of Chichester in the seventeenth century

“Bibliotheca Antitrinitariorum,” Lubienietski, Stanislaus in Latin Lubieniecius

Born: Pfaff, John Christopher an eminent Lutheran divine

“Discourse concerning the Effects of the great Frost on Trees and other Plants, in 1683,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England


“Of the antiquity of Coats of Arms.” Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce an eminent English antiquary

“The Statesmen and favourites of England since the Reformation, &c.” Lloyd, David a loyal biographer and historian of the seventeenth century

“A Discourse of perpetual Lamps,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England

“Chronologiae infallibilis de annis Christi, &c. demonstrationes,” Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist


“Biblioth. Nov. libror. Manuscr.” Abydenus which signifies a native

“Sir Salomon, or the cautious coxcomb,” Caryl, John probably a native of Sussex

“Philosophical Transactions,” Musgrave, Dr. William an English physician and antiquary


“Summary view of the Controversy between the Papists and the Author,” Bower, Archibald a person of a very celebrated

“On the Connaught worm,” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer

“Plato Redivivus: or a Dialogue concerning Government,” Nevile, Henry a republican writer


“Opera Critica,” Gataker, Thomas a very learned English divine aud critic

“Janua Hebraismi aperta,” Hasenmuller, Daniel a native of Holstein

“The History of the Weather at Oxford, in 1684 or the Observations of a full Year, made by Order of the Philosophical Society at Oxford,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England


“Preface,” Atterbury, Francis bishop of Rochester in the reigns of queen Anne and king George I. was born March 6

“The Life and Passion of archbishop Becket.” Fitzstephen, William an English historian of the twelfth century

“Review of the Transactions of the present Reign,” Kippis, Andrew an eminent dissenting divine and biographer

“The Second Part, being the relative part of it; wherein the intelligible World is considered with relation to human understanding; whereof some account is here attempted and proposed,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher


“Storia della vita di Catterina Vizzani, trovata puscella nella sezione del suo caclavero,” Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

Died: Eberhard, John Augustine a Swedish divine


“Description of a new hygrometer,” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer


Died: Arrivabene, Hyppolito a descendant of the same family

“Letters occasioned by the account of Quietism given by M. Phelipeaux,” Bleterie, John Philip Rene De La was born at Rennes

“Questiones Philosophic^ in usum juventiitis academics,” Johnson, Thomas an excellent classical scholar and editor

“De eruditione Ap<~,stolorum liber singularis,” Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

“Commentary on the Prophets,” Smith, John a learned English divine


“Poesies de l'abbé de FAttaignant,” Attaignant, Gabriel Charles De L' a French poet

“Confessions d'un Fat,” Bastide, John Francis De La a very industrious French writer

“Eight sermons on the doctrine of the Trinity, at lady Moyer’s lecture,” Bedford, Arthur a pious and learned clergyman of the church of England

“A schema to reconcile the fourth and fifth verses of the thirty-fifth chapter of the book of Numbers.” Canton, John an ingenious natural philosopher

“Cyclopædia” Chambers, Ephraim author of the scientific dictionary which goes under his name

“A Treatise of Theoretic and Practical Geometry,” Clerc, Sebastian Le an eminent designer and engraver

“Concio ad Clerum,” Denne, John an eminent divine and antiquary

“Mercury,” Fuzelier, Lewis a native of Paris

“Hymns for the use of the Brethren” Gambold, John a pious bishop among the Moravian brethren

“Philosophical Transactions” Pepusch, John Christopher one of the greatest theoretic musicians of modern times

“Vitae Pontificum Romanorum,” Sandini, Anthony an Italian ecclesiastical historian

“Essays on several curious and useful subjects in speculative and mixed Mathematics. Dedicated to Francis Blake, esq. since fellow of the Royal Society, and his very good Friend and Patron,” Simpson, Thomas professor of mathematics in the king’s academy at Woolwich

“An Essay on the Balance of Civil Power in England,” Squire, Samuel a learned divine

“On Natural Philosophy,” Torre, John Maria De La a celebrated philosopher

“Mahomet,” Voltaire, Marie-Francis Arouet De the greatest literary character which France produced in the last century

“Progress of Discontent,” Warton, Thomas the historian of English poetry


Born: Papinian a celebrated Roman lawyer

“Prosperi Martiani Annotationes in csecas praenotationes synopsis,” Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day


“Buronagium Genealogicum, or The Pedigree of English Peers,” Edmondson, Joseph Mowbray herald extraordinary


“Annah of Scotland, from the accession of Robert I. surnamed Bruce, to the accession of the house of Stewart,” Dalrymple, David an eminent Scotch lawyer and antiquary

“Traité sur la science de l'exploitation des Mines,” Delius, Christopehr Traugott a learned German mineralogist

“On the cause of winds and the change of weather, c.” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer

“Appendiculum notarum in Suidam,” Toup, Jonathan a very eminent critic


“Translation of Bergman’s essay on Elective Attractions,” Beddoes, Thomas a gentleman of Welch extraction

Died: Carter, Francis Of this gentleman we have litde information

“A Retrospective View of the Ancient System of the Blast India Company, with a Plan of Regulation,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer


“A Letter to the Rev. Dr. Sturges, &c.” Dodson, Michael an English barrister


Died: Hegesippus an ecclesiastical historian of the second century

Born: Pollux, Julius an ancient Greek grammarian


“Why bodies dissolved swim in menstrua specifically lighter than themselves,” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer


“A Discourse concerning the Observations of the Eclipses of the Satellites of Jupiter,” Rooke, Sir George a brave naval officer


“On the Tides,” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer


Born: Origen an illustrious father of the church


“Why celestial objects appear greatest near the horizon.” Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer


Died: Eleutherius bishop of Rome

“Discourse concerning the most seasonable Time of felling Timber, written at the request of Samuel Pepys,esq. secretary of the admiralty,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England