Events noted in 1450

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1450

Died: Arab-Chah, Ahmed Ben an Arabian historian of the fifteenth century (?–1450)

Died: Bernardine an ecclesiastic and saint (13801450)

Born: Francia, Francesco an historical painter (14501518)

Born: Reuchlin, John a learned German (14501493)

Born: Rhodiginus, Ludovicus Cœlius by Scaliger named the Varro of the age (14501566)

1451

Born: Gaffurius, Franchinus an eminent musical writer (1451–?)

“Ossa Titi Livii Patavini, omnium mortalium judicio digni, cujus prope invicto Calamo invicti Populi Romani Res gestaa conscriberentur.” Livius, Titus the most celebrated of the Roman historians

Born: Vesputius, Americus a navigator from whose name the largest quarter of the world has very unjustly been named (14511516)

1452

Born: Albuquerque, Alphonso D' surnamed the Great (1452–?)

Died: Alvarotto, James a celebrated lawyer of Padua (?–1452)

Born: Mancinelli, Antonio an Italian grammarian (1452–?)

Born: Savonarola, Jerome a celebrated Italian monk (1452–?)

Born: Stoefler, John a German mathematician (14521531)

Born: Vinci, Lionardo Da an illustrious Italian painter (14521520)

1453

Born: Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

Born: Decius, Philip a jurist (14531536)

“Historia disceptativa convivialis.” Poggio, Bracciolini one of the. revivers of literature (1380–?)

Died: Talbot, John a name mentioned with distinguished honour in the English annals (?–1453)

1454

Born: Barbarus, Hermolaus grandson of the preceding (1454–?)

Died: Hoccleve, Thomas an ancient English poet (13701454)

Born: Lascaris, Constantine a learned Greek (1454–?)

Born: Martens, Thierry an eminent printer (14541534)

Born: Pinturiccio, Bernardino a celebrated artist (14541513)

Born: Politian, Angelus a most ingenious and learned Italian (1454–?)

1455

Born: Accolti, Peter another of the sons of Benedetto the historian (14551532)

Born: Anghiera, Peter Martyr D' an Italian scholar (14551526)

Died: Chalcondyles, Demetrius a native of Athens (?–1455)

Died: Justiniani, St. Lawrence the first patriarch of Venice (13811455)

1456

“De origine ordinis Servorum beatae Marias dialogus.” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence (14191499)

Died: Coeur, James an eminent French merchant (?–1456)

Born: Tomeo, Nicolo Leonico a learned Italian scholar (14561531)

1457

Died: Basin of Parma (14211457)

Died: Facio, Bartholomew a very learned man of the fifteenth century (?–1457)

Died: Pomponius Lætus, Juuus an eminent Italian antiquary (?–1457)

1458

Died: Anania, John D' was a lawyer of much reputation in the fifteenth century (?–1458)

Born: Brandt, Nicholas or (14581521)

Died: Francesca, Pietro Della commonly called Fran­Cesco Dal Borgo A San Sepolcro (13721458)

Died: Gaza, Theodore a very eminent promoter of the revival of letters in Europe (13981458)

Born: Sannazarius, James vernacularly Giacomo San­Nazaro (1458–?)

Died: Vegio, Maffei a Latin poet of the fifteenth century (14061458)

1459

Born: Adrian Vi. pope (1459–?)

Died: Aurispa, John was born at Noto (13691459)

Born: Celtes, Conrad a Latin poet (14591508)

“Rationale divinorum officiorum;” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century (?–1296)

Died: Fastolff, John knight (?–1459)

Born: Fisher, John bishop of Rochester (1459–?)

“Durandi Rationale divinorum Officiorum,” Fust, John a goldsmith of Mentz

Died: Manetti, Giannozzo a very learned scholar (13961459)

1460

Born: Agnolo, Baccio D' a sculptor and architect of Florence (14601543)

Born: Amboise, George D' a French cardinal and statesman of the illustrious house of Amboise in France (14601480)

“Catholicon, seu Summa Grammaticalis,” Balbi, John a Genoese Dominican (?–1535)

Died: Bracelli, James an Italian historian and antiquary (?–1460)

“Clementine Constitutions” Clement V. one of the popes so called (?–1314)

Born: Corio, Bernardine born in 1460 (14601500)

“Catholicon” Fust, John a goldsmith of Mentz

Born: Grimani, Dominick a learned cardinal (1460–?)

Died: Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese (13701460)

Born: Linacre, Thomas one of the most eminent physicians and scholars of his age (14601524)

Born: Matsys, Quintin an eminent artist (14601529)

Died: Peacock, Reynold bishop of St (13901460)

1461

Born: Acciaioli, Zanobio probably of the same family with the preceding (14611519)

Born: Alexander Ab Alexandro a Neapolitan lawyer of great learning (14611523)

Died: Lydgate, John an ancient English poet (13751461)

Died: Muller, John commonly called Regiomontanus (14361461)

1462

Born: Badius, Josse Jodocus Badius Ascensius (14621500)

Born: Dudley, Edmund a celebrated lawyer and statesman (1462–?)

