Events noted in 1520

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.

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1520

“Annotationes Anatomies,” Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna

“Momus, de Principe,” Alberti, Leon Baptista an eminent Italian artist

“Facetie piacevoli, Fabule e Motti del Piovano Arlotto, Prete Fioreritino,” Arlotto one of those buffoons who disgrace the regular professions

Born: Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

Born: Bekinsau, John author of a book entitled “De Supremo et Absolute Regis Imperio

“Amorosa visione,” Boccaccio, John one of the most eminent Italian poets and scholars

“Epistoloe,” Bracelli, James an Italian historian and antiquary

Died: Brandt, Sebastian a lawyer

“Christ. Longolii perduellionis rei detensiones duae,” Brixius, Germain a learned Frenchman

Born: Cecil, William lord Burleigh

Died: Chisi, Agostini a merchant at Rome

Born: Churchyard, Thomas a voluminous poet of the sixteenth century

“De statu animte, lib. tres,” Claudianus Ecdicius Mamertus a learned presbyter of Vienna

Died: Colonna, Francis a Venetian dominican

“Epigrammata,” Constable, Henry an English poet of the 16th century

“Introductiones ad Grascam linguam,” Croke, Richard in Latin Crocus

Born: Cujacius, James a celebrated lawyer

Died: Despauter or Van Paute­Ren

Died: Dovizi, Bernard an eminent cardinal

Born: Faber, Basil an eminent Lutheran divine

Born: Ferrari, Lewis inventor of the first method of resolving biquadratic equations

Born: Floris, Francis a painter of history

Died: Foresti, James, Philip Of was born at Soldio

Born: Goodman, Christopher a noted puritan

Born: Hawkins, Sir John an able naval commander

“Porcheti Victoria adversus impios Hebraeos,” Justiniani, Augustin bishop of Nebo or Nebbio

Born: Illyricus, Matthias Flacius but who Latinized his name into Flaccus Illyricus

Born: Lassus, Orlandus or

Died: Longland, John a learned prelate

“Epist. aliquot eruditorum vivorum,” Lupset, Thomas an eminent scholar (?–1532)

“Triomphe des Dames d'Honneur,” Marc He, Oliver De La a French courtier and author

Born: Monte-Mayor, George De a celebrated Castillian poet

“Epistolse ad Erasmum,” Pace, Richard a learned Englishman (14821532)

Born: Piccolomini, Francis a learned man of the same family

“De Ratione Paschalis celebrationis,” Pighius, Albert a Dutch divine and mathematician

Born: Pighius, Stephen Vinand nephew to the preceding

Born: Pilkington, James a learned and pious English prelate

“Thorns Mori epigrammata Latina, pleraque e Graecis versa, ad emendatum ipsius exemplar excusa,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

“Velleius Paterculus,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

Died: Sarto, Andrea Del a famous Italian painter

Died: Stephanus, Henry and in France Estienne

Born: Tansillo, Lewis an Italian poet

Died: Veneziano, Agostino a very eminent engraver

Died: Vinci, Lionardo Da an illustrious Italian painter

Born: Vos, Martin De a Flemish painter of the sixteenth century

1521

“De humani corporis Anatomia,” Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna

Died: Adriani, Marcel Virgil professor of the belles lettres

Died: Agrippa, Henry Cornelius a man of considerable learning (?–1535)

“I have (says he), the greatest reason to return thanks to Almighty God, who has given me a wife after my own heart, a virgin of a noble family, well behaved, young, beautiful, and so conformable to my disposition, that we never have a harsh word with each other; and what completes my happiness is, that in whatever situation my affairs are, whether prosperous or adverse, she still continues the same, equally kind, affable, constant, sincere, and prudent, always easy, and mistress of herself.” Agrippa, Henry Cornelius a man of considerable learning (?–1535)

“Epigrammata selecta ex anthologia Latine versa,” Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

“De insulis nuper in vends et incolarum moribus,” Anghiera, Peter Martyr D' an Italian scholar

Died: Ariosto, Ludovico one of the most eminent Italian poets

Died: Arnolde, Richard one of our ancient English chroniclers

Born: Aylmer, John an eminent English prelate

“Commentaria, cum amplissimis additionibus, super anatomia Mundini,” Berengarius, James a physician and anatomist of the sixteenth century (1490–?)

