Events noted in 1560

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1560

Born: Abbot, Robert eldest brother to the archbishop

Died: Acontius, James a divine

Died: Adria, John James the historian of Mazara in Sicily

“Novellae Justiniani Imp. Constitutiones,” Agylæus, Henry an eminent lawyer and law writer

“Justiniani edicta: Justini, Tiberii, Leonis philosophi constitutiones, et Zenonis nna,” Agylæus, Henry an eminent lawyer and law writer

Born: Alderete, Joseph And Bernard two brothers

Born: Allibond, Peter father of the preceding

“L'Opere Toscane,” Ammanati, Bartholomew a celebrated architect and sculptor

“Annotazioni sopra la seconde parte de Sonetti di Bernardino Rota fatti in morte di Porzia Capece sua moglia,” Ammirato, Scipio an eminent historian

“Life of the brave la None, surnamed Iron-arm,” Amyraut, Moses an eminent French divine

Born: Arminius, James founder of the sect of Arminians (15601609)

Born: Arpino, Joseph D' the son of a painter named Cesari at Arpino

“Rime di M. Bernardo Cappello,” Atanagi, Dennis a native of Cagli

“A consolatory oration upon the death of Messire Francis Olivier, chancellor of France,” Auge, Daniel D' in Latin Augentius

“Two dialogues concerning Poetical Invention, the true knowledge of the Art of Oratory, and of the Fiction of Fable,” Auge, Daniel D' in Latin Augentius

Died: Backer, James a painter

Born: Bacon, Francis Viscount St

Born: Barlowe, William son of the above

“Procli in primuin elementorum Euclidis libri quatuor,” Barocci, Francis a patrician or senator of Venice

“Various treatises,” Beacon, Thomas one of the English reformers

Died: Bellay, John Du cardinal

“Confessio Christiana? fidei, cum Papisticis haeresibus, ex typ. I. Bonoe fidei,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

“De curandis vulneribus sclopetorum,” Botallus, Leonard an eminent physician of Piedmont

Born: Brueghel, John known

Died: Canus, Melchior a Spanish divine

Died: Capilupi, Lelio of Mantua

“Letters to John Jewell, bishop of Salisbury, upon occasion of a Sermon that the said bishop preached before the queen’s majesty and her honourable council, anno 1560,” Cole, Henry a person of considerable learning in the sixteenth century

Died: Columbus, Christopher a Genoese

“Cantiques spirituels en nombre 26,” Cordier, Mathurin in Latin Corderius

“Livre de Perspective,” Cousin, John an eminent French artist

Born: Crichton, James was a Scotch gentleman

Born: Cuff, Henry a celebrated wit and scholar

Died: Dossi, Dosso an artist

Died: Edgeworth, Roger residentiary and chancellor of Wells

Died: Erskine, John baron of Dun

Born: Facini, Peter a painter of history

“Upon the true use of the Cross,” Farel, William a learned minister of the church (?–1565)

Born: Fulbeck, William an English law-writer

“Anti-prognosticon contra predictiones Nostradami,” Fulke, William a celebrated English divine

“Chronology,” Funch, John a celebrated Lutheran divine

“there is something analogous to the genius of Raphael; the composition, the vivacity of the face, the choice of colours, something ideal in the use of nature, betray similar maxims, with inferior powers.” Ghirlandaio, Domenico a painter

Born: Greene, Robert an English poet and miscellaneous iter of the Elizabethan age

Died: Grevin, James a French poet and physician

Born: Gruterus, Janus a celebrated philologer

Died: Gustavus, Vasa king of Sweden

Died: Harpsfeld, John dean of Norwich

“Supputatio temporum a diluvio ad A.D. 1559,” Harpsfeld, John dean of Norwich

Born: Harriot, Thomas an eminent mathematician

“Optimates: sive de nobilitate, ejusque autiqua origine, &c.” Humphrey, Laurence a learned English writer

“No. xx. 8. Another letter to the same, dated Feb. 8, 1566, concerning his controversy with Hardy nge, ibid. No. 36, 37. 9.” Jewel, John a learned prelate

Born: Kellison, Matthew an English Roman catholic of considerable eminence as a controversial writer

Born: Knolles, Richard author of an excellent History of the Turks

Died: Laguna, Andrew a physician

“A Treatise of Weights and Measures.” Laguna, Andrew a physician

“Observationum Medicinalium Libri tres,” Lommius, Jodocus a medical writer of reputation

Died: Mary queen of Scots

Died: Melancthon, Philip whom the common consent of all ecclesiastical historians has placed among the most eminent of the reformers

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

“Epigrammata seria,” Parkhurst, John an eminent prelate of the sixteenth century

Died: Pena, John a celebrated mathematician

“Commentary of Aggeus (Haggai) the Prophet,” Pilkington, James a learned and pious English prelate