Born: Everard, Nicholas a very eminent lawyer (14621532)

Born: Pomponatius, Peter a modern Aristotelian (14621525)

Born: Trithemius, John a celebrated abbot of the Benedictine order (14621516)

1463

Born: Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna (14631512)

Died: Flavio an Italian anticjuaryand historian (13881463)

Born: Marot, John a French poet (14631523)

Died: Oliva, Alexander general of the Augustin monks (14081463)

Born: Picus, John of Mirandula (1463–?)

1464

Born: Adriani, Marcel Virgil professor of the belles lettres (14641521)

Died: Beckington, Thomas an English prelate (?–1464)

“Memoirs of his own times,” Comines Lat. Comin.Eus (14461509)

Died: Cusa, Nicholas De a cardinal (14011464)

Died: Pius Ii., Pope whose name was Æneas Sylvius Pic­Colomini (14051464)

Died: Scala, Bartholomew an Italian (14241464)

Died: Whethamstede, John a learned abbot of St (13601464)

1465

Born: Cortezi, Paul an Italian prelate (14651510)

Born: Dunbar, William an eminent Scotch poet (14651530)

Born: Fidelis, Cassandra a very learned lady (14651567)

Born: Peutinger, Conrad a celebrated scholar (14651574)

Died: Phreas, John an English writer (?–1465)

Died: Valla, Lawrence a man of letters of great emience in the fifteenth century (14071465)

1466

Died: Accolti, Benedetto an eminent lawyer and historian of the fifteenth century (14151466)

Born: Achillini, John Philotheus younger brother of the preceding (14661558)

Born: Aquilano, Serafino so called from Aquila (14661500)

Born: Aventin, John author of the Annals ofBavaria (14661534)

Born: Colet, Dr. John a learned English divine (14661519)

Died: Donatello one of the principal revivers of sculpture in Italy (13831466)

Born: Jacetius, Francis De Cataneis an Italian writer (1466–?)

Died: Kennedy, James bishop of St (14051466)

Born: Pagninus, Sanctes an Italian of great skill in Oriental languages and biblical learning (14661536)

Died: Tortellius, John otherwise Aretin (?–1466)

“De Latina Elegantia.” Tortellius, John otherwise Aretin (?–1466)

1467

Born: Bourchier, Sir John lord Berners (1467–?)

Born: Budeus an eminent scholar and critic (1467–?)

Born: Carteromachus, Scipio whose proper name was Forteguerra (1467–?)

Born: Colocci, Angelo in Latin Angelus Colotius (14671549)

Born: Erasmus, Desiderius one of the most illustrious of the revivers of learning (14671509)

Died: Monstrelet, Enguerrand De an eminent French historian (?–1467)

“Medltatione*,” Torquemada, John De a celebrated Dominican (1388–?)

1468

Born: Doria, Andrew a noble Genoese (1468–?)

Died: Dunois, John a brave French officer (14071468)

Born: Enghelbrechtsen, Cornelius a celebrated painter (14681533)

Born: Lily, William an eminent English grammarian (14681532)

1469

“Phalaridis Epistolae,” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto (14181483)

Born: Ambrogio, Theseus a learned Italian orientalist (1469–?)

Born: Cajetan a cardinal (1469–?)

“Recueil des Histoires de Troye,” Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Born: Machiavel, Nicholas a celebrated political writer and historian (14691527)

“Naturalis Historia” Plinius Secundus, Caius called the elder

Born: Porta, Baccio Della an eminent Florentine artist (14691517)

1470

Born: Accio-Zucco, Surnamed Da Summa Campagna an Italian poet of the fifteenth century (1470–?)

“S. Chrysostomi homilias in Evangelium- S. Joannis, interprete F.A.” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto (14181483)

Born: Bembo, Pietro in Lat. Petrus Bembus (14701518)

Born: Boethius, Hector a celebrated Scotch historian (1470–?)

Died: Boyd, Robert a nobleman of Scotland (?–1470)

Born: Britannico, John Angelo an eminent Italian scholar of the fifteenth century (1470–?)

Born: Dovizi, Bernard an eminent cardinal (14701520)

“Gasp. Pergamensis (Bergomensis) Epistolre,” Gasparino, Banzizza one of the revivers of literature (13701430)

“The Golden Legend;” James Di Vouagine a celebrated Dominican (12301298)

Born: Justiniani, Augustin bishop of Nebo or Nebbio (1470–?)

Born: Inghirami, Tomaso Fedra an eminent Italian scholar (1470–?)

Born: Latimer, Hugh bishop of Worcester (1470–?)

Born: Parrhasius, Aulus Janus an eminent grammarian in Italy (14701533)

Died: Sanchez, Roderico a Spanish prelate (14041470)

Born: Stephanus, Henry and in France Estienne (14701520)

“Expositio super toto Psalterio,” Torquemada, John De a celebrated Dominican (1388–?)

“Rhetorica Trapezuntina,” Trapezuntius, George a learned modern Greek (1395–?)

1471

“Italia sacra,” Altilio, Gabriel one of the Latin poets who flourished in Italy in the fifteenth century (?–1484)

Died: Beccadelli, Antony (13941471)

“De Solemnitatibus totius anni,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

Born: Durer, Albert an eminent engraver and painter (14711523)

“Decor Puellarum,” Jenson, Nicolas a celebrated printer and letter-founder of Venice

“Lives of the Popes,” Ricaut, Sir Paul an English traveller (1647–?)

