Events noted in 1550

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“Enumeratio u fisci,” Afflitto, Matthew an eminent lawyer

“Descrizione di tutta l'Italia,” Alberti, Leander adominican and provincial of his order

Died: Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

Died: Amberger, Christopher a painter of Nuremberg

Born: Anthony, Dr. Francis a noted empiric and chemist in the latter end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth centuries

Born: Arnauld, Anthony eldest son of Anthony Arnauld

Born: Aubigne, Theodore Agrippa D' a very celebrated French Protestant

“Defenses touchant son Ortographc Francoise centre les censures et calomnies de Glaumalis,” Autels, William Des a French and Latin poet

“The Predestination and Election of God;” Bacon, Lady Anne the second daughter of sir Anthony Cooke

“A treatise concerning Justification,” Balnaves, Henry one of the promoters of the reformation in Scotland

“Hecuba” Bayf, Lazarus De father to the above

“Prima Rudimenta in linguam Hebraicam,” Baynes, Ralph an English prelate

Died: Bellenden, Sir an elegant Scottish writer of the sixteenth century

Died: Berauld, Nicholas was born at Orleans in 1475

Died: Berengarius, James a physician and anatomist of the sixteenth century (1490–?)

“Commentary” Betuleius, Sixtus whose name in German was Birck

“Ephemeris Historica,” Beuther, Michael a learned German writer

“Tragedie Franchise du Sacrifice d' Abraham,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

“Quomodo oporteat legere sacras scripturas, praescriptiones Apostolorum, Prophetarum, &c.” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

Died: Bless, Henry a painter of history and landscape

Born: Bond, John a celebrated commentator and grammarian

Died: Bourbon, Nicholas a Latin poet of France

“Though thou couldst not feed the flock with fine cakes and white bread, yet should thou satisfy them with barley-bread.” Bradford, John one of the most eminent of the protestant divines who suffered martyrdom in the reign of queen Mary

Born: Brill, Matthew an artist of whom very few particulars are mentioned; the most material are

Died: Bryan, Sir Francis an English poet and warrior

“Epistolarum miscellanearum, libri decem,” Campegio, Lawrence an eminent cardinal of the Romish church

“Historia aliquot nostri saeculi Martyrum, cum pia, turn lectu jucunda, nuuqua.ni antehac typis excusa,” Chauncy, Maurice whose name we find sometimes spelt Chamney

Died: Cœck, Peter called likewise P. Van Aelst

“Annalium libri Sex,” Craig, Nicholas Cragius

Born: Cremonini, Caesar professor of philosophy at Fer­*ara and at Padua

“Epigrams,” Crowley, Robert a divine and poet

“De amplitudine bead regni Dei,” Curio, Cœlius Secundus of Piemont

Born: Drusius, John a learned protestant and eminent critic

“Calendarium Historicum,” Eberus, Paul one of the early reformers

“Commentaries upon Homer” Eustathius a learned critic of the twelfth century

“Roma,” Fabricius, George a learned German

Died: Ferrari, Gaudenzio an eminent artist of Valdugia

Born: Fitzherbert, Nicholas grandson also to sir Anthony Fitzherbert

“In Topica Ciceronis paraphrasis et scholia,” Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

Died: Gambara, Veronica an Italian poetess

Born: Gentilis, Albericds an eminent civilian at Oxford

“Historia Francisci Spira?, cui anno 1548, familiaris aderat, secundum quae ipse viclit & audivit,” Gribaldus, Matthew surnamed Mofa

“Latin Bible,” Gryphius, Sebastian a celebrated printer of Lyons

Born: Guidiccioni, John an Italian poet

Born: Haræus, Francis a learned Dutch catholic divine

“Sermons on Jonas,” Hooper, John an eminent prelate and martyr

“A godly confession and protestation of the Christian Faith,” Hooper, John an eminent prelate and martyr

“Declaration pf the ten holy Commandments,” Hooper, John an eminent prelate and martyr

Born: Hunnius, Giles a celebrated Lutheran divine

“Concio in templo B. M. Virginis,” Jewel, John a learned prelate

Born: Lemos, Thomas De a celebrated Spanish Dominican

Born: Leschassier, James an able lawyer

Born: Maintenon, Madam De a very extraordinary French lady

“Tables of the Chaldee Grammar,” Mercier, John Le a celebrated philologer

“Universal Cosmography,” Munster, Sebastian an eminent German divine and mathematician

Born: Napier, John baron of Merchiston in Scotland

Died: Niphus, Augustine, a learned Italian

Born: Pacius, Juuus an eminent lawyer and philosopher

Born: Pulzone, Scipio of Gaeta

Born: Rosinus, John in German Roszfelit

Born: Sadeler, John the first of a family of distinguished engravers

Died: Sainte-Marthe in Latin Sammartbanus

Born: Scamozzi, Vincent a celebrated architect

“L‘Etica d’Aristotele, tradotta in volga Fiorentino,” Segni, Bernard an early Italian writer

“A spirituall and most precious pearl, teaching all men to love and embrace the cross, as a most sweet and necessary thing,” Seymour, Edward duke of Somerset

Born: Smith, Henry an English divine of popular fame in the sixteenth century

“Commentaries on the Epistle to the Romans,” Soto, Dominic a learned Dominican

Born: Stenwyck, Henry called The Old

“The principal rules of the Italian Grammar, with a dictionary for the better understanding of Boccacce, Petrarch, and Dante,” Thomas, Wilmam a learned writer of the sixteenth century

Born: Ursus, Nicolas Raimarus a writer distinguished for his skill in astronomy

1551

Born: Acernus, Sebastian Fabian a native of Poland

Born: Amboise, Francis D' lived in the latter end of the sixteenth

“De Institution^ Historic Universae,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