Died: Brandt, Nicholas or

“De Studiis et Literis ad illustrem Dominum Baptistam de Malatestis,” Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian

“Oratio coram Archiepiscopo Eboracensi,” Bullock, Henry a man of learning in the beginning of the sixteenth century

Died: Douglas, Gawin bishop of Dunkeld

Born: Du Bourg, Anne one of the martyrs to the cause of the protestant religion in France

Born: Guicciardini, Lewis nephew of the preceding

Born: Heerbrand, James a German divine

“Tractatus contra doctrinam Lutheri,” Kydermynster, Richard an ecclesiastic and antiquary

“In senigmatica Bossi Antibossicon primum, secundum, tertium, ad G. Hormannum,” Lily, William an eminent English grammarian (?–1523)

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

Died: Luther, Martin an illustrious German divine and reformer of the church (?–1546)

“Of the captivity of Babylon;” Luther, Martin an illustrious German divine and reformer of the church (?–1546)

“De historia gentis Scotorum, sen historia majoris Britanniae,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

“Synesius de laude Calvitii.” Phreas, John an English writer

“Tertulliani Opera,” Rhenanus, Beatus a very eminent scholar and editor

Born: Sansovino, Francis an Italian poet and historian

Died: Signorelli, Luca a Florentine artist

Born: Sixtus V., Pope whose proper names were Felix Peretti

“Syntaxis” Stanbridge, John an eminent schoolmaster (14631525)

Born: Tartaglia, Nicholas a noted mathematician

Died: Vives, Joan Lewis one of the revivers of literature

“Doctrinale antiquum fidei ecclesias catholicse,” Waldensis, Thomas a Carmelite monk of great learning in the fourteenth century

1522

“Fasciculus Medicine,” Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna

Born: Alciati, Francis born at Milan 1522

“De Exilio” Alcyonius, Peter a learned Italian

Died: Antonius Ælius Nebrissensis was born in 1442

“Chronica Bavarise,” Aventin, John author of the Annals ofBavaria

“Commentarii in Terentii comedias,” Barland, Adrian a learned and voluminous writer

“Isagogtc breves in anatomiam corporis humani, cum aliquot figuris anatomicis,” Berengarius, James a physician and anatomist of the sixteenth century (1490–?)

Born: Bertaut, John first chaplain to queen Catherine de Medicis

Born: Beuther, Michael a learned German writer

“Vitae Episcoporum Murthlacensium et Aberdonensium,” Boethius, Hector a celebrated Scotch historian

Died: Brissot, Peter an eminent French physician

Born: Brucioli, Anthony a laborious Italian writer

“Theses, seu comounes loci totius Medicinae, etiam de usu Pharmacorum, Argentinae,” Brunsfels, Otho a physician of the sixteenth century

Born: Busbequius, Augher Ghislen was the natural son of the lord of Bnsbec

“De emendata Structura Latini Sermonis,” Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Born: Chemnitz, Martin an eminent Lutheran divine

Born: Egmont, Lamoral Count one of the principal lords of the bow Countries

Born: Farinato, Paul an Italian painter

Died: Fitz-James, Richard bishop of Rochester

Born: Forestus, Petrus an eminent physician

“A Treatise on Usury,” Gregory Of Rimini general of the Augustines 1357

“De Asse,” Grollier, John an eminent patron of literature

Born: Hessels, John a celebrated professor of theology at Louvain

Born: Jewel, John a learned prelate

“the order of bishops.” Luther, Martin an illustrious German divine and reformer of the church (?–1546)

Born: Pantaleon, Henry a learned physician and historian

“This book is very rare. Crignon, who published it, was Parmentier' s particular friend, and thus speaks of him” Parmentiek, John a French author and poet