“Compound of Alchemic,” Ripley, George a chemist and poet in the time of Henry VII. was a canon of Bricllington (?–1490)

Born: Sarto, Andrea Del a famous Italian painter (14711520)

“Regulne Cuncellariae,” Sixtus Iv. is said by some writers to have been the son of a fisherman at Celles (1413–?)

“Elegantiae” Valla, Lawrence a man of letters of great emience in the fifteenth century (14071465)

Born: Wolsey, Thomas a celebrated cardinal and statesman (1471–?)

1472

Died: Alberti, Leon Baptista an eminent Italian artist (?–1472)

Born: Anysius, Janus a modem Latin poet (14721540)

Born: Beroaldo, Philip the younger (1472–?)

Died: Bessarion, John one of the revivers of literature in the fifteenth century (?–1472)

“De Quadragesima, seu Quadragesimale perutilissimum de Pcenitentia,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

Born: Champier, Benedict Curtius Symphorien a most voluminous medical and historical writer (14721539)

“J. de Teramo compendium perbreve, consolatio Peccatorum nuncupatum, et apud nonnullos Belial vocitatum; id est, Processus Luciferi contra Jesum,” Palladino, James known also by the name of James de Teramo (1349–?)

Born: Torrigiano, Peter an eminent Florentine sculptor (14721522)

1473

“The Latin history of Florence, by Leonard d'Arezzo, translated into Italian,” Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family (14281478)

Born: Antimachus, Mark-Antony one of the most celebrated Greek professors in Italy in the Sixteenth century (14731552)

“Summula confessionis,” Antonine, De Forciglioni St. archbishop of Florence (1389–?)

“De timorejudiciorum Dei,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

“De amore divinorum officiorum,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

Born: Copernicus, Nicholas an eminent astronomer (14731543)

Born: Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer (14731529)

Born: Egnazio, Batista a learned Italian (14731553)

“A book called Flos Naturarum,” Geber, John a physician and astronomer

Born: Howard, Thomas earl of Surrey (14731554)

Born: Longland, John a learned prelate (14731520)

Born: Maire, John Le an early French poet (1473–?)

Born: Niphus, Augustine, a learned Italian (14731550)

“Rudimenta Grammatices,” Perot, Nicholas a learned prelate of the fifteenth century (?–1480)

“De Sanguine Christi,” Sixtus Iv. is said by some writers to have been the son of a fisherman at Celles (1413–?)

Died: Ursins, John Juvenal an eminent archbishop of Rheims (?–1473)

1474

“Dialogus in Astrologiae defensionem, item Vaticinium a diluvio usque ad Christi annos 17,” Abiosi a physician and mathematician

“Expositio in Horatii Flacci Opera,” Acron, Helenius the name of an aneient scholiast on Horace

“La Fisionomie du conciliator Pierre de Apono,” Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer (12501316)

Born: Ariosto, Ludovico one of the most eminent Italian poets (14741521)

Born: Buonarroti, Michel Angelo a most illustrious painter (1474–?)

Born: Casas, Bartholomy De Las a Spaniard (1474–?)

Born: Douglas, Gawin bishop of Dunkeld (14741521)

“Speculum Juris,” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century (?–1296)

“Scrutinium Scripturarum,” Paul Of Burgos a learned Jew (1353–?)

Born: Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned (14741559)

“Ad Ubertinum Carariensem de ingenuis moribus opus e Magno Basileo, et e Xenophonti de tirannide Leonardi Aretini traductio.” Vergerius, Peter Paul one of the most learned men of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries (13491415)

1475

“Authoris incerti libellus de Thermis Puteolorum, et vicinis in Italia, a Fr. de Accoltis Aretino repertus, publicatus, &c.” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto (14181483)

Born: Alamanni, Luigi an eminent Italian poet (14751556)

Died: Albertini, Paul a celebrated divine and politician of Venice (14301475)

Died: Andreas, John bishop of Aleria in Corsica (14171475)

Died: Antonio, Da Messina so called because he was of that city (14261475)

“Expositio problematum Aristotelis,” Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer (12501316)

Born: Berauld, Nicholas was born at Orleans in 1475 (14751550)

“Leonard! Aretini de Temporibus suis Libri duo,” Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian (13701444)

“Aristoteles de moribus ad Eudemum Latine Leon. Aretino interprete,” Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian (13701444)

“De Quadragesima,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

Died: Chastelain, George a Flemish gentleman (?–1475)

“Vita B. Laurentii Justiniarii,” Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above (14081489)

Born: Leo X. was a pontiff whose history is so connected with that of literature and the reformation (14751519)

Died: Palmieri, Matthew an Italian chronicler (14051475)

Born: Ruccellai, John fourth son to the preceding (14751526)

1476

Born: Bayard, Peter Du Terrail, Chevalier De a brave and celebrated French officer (1476–?)

“Caii Plinii historia naturalis,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

“Speculum de laudibus B. Maria-,” Bonaventure Of Padua a cardinal (1332–?)