“Histoire des Poissons,” Belon, Peter of the faculty of Paris

“Le Siecle d'or,” Berenger De La Tour a French poet of the sixteenth century

“Amplior consideratio decreti synodalis Trident, de authent. doct. eccl. Dei, &c.” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“De ratione temp. Christ. c. liber,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“Evangelica historia,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“Monasteriorum Germanise prsecipuorum, &c. Centuria Prima,” Bruschius, Caspar a Latin historian and poet

Died: Bucer, Martin an eminent German reformer

Born: Camden, William one of the most eminent English antiquaries

Born: Canaye, Philip De La seigneur du Fresne

“Commentaries on St. Paul’s,” Catharinus, Ambrose a celebrated divine of the sixteenth century

“De obitu doctissimi et sanctissimi Theologi domini Martini Buceri, &c. Epistolae duse,” Cheke, Sir John a learned writer of the sixteenth century

“Oratio de utilitate et excellentia Verbi Dei,” Cockburn, Patrick professor of the Oriental languages at Paris

“Sentences extraictes de la Saincte Escriture pour Tinstruction des Enfans,” Cordier, Mathurin in Latin Corderius

“An Answer by the reverend father in God, Thomas Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England, and Metropolitan, unto a crafty and sophistical caviilation, devised by Stephen Gardiner, doctor of law, late bishop of Winchester, against the true and godly doctrine of the most Holy Sacrament of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ. Wherein is also, as occasion serveth, answered such places of the book of Dr. Richard Smith, as may seem any thing worthy the answering. Also a true Copy of the book written, and in open court delivered by Dr. Stephen Gardiner, not one word added or diminished, but faithfully in all points agreeing with the original,” Cranmer, Thomas the first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury

Born: Delrio, Martin Antony a very learned Jesuit

“Commentaries upon the Epistles of St. James, St. Peter, and the first Epistle of St. John,” Folengio, John Baptist was born at Mantua in 1490

“De Christo Triumphante,” Fox, John an eminent English divine and churchhistorian

“Le Lettioni iiell' Academia Fiorentina,” Gelli, John Baptist an eminent Italian writer

Born: Germon, Anastasius an eminent lawyer

Died: Grey, Lady Jane was an illustrious personage of the blood royal of England by both parents: her grandmother on her father’s side

Born: Helmich, Werner a Dutch protestant divine

Died: Mæstlinus, Michael a celebrated astronomer of Germany

“Agricultura sacra,” Naogeorge, Thomas a celebrated protestant divine

“Hieremias Tragedia,” Naogeorge, Thomas a celebrated protestant divine

Died: Nowell, Alexander an eminent English divine (?–1602)

“Oracolo,” Parabosco, Jerome an Italian comic writer

Born: Portus, Æmilius son of the preceding

“Targum in Osean, Joelem, Amosum,” Quinquarboreus or

“The Pathway to Knowledge, containing the first principles of Geometric, as they may moste aptly be applied unto practise, bothe for use of Instrumentes Geometricall and Astronomicall, and also for projection of Plattes much necessary for all sortes of men,” Recorde, Robert a learned physician and mathematician

“The Castle of Knowledge, containing the Explication of the Sphere bothe Celestiall and Materiall, and divers other things incident thereto. With sundry pleasaunt proofes and certaine newe demonstrations not written before in any vulgare woorkes,” Recorde, Robert a learned physician and mathematician

Died: Redman, John one of the most learned divines of his time

“Prutenicse Tabulae Ccelestiurn Motuum,” Reinhold, Erasmus an eminent astronomer and mathematician

“Ephemerides,” Rheticus, George Joachim a celebrated German astronomer and mathematician

“De Vita et victu populi Romani sub Imperatoribus,” Robortello, Francis a celebrated critic in the sixteenth century

“Instrumentum Impedimentorum Luna3.” Schoner, John a noted German philosopher and mathematician

Died: Seymour, Edward duke of Somerset

“Certayne chapters of the Proverbs of Solomon drawen into metre,” Sternhold, Thomas an English poet and psalmodist

“Rerum Germanicarum libri tres,” Sturmius, John the Cicero of Germany

“Translation of Cato’s speech, and Valerius’s answer, from the 4th decade of Li vy,” Thomas, Wilmam a learned writer of the sixteenth century

“A preservative, or triacle against the Poison of Pelagius, lately renewed and stirred up again, by the furious secc of the anabaptists,” Turner, William a very eminent naturalist and divine

“New Herbal,” Turner, William a very eminent naturalist and divine

“Paraphrase on the Gospels and Acts of the Apostles,” Udal, Nicholas an eminent schoolmaster of the sixteenth century

Died: Vadianus, Joachim in German Von Watte

“The rule of Reason, containing the art of Logic,” Wilson, Thomas a statesman and divine in the reign of queen Elizabeth

1552

“Epigrammata,” Aglionby, Edward educated at Eton

“Brevis et dilucida de Sacramentis ecclesiae Christi tractatio in qua fons ipse et ratio totius sacramentariae nostri temporis controversies, paucis exponitur,” A Lasco, John A Lasco (1499–?)

Born: Alberti, Cherubino, Borghegiano a painter of some distinction

Died: Alberti, Leander adominican and provincial of his order

Died: Amaseo, Romulus the son of Gregory Amaseo

“Picta poesis,” Aneau, Bartholomew a man of eminent learning in the sixteenth (15151565)

Died: Antimachus, Mark-Antony one of the most celebrated Greek professors in Italy in the Sixteenth century

Died: Apian, Peter called in German Brenkwitz

“Decadas d'Asia,” Barros, John a Portuguese historian

“Sermo divin, majest. voce pronunciatus, seu Comment, in Decalog. et Sermon. Dom. in monte Sinai,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“Vita B. Marci evangelists,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“Querela Oxoniensis Academise ad Cantabrigiam,” Calfhill, James a learned divine of the sixteenth century

“Enarrationes in Genesim,” Catharinus, Ambrose a celebrated divine of the sixteenth century

