Events noted in 1510

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Died: Afflitto, Matthew an eminent lawyer

“Memoriale di molte Statue, e Picture sono mellinclita Cipta di Florentia per mano di Sculptori, et Pictori excellenti moderni, ed antiqui.” Albertini, Francis an ecclesiastic of Florence

“Compendium” Anglicus, Gllbertus or

Born: Bacon, Sir Nicholas lord keeper of the great seal in the reign of queen Elizabeth

Died: Bianchi, Francis Ferrari called IL Frari

Born: Brueghel, Peter called Old Brueghel

Died: Calepin, Ambrose a lexicographer of considerable fame

Born: Calmo, Andrew who was born at Venice about the year 1510

Died: Cortezi, Paul an Italian prelate

Born: Dessenius, Bernard an eminent physician

Died: Donato, Jerom a nobleman of Venice

Born: Franco, Nicolas an Italian poet of the infamous class which disgraced the sixteenth century

Died: Geiler, John or

Born: Gratarolus, William a learned physician of the sixteenth century

Born: Jansenius, Cornelius a learned Flemish prelate (?–1576)

Born: Ingrassias, Jon Philip an eminent physician and medical writer

Born: Kaye, John a learned English physician and co-founder of Gonvil and Caius college

“Oratio de laudibus D. Ludovici Francorum regis, &c.” Longueil, Christopher De a very elegant scholar

“In primum et secundum sententiarum commentarii,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

Born: Ponte, Jacob Da called also IL Bassano

Born: Postel, William a very ingenious but visionary man

Born: Pulmannus, Theodore properly Poelman

Born: Salviati, Francisco Rossi called Tl Salviati

Born: Tremellius, Immanuel a protestant divine of great learning (?–1580)

“History of king Boccus and Sydracke,” Twyne, John one of a family of Oxford antiquaries

Born: Vaux, Thomas Lord Vaux of Harwedon


Born: Amatus, John Roderigo Amato a Portuguese physician

Born: Amboise, Michael D' a miscellaneous French writer

Born: Ammanati, Bartholomew a celebrated architect and sculptor

Born: Bauhin, John the first of a family of men of learning and fame

Died: Benedictus, Alexander a very eminent physician and medical writer of the fifteenth century

Born: Boccaccino, Boccaccio an artist who flourished about 1496-

Died: Cotta, John an elegant modern Latin poet

Born: Eberus, Paul one of the early reformers

Born: Espence, Claude D' a learned French divine

Born: Everard, Joannes Secundus and more generally known by these last names (?–1536)

Died: Fabyan, Robert an English historian

Died: Giorgione an eminent artist (?–1511)

Died: Holte, John author of the first Latin grammar of any noie in England

Born: Hyperius, Gerard Andrew a celebrated Lutheran divine and professor of divinity

Born: Naogeorge, Thomas a celebrated protestant divine

Born: Oswald, Erasmus a learned professor of the mathematics and of the Hebrew language

Born: Parkhurst, John an eminent prelate of the sixteenth century

“Salubria de sanitate tuenda priecepta,” Paulus, Ægineta a native of the island Ægina

Born: Portus, Francis a learnedwriter of the sixteenth century

Born: Reinhold, Erasmus an eminent astronomer and mathematician

Died: Sadolet, James a polite and learned Italian (?–1547)

Died: Trissino, Johnn George an Italian poet

Born: Viret, Peter an able assistant in the reformation

Born: White, John bishop of Winchester


Born: Abbati, Nicolo an eminent historical painter (15121571)

Died: Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna

“Lexicon GraecoLatinum,” Aleander, Jerome a Roman cardinal (?–1542)

“De autoritate Ecclesise, &c.” Almain, James professor of divinity in the college of Navarre

Died: Antiquarius, James a learned Italian of the fifteenth century

“Dionocides digestus alphabetico ordine,” Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer

“Lexipyretae perpetuae questionis et annexorum solutio, de nobilitate facultatum per terminos utriusque facultatis,” Bayro, Peter De an Italian physician

Died: Bellini, Giovanni brother to the preceding

Died: Campegio, Lawrence an eminent cardinal of the Romish church

Born: Chappel, William a very learned and pious divine

Died: Dante, Peter Vincent a native of Perugia

Born: Driedo, John in low Dutch Dridoens

Born: Dyer, Sir James an eminent English lawyer (?–1582)

Born: Ferrars, George a learned lawyer

Born: Harding, Thomas a popish divine of considerable note

“Les Illustrations des Gaules, et singularites de Troyes,” Maire, John Le an early French poet

Born: Manutius, Paul the son of the preceding (?–1574)