Born: Pits, John an English biographer

Born: Richer, Edmund a learned French divine

Born: Rittershusius, Conradus a learned civilian and philologer of Germany

Died: Robertson, Thomas an eminent grammarian

“Liturgies,” Sainctes, Claudius De in Latin Sanctesius

Born: Schidoni was born at Modena in 1560

Born: Schmidt, Erasmus an excellent Greek scholar

Died: Soto, Dominic a learned Dominican

Born: Southwell, Robert an English Jesuit and poet

“Pindari et casterorum octo Grfficorum carmina,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

Born: Tate, Francis an English lawyer and antiquary

Died: White, John bishop of Winchester

Died: Whittingham, William the puritan dean of Durham

Died: Zanchius, Basil one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

1561

“Responsa nunquam antehac edita,” Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

“Second livre d' Architecture,” Androuet-Du-Cerceau, James an eminent French architect

“Semplici dell' eccelente M. Anguillara, li quali in piu pareri a diversi nobili nomini scritti appajono et nuovamente da M. Giovanni Marinello mandati in luce,” Anguillara, Louis a learned Italian physician and botanist in the sixteenth century

“Stockhornii et Nessi Helvetia? montium, et nascentium in eis stirpiuni descriptio, impr. in operibus Val. Cordi,” Aretius, Benedictus an eminent Swiss divine and botanist

“Rime e versi Latini di diversi, in morte d' Irene di Spilimbergo,” Atanagi, Dennis a native of Cagli

“Delle Lettere facete e piacevoli di diversi uomini grandi e chiari e begl'ingegni, raccolte, &c. libroprimo,” Atanagi, Dennis a native of Cagli

Died: Baduel, Claude in Latin Baduellus

Born: Baudius, Dominic professor of history in the university of Leyden

“Uisputationes duas de jure civili, cum Papiniani vita,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

“Pater elegantiarum, Pater omnium leporum.” Bellay, Joachim Du a celebrated French poet

Born: Besler, Basil a botanist

“Comedie du Pape malade, par Thrasibule Phenice,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

Born: Brett, Richard a learned English divine

Died: Carne, Sir Edward an eminent civilian of the sixteenth century

“Traite des Hernies,” Cheselden, William an eminent surgeon and anatomist

“Apostles Creed,” Cockburn, Patrick professor of the Oriental languages at Paris

“Remarks on Dioscorides,” Cordus, Valerius son of the preceding

“Historia stirpium, libri v.” Cordus, Valerius son of the preceding

Born: Danckert is the name of a family of engravers of considerable reputation in Holland. Cornelius Danckkkts

Born: Dominis, Mark Antony De archbishop of Spalato in Dalmatia

“Esposizioue delle tre Canzoni di Francesco Petrarca chiamate le tve Sorelle,” Erizzo, Sebastian a numismatical writer of considerable reputation in the sixteenth century

Born: Expilli, Claude president of the parliament of Grenoble

Born: Field, Richard an eminent English divine

“A Philosophical Summary,” Flamel, Nicholas falsely celebrated as an alchymist

“Pharmacopeia medicamentorum omnium, quie hodie ad publica medentium munia in officinis extant, tractationem et usum ex antiquorum Medicorum pnescripto continens,” Foesius, Anutius a celebrated physician

Died: Garamond, Claude a French engraver and letter-founder

Born: Garrard, Marc a Flemish painter

Born: Godwin, Francis son of the preceding

Born: Gretser, James a learned German

Born: Harrington, Sir John an ingenious English poet

Born: Harsnet, Samuel a learned English prelate

“Decrees” Ives in Latin Ivo

Born: Lansberg, Philip a mathematician

Born: Lid Del, Duncan professor of mathematics

“Nouvelles Inventions pour bien bastir & a petit frais,” Lorme, Philibert De master of the works to the French kin;'

“Epistolarum Medicinalium, Libri V.” Matthiolus, Peter Andrew an eminent physician

Died: Menno, Simon surnamed Simon

“Annales rerum Flandricarum,” Meyer, James a Flemish historian of some note

Died: Mornay, Philip De lord of Plessis Marly

Born: Powell, Griffith principal of Jesus college

Born: Raderus, Matthew a learned Jesuit

Born: Resenjus, John Paul a learned Danish divine

Born: Sanctorius an ingenious physician

Born: Sandys, Sir Edwin second son of the preceding

“Poetices Libri Septem,” Scaliger, Juuus Caesar a very learned and eminent critic

1562

Born: Abbot, George archbishop of Canterbury (?–1633)

“Observations on the vulgar Tongue,” Accarisi, Albert a native of Cento in the duchy of Ferrara

“Hist. Buceri,” Ackworth, George LL. D. an English divine and civilian

Died: Alava Esquivel, Diego De a celebrated Spanish bishop

Died: Amerbach, John a learned printer of the fifteenth century

Born: Amico, Bartholomew a learned Jesuit

“De conciliorum autoritate,” Andrada, Diego De Payva D' a learned Portuguese

Born: Andreini, Isabella wife to the preceding

“A Discourse on Honour,” Attendolo, Darius a military character

“Elegiarum liber unus,” Ayala, Gabriel a physician

“Apologia triplex adversus Joannem Calvinum ac Theodorum Bezam,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