Born: Chamberlain, John esq. was born about the middle of January 1552

Died: Chambers, David a Scotch historian

“Abridgment of the History of Scotland, France, and Ireland.” Chambers, David a Scotch historian

Born: Chiabrera, Gabrielo an Italian poet

Died: Cochlæus, John a native of Nuremberg

“De vulgari Sacrae Scriptura? phrasi,” Cockburn, Patrick professor of the Oriental languages at Paris

“Confutatio cavillationum, quibus sacrosanctum Eucharistiae Sacramentum ab impiis Capernaitis impeti soiet.” Cranmer, Thomas the first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury

Born: Croix Du Maine, Francis De Grude' La was born in the province of Maine in 1552

“Frugum Histona,” Dodoens, Rembert a learned physician and botanist

“I martiii, cive Raggionamenti fatti a i marmi di Fiorenza,” Doni, Anthony Francis a Florentine

“Oecumenius in Acta et Epistolas Catholicas,” Felicianus, John Beunardine a native of Venice

Died: Ferreti, Æminus in Latin Ferrettus

Born: Fitzherbert, Thomas grandson of sir Anthony

Born: Forman, Simon a celebrated astrologer

“De doctrina promiscua,” Galeoti, Martio was born at Narni

Died: Giraldi, Lilio Gregokio in Latin Gy raid us

Died: Gonzaga, Lucretia a lady of the sixteenth century

Died: Hedio, Caspar one of the early reformers

Died: Jovius, Paul an Italian historian

Born: Ley, Sir James an eminent lawyer in the early part of the seventeenth century

“Aphorismi Hippocratis hexametro carmine conscripti,” Luisinus, Louis a physician

Born: Lyserus, Polycarp a learned Protestant theologian

“On the Cure of Gun-shot Wounds,” Maggi, Jerome an ingenious and learned man of the sixteenth century

Died: Mexia, Peter a historian of some note in Spain

Died: Meyer, James a Flemish historian of some note

Died: Munster, Sebastian an eminent German divine and mathematician

“Catenx upon the Psalms and Canticles,” Nicetas, Surnamed Serron deacon of the church of Constantinople

“De Nili ipcremento dialogus,” Nogarola, Lewis a learned Italian

“Platoni cæ Plutarchi questiones;” Nogarola, Lewis a learned Italian

“A Treatise de fardemens & de senteurs,” Nostradamus, Michel a physician and celebrated astrologer

Died: Osiander, Andrew a divine of considerable eminence

“Orationum, lib, 3,” Palearius, Aonlus an excellent writer in the sixteenth century

“Epigrammata in mortem duorum fratrum Suffolciensium, Caroli et Henrici Brandon,” Parkhurst, John an eminent prelate of the sixteenth century

“The Morality of Nobles,” Piccolomini, Alexander archbishop of Patras

Born: Powell, David a learned Welsh divine

Born: Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

“Carolina in mortem duonim fratrum Suffolciensium, Henrici et Caroli Brandon,” Renniger, Michael or

Born: Ricci, Matthew a celebrated Jesuit

Born: Sarpi, Paul usually called in England

Born: Schott, Andrew a very learned German

Born: Septalius, Louis an Italian physician of celebrity

“Ad censuras Theologorum Parisiensium quibus Biblia a Roberto Stephano excusa calumniose notarunr, responsio,” Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

“Abrege de l'Histoire des vicomtes et dues de Milan,” Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding

Born: Villalpando, John Baptist a learned Spanish Jesuit

“Epistola de vita et obita duorum fratrum SufFolciensium, HenricietCaroli Brandon,” Wilson, Thomas a statesman and divine in the reign of queen Elizabeth

“De Differentiis Animaiium, lib. X.” Wotton, Edward an eminent physician

Died: Xavier, St. Francis commonly called the Apostle of the Indies

1553

“DeBalneis,” Abengnefit

“Biblia en lengua Espagnola, traduzida palabra por palabra de la verdad Hebraica, por mui excel lentes letrados, en Ferrara,” Abraham, Usque a Portuguese Jew

Died: Æpinus, John a fellow-labourer with Luther in promoting the Reformation

“Trattato di scientia d'Arme, con un Dialogo di Filoofia,” Agrippa, Camille a celebrated architect of Milan

“De Immunitate ecclesiarum,” Albani, John Jerome of the same family with the preceding

“De Balneis omnibus quae extant apud Graecos et Arabes,” Alcadinus the son of Garsia

Born: Alpini, Prospero a celebrated physician and botanist

“Enarrationes in Dioscoridem,” Amatus, John Roderigo Amato a Portuguese physician

“Rhetoricorum Aristotelis, necnon paraphrasis Hermogenis tabulae, a D. A. collectos,” Atanagi, Dennis a native of Cagli

Born: Baldi, Bernard born at Urbino in the year 1553

“The vocacyon of Johan Bale to the Bishoprick of Ossorie in Ireland, his persecucions in the same, and final deliveraunce,” Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

“A dialogue describing these Lutheran factions, and many of their abuses,” Barlowe, William a learned bishop in the sixteenth century

“De Arboribus coniferis,” Belon, Peter of the faculty of Paris

“Epitome illustriumjurisconsultorum,” Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius

Born: Beni, Paul professor of eloquence in the university of Padua

“Temporum a condito mundo usque ad ultim. ipsiiis aetat. supputatio,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“De fatis monarchic Romance, somnium, vaticinium Esdrse,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

Born: Bishop, William vicar apostolical in England

Died: Bonefacio called Veneziano

Born: Boscoli, Andrea an historical painter

“Sermon of Repentance,” Bradford, John one of the most eminent of the protestant divines who suffered martyrdom in the reign of queen Mary

“Meditations,” Bradford, John one of the most eminent of the protestant divines who suffered martyrdom in the reign of queen Mary

Born: Browne, Sir Anthony an English judge

“Le Giocose moderne, e facetissime Egloghe Pastorali,” Calmo, Andrew who was born at Venice about the year 1510