“Sylvae” Calderinus, Domitius a man of great learning in the fifteenth century (1445–?)

Born: Nardi, James an Italian historian (14761555)

“Satyrarum Hecatosticon prima decas (decades decem),” Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian (13981481)

“Panegyricus,” Plinius Cæcilius Secundus, Gaius nephew of the preceding

“De Arte Grammatica,” Priscianus an eminent grammarian of antiquity (525–?)

“Centiaietrum.” Servius, Maurus Honoratus a celebrated grammarian and critic of antiquity

1477

Born: Ammonius, Andrew a native of Lucca (1477–?)

“Enarrationes in Ciceronis Orationes,” Asconius, Pedianus an ancient grammarian of Padua who

Born: Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time (1477–?)

Born: Cabot, Sebastian a navigator of great eminence? and abilities (1477–?)

Died: Campanus, John Anthony an Italian poet and prelate (14271477)

“The history of the siege of Troy,” Columna, Guy was a native of Messina in Sicily

Died: Decembrio, Peter Candide a name of great celebrity in the literary history of the fifteenth century (13991477)

Born: Giorgione an eminent artist (14771511)

Born: Sadolet, James a polite and learned Italian (14771511)

Born: Schoner, John a noted German philosopher and mathematician (14771547)

Born: Valerianus, Pierius an ingenious and learned Italian (14771531)

1478

Died: Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family (14281478)

“Expositio super libros Ethicorum Aristotelis, in novam traductionem Argyropili,” Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family (14281478)

Died: Andronicus of Thessalonica (?–1478)

“Breviarium totius juris canonici,” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence (14191499)

Born: Bayro, Peter De an Italian physician (14781558)

Born: Capito, Wolfgang Fabricius an eminent Lutheran reformer (1478–?)

Born: Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman (14781529)

“Petri de Crescentiis rurahum commodorum, libri duodecim.” Crescentius, Peter or (12331320)

Died: Gozzoli, Benozzo an artist (14001478)

“De Sphaera Mundi,” Holywood, John or Sacrobosco (?–1256)

“Anatomia omnium humani Corporis interiorum Membrorum,” Mundinus a physician deservedly celebrated in the dark ages (?–1318)

Born: Oviedo, John Gonsales D' in Spanish Gonçalo Hermandez de Oviedo Y Valdes (1478–?)

Born: Pellican, Conrad a learned German divine and reformer (14781536)

Born: Sylvius, James a celebrated physician of France (1478–?)

Born: Trissino, Johnn George an Italian poet (14781511)

1479

“Tractatus brevis et utilis de Originali Peccato,” Ægidius, De Columna one of the most learned divines of the thirteenth century (?–1316)

Born: Alberti, Leander adominican and provincial of his order (14791552)

Born: Arco, Nicholas, Count Of a good Latin poet of the sixteenth century (1479–?)

“Quadragesimale de reditu peccatoris ad Deum,” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence (14191499)

“Expositio in Psalmos prenitentiales,” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence (14191499)

Born: Calcagnini, Celio a canon of the church of Ferrara (14791541)

Born: Cochlæus, John a native of Nuremberg (14791552)

Born: Faber, John sirnamed from one of his works (14791542)

“Malleus Hereticorum,” Faber, John sirnamed from one of his works (14791542)

Born: Giraldi, Lilio Gregokio in Latin Gy raid us (14791552)

Born: Grollier, John an eminent patron of literature (14791565)

Died: Raulin, John a French divine (14431479)

Born: Razzi, Giantonio, Called Il Soddoma was born at Vercelli (14791554)

1480

Born: Aleander, Jerome a Roman cardinal (1480–?)

Died: Amboise, George D' a French cardinal and statesman of the illustrious house of Amboise in France (14601480)

“Historiarum opus seu Chronica libri viginti quatuor,” Antonine, De Forciglioni St. archbishop of Florence (1389–?)

Born: Bless, Henry a painter of history and landscape (14801550)

Born: Castaldi, Cornelius a lawyer of Italy (14801537)

Died: Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Born: Chasseneuz, Bartholomew was born at IssyTEveque (14801542)

“Treatise on the Theory of Harmony,” Gaffurius, Franchinus an eminent musical writer (1451–?)

“Theoricum Opus Harmonicae Disciplinse,” Gaffurius, Franchinus an eminent musical writer (1451–?)

“Successi dell‘ armata Turchescanella citta d’Otranto dell' anno 1480,” Galateo, Antony an eminent Italian writer (14441517)

“Speculum Ecclesiae,” Hugh De St. Cher a celebrated cardinal of the Dominican order (?–1263)

Born: More, Sir Thomas chancellor of England in the reign of Henry VIII. and one of the most illustrious 1Gent (14801535)

Died: Perot, Nicholas a learned prelate of the fifteenth century (?–1480)

“Fabulae,” Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian (13981481)

Born: Sabbatini, Andrea known likewise by the name of Andrea da Salerno (14801513)

Born: Titian, Vecellio the great master of colour (1480–?)

Born: Whittington, Robert one of our early grammarians (1480–?)