Died: Pole, Reginald an eminent cardinal (?–1558)

Born: Schiavoni, Andrea named Medula

Died: Stanbridge, John an eminent schoolmaster (14631525)

Born: Surius, Laurentius a voluminous compiler

Died: Tixier, John generally known by his assumed name Ravisius Textor

Died: Torrigiano, Peter an eminent Florentine sculptor

“De Arte Supputandi,” Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned

1523

Died: Alexander Ab Alexandro a Neapolitan lawyer of great learning

“DefensioJo. Apelli pro suo conjugio,” Apel, John a lawyer

Born: Arnigio, Bartholomew an Italian physician and poet

Died: Authon, John D' historiographer of France under Louis XII. abbot of Angle in Poitou

Born: Chalvet, Matthew De in Latin Calventius

Died: Durer, Albert an eminent engraver and painter

Born: Edwards, Richard one of our ancient English poets

Born: Erastus, Thomas an eminent German physician

Born: Fallopius, Gabriel a most celebrated physician and anatomist of Italy

Born: Foreiro, Francis a learned Portuguese ecclesiastic

Died: Hutten, Ulric De a gentleman of Franconia

“Expostulatio” Hutten, Ulric De a gentleman of Franconia

Born: Junctin, Francis in Italian Giuntino

Born: Luisino, Francis of Udina in the Venetian territory

Died: Marot, John a French poet

“Assertio septem Sacramentorum adversus M. Lutherum, &c.” More, Sir Thomas chancellor of England in the reign of Henry VIII. and one of the most illustrious 1Gent (?–1535)

Born: Pancirolus, Guy the son of Albert Pancirolus

Died: Petre, Sir William a man of learning

“Propugnaculum summi sacerdotii evangelici, ac septenarii sacramentorum numeri adversus M. Lutherum, fratrem famosum, et Wickliffistam insignem,” Powell, Edward a learned popish divine (?–1540)

Born: Randolph, Thomas a statesman in queen Elizabeth’s reign (?–1590)

“Meir Nethib,” Romaine, William an English divine and writer of great popularity

Born: Sanchez, Francis an eminent classical scholar of the sixteenth century

Died: White, Sir Thomas founder of St (?–1566)

Born: Wigand, John a learned divine of the reformed religion

1524

“Diatribae in Ausonium, Solinum, et Ovidium,” Accorso, Mariangelus a native of Aquila

“Coryciana,” Accorso, Mariangelus a native of Aquila

“Commentaria in Psalmos,” Angriani, Michael commonly called Michael of Bologna

Died: Audley, Edmund an English prelate

Died: Augurello, John Aurelio an Italian

“In omnes Erasmi Adagiorum chiliados epitome,” Barland, Adrian a learned and voluminous writer

Born: Bellay, Joachim Du a celebrated French poet

Died: Bolen, Anne second wife of king Henry VIII. was born in 1507

“S. Brunonis Qpera et Vita,” Bruno, St. founder of the Carthusian monks

Born: Camoens, Luis De a very celebrated Portuguese poet

“Graeco- Latin Lexicon,” Ceratinus, James whose family name was Teyng

Born: Collange, Gabriel De born at Tours in Auvergne

Died: Franciabigio, Marco Antonio was an historical painter

Born: Hooker, John, an English historian

Born: Hotman, Fuancis in Latin Hototnanus

“De Piscibus Romanis,” Jovius, Paul an Italian historian

Died: Leonicenus, Nicholas an eminent Italian phy-

Died: Linacre, Thomas one of the most eminent physicians and scholars of his age

“Meir Netib,” Nathan, Isaac a learned rabbi

Born: Occo, Adolphus one of a family' of physicians of considerable eminence

Born: Paleotti, Gabriel a learned Italian cardinal

Born: Palissy, Bernard De an ingenious artist

Died: Perugino, Pietro a celebrated Italian painter

Born: Sigonius, Charles a learned Italian

Born: Strigelius, Victorinus a learned divine and promoter of the reformation

Born: Twyne, John one of a family of Oxford antiquaries

“Artis Veterinarise sive Mulomedidnae libri quatuor,” Vegetius, Flavius Renatus an ancient Latin writer

Born: Whittingham, William the puritan dean of Durham

1525

“Trattato della natura e cognizione di tutti li Tuoni di Canto figurato,” Aaron, Pietro who flourished in the sixteenth century (14801550)

Died: A Lasco, John A Lasco (1499–?)