Born: Birago, Francis an Italian author of great authority in the science of which he may be said to have been professor

Born: Blackwell, George a learned English writer of the church of Rome

Died: Bocchi, Achilles an eminent Italian scholar

Born: Boyd, Mark Alexander a Scotch writer of considerable reputation in the sixteenth century

“A short and pithie defence of the doctrine of the holy Election and Predestination of God,” Bradford, John one of the most eminent of the protestant divines who suffered martyrdom in the reign of queen Mary

“Urbis Pictaviensis (Poitiers) tumultus, ej usque Restitutio,” Bronchorst, John of Nimeguen

“Regimen against the Pleurisy,” Bulleyn, William a learned English physician and botanist

“Bulwark of defence against all sickness, soreness, and wounds, that daily assault mankind,” Bulleyn, William a learned English physician and botanist

Died: Cavalcanti, Bartholomew an Italian writer of considerable fame

“Bellum Sacrum Gallicum, Poema,” Chopin, Rene an eminent lawyer

“Horologiorum Descriptio,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

“Ptolomuei Analemma,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

Born: Daniel, Samuel an English poet and historian

“Primaleone,” Dolce, Lewis a most laborious Italian writer

Died: Gibson, Thomas a native of Morpeth in Northumberland

Born: Gongora, Lewis De a Spanish poet

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

“An Apology against the untrue and slanderous report, that he should be a maintainer and encourager of such that cursed the queen’s highness,” Hooper, John an eminent prelate and martyr

“Historia ecclesiastics congesta per Magdeburgenses, et alios,” Judex, Matthew one of the principal writers of the Centuries of Magdeburg

Born: Longomontanus, Christian an eminent astronomer

“De compescendis animi affectibus per moralem philosophiam et medendi artem, Tractatus in tres Libros divisus,” Luisinus, Louis a physician

Died: Mabuse, John De a Hungarian artist

“De mundi exitio per exustionem libri quinque,” Maggi, Jerome an ingenious and learned man of the sixteenth century

“Genesis, cum catholica expositione,” Marlorat, Augustine an eminent protestant divine of the sixteenth century

“Liber Psalmorum, et Cantica, &c.” Marlorat, Augustine an eminent protestant divine of the sixteenth century

Born: Martyn, William recorder of Exeter

“Hie jacet religio cum superstitione.” Martyn, William recorder of Exeter

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

Born: Navarete, Juan Hernandez a Spanish painter

Born: Osiander, Andrew grandson of the preceding Andrew

Died: Phaer, Thomas a Welsh physician and poet

“Articles of Religion” Rainolds, John one of the most learned and eminent divines of the sixteenth century

“Vita Opera Urbani Regii, reddita per Ernest. Regium,” Regius, Urban a name he thought proper to change

Born: Rider, John an Irish prelate

Born: Smiglecius, Martin a learned Jesuit

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

Born: Spelman, Sir Henry an eminent English antiquary

Died: Sutton, Thomas founder of the Charter-bouse school and hospital

“In Mimum Publianum lib. 1,” Taverner, Richard a pious layman of the reigns of Henry VIII

“Balliolenus, Flander,” Thorie, John one of a family of that name

“On the Church and the Papal Authority,” Torquemada, John De a celebrated Dominican

Born: Vega, Lopez De La a celebrated Spanish poet

Born: Willet, Andrew a learned divine (15621621)

1563

Died: Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

“The reliques of Rome,” Beacon, Thomas one of the English reformers

Born: Berault, Michael pastor and professor of theology at Montauban

“Notes on Lactantius,” Betuleius, Sixtus whose name in German was Birck

“Traduction en vers Franais des Pseaumes omis par Marot,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

Died: Boethie, Stephen De La of Sarlat

Born: Bonarelli, Guy Ubaldo was born December 25

Died: Brodeau, John in Latin Brod&Us

Born: Bull, John a celebrated musician

Died: Castalio, Sebastian was born in 1515

“C|ironologia historice lierodoti et Thucydidis,” Chytræus, David whose family name was Kochhafe

Born: Drayton, Michael an English poet

Born: Edmondes, Sir Thomas knt. memorable for his embassies at several courts

Died: Episcopius, Nicholas under which name

“Opuscula Anatomica, nempe de Renum structura, officio, et administratione de auditus organo ossium examen de mom capitis de vena quae azygos dicitur, et de alia, quae in flexn brachii communem profundam producit de dentibus,” Eustachius, Bartholomew one of the most celebrated anatomists of the sixteenth century (1514–?)