Born: Calvart, Denis an artist

Died: Catharinus, Ambrose a celebrated divine of the sixteenth century

“Letters,” Curio, Cœlius Secundus of Piemont

“Austria, sive Commentarius de rebus Austrice Marchionum, Ducum, &c.” Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

“Commentarius in Sexti Rufi libellum de regia, consulari, imperialique dignitate, &c.” Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

“Herbarium Belgicum” Dodoens, Rembert a learned physician and botanist

“De Balneis,” Donde, James a famous physician of Padua

Died: Dubraw, John bishop of Olmutz in Moravia

Died: Dudley, John son of the preceding

Died: Egnazio, Batista a learned Italian

Born: Erdeswicke, Sampson an English antiquary

“Opera Juridica” Ferreti, Æminus in Latin Ferrettus

Born: Hakluyt, Richard an eminent naval historian

“Concio ad clerum,” Harpsfeld, John dean of Norwich

“A Play of the Weather, called, A new and a very merry Interlude of Weathers,” Heywood, John one of the oldest English dramatic writers

“Homily to be read in the time of pestilence,” Hooper, John an eminent prelate and martyr

Born: Hutter, Elias a Protestant divine

Died: Joy, John one of the early promoters of the reformation

Born: Lilly, John another dramatic writer

“The Historic and Testament of Squire Meldrum.” Lindsay, Sir David an ancient Scotch poet

Died: Mary queen of England (?–1558)

Born: Molina, Lewis born of a noble family at Cuenca

“Regnum papisticum,” Naogeorge, Thomas a celebrated protestant divine

“Erotema Grascae Linguae, cum proefatione Philippi Melanchthonis de utilitate Grsecae linguse,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Synesius de Insomniis,” Nicephorus, Gregoras a Greek historian

Died: Nunez, Ferdinand one of the restorers of literature in Spain

“Les tres-marveilieuseS victoires des Femmes du Nouveau Monde, et comme elles doivent par raison a tout le monde commander, et me' me a; eeux qui auront la monarchic du Monde viel,” Postel, William a very ingenious but visionary man

“King Edward’s Catechism,” Poynet, John successively bishop of Rochester and Winchester

Died: Rabelais, Francis a celebrated French wit

Died: Reinhold, Erasmus an eminent astronomer and mathematician

Born: Sanchez, Gaspar a learned Jesuit

Born: Spenser, Edmund a justly celebrated English-poet

Died: Staunford, Sir William an eminent lawyer in the sixteenth century

“Catonis Disticha Moralia,” Taverner, Richard a pious layman of the reigns of Henry VIII

Born: Thou, James Augustus an illustrious historian of France

“Diacosio-martyrion, sive ducentorum virorum testimonia de veritate corporis et sanguinis Christi in eucharista, adversus Petrum Martyrem,” White, John bishop of Winchester

“The art of Rhetoric,” Wilson, Thomas a statesman and divine in the reign of queen Elizabeth

1554

“Methodi Medendi libri Sex,” Actuarius, John

“De Peste,” Agricola, George a German physician

Born: Alcazar Alçazar

“Methodus Medendi,” Alexandrini De Neustain, Julius was born at Trente

“Diodorus Siculus,” Amyot, James bishop of Auxerre and grand almoner of France

“Life of Ludovico Catti,” Angeli, Bonaventure an Italian historian of some reputation

Born: Bachovius, Reiner was born at Cologne in 1554

Died: Betuleius, Sixtus whose name in German was Birck

“De haereticis a civili magistratu puniendis sub Oliva Rob. Stephani,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

Born: Bongars, James an able classical scholar and negociator

Born: Bonnefons, John a Latin poet

Born: Brandt, John a learned philologer

Born: Brill, Paul an excellent artist

Born: Bronchorst, Everard son of the preceding

Died: Brucioli, Anthony a laborious Italian writer

“Opuscula Elisii Calentii, poetae clarissimi;” Calentius, Elisius a modern Latin poet of the fifteenth century

“Institutiones linguarum Syriacte, Assyriacae, et Thalmudicae, una cum jEthiopicae et Arabics collatione,” Caninius, Angelus a learned scholar of the sixteenth century

“Leo de apparatu bellico,” Cheke, Sir John a learned writer of the sixteenth century

“Disputation with archbishop Cranmer and bishop Ridley at Oxford,” Cole, Henry a person of considerable learning in the sixteenth century

Died: Cortes, Ferdinand a Spanish commander

Born: Cowell, Dr. John a learned and eminent civilian

Born: Dalton, Michael an English lawyer

Born: Dandini, Jerome an Italian Jesuit

“Trattato dello strumento, e della via inventrice degli antichi,” Erizzo, Sebastian a numismatical writer of considerable reputation in the sixteenth century

“Consilia, sive responsa juris,” Everard, Nicholas a very eminent lawyer

Born: Farinaccio, Prosper an eminent lawyer

Born: Faunt, Arthur an English Jesuit

“Hvpocrisis,” Foulon, William a Dutch Latin poet

“Acolastus” Foulon, William a Dutch Latin poet

“The History of the Acts and Monuments of the Church.” Fox, John an eminent English divine and churchhistorian

“Commentarii rerum in Ecclesia gestarum,” Fox, John an eminent English divine and churchhistorian

“De naturae philosophise seu de Platonis et Aristotelis consensione, libri quinque,” Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

“Compendium Ethices, &c.” Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

“In Platonis Timaeum seu de universo commentarius,” Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

Died: Goodrich, Thomas an eminent English prelate

Born: Gosson, Stephen a divine and poet

“Liber quartus Ecclesiasticarum Cantionum quatuor vocum vulgo Motetae vocant,” Goudimel, Claude one of the early and most celebrated composers of music to the metrical French translations of the psalms for the use of the protestants