“Moralia,” Almain, James professor of divinity in the college of Navarre

“Compendium Hebrææ Chaldeæque grammatices,” Aurogallus, Matthew a native of Bohemia

Born: Be, William Le engraver

“Prose di M. Pietro Bembo,” Bembo, Pietro in Lat. Petrus Bembus (?–1547)

“Notes on the Psalms,” Bush, Paul first bishop of Bristol

Born: Caiet, Peter Victor Palma was born in 1525 at Montrichard in Touraine

“Greek Grammar” Chalcondyles, Demetrius a native of Athens

“Les Epitaphes d‘Hector et d’Achille,” Chastelain, George a Flemish gentleman

Born: Ciaconius, Peter brother to the preceding

Died: Dorpius, Martin a very learned divine (1485–?)

Born: Fjsh, Simon a man who deserves some notice on account of his zeal for the reformation

Died: Gama, Vasco an illustrious Portuguese

“Epistola de excidio Britanniæ, et castigatio ordinis ecclesiastici,” Gildas the oldest British historian

Born: Gosselini, Julian an Italian poet and miscellaneous writer

Born: Hamelmanne, Herman a learned Lutheran divine

“Les trois Contes de Cupidon et d'Atropos, dont le premier fut invente par Seraphin, Poete Italien; le 2 et le 3 de Maitre Jean le Maire,” Maire, John Le an early French poet

Died: Margaret Of Valois queen of Navarre (?–1549)

Born: Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

Born: Peucer, Gaspard a celebrated physician and mathematician

Died: Pomponatius, Peter a modern Aristotelian

“Fate and Free will.” Pomponatius, Peter a modern Aristotelian

Born: Sainctes, Claudius De in Latin Sanctesius

Born: Socinus, Lælius a man of great learning and abilities

Born: Talbot, Robert one of our earliest antiquaries

Born: Torrentius, Lævinus in his native language called Vander Beken

Died: West, James a gentleman of literary talents (17031772)

1526

“Della Fabbrica del Mondo,” Alunno, Francis an Italian scholar and mathematician

Born: Alvarez, Emanuel a celebrated Portuguese grammarian

Died: Anghiera, Peter Martyr D' an Italian scholar

“Libro de Peregrine,” Anselme, George a Latin poet of the sixteenth century

“De Hebræis urbium, regionum, &c, nominibus, liber è veteri instrumento congestus,” Aurogallus, Matthew a native of Bohemia

“De rebus Turcicis,” Balbi, John a Genoese Dominican

“De civili et beliica Fortitudine,” Balbi, John a Genoese Dominican

“De re vestiaria liber,” Bayf, Lazarus De father to the above

Born: Blackwood, Henry another brother of the preceding

“Dialogues,” Brucioli, Anthony a laborious Italian writer

“Enarrationes in Habacuc et Hoseam prophetas,” Capito, Wolfgang Fabricius an eminent Lutheran reformer (?–1541)

Born: Crusius, Martin a learned German scholar and antiquary

Born: Ecluse, Charles in Latin Clusius

“Monalosph atrium partibus constans quatuor, &c.” Fernel, John Francis physician to Henry II. of France

Born: Fugger, Huldric an eminent benefactor to literature

Born: Goltzius, Hubert a German antiquary

Born: Heshusius, Tillemannus a German pretestant theologian

Born: Labbe', Louisa surnamed the Beautiful Ropemaker

Died: Leo, Jons a skilful geographer

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

“Commentarius in physica Aristotelis,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