“Ciceronis Orationes Philippicae,” Faerno, Gabriel an elegant Latin poet and philologist

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

Died: Ferron, Arnauld Du a French lawyer

Died: Gelli, John Baptist an eminent Italian writer

Born: Gentileschi, Horatio an Italian painter

Died: Grimbold, Nicholas a poet of considerable rank in his time

“Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum,” Haddon, Dr. Walter an eminent scholar (?–1572)

Born: Hildersham, Arthur a very eminent and learned puritan divine

Born: Hutter, Leonard was also a native of Ulm

“De curandis Febribus continuis Liber,” Lommius, Jodocus a medical writer of reputation

Died: Lorit, Henry commonly called Glareanus

“Disputatio adversus viginti Problemata Melchioris Guilandi,” Matthiolus, Peter Andrew an eminent physician

Died: Musculus, Wolfgang a celebrated German divine and reformer

Died: Oleaster, Jerome a learned Portuguese Dominican of the sixteenth century

“Reliques of Rome,” Parkhurst, John an eminent prelate of the sixteenth century

“Sonnets sur le tombeau du Seigneur de la Chatre, 1569, 8vo. 4.” Passerat, John a celebrated professor of eloquence in the royal college at Paris

“De dimensione circuli,” Pelletier, Jaques a celebrated French physician

“Burning of St. Paul’s Church in London, in 1561,” Pilkington, James a learned and pious English prelate

Born: Pois, Charles Le son of the preceding

Died: Salviati, Francisco Rossi called Tl Salviati

Born: Smith, John an English divine

Died: Smith, Richard a learned popish divine

Died: Soto, Peter a contemporary of the preceding

“Admonitio de abusu linguae Graecae in quibusdam vocibus quas Latina usurpat,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

Born: Sylvester, Joshua the laborious and quaint translator of Du Bartas

Born: Tilenus, Daniel a learned protestant divine of the French church

Born: Vanni, Francis an eminent painter

Died: Vere, Edward seventeenth earl of Oxford

1564

“Decisiones Neapolitans antiquse et novae,” Afflitto, Matthew an eminent lawyer

“Panoplia omnium liberalium, mechanic-drum et sedentiarium artium genera continens,” Amman, Jost a painter and engraver

“Orthodoxarum explicationum, lib. x.” Andrada, Diego De Payva D' a learned Portuguese

“Jacob! Angeli historica na'rratio de vita, rebusque gestis M. Tullii Ciceronis,” Angelo, James a Florentine writer of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

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

“On the nature of the Universe,” Archytas of Tarentum

Born: Avantio, John Maria a celebrated Italian lawyer

Born: Bathe, William an Irish Jesuit

“His works,” Beacon, Thomas one of the English reformers

Died: Bibliander, Theodore an eminent Protestant divine

Born: Bloemart, Abraham painter of landscape

“Book of Discipline.” Buchanan, George a Scottish historian

Born: Buckland, Ralph a popish divine of some note^ was born at West Harptre

Died: Bullinger, Henry one of the reformers

Born: Buxtorf, John the first of a learned family

“Novarum lectionum libri octo,” Canterus, Willum an eminent linguist and philologer

“Latina Monimenta,” Casa, John De La an eminent Italian writer

“La Baronnie,” Chretien, Florent a French poet

“Scholia in Biblia,” Clarius, Isidorus one of the most learned divines in the sixteenth century

Born: Cotton, Peter a Jesuit

“Les Sorciers” Daneau, Lambert an eminent French protestant divine

“Monas hieroglyphica ad regem Romanorum Maxirnilianum,” Dee, John a great mathematician

“De Peste, commentarius, preservatio, et curatio,” Dessenius, Bernard an eminent physician

“A proof of certain articles in Religion denied by Mr. Jewell,” Dorman, Thomas a popish divine

Born: Duval, Andrew a celebrated doctor of the Sorbonne

“De tuenda bona Valetudine,” Eobanus, Hessus a celebrated Latin poet of Hesse

“Juliani Archiepiscopi Prognosticon, sive de futuro seculo, libri tres,” Epo, Boetius a celebrated lawyer

“Centum Fabulae ex antiquis Autoribus delectae, et carminibus explicate,” Faerno, Gabriel an elegant Latin poet and philologist

“Del Specchio di Scientia Universale,” Fioravanti, Leonard a physician of Bologna

Born: Forbes, Patrick an eminent Scotsman

“Hebrew Dictionary,” Forster, John an eminent protestant divine

Born: Frantius, Wolfgang a Lutheran divine

Born: Gill, Alexander head master of St

Died: Glandorp, John a learned philologist of the sixteenth century

Died: Gribaldus, Matthew surnamed Mofa

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

“Miscellanea, sive variae lectiones,” Maggi, Jerome an ingenious and learned man of the sixteenth century

“Jesaise Prophetia,” Marlorat, Augustine an eminent protestant divine of the sixteenth century

Born: Menestrier, John Baptist Le of Dijon

Died: Morel is the name of a family well known among the eminent French printers (15601638)

Born: Morton, Thomas a learned English bishop in the seventeenth century

“Conseil sur le fait du, Concile de Trente,” Moulin, Charles Du in Latin Molinæus (15001566)

Born: Nash, Thomas a dramatic poet and satirist of queen Elizabeth’s reign

“Graecae Linguae Tabulae,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Catechesis parva Martini Lutheri Graeco-Latina,” Neander, Michael one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