Born: Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

“Homilies,” Harpsfeld, John dean of Norwich

Died: Holbein, John a most excellent painter

Born: Hooker, Richard an eminent English divine

Died: Howard, Thomas earl of Surrey

Died: Junius, Adrian a learned Hollander

“A faithful admonition to the Professors of the Gospel of Christ within the Kingdom of England,” Knox, John the chief instrument and promoter of the reformation in Scotland (?–1572)

Died: Landus, Bassianus an Italian physician

“Medicinalium Epistolarum Miscellanea,” Langius, John an eminent physician

“A History of Sweden,” Magnus, John archbishop of Upsal

“Apostolicae Institutiones.” Nogarola, Lewis a learned Italian

Born: Orlandini, Nicholas a learned Italian Jesuit

“Vera Expositio Disputationis institute mandate D. Mame reginae Ang. &c. in Synodo Ecclesiastico, Londini, in comitiis regni ad 18 Oct. anno 1553;” Philpot, John a learned English divine and martyr

“I Romanzi in quali della poesia e della vita d'Ariosto si tratta,” Pigna, John Baptist an Italian historian and miscellaneous writer

Died: Razzi, Giantonio, Called Il Soddoma was born at Vercelli

“Letter to the professors of Christ’s Gospel, in the parish of Allhallows in Breadstreet,” Sampson, Thomas an eminent puritan divine

Born: Sidney, Philip a very accomplished English gentleman (?–1586)

“Dictionarium Latino-Graecum,” Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding

“Preedium rusticum, &c.” Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding

“Cosmographie de Levant,” Thevet, Andrew a writer of some note in the 16th century

“De Veritate Corporis & Sanguinis Domini in Eucharistia,” Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned

“Compendium in decem Libros Ethicorum Aristotelis,” Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned

Born: Vere, Francis a brave English commander

“Two Sermons before queen Mary, on the real presence and sacrifice of the mass,” Watson, Thomas a Roman catholic prelate in the reign of queen Mary

1555

Died: Agricola, George a German physician

Died: Aldrich, Robert bishop of Carlisle in the reigns of Henry VIII

Born: Andrews, Lancelot an eminent divine

Born: Arndt, John a celebrated Protestant divine of Germany

“Le Rime,” Arnigio, Bartholomew an Italian physician and poet

“The institution of a Christian Prince, translated from the Greek of Synesius, bishop of Syrene, with an oration concerning the True Nobility, translated from the Greek of Phiio Judseus,” Auge, Daniel D' in Latin Augentius

“Orthodoxographa,” Basinge, John more commonly known by the name of Basingstochius

“Paraphrase de l‘Astrolabe, avec une amplification de l’usage de l'astrolabe,” Bassantin, James a Scotch astronomer in the sixteenth century

“Histoire de la nature des Oiseaux,” Belon, Peter of the faculty of Paris

“De la nature et diversity des Poissons,” Belon, Peter of the faculty of Paris

Died: Bernardi Del Castel Bolognese, John so called from Castel Bolognese in the Romania

Born: Beumler, Mark a learned minister of the reformed church

“De summa Trinitate et fide catholica, &c.” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“De Mysteriis salutiferse passionis et mortis Jesu Messia?, libri tres,” Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

“Symbolicaruin qusestionum de universo genere, quas serio ludebat, libri V. BononiiR, in scdibus Bocchianue,” Bocchi, Achilles an eminent Italian scholar

Born: Boch, John a Latin poet

Born: Bonciarius, Mark Anthony a distinguished Latin scholar and poet

Born: Bottoni, Albertino a physician

Died: Brasavola, Antonius Musa a famous physician

Born: Caracci, Lewis, Augustine, And Hannibal were celebrated painters of the Lombard school

Born: Carew, Ilichard author of the Survey of Cornwal

“Trattati sopra gli ottirni reggimenti dellaRepubliche antiche e moderne,” Cavalcanti, Bartholomew an Italian writer of considerable fame

Died: Clarius, Isidorus one of the most learned divines in the sixteenth century

“In orationem dominicam pia meditatio,” Cockburn, Patrick professor of the Oriental languages at Paris

“Les Combats du fidele Papiste, contre l'Apostat Antipapiste,” Desire', Arthur a fanatical priest

“De Compositione Medicamentorum,” Dessenius, Bernard an eminent physician

Born: Doddridge, Sin John an eminent English lawyer

Died: Finæus, Orontius in French Finé

Born: Fonte-Moderata is the assumed name of a celebrated Venetian lady

Born: Fowler, John a celebrated English printer

Born: Garnet, Henry a person memorable in English history for having been privy to the celebrated conspiracy called “The Gunpowder Plot

“The Gunpowder Plot,” Garnet, Henry a person memorable in English history for having been privy to the celebrated conspiracy called “The Gunpowder Plot

Died: Gemma, Reinier sometimes called Gemma Frisius

“De raris et admirandis herbis, quse sive quod noctu luceant, sive alias ob causas, Lunariae nominantur,” Gesner, Conrad an eminent scholar

Died: Gilles, Peter a distinguished scholar and traveller

Died: Jonas, Justus an eminent German divine

Born: Kelley a famous English alchymist

Died: Lazius, Wolfgang physician and historian to the emperor Ferdinand L was born at Vienna in 1504

Died: Magnus, Olaus brother of the former

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

Born: Malherbe, Francis De a celebrated French poet

“Acts and Monuments” Martin, Thomas an eminent civilian

Died: Nardi, James an Italian historian

“Refranes, o Proverbios en Romance,” Nunez, Ferdinand one of the restorers of literature in Spain

“Dialogue de POrtografe e prononciacion Frangoase,” Pelletier, Jaques a celebrated French physician

“Opus de justificatione,” Redman, John one of the most learned divines of his time

“Brief declaration of the Lord’s Supper,” Ridley, Nicholas an eminent English prelate

Born: Rollock, Robert the first principal of the college of Edinburgh

Born: Serarius, Nicholas a learned Jesuit and commentator on the Scriptures

Died: Sleidan, John an excellent German historian (?–1556)