1481

Born: Æmiliani, St. Jerome a nobleman (14811537)

“Promptuarium medicinae,” Donde, James a famous physician of Padua (?–1350)

“Quadriregio” Foligno, Federigo Frezzi Da an Italian prelate and poet (?–1416)

Born: Peruzzi, Baldassare a painter of history and architecture (14811556)

Died: Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian (13981481)

“Pro Imperatoriis miiitaribus siguis dandis Constantio Sfortise Imperatori,” Scala, Bartholomew an Italian (14241464)

Born: Tisi, Benvenuto called IL Garofalo (14811559)

1482

“Qucestiones de febribus,” Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer (12501316)

“Themistius” Barbarus, Hermolaus grandson of the preceding (1454–?)

“Annotationes in commentaries Servii Virgilianos,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

Born: Geldenhaur, Gerard Eobanus a learned German divine and historian (1482–?)

Born: Guicciardini, Francis the celebrated historian of Italy (1482–?)

“Sum of Divinity,” Hales, Alexander an eminent scholastic divine of the thirteenth century (?–1245)

Born: Judah, Leo one of the reformers (1482–?)

Born: Lee, Edward archbishop of York (14821544)

Born: Oecolampadius, John a German divine (1482–?)

Died: Porcellus, Peter a Neapolitan of the fifteenth century (14001482)

1483

Died: Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto (14181483)

Born: Amsdorf, Nicholas an associate of Luther in the reformation (14831565)

Died: Arlotto one of those buffoons who disgrace the regular professions (?–1483)

Born: Cotta, John an elegant modern Latin poet (14831511)

Born: Eckius, John a learned divine (14831543)

Died: Estouteville, William D' cardinal (14031483)

Died: Flemming, Robert nephew to the preceding (?–1483)

Born: Fracastorio, Jerom, an eminent Italian poet and physician (14831559)

Born: Franciabigio, Marco Antonio was an historical painter (14831524)

Born: Gardiner, Stephen bishop of Winchester (1483–?)

Born: Jovius, Paul an Italian historian (14831552)

Born: Luther, Martin an illustrious German divine and reformer of the church (14831521)

Born: Navagero, Andrew, a learned Italian scholar and poet (14831529)

“Onomasticon,” Nestor, Dionysius one of the contributors to the restoration of classical learning

Born: Rabelais, Francis a celebrated French wit (14831553)

Born: Raphael whose family name was Sanzio (14831520)

1484

“Regimen Sanitatis,” Albicus archbishop of Prague (?–1427)

Died: Altilio, Gabriel one of the Latin poets who flourished in Italy in the fifteenth century (?–1484)

Born: Ferrari, Gaudenzio an eminent artist of Valdugia (14841550)

Born: Pordenone, John Antony Licinius known by the former name (14841540)

Born: Vadianus, Joachim in German Von Watte (14841551)

1485

“De Nativitatibus,” Aben-Ezra -Hezer (10991165)

“Hippocratis de rnedicorum astrologia libellus,” Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer (12501316)

“Magni Basilii Liber in Latinum translatus,” Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian (13701444)

Born: Bugenhagius, John one of the German reformers (14851558)

“In Ibin” Calderinus, Domitius a man of great learning in the fifteenth century (1445–?)

Born: Catherine Of Arragon (1485–?)

Born: Cerrati, Paul a lawyer and Latin poet (14851541)

Born: Cortes, Ferdinand a Spanish commander (14851554)

Born: Gambara, Veronica an Italian poetess (14851550)

Born: Goclenius, Conrad a learned philologist (14851539)

Born: Nerli, Philip De a celebrated historian (14851556)

“Belial’s trial” Palladino, James known also by the name of James de Teramo (1349–?)

1486

Born: Ægidius, Peter a lawyer (14861533)

Born: Agrippa, Henry Cornelius a man of considerable learning (14861521)

“Spousage pf a virgin to Christ,” Alcock, John successively bishop of Rochester (?–1500)

Born: Apel, John a lawyer (14861536)

Died: Bourchier, Thomas archbishop of Canterbury in the successi^eio-ns of Henry VI (?–1486)

Born: Estrees, John D' grand-master of the artillery of France (14861567)

Died: Morton, John an eminent prelate a ntt statesman (14101486)

Born: Ramusio, John Baptist a valuable collector of voyages and travels (14861557)

1487

Born: Bandinelli, Baccio an eminent sculptor (14871559)

“Propertii opera cum commentariis,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

Born: Catharinus, Ambrose a celebrated divine of the sixteenth century (14871553)

Born: Coverdale, Miles the pious and learned bishop of Exeter in the reign of Edward VI. was born in Yorkshire in 1487 (1487–?)

“Stormy Cape.” Diaz, Bartholomew a distinguished Portuguese navigator

“Confessional, or Interrogatorium,” Foresti, James, Philip Of was born at Soldio (14341520)

“Grammatical institutiones,” Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese (13701460)

Born: Guintier, John a French anatomist (14871574)

Born: Lambert, Francis a French monk (1487–?)

Born: Ochinus, Bernardin a celebrated Italian (14871564)

Born: Raimondi, Marc Antonio the most celebrated of the old masters in the art of engraving (1487–?)

Born: Zuinglius, Ulricus an able and zealous reformer of the church (1487–?)