“Libro de Algebra en Arithmetica y Geometra,” Nonius, Peter a very eminent Portuguese mathematician and physician

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

Died: Ochinus, Bernardin a celebrated Italian

“Expositio in disputationem Jacobi Carpenterii de Methodo,” Ossat, Arnaud D' a celebrated cardinal

Born: Paaw, Peter a physician and anatomist

Born: Shakspeare, William the most illustrious name in the history of English dramatic poetry

Died: Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding

“Fragmenta poetarum veterum Latinorum, quorum opera non extant,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Dictionarium medicum,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Traite des Danses, auquel il est demontre qu'elles sont accessoires et dependances de paillardise,” Stephanus, Francis Francis Stephens

Died: Tornasius, John the first of a family of eminent printers and booksellers

Died: Udine, Giovanna Da an eminent artist

Died: Vesalius, Andrew a celebrated anatomist and physician

“Instruction Chretienne en la doctrine de la loi et de l'evangile, &c.” Viret, Peter an able assistant in the reformation

Died: Whitehead, David an eminent divine of the sixteenth century (1505–?)

1565

Died: Amsdorf, Nicholas an associate of Luther in the reformation

“Discorso intorno l'origine de Cardinali,” Angeli, Bonaventure an Italian historian of some reputation

“On bodies that float upon fluids,” Archimedes one of the most celebrated mathematicians among the ancients

Born: Argensola the name of two Spanish poets

Born: Ashley, Robert a Wiltshire gentleman

“De le rime di clivers! nobili poeti Toscani,” Atanagi, Dennis a native of Cagli

Born: Audiguier, Vital De a French nobleman

“Divine Tracts,” Auge, Daniel D' in Latin Augentius

Born: Baudart, William a protestant divine

“History of the New World,” Benzoni, Jerom a Milanese

Born: Bertius, Peter cosmographer and historiographer to Louis XIII. of France

Died: Betussi, Joseph an Italian scholar of considerable celebrity

“P. Bissarti opera omnia viz. poemata, orationes, lectiones feriales, &c.” Bissat, Patrick professor of canon law in the university of Bononia in Italy

“Commentarioli duo, alter de medici, alter de aegvoti, munere,” Botallus, Leonard an eminent physician of Piedmont

Born: Brandmuller, James son of the preceding

Born: Brerewood, Edward a learned mathematician and antiquary

“Treatise of the Cross, gathered out of the Scriptures, Councils, and ancient Fathers of the primitive Church,” Calfhill, James a learned divine of the sixteenth century

Born: Carpzovius, Benedict the first of a learned family in Germany

Died: Chaloner, Sir Thomas a gallant soldier

Born: Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

“De Centre Gravitatis Solidorum,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

“Archimedis de iis qua? vehuntur in aqua,” Commandine, Frederick a celebrated mathematician and linguist

“Dictionarium historicum & poeticum,” Cooper, Thomas a learned English bishop

“This makes a third volume, which has scarcely any relation to the former, nor is either of much value. 5. A Latin translation of Guicciardini’s history, 1566, 2 vols. fol. 6.” Curio, Cœlius Secundus of Piemont

“La Zucca,” Doni, Anthony Francis a Florentine

“A Disproof of Mr. Alexander Nowell'a Reproof,” Dorman, Thomas a popish divine

“Shaklocki, epigrammatis in mortem Cuthberti Scoti, apomaxis,” Drant, Thomas an English divine and poet

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

“Observations sur la Coutume de Bourdeaux,” Ferron, Arnauld Du a French lawyer

“Vitae recentiorum jurisconsultorum,” Fichard, John was a lawyer of Frankfort on the Maine

“Regimento della Peste,” Fioravanti, Leonard a physician of Bologna

Born: Freher, Marquard a German

“De Prisco Sermone, ad Chalcidium,” Fulgentius Planciades, Fabius who is sometimes confounded with the preceding St

Born: Gentilis, Scipio brother of Alberic Gentilis

Died: Gesner, Conrad an eminent scholar

“Ovid’s Metamorphoses,” Golding, Arthur a man of some poetical turn

Born: Go Urn Ay, Mary De Jars, Lady Of a French female wit

Died: Govea, Andrew in Latin Goveanus (1493–?)