Born: Mercator, Gerard an eminent geographer and mathematician

Born: Sainte-Marthe in Latin Sammartbanus

“Itinerarium” Stephanus, Henry and in France Estienne

Born: Surita, Jerome a Spanish historian

Born: Tintoretto, Giacopo a celebrated Italian painter

Born: Turnebus, Adrian an eminent critic and translator

Born: Vasari, George an artist


Born: Adrets, François De Beaumont, Baron Des of an ancient family in Dauphiny

Born: Adriani, John Baptist the son of the preceding

Born: Argentier, John born at Quiers

Born: Baius, Michael was born at Melun

Born: Bentham, Thomas a learned and pious English divine

Born: Bordone, Paris an Italian artist

Died: Bradshaw, Henry an early English poet

Born: Caldwall, Richard an English physician

“Odes,” Celtes, Conrad a Latin poet

“An historical account of the city of Nuremberg,” Celtes, Conrad a Latin poet

Born: Coras, John De in Latin Corasitjs

“Panegyric! variorum Auctorum,” Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

Born: Dalechamp, James a learned French physician and indefatigable botanist

“Rhetorum collectio,” Demades an Athenian

Died: Fontius, Bartholomæus of Florence

“Aulularia” Inghirami, Tomaso Fedra an eminent Italian scholar

Born: Latinus, Latinius one of the most learned critics of the sixteenth century

“Brevissima institutio, seu ratio grammatices cognoscendi,” Lily, William an eminent English grammarian (?–1523)

“History, &c. of Troy” Lydgate, John an ancient English poet

Born: Morales, Ambrose a pious and learned Spanish priest

Died: Ofihely, Maurice archbishop of Tuam

“Collectanea Bibiiorum libri quinque,” Peckham, John archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of Edward 1. was born in the county of Sussex

“Cornucopia, seu Latinae Linguae Commentarius,” Perot, Nicholas a learned prelate of the fifteenth century (1429–?)

Died: Pinturiccio, Bernardino a celebrated artist

“S. Basil. Sermo de differentia Usiaa et Hypostasis,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

“S. Gregorii Nanzianzeni oratio et Epistolae duae ad Themistium,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

Died: Sabbatini, Andrea known likewise by the name of Andrea da Salerno

“Polycraticon.” Salisbury, John Of one of the greatest ornaments of the twelfth century

“Elucidatio Fabric. Ususque Astrolabii,” Stoefler, John a German mathematician


Born: Amyot, James bishop of Auxerre and grand almoner of France

Died: Bambridge, Christopher archbishop of York (1463–?)

Born: Bartholomew Of The Martyrs a pious and learned Dominican

Born: Beaucaire De Peguilon, Francis in Latin Belcarius Plguilio

Died: Bebele, Henry a native of Justingen

“Syderalis /ibyssus,” Berauld, Nicholas was born at Orleans in 1475

Died: Bramante Di Urbino but celebrated under the former name

Born: Cheke, Sir John a learned writer of the sixteenth century

Died: Columbus, Don Bartholomew brother of Christopher

“Epodon ex puris lambis,” Dousa, Janus a very learned man

Died: Elphinston, William an eminent Scotch prelate

Born: Majoragius, Mark Antony so named from a village in the territory of Milan

“Rhetorica Ciceronis,” Navagero, Andrew, a learned Italian scholar and poet

“Epithemata in insigne formalitatum opus de mente doctoris subtilis,” Ofihely, Maurice archbishop of Tuam

Died: Pace, Richard a learned Englishman (14821532)

Born: Plantin, Christopher an eminent printer

“Baptista Guarinus de modo et ordine docendi ac discendi,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

Born: Rheticus, George Joachim a celebrated German astronomer and mathematician

Died: Ruccellai, Bernard in Latin Oricellarius

Born: Smith, Sir Thomas a very learned writer and statesman (?–1577)

“De re accipitraria,” Thou, James Augustus an illustrious historian of France

Born: Vesalius, Andrew a celebrated anatomist and physician


“Topographia inclytae civitatis Mazariae,” Adria, John James the historian of Mazara in Sicily

“Questiones Quodlibeticae,” Adrian Vi. pope

“De Sermone Latino et de Modis Latine loquendi,” Adrian, De Castello bishop of Bath and Wells in the reigns of Henry VII. and VIII. was descended of an obscure family at Cornetto

“Tabulae sane utiles Graecarum musarum adyta compendio ingredi volentibus,” Aleander, Jerome a Roman cardinal (?–1542)

Died: Almain, James professor of divinity in the college of Navarre

Born: Ascham, Roger an illustrious English scholar (?–1568)

“Geronticon,” Augurello, John Aurelio an Italian

“In Aratoris presbyter! poema de Apostolorum rebus gestis commentarium,” Barbosa, Arius a native of Aveiro in Portugal