1488

Born: Altorfer, Albrecht a very eminent artist (14881578)

“Amours,” Andrelini, Publio Fausto a modern Latin poet

Born: Andrew so called from his father’s trade (1488–?)

Born: Audley, Thomas descended of an ancient and honourable family (14881544)

Born: Barland, Adrian a learned and voluminous writer (14881542)

“Annotationes in varies authores antiques,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

“Lectura super canonem Missae,” Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time (1477–?)

Born: Bocchi, Achilles an eminent Italian scholar (14881562)

Born: Eobanus, Hessus a celebrated Latin poet of Hesse (14881540)

“Arati Phenomena, Latinis versions tradita,” Germanicus, Cæsar son of Drusus and of Antonia the virtuous niece of Augustus

Born: Gomez De Cividad Real, Alvarez a Spanish Latin poet (14881538)

Born: Hutten, Ulric De a gentleman of Franconia (14881523)

Born: Lorit, Henry commonly called Glareanus (14881563)

Born: Magnus, John archbishop of Upsal (14881544)

Born: Montanus, John Baptist was an Italian physician of so much reputation (1488–?)

Born: Penni, John Francis a native of Florence (14881528)

“Mer des Histoires,” Peter Comestor a celebrated writer in the twelfth century (?–1198)

1489

“Introductio ad Astronomiam” Albumazar a noted Arabian astrologer and philosopher (805885)

“Commentarius in primum librum priorura analyticoruna Aristotelis>” Alexander Aphrodiseus one of the most celebrated followers of Aristotle

Born: Amaseo, Romulus the son of Gregory Amaseo (14891552)

Born: Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius (14891582)

“De Tempore, &c. Sanctorum,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

“De Christo,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

“Le Chevalier delibere, ou la Mort du Due de Bourgogne devant Nanci,” Chastelain, George a Flemish gentleman (?–1475)

Born: Cranmer, Thomas the first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury (1489–?)

“De Gestis Attilae,” Esperiente, Philip Callimachus an eminent Italian historian (14371491)

Born: Farel, William a learned minister of the church (1489–?)

Born: Ferreti, Æminus in Latin Ferrettus (14891552)

“A Poem on the contempt of the World,” Garland, John a grammarian

Died: Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above (14081489)

Born: Molza, Francis-Maria an eminent Italian and Latin poet (14891544)

Born: Munster, Sebastian an eminent German divine and mathematician (14891552)

“Miscellanea” Politian, Angelus a most ingenious and learned Italian (1454–?)

“Liber de Secretis, qui Aphorismorum appellatur,” Rhazes called also Albubecar Mohamed (852932)

Born: Sturmius, James a German of great learning (14891555)

1490

“Fasciculus rertim expetendarum,” Ailli, Peter D' an eminent Romish ecclesiastic (13501425)

“Orationes,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

Born: Bush, Paul first bishop of Bristol (14901558)

“Chirurgix tractatus septem cum antidotario,” Cauliac, Gui De an anatomical author of France

Born: Corregio, Antokio Allegri Da sometimes called Laeti (1490–?)

Born: Folengio, John Baptist was born at Mantua in 1490 (14901559)

Born: Gilles, Peter a distinguished scholar and traveller (14901555)

Born: Gustavus, Vasa king of Sweden (14901560)

Born: Lindsay, Sir David an ancient Scotch poet (14901557)

Born: Longueil, Christopher De a very elegant scholar (14901506)

Born: Primaticcio, Francis an eminent Italian painter (14901570)

Died: Ripley, George a chemist and poet in the time of Henry VII. was a canon of Bricllington (?–1490)

1491

“Carmina,” Augurello, John Aurelio an Italian (14411524)

Born: Azpilcueta, Martin De commonly called Navarre (14911586)

“De veris et salutaribus animi gaudiis,” Bosso, Matthew an Italian scholar and writer of considerable eminence (14271502)

Born: Bucer, Martin an eminent German reformer (14911551)

Died: Esperiente, Philip Callimachus an eminent Italian historian (14371491)

Born: Folengo, Theophilus more known by his assumed name of Merlin Coccaio (14911544)

Born: Loyola, Ignatious Of the founder of the order of Jesuits (1491–?)

“I daily devote the whole of my morning hours; the afternoon I give to the society of friends, those relaxations which are requisite for the preservation of health, and occasionally to the poets and orators, and similar studies of a lighter kind; my nights are divided betwixt sleep and the perusal of the Holy Scriptures.” Picus, John of Mirandula (1463–?)

Died: Rouse, John usually called the antiquary of Warwick (?–1491)

Born: Sepulveda, John Genes De a Spanish writer of no good fame (14911572)

1492

“De regimine Principum,” Ægidius, De Columna one of the most learned divines of the thirteenth century (?–1316)

Born: Agricola, John a Saxon divine (14921566)

“Parables” Alanus De Insulis surnamed the Universal Doctor

Born: Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer (14921550)

“Super mutuo Judaico et civili et divino,” Annius which Bayle follows (14321502)

Born: Aretino, Peter an author who once raised considerable fame by invective and indecency (1492–?)