“Summarie of the Englyshe Chronicles” Grafton, Richard an English printer and historian

Born: Grain, John Baptist Le a French historian

Died: Grollier, John an eminent patron of literature

Born: Guillim, John a heraldic writer

Born: Herrera Tordesillas, Antonio De a Spanish historian of great fame

Died: Heywood, John one of the oldest English dramatic writers

“Songes and sonnettes by the right honorable Henry Howard, late earl of Surrey, and other.” Howard, Henry Earl of Surrey (?–1547)

Died: Lainez, James a Spaniard

Died: Langius, John an eminent physician

“Bion and Moschus,” Metkerke or Mekerchus

“De veteri et recta pronuntiatione linguae Graecas Commentarius,” Metkerke or Mekerchus

“Dos Libros de las cosas que se traen de las Indias Occidentales, que sirven al uso de Medicina,” Monardes, Nicholas a Spanish physician

“A Proof,' &c.” Nowell, Alexander an eminent English divine (?–1602)

“Complaintesur la mort d'Adrien Turnebe,” Passerat, John a celebrated professor of eloquence in the royal college at Paris

“Tables to Fitzherbert’s Abridgment,” Rastall, John one of our early printers

Born: Shirley, Anthony a celebrated traveller

Born: Spotswood, John archbishop of St

“Epitome doctrinse de primo motu,” Strigelius, Victorinus a learned divine and promoter of the reformation

Died: Strozzt, Titus And Hercules father and son

Born: Tassoni, Alessandro an Italian poet of great fame

Born: Taubman, Frederic an eminent German critic

Died: Turnebus, Adrian an eminent critic and translator

Died: Varchi, Benedict an Italian historian

Born: Vere, Sir Horace baron of Tilbury

Born: Winwood, Sir Ralph secretary of state in the reign of James I. was son of Mr (?–1617)

1566

“In Aristotelis libros octp Politicorum commentarii,” Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family

Died: Agricola, John a Saxon divine

“That the ten commandments, published during the ministry of Moses, were chiefly designed for the Jews, and on that account might be lawfully neglected and laid aside by Christians; and that it was sufficient to explain with perspicuity, and to enforce with zeal, what Christ and his apostles had taught in the New Testament, both with respect to the means of grace and salvation, and the obligations of repentance and virtue.” Agricola, John a Saxon divine

Born: Aguado, Francis a Spanish Jesuit

“Methodica juris traditio,” Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

“Judiciarii processus compendium,” Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

Born: Alleyn, Edward a celebrated comedian in the reigns of queen Elizabeth and king James

“Dialogo della Medicina d'Amore di Bartolomeo Arnigio,” Arnigio, Bartholomew an Italian physician and poet

“Postills upon the sundry Gospels,” Beacon, Thomas one of the English reformers

“Illustrium jurisconsultorum imagines,” Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius

“Methodus ad facilem Historiarum cognitionem,” Bodin, John a French lawyer

Born: Boyle, Richard a celebrated statesman

Born: Bracciolini, Francis an Italian poet of some celebrity

“Latin oration against the Fornicating Priests,” Braun, George in Latin Braunius

Born: Budden, John a civilian of Oxford

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

Born: Cowper, William bishop of Galloway

“An Apology of those English preachers and writers which Cerberus, the three-headed dog of hell, chargeth with false doctrine under the name of Predestination,” Crowley, Robert a divine and poet

Born: Dausque, Claudius a learned Jesuit

Born: Day, John one of the sons of the preceding

Died: Dolce, Lewis a most laborious Italian writer

Born: Edmondes, Clement son to sir Thomas Edmondes

“Negotia, sen poematum piorum libri duo,” Everard, Nicholas Grudius the third son of the preceding

“Religio patiens,” Fabricius, Andrew a learned popish divine in the sixteenth century

“Fasti magistratuum et Triumphorum Romanorum, ab urbe condita usque ad Augusti obitum,” Goltzius, Hubert a German antiquary

“De origine et statu populi Romani,” Goltzius, Hubert a German antiquary

Died: Hentenius, John a learned Dominican

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

Born: Hicks, Francis a man of learning of the sixteenth century

Born: Hoskins, John an English lawyer and poet

Born: James I. king of England

“A brief and lamentable Consideration of the Apparel now used by the Clergy of England,” Jewel, John a learned prelate

Died: Joubert, Laurent a learned physician

“De Typographic inventione,” Judex, Matthew one of the principal writers of the Centuries of Magdeburg

Died: Labbe', Louisa surnamed the Beautiful Ropemaker

“Aphrodisiacus, sive de Lue Venerea, in duos Tomos bipartitus, continens omnia quaecumque hactenus de hac re sunt ab omnibus Medicis conscripta,” Luisinus, Louis a physician

Born: Malvenda, Thomas a learned Dominican

Born: Mason, Francis an English divine

Born: Moryson, Fines a native of Lincolnshire

“Disproof of Nowell’s Reproof,” Nowell, Alexander an eminent English divine (?–1602)

“Catalogus Commentar. veterum selectorum in universa Biblia,” Pamelius, James a learned Fleming

“Annales de Bourgogne,” Paradin, William a French historian

Died: Rhodiginus, Ludovicus Cœlius by Scaliger named the Varro of the age

Died: Rondelet, William a celebrated professor of physic at Montpellier

Died: Sackville, Thomas lord Buckhurst and earl of Dorset

“Cento novelle Scelte,” Sansovino, Francis an Italian poet and historian

“In Theophrasti libros sex de causis plantarum commentarii,” Scaliger, Juuus Caesar a very learned and eminent critic