Born: Morata, Olympia Fulvia a learned Italian lady

Born: Muretus, Marc Anthony a very ingenious and learned critic

Born: Ossat, Arnaud D' a celebrated cardinal

“Summario de la Historia general y natural de les Indias Occidentales,” Oviedo, John Gonsales D' in Spanish Gonçalo Hermandez de Oviedo Y Valdes

Born: Place, Peter De La in Latin Plateanus

Born: Ronsard, Peter De a French poet

Died: Ruccellai, John fourth son to the preceding

“De Partu Virginis,” Sannazarius, James vernacularly Giacomo San­Nazaro

“Gradus comparationum, &c.” Stanbridge, John an eminent schoolmaster (14631525)

“Republica Veneta,” Vergerius, Peter Paul one of the most learned men of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

1527

“De incertitudiueetvanitate Scientiarum, declamatio invectiva,” Agrippa, Henry Cornelius a man of considerable learning (?–1535)

Born: Aldrovandus, Ulysses one of the most laborious naturalists of the sixteenth century

“Compendium iegis Chris ti,- et Quodlibeta,” Baconthorp, John surnamed the Resolute Doctor

Born: Cangiagi, Lucas called Luchet­To

Born: Corranus, Anthony the son of Ant

Born: Dee, John a great mathematician

Born: Duret, Louis born of a noble family at Beaug6-laville

Born: Enghelrams, Cornelius another artist

“Hyperaspistes:” Erasmus, Desiderius one of the most illustrious of the revivers of learning

Died: Frobenius, John an eminent and learned German printer (1460–?)

“Collection of the ancient Italian poets,” Guittone, D'Arezzo an Italian poet of the thirteenth century

Born: Humphrey, Laurence a learned English writer

Died: Jacobatius, Dominico bishop of Lucera

“Epistle to the prior of Newenham,” Joy, John one of the early promoters of the reformation

Died: Machiavel, Nicholas a celebrated political writer and historian

Died: Martelli, Lewis a Florentine poet

Born: Montanus, Benedict Arias a very learned Spaniard

Died: Oporinus, John a famous German printer

Born: Ortelius, Abraham a celebrated geographer

Born: Pois, Nicholas Le an eminent physician

Born: Ribadeneira, Peter a celebrated Spanish Jesuit

Born: Sackville, Thomas lord Buckhurst and earl of Dorset

Born: Sanders, Nicholas a Roman catholic writer of considerable fame

“Petri Bembi Benacus,” Sannazarius, James vernacularly Giacomo San­Nazaro

“De Partitionibus Oratoriis,” Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

Born: Tibaldi otherwise Pellegrino

1528

“The Form of Prayer in the Caraite Synagogue,” Aaron-Hariscon a celebrated Jewish rabbi (12601320)

Born: Andrada, Diego De Payva D' a learned Portuguese

Born: Andreas, James a celebrated Lutheran divine of the sixteenth century

Died: Anselme, George a Latin poet of the sixteenth century

“Georgii Anselmi Nepotis Epigrammaton libri septem: Sosthyrides: Palladis Peplus: Eglogæ quatuor,” Anselme, George a Latin poet of the sixteenth century

Died: Aquaviva, Andrew Matthew Duke of Atri in the kingdom of Naples

“Pontanus,” Aquaviva, Andrew Matthew Duke of Atri in the kingdom of Naples

Born: Bacon, Lady Anne the second daughter of sir Anthony Cooke

“Tabulae perpetuae Longitudinum ac Latitudinum Planetarum, ad Meridianum Lovanierisem,” Baersius, Henry a learned printer at Louvain

Born: Baroccio, Frederic an eminent Italian artist

Born: Belleau, Remi a French poet

“Oratio de pace restituta et de fcedere sancito apud Cameracum,” Berauld, Nicholas was born at Orleans in 1475

Born: Boissard, John James a famous French antiquary

Born: Breulius, James a French antiquary

Born: Brye, Theodore De an eminent engraver

“Libro del Cortegiano” Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman

Born: Faur, Guy De lord of Pibrac

“De Proportionibns, libri duo,” Fernel, John Francis physician to Henry II. of France

“Cosmo-theoria libros duos complexa,” Fernel, John Francis physician to Henry II. of France

Born: Fonseca, Peter De a celebrated Portuguese Jesuit

Died: Fox, Richard an eminent prelate (1475–?)