Born: Bellay, John Du cardinal (14921560)

Born: Borgia, Cæsar a monster of ambition and cruelty (14921503)

“Recuperationes,” Bosso, Matthew an Italian scholar and writer of considerable eminence (14271502)

Born: Caravaggio, Polidoro Caldara Da another eminent artist (1492–?)

“History of Venice,” Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above (14081489)

Born: Leo, Jons a skilful geographer (14921526)

Born: Margaret Of Valois queen of Navarre (14921525)

Born: Pippi, Julio called more frequently Julio Romano (14921546)

Born: Vives, Joan Lewis one of the revivers of literature (14921521)

Born: White, Sir Thomas founder of St (14921523)

Born: Wotton, Edward an eminent physician (14921555)

1493

“Anatomiae, sive de historia corporis humani, lib. v.” Benedictus, Alexander a very eminent physician and medical writer of the fifteenth century (14951511)

“Epistolar. Lib. tres,” Bosso, Matthew an Italian scholar and writer of considerable eminence (14271502)

“Dialogus de humanae vitae conditione et toleranda corporis aegritudine,” Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence (?–1497)

“Chroniques de St. Denys,” Chartier, Alain a native of Bayeux (13851449)

“Topica juris.” Everard, Nicholas a very eminent lawyer (14621532)

Died: Ghirlandaio, Domenico a painter (14491493)

Born: Grynæus, Simon a very learned German (1493–?)

Born: Gryphius, Sebastian a celebrated printer of Lyons (14931556)

“Opera et Dies” Hesiod a very ancient Greek poet

Born: Jonas, Justus an eminent German divine (14931555)

Born: Olahus, Nicholas a learned prelate (14931568)

Died: Reuchlin, John a learned German (14501493)

1494

Born: Agricola, George a German physician (14941555)

Born: Beaton, David archbishop of St (1494–?)

Died: Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano (14341494)

Born: Bronchorst, John of Nimeguen (14941570)

Died: Crinitus, Peter an Italian scholar (?–1494)

Born: Finæus, Orontius in French Finé (14941555)

Born: Francis I. king of France (14941515)

Born: Jacobs, Lucas commonly called Lucas Van Leyden (14941533)

“Boke of Johan Bochas,” Lydgate, John an ancient English poet (13751461)

Born: Maurolico, Francis a celebrated Italian mathematician (14941575)

Died: Merula, George an Italian of very uncommon talents and learning (14201494)

Born: Parmentiek, John a French author and poet (14941530)

“Anthologia” Planudes, Maximus a Greek monk of Constantinople

Died: Pulci, Luigi one of the most famous Italian poets (14311494)

“Itinerarium” Rutilius, Numatianus a Latin poet

Born: Soto, Dominic a learned Dominican (14941560)

Born: Udine, Giovanna Da an eminent artist (14941564)

1495

“Commentary on Isaiah” Abrabanel, Isaac a famous rabbi (14371508)

“Commentaria,” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto (14181483)

“De Intelligentiis” Alfarabi a very eminent Arabian philosopher of the tenth century (?–950)

Born: Apian, Peter called in German Brenkwitz (14951552)

“Commentary on Aristotle” Averroes a very celebrated Arabian philosopher

Born: Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus (14951563)

Born: Benedictus, Alexander a very eminent physician and medical writer of the fifteenth century (14951511)

Born: Bernardi Del Castel Bolognese, John so called from Castel Bolognese in the Romania (14951555)

“Orlando Innamorato” Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano (14341494)

“De Instituendo Sapientia animo,” Bosso, Matthew an Italian scholar and writer of considerable eminence (14271502)

“Geometria Speculativa, cum Arithmetica specuiativa,” Bradwardine, Thomas archbishop of Canterbury

“De proportionibus,” Bradwardine, Thomas archbishop of Canterbury

“De quadratura circuli,” Bradwardine, Thomas archbishop of Canterbury

Born: Brissot, Peter an eminent French physician (14951522)

“Vitas Patrum,” Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Born: Clarius, Isidorus one of the most learned divines in the sixteenth century (14951555)

Born: Forster, John an eminent protestant divine (14951556)

“Sermons” Glanvil, Bartholomew a writer of the fourteenth century

Died: Mendoza, Gonzales Peter De a cardinal (?–1495)

1496

“De Luminaribus et Diebus criticis liber,” Aben-Ezra -Hezer (10991165)

Born: Barros, John a Portuguese historian (14961570)

“Sermones de adventu,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio (1425–?)

“Repertorium Juris,” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century (?–1296)

“Practica Musicse utriusque Cantus,” Gaffurius, Franchinus an eminent musical writer (1451–?)

“Baptists Guarini Veronensis poemata Latina,” Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese (13701460)

“Destructorium Vitiorum,” Hales, Alexander an eminent scholastic divine of the thirteenth century (?–1245)

Born: Maitland, Sir Richard a cultivator and preserver of Scotch poetry (14961586)

Born: Marot, Clement son of the preceding (14961544)

“Defensio curatorum adversus fratres mendicantes,” Richard archbishop of Armagh in the fourteenth century (?–1360)

“Apologia contra vituperatores civitatis Florentiae,” Scala, Bartholomew an Italian (14241464)

Born: Trincavelli, Victor an eminent physician (14961568)

1497

“Urbani Grammatica Græca,” Bolzanio, Urbano Valeriano one of the revivers of letters in the fifteenth century (1440–?)