“Commentarii in Aristoteli adscriptos libros duos de plantis,” Scaliger, Juuus Caesar a very learned and eminent critic

Born: Smith, Richard another Roman catholic champion

“Dictionarium Historico-geographico-poeticum,” Stephanus, Charles brother to the preceding

“Poet. Gracci, principes heroici carminis,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Introduction au traite de la conformite des merveilles anciennes avec les modernes, ou Traite preparatif a l'apologie pour Herodote,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

Born: Stephanus, Paul son of the second Henry

Died: Volterra, Daniele Di whose family name was Ricciarelli

Born: Vroon, Henry Cornelius a Dutch painter

Born: Wilkinson, Henry one of four divines of the name of Wilkinson

Died: Wotton, Nicholas an eminent statesman and dean of Canterbury

Born: Yelverton, Henry a distinguished lawyer

1567

Born: Acidalius, Valens a young man of great erudition

“Sonetti, Canzoni, rime ed egloghe pescatorie di Berardino Rota,” Atanagi, Dennis a native of Cagli

“the nature, variety, and change of Laws.” Ayrault, Peter in Latin Ærodius

“Traité des enfans morts dans le sein de leurs meres,” Beaucaire De Peguilon, Francis in Latin Belcarius Plguilio

Born: Bergier, Nicolas

“La Catrina, atto scenico rusticale,” Berni, Francis called by some writers Berna or Bernia

“Histoire de la Mappemonde papistique, par Fragidelphe EscorcheMesses,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

Died: Browne, Sir Anthony an English judge

Born: Bzovius, Abraham a learned Polander

Born: Colomna, Fabio an eminent botanist

Died: Cousin, Gilbert in Latin

Born: Crakanthorpe, Richard where he was born in 1567

Born: Devereux, Robert earl of Essex

“A Request to Mr. Jewell, that he keep his Promise, made by solemn protestation in his late sermon had at Paul’s Cross,” Dorman, Thomas a popish divine

“Le Sei Giornati, mandate in luce da Ludovico Dolce,'” Erizzo, Sebastian a numismatical writer of considerable reputation in the sixteenth century

Died: Estrees, John D' grand-master of the artillery of France

“Certaine Tragical Discourses written oute of French and Latin,” Fenton, Sir Geoffrey an eminent writer and statesman during the reigns of Elizabeth and James I. was brother to the preceding

Died: Fidelis, Cassandra a very learned lady

Born: Fienus, Thomas a physician of eminence

Born: Francis De Sales, St. was born at the castle of Sales

Born: Freminet, Martin a celebrated French painter; was born at Paris in 1567

Born: Gombauld, John Ogier De a French poet

“Commentary” Hipparchus a celebrated ancient astronomer

Born: Holyoake, Francis a learned Englishman

Died: Lotich, Peter surnamed Secundus

“Flores Historiarum, per Matthoeum Wesmonasteriensem collecti, prsecipue de Rebus Britannicis, ab exordio mundi, usque ad annum 1307,” Matthew Of Westminster an English historian

“Ethics;” Muretus, Marc Anthony a very ingenious and learned critic

“Continuation of his Reproof,” Nowell, Alexander an eminent English divine (?–1602)

“Missa Papse Marcelli,” Palestrina, John Peter Louis called by Dr

Born: Parkinson, John a celebrated old herbalist

“Disquisitiones Geometricae,” Pelletier, Jaques a celebrated French physician

“Ad Impudentiam quorundam Chirurgorum, qui Medicis suquari et Chirurgiam publice profiteri volunt; proveteri dignitate Medicinal Apologia philosophica,” Riolan, John an able French physician

Died: Salisbury, William a Welsh antiquary

“Treatise of the Images of Christ and his Saints; being a confutation of Mr. Jewel’s reply upon that subject,” Sanders, Nicholas a Roman catholic writer of considerable fame

“Medicse Artis Principes” Scribonius, Largus a Roman physician

“A Collection of Councils,” Surius, Laurentius a voluminous compiler

Born: Swert, Francis a Flemish historian and antiquary

“Eclogues of B. Mantuan,” Turbervile, George an English poet

Born: Urfe', Honore‘ D’ a writer of romances

Born: Wentworth, Thomas the supposed author of a law work of great reputation and authority

1568

“De subjecto Medicinæ, cum annotationibus Pamphili Montii,” Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna

“De Plautinis vocabulis Lexicon,” Alciati, Andrew a celebrated and learned lawyer

Born: Aldobrandini, Thomas another son of the above Sylvester

“Consilia sive Responsa Juris,” Ancharanus, Peter an eminent civilian of the fourteenth century

“Carmina novem poetarum foeminarum,” Anyta the name of a Greek lady

“Meteoria, owero discorso intorno alle impression! imperfette umide e secche, &c.” Arnigio, Bartholomew an Italian physician and poet

Born: Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“Pratica della Perspectiva,” Barbarus, Daniel probably of the same family with the preceding

Died: Barlowe, William a learned bishop in the sixteenth century

“History of his own times.” Beaucaire De Peguilon, Francis in Latin Belcarius Plguilio