“De Litteratis urbis Roma principibus opusculum. Elysii Calentii oppido quam elegantes epistolse, a Barlando recognitas et argumentis auctae. Menandri dicta eximia, adnotationibus illustrata,” Barland, Adrian a learned and voluminous writer

“Taciti Annalium libri quinque priores,” Beroaldo, Philip the younger

Born: Borghini, Vincent was born at Florence in 1515 of a noble family

Died: Botticelli, Alexander an Italian painter and engraver

Born: Cananus, John Baptist one of the restorers and improvers of anatomy

Born: Cassander, George a learned popish divine of conciliatory principles

Born: Castalio, Sebastian was born in 1515

Born: Chaloner, Sir Thomas a gallant soldier

Born: Cordus, Valerius son of the preceding

Born: Ferron, Arnauld Du a French lawyer

Died: Fitzherbert, Sir Anthony a very learned lawyer in the reign of Henry VIII. was descended from an ancient family

Died: Francis I. king of France (?–1547)

“Satirse Octo,” Geldenhaur, Gerard Eobanus a learned German divine and historian

Born: Gomez De Castro, Alvarez was born at St Eulalia

Born: Habington, William an excellent English poet

Born: Howard, Henry Earl of Surrey (?–1547)

“What hopes, indeed,” Melancthon, Philip whom the common consent of all ecclesiastical historians has placed among the most eminent of the reformers

Born: Neri, St. Philip De founder of the congregation of priests of the Oratory in Italy

Died: Porta, Johnbaptista a Neapolitan gentleman

Born: Ramus, Peter a celebrated French mathematician and philosopher (?–1572)

“Proverbs or adagies gathered out of the Chiliades of Erasmus,” Taverner, Richard a pious layman of the reigns of Henry VIII

Born: Wier, John an able physician (?–1588)


“Epistola ad Conjugem,” Adria, John James the historian of Mazara in Sicily

“De Inventione Dialectica,” Agricola, Rodolphus one of the most learned men of the fifteenth century

Born: Augustin, Anthony archbishop of Tarragona

“Metaphrasis in oeconomicon Aristotelis,” Berauld, Nicholas was born at Orleans in 1475

Born: Chabot, Peter Walter a learned philologer

“Les Grandes Chroniques des dues jde Savoie,” Champier, Benedict Curtius Symphorien a most voluminous medical and historical writer

Born: Coligni, Gaspard De the second of the name

Born: Fabricius, George a learned German

“Rule ofSt. Benedict,” Fox, Richard an eminent prelate (1475–?)

Born: Gesner, Conrad an eminent scholar

“Epistolos obscurorum virorum ad Dominum Magistrum Ortuinum Gratium,” Gratius, Ortuinus a native of Holhwic in the diocese of Minister

Born: Haddon, Dr. Walter an eminent scholar (?–1572)

Born: Lambin, Denys a learned Frenchman

“Libri duo fallaciarum,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

“In quatuor sententiarum commentarius,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

Died: Mantuan, Baptist an Italian poet of great temporary fame

Born: Masius, Andrew born in 1516

“Utopia.” More, Sir Thomas chancellor of England in the reign of Henry VIII. and one of the most illustrious 1Gent (?–1535)

Born: Poynet, John successively bishop of Rochester and Winchester

“Ortus Vocabulorum,” Rider, John an Irish prelate

Born: Robins, John an English mathematician (?–1558)

Born: Robortello, Francis a celebrated critic in the sixteenth century

Died: Trithemius, John a celebrated abbot of the Benedictine order

Died: Vesputius, Americus a navigator from whose name the largest quarter of the world has very unjustly been named

Died: Ximenes, Francis an eminent statesman and patron of literature

Born: Zanchius, Jerome an eminent divine


“Titulos Legum ex Codice Theodosiario,” Ægidius, Peter a lawyer

“De Viris illustribus ordinis praedicatorum, libri sex in unum congesti,” Alberti, Leander adominican and provincial of his order

Born: Angelio, Peter an eminent Italian scholar and Latin poet

Born: Anguillara, John Andrew De one of the most celebrated Italian poets of the sixteenth century

“Commentaria seu Lecturas in quatuor Libros Sententiarum,” Bassol, John a native of Scotland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries

Born: Cooper, Thomas a learned English bishop

Born: Dodoens, Rembert a learned physician and botanist

Born: Fox, John an eminent English divine and churchhistorian

Died: Galateo, Antony an eminent Italian writer

Born: Gilpin, Bernard an eminent English divine (?–1583)

Born: Godwin, Thomas an English prelate

“Pastime of Pleasure,” Hawes, Stephen an English poet who flourished about the end of the fifteenth century

Died: Krantz, Albert a famous historian of the fifteenth century (1450–?)