Died: Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence (?–1497)

Born: Coxis, Michael an artist (1497–?)

Born: Danes, Peter born in 1497 (14971577)

“A Treatise of illustrious Women,” Foresti, James, Philip Of was born at Soldio (14341520)

“Variae oblectationis oriuscula; nempe contra valido^ mend.icantes Beghardos et Beghinos,” Hemmerlin, Felix which has the same meaning as Hemmerlin in German (1389–?)

Born: Hennuyer, John the bishop of Lisieux (14971577)

“Lac Puerorum. M. Holti. My Ike for chyldren,” Holte, John author of the first Latin grammar of any noie in England (?–1511)

“De Myst. Ægypt. Chald. et Assyr. necnon et alii Tractatus Philosophici,” Jamblicus a native of Chalcis in Ccelosyria (?–333)

“Liber de Epidemia quam Itali morbum Gallicum vocant,” Leonicenus, Nicholas an eminent Italian phy- (14281524)

Born: Melancthon, Philip whom the common consent of all ecclesiastical historians has placed among the most eminent of the reformers (14971560)

Born: Musculus, Wolfgang a celebrated German divine and reformer (14971563)

Born: Nonius, Peter a very eminent Portuguese mathematician and physician (14971577)

“De generibus metrorum,” Perot, Nicholas a learned prelate of the fifteenth century (?–1480)

“Odae,” Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian (13981481)

“The Treasure of the City of Dames,” Pisan, Christina De an Italian by birth (1363–?)

Born: Wotton, Nicholas an eminent statesman and dean of Canterbury (14971566)

1498

“Majene Hajeschua;” Abrabanel, Isaac a famous rabbi (14371508)

Born: Aertgen a painter of merit (1498–?)

“Galli Cantus ad Confratres suos curatos in Synodo apud Barnwell, 25 Sept. 1498,” Alcock, John successively bishop of Rochester (?–1500)

Born: Bianchi, Mark Anthony an Italian lawyer (1498–?)

“Libri duo paradoxorum Chris ­tianorum,” Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence (?–1497)

“De ratione scribendi Epistolas,” Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence (?–1497)

“De Bello Punico Libri tres,” Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian (13701444)

Born: Clovio, Juuus justly celebrated for his astonishing miniatures and illuminations in missals and other religious books (1498–?)

Born: Fazzello, Thomas the historian of Sicily (14981570)

Born: Flaminio, Mark Anthony an eminent Latin poet (1498–?)

Born: Gelenius, Sigismund a learned German (1498–?)

Born: Gelli, John Baptist an eminent Italian writer (14981563)

Born: Govea, Andrew in Latin Goveanus (14981565)

Born: Hemskirk, Martin an eminent painter (14981574)

Born: Holbein, John a most excellent painter (14981554)

“Comm. Petri Cirvilli Hisp.” Holywood, John or Sacrobosco (?–1256)

Born: Lupset, Thomas an eminent scholar (14981545)

Born: Nizolius, Marius an eminent Italian scholar (14981575)

Born: Osiander, Andrew a divine of considerable eminence (14981552)

“A Collection of Proverbs,” Vergil, Polydore a writer who did not want either genius or learning (?–1555)

1499

“Hecatomythium,” Abstemius, Laurentius an Italian writer

Born: Æpinus, John a fellow-labourer with Luther in promoting the Reformation (14991553)

Born: Asper, Hans a Swiss painter (14991571)

Died: Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence (14191499)

“Declamatio ebriosi, scortatoris, et aleatoris,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder (1453–?)

“Sacri canonis Missae, &.c. expositio,” Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time (1477–?)

“Sonetti e Canzoni,” Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano (14341494)

Born: Brentius, John one of the supporters of the reformation (14991570)

Born: Bunel, Peter an elegant Latin scholar (14991541)

Born: Calcar, John a historical and portrait painter (14991546)

“Etymologicuru magnum,” Calliergus, Zacharias a native of Crete

“Poliphili Hypnerotomachia,” Colonna, Francis a Venetian dominican (?–1520)

Born: Cox, Richard a learned English bishop (1499–?)

Died: Ficinus, Marsilius a learned Italian (14331499)

Born: Hentenius, John a learned Dominican (14991566)

Born: Hervet, Gentian a learned Frenchman (14991584)

Born: Laguna, Andrew a physician (14991560)

Born: Mabuse, John De a Hungarian artist (14991562)

“Expositio in questiones dialecticas Divi Joan. Scoti in Isagogen Porphyrii,” Ofihely, Maurice archbishop of Tuam (?–1513)

Died: Picus, John Francis was the son of Galeoti Picus (14091499)

Born: Redman, John one of the most learned divines of his time (14991551)

“Promptorium parvulum,” Rider, John an Irish prelate (15621632)

“De Rerum Inventoribus,” Vergil, Polydore a writer who did not want either genius or learning (?–1555)

Born: Victorius, Peter an eminent Italian scholar (14991585)