Born: Speed, John a well-known English historian

Died: Sturmius, James a German of great learning

Born: Tempesta, Antonio a Florentine painter

“Contra impios Blasphematores Dei praedestinationis,” Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned

“A new book of spiritual physic for divers diseases,” Turner, William a very eminent naturalist and divine

Died: Vergil, Polydore a writer who did not want either genius or learning

“Discourses on the Medals of the Ancients,” Vico, Eneas a skilful medallist of the sixteenth century

Died: Wotton, Edward an eminent physician

1556

“L‘Histoire de la Guerre d’Escosse,” Abercromby, Patrick a physician and historian

Born: Achen, John Van an eminent painter

“Actuarii opera,” Actuarius, John

Died: Altomari, Donato Antonio Ab an eminent Neapolitan philosopher

Died: Ayala, Gabriel a physician

“Louange du Bal aux Dames,” Berenger De La Tour a French poet of the sixteenth century

Born: Boccalini, Trajan a satirical wit

Born: Briggs, Henry one of the greatest mathematicians in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

Died: Browne, George the first bishop that embraced and promoted the Reformation in Ireland

Born: Calvisius, Sethus a learned German chronologist

Died: Carpi, Girolamo De an artist

Died: Casa, John De La an eminent Italian writer

Born: Cesi, Bartholomew an artist born in 1556

“Religion and Castrametation of the ancient Romans,” Choul, William Du a gentleman of Lyons

Died: David, George a most extraordinary fanatic

“Tectonicum; briefly shewing the exact measuring, and speedy reckoning of all manner of lands, squares, timber, stones, steeples,” Digges, Leonard an able mathematician

“Chronicon Turcicum” Esperiente, Philip Callimachus an eminent Italian historian

Died: Forster, John an eminent protestant divine

“De Demonstratione,” Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

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

Died: Gryphius, Sebastian a celebrated printer of Lyons

Born: Hoeschelius, David a learned German

Born: Howson, John successively bishop of Oxford and Durham

“The Dial of Agues,” Jones, John an old medical writer

“J. Caii Britanni Opera aliquot et Versiones, partim jam nata, partim recognita atque aucta.” Kaye, John a learned English physician and co-founder of Gonvil and Caius college

“A Letter to Queen Mary, Regent of Scotland,” Knox, John the chief instrument and promoter of the reformation in Scotland (?–1572)

Born: Lubbert, Sibrand a learned protestant divine

Born: Lubin, Eilhard one of the most learned protestants of his time

“Rime,” Martelli, Lewis a Florentine poet

Died: Morysin, Sir Richard a statesman of great learning

“Linguae Hebreae Erotemata, cum veterurn Rabbinorurn testimoniis de Christo, apophthegmatibus veterum Hebreeorum et notitia de Talmude, Cabbala, &c.” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Aristologia Pindarica Graeco-Latina, et Sententiae novem Lyricorum,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Anthologicum Graeco-Latinum,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

Died: Nerli, Philip De a celebrated historian

“Commentaries on the Pentateuch,” Oleaster, Jerome a learned Portuguese Dominican of the sixteenth century

Born: Oliver, Isaac one of the first English miniature painters

Died: Parker, Henry, Lord Morley

Died: Peruzzi, Baldassare a painter of history and architecture

Died: Poynet, John successively bishop of Rochester and Winchester

“De Quatuor Mathematicis Scientiis,” Psellus, Michael Constantinus the younger

“The Complaint of Grace,” Redman, John one of the most learned divines of his time

“Thesaurus Ciceronis,” Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding

“Trattato di Numeri etMisure,” Tartaglia, Nicholas a noted mathematician

Born: Venius, Otho, a Dutch painter of great eminence

1557

Born: Acontius, James a divine

Died: Agricola, Michel a native of Finland

“History of Nismes,” Albenas, John Poldo D' a lawyer and antiquary

“Apologia adversus Amatum,” Amatus, John Roderigo Amato a Portuguese physician

Born: Amerbach, Vitus was born at Wedinguen in Bavaria

Died: Barbarus, Daniel probably of the same family with the preceding

“Juris Civilis Catechesis,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

“Portraits d'Oiseaux,” Belon, Peter of the faculty of Paris

“Venice, 154G, 8vo, which afterwards made part of an entire translation of that poem by different hands. 5. li La Leonora, Ragionamento sopra la vera bellezza,” Betussi, Joseph an Italian scholar of considerable celebrity

“L‘Immagine del tempio di Dorina Giovanna d’Aragona, dialogo,” Betussi, Joseph an Italian scholar of considerable celebrity

Born: Brightman, Thomas an English divine

Born: Cæsar, Julius a learned civilian

Died: Caninius, Angelus a learned scholar of the sixteenth century

Born: Carew, George afterwards earl of Totness (?–1629)

Born: Castelli, Bernard an eminent painter of history and portrait

Died: Cavendish, Sia William second son of Thomas Cavendish of Cavendish

Born: Chapman, George a dramatic poet

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

“Epistres Chrestiennes,” Cordier, Mathurin in Latin Corderius

Born: Crespi, John Baptist an artist

“Ex Ctesia, Agatharcide, et Memnone excerpta,” Ctesias an ancient historian

“Dialogo della pittura, intitolato I'Aretino,” Dolce, Lewis a most laborious Italian writer

“La Libraria,” Doni, Anthony Francis a Florentine

“Sermons fruitful, godly, and learned,” Edgeworth, Roger residentiary and chancellor of Wells

Born: Favre, Antony in Latin Faber

“The Gortlians, or ambition.” Favre, Antony in Latin Faber

“De conscribenda historia,” Fox Morzillo, Sebastian a learned Spaniard

Born: Fuller, Nicholas a learned English divine and critic

Died: Gage, Thomas an English clergyman and traveller

“Imperatorum fere omnium Vita?, ac viva3 Imagines, a C. Julio Csesare ad Carolum V. ex veteribus numismatibus,” Goltzius, Hubert a German antiquary