Born: Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

Died: Gravina, Peter an excellent Latin poet

Born: Judex, Matthew one of the principal writers of the Centuries of Magdeburg

Born: Lotich, Peter surnamed Secundus

Born: Metkerke or Mekerchus

“Glosa sobre las obras de Juan de Mena,” Nunez, Ferdinand one of the restorers of literature in Spain

Born: Pasquier, Stephen a learned Frenchman

“De re medica libri septem,” Paulus, Ægineta a native of the island Ægina

Died: Penni, John Francis a native of Florence

“Romanae Vetustatis fragmenta, in Augusta Vindelicorum,” Peutinger, Conrad a celebrated scholar

Born: Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Talshoi, seu Monumentuni Stroense in Scania,” Wormius, Olaus a learned physician of Denmark

1529

“Champ-Fleuri,” Accorso, Mariangelus a native of Aquila

“De nobilitate et ppaecelleutia fccmineisexus,declamatio,” Agrippa, Henry Cornelius a man of considerable learning (?–1535)

“Notes upon Tacitus de situ, moribus, et populis Germanise,” Althamerus, Andrew a celebrated Lutheran minister at Nuremberg

“Cosmographia,” Apian, Peter called in German Brenkwitz

Born: Askew, Anne daughter of sir William Askew

Born: Autels, William Des a French and Latin poet

“De futuris Caroli V. successibus,” Balbi, John a Genoese Dominican

Born: Baley, Walter an English physician

“Enarrationes in quatuor libros Eneidos Virgilianse,” Barland, Adrian a learned and voluminous writer

Born: Bucholtzer, Abraham usually ranked among the German reformers

Died: Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman

“De Sono Graecarum Literarum,” Ceratinus, James whose family name was Teyng

Born: Cisner, Nicholas whom we have just mentioned as the editor of Cino da Pistoia’s works

Born: Cooke, Elizabeth third daughter of sir Anthony Cooke

“Treatise on the English Sweating Sickness” Cordus, Euricius called by Melchior Adam

Died: Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

“Commentarius in Virgilium,” Donatus, Ælius a celebrated grammarian in the fourth century

Died: Emilius, Paulus a famous historian

Born: Epo, Boetius a celebrated lawyer

Born: Fauchet, Claude a French antiquary of great fame

“Of the. Diversity of Courts,” Fitzherbert, Sir Anthony a very learned lawyer in the reign of Henry VIII. was descended from an ancient family

“Vita PJiilippi a Burgundia, Episcopi Uitrajectensis,” Geldenhaur, Gerard Eobanus a learned German divine and historian

Born: Gualtehus, Rodolphus an eminent Swiss divine

Born: Joubert, Laurent a learned physician

“Ad Lutheranos jam damnatos Oratio,” Longueil, Christopher De a very elegant scholar

“Luculenta in 4 Evangelia expositiones,” Major, John a scholastic divine and historian

Died: Matsys, Quintin an eminent artist

Died: Navagero, Andrew, a learned Italian scholar and poet

Born: Palestrina, John Peter Louis called by Dr

Born: Panvinius, Onuphrius a learned scholar of the sixteenth century

“De crisi et diebus criticis, eorumqufc ignis,” Paulus, Ægineta a native of the island Ægina

Born: Puttenham, George an English poet and poetical critic

“Anglorum regnum Chronicon, or Pastime of the People,” Rastall, John one of our early printers

“Epistolse,” Raulin, John a French divine

Born: Renniger, Michael or

“De Ratione Studii,” Ringelbergius, Joachim Fortius in German Sterck

“Delia Poetica,” Trissino, Johnn George an Italian poet

Born: Ursinus, Fulvius an eminent classical scholar and antiquary

Born: Zucchero, Taddeo an Italian painter