“De Sanitate tuenda,” Linacre, Thomas one of the most eminent physicians and scholars of his age

“Commentarius in tertium sententiarum,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

Born: Mary queen of England (?–1558)

“De fructu qui ex doctrina percipitur liber.” Pace, Richard a learned Englishman (14821532)

Born: Pelletier, Jaques a celebrated French physician

Born: Perrenot, Anthony was born 1517

Born: Plowden, Edmund a celebrated lawyer

“Lives” Plutarch a great philosopher and historian of antiquity

Died: Porta, Baccio Della an eminent Florentine artist

“Quintus Curtius,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

Born: Sampson, Thomas an eminent puritan divine

“De Statu Religionis & lleipublicie, Carolo Quinto Cajsaie, Commentarii,” Sleidan, John an excellent German historian (?–1556)

“De Fulminum significationibus,” Valerianus, Pierius an ingenious and learned Italian (?–1538)


“Collection of Scholia on seven of the tragedies of Euripides,” Arsenius archbishop of Monembasia

Born: Belon, Peter of the faculty of Paris

Died: Bembo, Pietro in Lat. Petrus Bembus (?–1547)

“De Cranii fractura, tractatus,” Berengarius, James a physician and anatomist of the sixteenth century (1490–?)

Born: Bruschius, Caspar a Latin historian and poet

Born: Bruto, John Michael a very learned Venetian

Born: Ferrari, Octavian an Italian author

Born: Foglieta, Hubert a learned Genoese

Died: Francia, Francesco an historical painter

Born: Funch, John a celebrated Lutheran divine

“De Harmonica Musicor. Instrumentorum,” Gaffurius, Franchinus an eminent musical writer

“Lamentationes obscurorum virorum non prohibits per Sedem Apostolicam,” Gratius, Ortuinus a native of Holhwic in the diocese of Minister

Born: Languet, Hubert a native of France

“Progymnasmata Thorns Mori & Gulielmi Lilii, Sodalium,” Lily, William an eminent English grammarian (?–1523)

“Expositio concionalis Psalmi Sexti,” Longland, John a learned prelate

“I cast myself, holy father, at your feet, with all I am and have. Give me life, or put me to death; confirm or revoke, approve or disapprove, as you please. I own your voice as that of Jesus Christ, who rules and speaks by you; and if I have deserved death I refuse not to die.” Luther, Martin an illustrious German divine and reformer of the church (?–1546)

“Literalis in Matthaeum expositio,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

“Oratio nuperrime composita de fcedere percusso inter Henricum Angliae regem, et Francorum reg. Christianiss. in aede Pauli Lond. habita,” Pace, Richard a learned Englishman (14821532)

Born: Palladio, Andrew a celebrated Italian architect

“Marcelli Virgilii de militias laudibus,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

“In Laudem Matrimonii,” Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned


Died: Acciaioli, Zanobio probably of the same family with the preceding

“Virginia comedia, capitoli, e strambotti di messer Bernardo, Accolti Aretino, in Firenze (al di Francesco Rossegli),” Accolti, Bernard was one of the sons of the preceding

“Threnodiain funus Maximiliani Caesaris, cum Epitaphiis aliquot et Epigrammatum libello,” Ægidius, Peter a lawyer

Born: Aersens, Peter called by the Italians PietroLongo

“De Certamine Singulari.” Aquaviva, Andrew Matthew Duke of Atri in the kingdom of Naples

Born: Benzoni, Jerom a Milanese

Born: Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

Born: Caesalpinus, Andrew an eminent botanist and physician

“Oratio de Groecarum disciplinarum laudibus,” Croke, Richard in Latin Crocus

“De Cicsaribus et Imperatoribus Romanorum,” Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

“Historia de rege Uladislao, seu clade Varnensi,” Esperiente, Philip Callimachus an eminent Italian historian

Born: Gresham, Sir Thomas descended of an ancient family distinguished by many honourable persons (?–1579)

Died: Grocyn, William a man eminently learned in his day> and one of the revivers of literature

Died: Langius, Rodolph a gentleman of Westphalia

Died: Leo X. was a pontiff whose history is so connected with that of literature and the reformation (?–1521)

“Expositio cone, secundi psalmi pcenitentialis, coram rege,” Longland, John a learned prelate

“Grammar.” Melancthon, Philip whom the common consent of all ecclesiastical historians has placed among the most eminent of the reformers

Born: More, Sir Antonio an eminent artist of the sixteenth century

Born: Neal, Thomas an Oxford divine

Born: Owen, George an eminent English physician

“Angeli Politiani Epistolae,” Politian, Angelus a most ingenious and learned Italian

“Synopsis de laudibus Calvitii cum scholiis,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

“Maximus Tyrius,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

Born: Sandys, Edwin a very eminent English prelate