“De Ecclesia, pa'.ribus, et conciliis,” Heerbrand, James a German divine

“Ancient Latin Mass,” Illyricus, Matthias Flacius but who Latinized his name into Flaccus Illyricus

“Varia doctorum piorumque virorum de corrupto ecclesise statu, Poemata,” Illyricus, Matthias Flacius but who Latinized his name into Flaccus Illyricus

“An Appellation from the cruel and unjust Sentence pronounced against him by the false bishops and clergy of Scotland,” Knox, John the chief instrument and promoter of the reformation in Scotland (?–1572)

Died: Lindsay, Sir David an ancient Scotch poet

Born: Lommius, Jodocus a medical writer of reputation

Died: Lorme, Philibert De master of the works to the French kin;'

Born: Macrinus, Salmoneus was a name assumed by a modern poet

Died: Nanni or in his native language

“A French translation of the Latin of Galen’s Paraphrase, exhorting Menedotus to study, especially to that of physic,” Nostradamus, Michel a physician and celebrated astrologer

Died: Pope, Sir Thomas founder of Trinity college

Died: Ramusio, John Baptist a valuable collector of voyages and travels

“A collection (abridged) of the Statutes in force and use,” Rastall, John one of our early printers

“The Whetstone of Witte, which is the seconde part of Arithmetike: containing the extraction of Rootes; the Cossike practise, with the rules of Equation: and the woorkes of Surde Nombers,” Recorde, Robert a learned physician and mathematician

Born: Salian, James a learned Jesuit of Avignon

“Exotericarum exercitationum liber quintus decimus de subtilitate ad Hieronymum Cardanum,” Scaliger, Juuus Caesar a very learned and eminent critic

Died: Simler, Josias a learned divine of the sixteenth century

“Placita coronac,” Staunford, Sir William an eminent lawyer in the sixteenth century

“Ciceronianum Lexicon Graeco-Latinum,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“In Ciceronis quamplurimos locos castigationes,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Ciceronis Opera omnia,” Sturmius, John the Cicero of Germany

Died: Udal, Nicholas an eminent schoolmaster of the sixteenth century

1558

Died: Achillini, John Philotheus younger brother of the preceding

“De methodo sive recta investigandarum, tradendarumque artium, ac scientiarum ratione, libellus,” Acontius, James a divine

“De potestate Papæ et concilii,” Albani, John Jerome of the same family with the preceding

Born: Alberti, Giovanni brother of the above

Died: Aldegraef, Henry a celebrated artist

Died: Aldobrandini, Silvester was a native of Florence

“Lettera, Rime, et Orazione,” Arnigio, Bartholomew an Italian physician and poet

Died: Baker, Sir John a statesman of some note in the reigns of Henry VIII

“A discourse of three kinds of Pepper in common use,” Baley, Walter an English physician

Died: Bayro, Peter De an Italian physician

“Polymatbise Libri duodecim,” Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius

“L'Amie des Amies,” Berenger De La Tour a French poet of the sixteenth century

“L'Amie rustique,” Berenger De La Tour a French poet of the sixteenth century

Born: Beroalde De Verville, Francis son to the preceding

Died: Bugenhagius, John one of the German reformers

“The Government of Health,” Bulleyn, William a learned English physician and botanist

Died: Bush, Paul first bishop of Bristol

“A Catechism” Carranza, Bartholomew a Dominican

Died: Carrucci, Jacob an artist who from the place of his nativity was called Pontormo

Died: Castro, Alphonsus De a Spanish divine

Died: Christopherson, John a learned English bishop

Born: Clifford, George third earl of Cumberland

“Commentarius in Planisphserium Ptolomosi,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

“Archimedis Circuli Dimensio de Lineis Spiralibus Quadratura Parabolae de Conoidibus et Sphseroidibus de Arenas Numero,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

“Ptolomaei Planisphaerium et Planisphaerium Jordani,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

Born: Corenzio, Belisarius an artist

Died: Croke, Richard in Latin Crocus

“Propaedumata aphoristica; de prsestantiorib.ua quibustlam naturae virtutibus aphorismi,” Dee, John a great mathematician

“De corpore et sanguine Domini,” Erigena, John Scotus an eminent scholar of the middle age

Died: Feckenham, John De so called

Died: Fernel, John Francis physician to Henry II. of France

Died: Foulon, William a Dutch Latin poet

Born: Fronton, Du Due known by the name of Fronto Duc.Eus

“De situ lapygiae,” Galateo, Antony an eminent Italian writer

Died: Giraldi, John Baptist Cjntio an Italian poet

“Description desRoyaulmes d‘Angleterre et d’Ecosse, composed par Etienne Perlin,” Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

“The Treasurer’s Wife,” Grevin, James a French poet and physician

“Cornucopias,” Humphrey, Laurence a learned English writer

“Adagiorum ab Erasmo omissorum centuriae octo & dimidia,” Junius, Adrian a learned Hollander

“The Appellation of John Knox,” Knox, John the chief instrument and promoter of the reformation in Scotland (?–1572)

“The First Blast,” Knox, John the chief instrument and promoter of the reformation in Scotland (?–1572)

“Commentarii de Sanitate tuenda in primum librum C. Celsi,” Lommius, Jodocus a medical writer of reputation

“Apologia versus Amatum Lusitanum,” Matthiolus, Peter Andrew an eminent physician

“Spherics of Theodosius,” Maurolico, Francis a celebrated Italian mathematician

Born: Merula, Paul a very learned Hollander

“Olympic Fulviae Moratae, fcemince doctissima3 ac plane divinas, Opera omnia quae hactenus inveniri potuerunt; quibus Caalii Secundi Curionis Epistola? ac Orationes accesserunt,” Morata, Olympia Fulvia a learned Italian lady