Born: Caccia, William an artist

Born: Campanella, Thomas a celebrated Italian philosopher

“Duo trattati, uno intorno alle oito principal! arti dell* oreficiera, Paltro in materia dell* arte della scoltura,” Cellini, Benvenuto a celebrated sculptor and engraver of Florence

Born: Cramer, Daniel a learned protestant divine

“A Sparing Restraint of many lavish Untruths,” Dering, Edward a puritan divine of the sixteenth century

“Dispute de Guillot le Porcher, centre Jean Calvin,” Desire', Arthur a fanatical priest

“Gregory Nazianzen his Epigrams and spiritual sentences,” Drant, Thomas an English divine and poet

“Carmina Novem Poetarum Foeminarum,” Erinna a Greek poetess

Died: Everard, Adrian Marius brother to the preceding

“Capricci Medicinali,” Fioravanti, Leonard a physician of Bologna

“Assertio antiquitatis Oxoniensis academic,” Kay, Thomas the antagonist of Dr

Born: Keller, James was born in 1568

“A^awvo/iw, sive de priscis Anglorum legibus, libri,” Lambarde, William an eminent lawyer and antiquary

Born: Leighton, Alexander a Scotch divine

“Ten Books of Architecture,” Lorme, Philibert De master of the works to the French kin;'

Died: Luisino, Francis of Udina in the Venetian territory

“The Voiyage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile, knight, which treateth of the way to Hierusalem, and marvayles of lude,” Mandevile, Sir John a celebrated English traveller

Born: Moulin, Peter Du a very celebrated French protestant minister

Died: Olahus, Nicholas a learned prelate

Born: Rushton, Edward a Roman catholic writer

Born: Smith, Miles bishop of Gloucester

Born: Spondanus, Henry a younger brother of John de Sponde

Born: Thorie, John one of a family of that name

Died: Trincavelli, Victor an eminent physician

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

“Book on the Bathes of England and Germany.” Turner, William a very eminent naturalist and divine

Born: Urban Viii., Pope one of those pontiffs who deserve some notice on account of his learning

Born: Wotton, Sir Henry an Englishman

1569

“A christall glass of Christian reformation, wherein the godly may behold the coloured abuses used in this our present time,” Batman, Stephen ranked among the old English poets of the sixteenth century

“Optatus de schismate Donatistarum,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

“Theodoretus de providentia,” Bienne, John in Latin Benenatus

“Delegibus et consuetudinibus Angliae,” Bracton, Henry De a celebrated English lawyer in the thirteenth century

Born: Brito, Bernard De a Portuguese historian

Born: Caravagio, Michael Angelo Amerigi Da a celebrated painter

“an excellent soldier, and a man of honest principles,” Churchyard, Thomas a voluminous poet of the sixteenth century

“Ccelius Aurelianus de Morbis acutis” Dalechamp, James a learned French physician and indefatigable botanist

“Florum et Coronariarum Odoratarumque nonnullarum Herbarum Historia,” Dodoens, Rembert a learned physician and botanist

Born: Dupleix, Scipio a French historian

“Samson,” Fabricius, Andrew a learned popish divine in the sixteenth century

Born: Fitzsimons, Hbnry a celebrated Jesuit

“Life of Cardinal Ximenes,” Gomez De Castro, Alvarez was born at St Eulalia

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

Born: Janssens, Abraham an excellent artist (15691632)

Born: Jorden, Edward an English physician

Died: Kingsmill, Andrew one of the earliest puritan divines

“De Eclipsibus Liber.” Leowitz, Cyprian a celebrated astronomer in the sixteenth century

Born: Marini, John Baptist a once celebrated Italian poet

“A Collection of various pieces, ancient and modern, translated from the Syriac,” Masius, Andrew born in 1516

“Opuscula de Simplicium Medicamentorum Facultatibus secundum genera et loca,” Matthiolus, Peter Andrew an eminent physician

Born: Monson, Sir William a brave English admiral

“A Defence of the Honour of queen Mary of Scotland, with a declaration of her right, title, and interest, in the crown of England,” Phillips, Morgan sometimes called Phillip Morgan

Born: Rosweide, Heribert a learned ecclesiastical antiquary

“The Tragedie of Ferrex and Porrex.” Sackville, Thomas lord Buckhurst and earl of Dorset

“Traite de la conformite du langage Francois avec le Grec,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Artis typographicae querimonia de illiteratis quibusdam typographis,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Epistola qua ad multas multorum amicorum respondet de suas typographic statu, nominatimque de suo Thesauro linguae Graecoe,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“Comicoruin Graecorum sententiae,” Stephanus, Henry the second of the name

“A History of his Own Times from 1500 to 1566,” Surius, Laurentius a voluminous compiler

Died: Tansillo, Lewis an Italian poet

“Epistles,” Tixier, John generally known by his assumed name Ravisius Textor

Born: Vorstius, Conrade an eminent divine of the Arminian persuasion