Born: More, Sir Francis son of Edward More

Born: Morosini, Andrew a senator of Venice

“Converted Merchant,” Naogeorge, Thomas a celebrated protestant divine

“Gnomonologia Graeco-Latina, sive insigniores sententiae philosophorum, poetarum, oratorum, et historicorum, ex magno Anthologio Joannis Stobaei excerptae, et in locos supra bis centum digests,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Phraseologia Isocratis GraecoLatina,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

Died: Owen, George an eminent English physician

“I Diporti di M. Girolamo Parabosco,” Parabosco, Jerome an Italian comic writer

“Spherica” Pena, John a celebrated mathematician

“Nouvelles recreations et joyeux devis,” Periers, Bonaventure Dbs an old French satirist

Born: Perkins, William a learned and pious divine

“Tables of the Years of our Lord God, and of the Kings, in opposite columns,” Rastall, John one of our early printers

“Letters from learned men,” Reuchlin, John a learned German

Born: Richer, Peter De Belleval an ingenious French botanist

Died: Scaliger, Joseph Justus son of the preceding

“Justinian’s Novels” Scrimzeor, Henry one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Gallicae grammatices libellus,” Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

“Grammaire Frangaise,” Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

“Exposition of a part of St. John’s Gospel made in sundry readings in the English congregation against the Arians,” Traheron, Bartholomew a learned divine at the period of the reformation

“An answer made by Bar. Traheron to a private Papist,” Traheron, Bartholomew a learned divine at the period of the reformation

“Godly and devout Prayers in English and Latin,” Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned

Born: Velserus, Marcus a learned civilian

“Augustarum imagines formis expressa?, vitae quoque earumdem breviter enarratae,” Vico, Eneas a skilful medallist of the sixteenth century

Died: Vinet, Elias a classical editor

“Wholesome and Catholic doctrine concerning the seven Sacraments, in thirty Sermons,” Watson, Thomas a Roman catholic prelate in the reign of queen Mary

1559

“Libri Græci Theologorum Græcorum,” Æneas, Gazeus a Platonic philosopher in the fifth century

Born: Airay, Henry provost of Queen’s college

Died: Alberti, John a German lawyer of the 16th century

“De Formula Romani Imperii,” Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

“Paedotrophia,” Alexandrini De Neustain, Julius was born at Trente

“Daphnis and Cloe,” Amyot, James bishop of Auxerre and grand almoner of France

“Plutarch’s Lives and Morals,” Amyot, James bishop of Auxerre and grand almoner of France

“Livre d' Architecture, contenant les plans et dessins de cinquante Batiments, tons differents,” Androuet-Du-Cerceau, James an eminent French architect

“Histoire des guerres de Chretiens centre les Turcs, sous Godefroy de Bouillon,” Aubert, William sieur de Massouignes

“Four homilies of St. Macarius the Egyptian,” Auge, Daniel D' in Latin Augentius

“A collection of the statutes and constitutions of the church of St. Paul’s,” Baldock, Ralph De bishop of London in the reigns of Edward I. and II. was educated at Merton college in Oxford

Died: Bandinelli, Baccio an eminent sculptor

Died: Baynes, Ralph an English prelate

“Counts Dominica et Missse Papistical comparatio,” Beacon, Thomas one of the English reformers

Died: Bellay, Martin Du brother of the foregoing

Born: Benefield, Sebastian an eminent divine of the seventeenth century

Died: Berenger De La Tour a French poet of the sixteenth century

Died: Brighham, Nicholas who appears to have had a taste for poetry and biography in the infancy of those studies

Born: Brower, Christopher a learned Jesuit

Born: Butler, Charles an ingenious writer of the seventeenth century

Born: Cardi, Lewis called also Cigoli and Civolt

Born: Casaubon, Isaac a very learned critic

Born: Chaloner, Sir Thomas the younger

Born: Croke, Sir George the third son of sir John Croke of Buckinghamshire

Born: Decker, John a pious and learned Jesuit

Died: Duaren, Francis professor of civil law at Bourges

Died: Folengio, John Baptist was born at Mantua in 1490

Died: Fracastorio, Jerom, an eminent Italian poet and physician

“Chronicles” Froissart, John an eminent and ancient French historian and poet

Born: Gesner, Solomon a Lutheran divine

“Bibl. Patrum,” Hegesippus an ecclesiastical historian of the second century

“Certain sentences written in prison,” Hooper, John an eminent prelate and martyr

“Epistola ad Scipionem Patritium Venetum,” Jewel, John a learned prelate

Born: King, John a learned English bishop

“A brief Exhortation to England, for the speedy Embracing of Christ’s Gospel, heretofore by the Tyranny of Mary suppressed and banished,” Knox, John the chief instrument and promoter of the reformation in Scotland (?–1572)

Died: Lippomani, Lewis a Venetian

“Heptameron,” Margaret Of Valois queen of Navarre (?–1549)

“Aristologia GraecoLatina Euripidis; argumenta quoque singulis tragcediis praemissa sunt,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Ocelli Lucani de universa natura libellus, L. N. interprete.” Nogarola, Lewis a learned Italian

Born: Overall, John an English bishop

Born: Penry, John commonly known by his assumed name of Martin Mar-prelate

Died: Perion, Joachim a learned doctor of the Sorbonne

“An Apology for Spitting upon an Arian, with an invective against the Arians,” Philpot, John a learned English divine and martyr

Born: Porcacchi, Thomas a learned Italian of the sixteenth century

“The Mirror for Magistrates,” Sackville, Thomas lord Buckhurst and earl of Dorset

Died: Segni, Bernard an early Italian writer

Born: Sirmond, James a very learned French Jesuit

Died: Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

“De Gentibus et Familiis Romanorum,” Strein, Richard baron de Schwarrenaw

Born: Sully, Maximilian De Bethune, Duke Of one of the most able and honest ministers that France ever had

Died: Tisi, Benvenuto called IL Garofalo

“Froissart’s Chronicles,” Tornasius, John the first of a family of eminent printers and booksellers

Died: Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned