Events noted in 1640

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“The whole book of Job paraphrased,” Abbot, George nephew of the preceding

Died: Achillini, Claude grandson of the preceding

Died: Alabaster, William an English divine

Born: Alfaro-Y-Gamon, Juan D' a Spanish painter of considerable eminence

“Philo Byzantinus de septem orbis spectaculis, Gr. et Lat. cum notis,” Allatius, Leo keeper of the Vatican library

Died: Allegri, Gregorio a Romish ecclesiastic

Died: Amaia, Francis a Spanish lawyer of great reputation in his country

“Dissertatio historica et chronologica de antique urbis Syracusarum archiepiscopatu,” Amico, Antonine D' of Messina

“Series ammiratorum insulse Sicilian, ab ann. 842 ad 1640,” Amico, Antonine D' of Messina

“De Messanensis prioratus sacræ hospilitatis domus militum sancti Joan. Hierosolymitani origine,” Amico, Antonine D' of Messina

“Chronologia de los Virreyes, &c. de Sicilia,” Amico, Antonine D' of Messina

“Albero et storia della famiglia de conte Guidi, coll' agiunte de Scipione Ammirato Giovane,” Ammirato, Scipio an eminent historian

Died: Arbaud, Francis Sieur de Porcheres

“De Cantici Canticorum sensu, velitatio bina,” Aresi, Paul of Milan

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

“With this weapon I defy you.” Arpino, Joseph D' the son of a painter named Cesari at Arpino

Born: Audran, Girard the most celebrated artist of the family

“Several speeches in parliament,” Bagshaw, Edward a gentleman of a Derbyshire family

“Commentarius in libellum Theophrasti de Vertigine,” Baillou, William an eminent French physician and writer

“De Convulsionibus libellus,” Baillou, William an eminent French physician and writer

“Meditations and disquisitions on the first Psalm,” Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“Meditations and disquisitions on the 'seven consolatory Psalms of David, namely, 23, 27, 30, 34, 84, 103, and 116,” Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“Meditations and prayers upon the seven clays of the week,” Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“De loco affecto in pleuritide disceptationes,” Baldo

Died: Ball, John a Puritan divine of the seventeenth century

Died: Bamboccio an eminent Butch

Died: Bancroft, John bishop of Oxford in the reigo of king Charles I. and nephew of the preceding Dr

“Observationes Philologicce,” Bangius, Thomas doctor and professor of divinity in the university of Copenhagen

“Arte de loa metallos,” Barba, Alvarez Alonzo curate of St

Died: Baudart, William a protestant divine

Born: Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

Died: Bernard, Charles king’s counsellor

Died: Bernegger, Matthias who was born Feb. 8

“Admirandae fabrics humanae mulieris partium, &c. delineatio,” Besler, Michael Robert a physician at Nuremberg

Born: Bohn, John a physician of considerable reputation in the seventeenth century

“Heures de Recreation,” Boot, Gerard of a noble family

“Antiquities of Paris,” Breulius, James a French antiquary

Born: Brueys, David Augustin a French writer of a singular character for versatility

“Chorazin and Bethsaida’s woe and warning,” Carpenter, Nathaniel an English clergyman o great learning and parts

“Comment, ad legern regiam Germanorum,” Carpzovius, Benedict one of the sons of the preceding

Born: Cavendish, William the first duke of Devonshire

Died: Chaderton, Laurence first master of Emanuel-­college

Born: Chauvin, Stephen a protestant clergyman

“De ratione Status Imperii Romano- Germanici,” Chemnitz, Bogeslaus Philip grandson of the preceding Chemnitz

“A Treatise on Love, or Erotic Melancholy,” Chilmead, Edward an excellent Greek and Latin scholar and mathematician

Born: Coles, Elisha author of a Dictionary once in much reputation

Died: Collius, Francis a doctor of the Ambrosian college at Milan

Born: Coysevox, Anthony an ingenious French sculptor

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

“Discursus historico-politicus de perigratione studiorum,” Dieteric, John Conrad the son of John Conrad

“Sermons,” Donne, John an eminent English divine and poet

“A godly and learned Treatise of Prayer,” Downham, George bishop of Derry in Ireland

Died: Duncan, Mark an ancestor of the preceding Dr

“Dissertatio de Novo-antiquo Capitis Morbo ac Dolore, cum aliis Disquisitionibus Medicis de diffic. nonnul. Materiis Practice,” Fabricius, James an eminent physician

Died: Faret, Nicholas a French wit and poet

“Several Funeral Sermons, one preached at the funeral of sir Humphrey Lynd,” Featley, Daniel a learned controversial divine of the church of England

Died: Feuquieres, Manasses De Pas, Marquis De one of the bravest French officers in the seventeenth century

“Reply to the relation, of the conference between Laud and Fisher,” Fisher, John an English Jesuit of the seventeenth century

Born: Fleury, Claude a celebrated French ecclesiastical historian

“Pathologia Daemoniaca,” Fludd, Robert an English philosopher

Born: Fosse, Charles De La a French painter

“Sumtna totins philosophise e D. Thomae Aquinatis doctrina,” Fronteau, John canon regular of the congregation of St

Born: Garzi, Louis born at Rome in 1640

“Versio, varise Lectiones, et Annotationes critics in opuscula varia Galeni,” Goulston, Theodore an eminent English physician in the seventeenth century

“Elenchus AntiDiatribes Mercurii Frondatoris ad Statii Sylvas,” Gronovius, John Frederic an eminent civilian

“Muscarium ad Statii Sylvas,” Gronovius, John Frederic an eminent civilian

“Notes to Tacitus,” Grotius, Hugo one of the most eminent names in literary history

“De Consensu Hierarchies et Monarchies,” Habert, Isaac was a learned and celebrated doctor of the society of the Sorbonne

“Castara.” Habington, William an excellent English poet

Died: Hemelar, John a very learned man

Born: Hire, Philip De La an eminent French mathematician and astronomer

Born: Hooper, Dr. George an eminent English divine

Born: Hubert, Matthew a celebrated French preacher

Born: Jardins, Mary Catharine Des a French lady

Died: Jonas, Anagrimus a learned Icelander

“Horti Carolini Rosa altera,” Joyner, William second son of William

Born: Keach, Benjamin a Baptist divine of considerable note in his day

Born: Kirch, Godfrey the first of a family of astronomers

Died: Kirstenius, Peter professor of physic at Upsal

Born: Laet, John De an author of the seventeenth century

Born: Lairesse, Gerard an eminent Flemish painter

Born: Lami, Bernard a learned priest of the Oratory

Born: Mace, Francis a learned French priest

“De Archicancellariis S. R. imperil,” Mallinkrott, Bernard dean of the cathedral of Munster

“Histoire de Beam,” Marca, Peter De one of the greatest ornaments of the Gallican church

Died: Mascardi, Augustin a distinguished person in the republic of letters

Died: Massinger, Philip a very eminent dramatic writer

Born: Mercator, Nicholas an eminent mathematician and astronomer

Died: Metrophanes Critopylus the patriarch of Alexandria in the seventeenth century

Died: Miræus, Aubertus a learned German

“Theanthropicon; seu de vita Jesu Christi originum ecclesiasticarum libri duo. Accedit Groecorum versio, et index utriusque partis,” Mountagu, Richard a learned English divine

Died: Naudé, Gabriel a learned French writer and bibliographer

Born: North, Francis lord Guilford

Born: Ozanam, James an eminent French mathematician

Born: Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Pfeiffer, Augustus a German orientalist

“De septem Orbis Spectaculis,” Philo, Judæus an ancient Greek writer

Born: Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England

Died: Pontanus, John Isaac historiographer to his Danish majesty

Died: Risdon, Tristram an English topographer

“La Defense du Christianism,” Roques, Peter a pious and learned Protestant clergyman

Born: Rycke, Theodore De a learned critic

“Historian Navalis mediae libri tres,” Ryves, Sir Thomas son of John Ryves of Damery Court

Died: Salian, James a learned Jesuit of Avignon

“Les Vanitez de la Cour,” Salisbury, John Of one of the greatest ornaments of the twelfth century

Died: Salmasius, Claude one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century

“Dissertatio de fcenore trapezitico, in tres libros divisa,” Salmasius, Claude one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century

“Achillis Tatii Alexandrini Eroticon de Clitophontis et Leucippes amoribus, libri octo,” Salmasius, Claude one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century

“Interpretatio Hippocratis aphorismi 69, sect. iv. de calculo,” Salmasius, Claude one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century

“Psalms,” Sandys, George brother of the preceding

“An Essay to the translation of the jEneis.” Sandys, George brother of the preceding

Died: Sarbiewski, Matthias Casimir a modern Latin poet

Born: Shadwell, Thomas an English dramatic poet

Died: Sherburne, Sir Edward an English poet

Born: Slingeland, John Peter Van a Dutch artist

“Historia de Bello Belgico” Strada, Famiamis an ingenious and learned Jesuit

“Contemplations, Sighs, and Groans of a Christian,” Style, William a law-writer

Born: Tourneux, Nicholas Le a pious French divine

Born: Tozzi, Luke an eminent physician

“Geographia antiqua,” Vossius, Isaac a man of great parts and learning

Died: Walton, Brian a learned English bishop

Died: Walton, Isaac a celebrated writer on the art of angling

Died: Wandesforde, Christopher, Viscount Castlecomer an upright statesman

Born: Wharton, Thomas, Marquis Of Wharton was eld* est son of Philip lord Wharton

“Prototypes, or the primarie Precedent out of the book of Genesis,” Whately, William an eminent puritan divine

Born: Wirz, John an artist

Born: Wycherley, William an English comic poet (?–1715)

1641

Died: Aarsens, Francis lord of Someldyck and Spyck

“Answer to the questions of the Citizens of London in Jan. 1600, concerniug Cheapside Cross,” Abbot, George archbishop of Canterbury (?–1633)

“Vindiciae Sabbati, or an answer to two treatises of Mr. Broad,” Abbot, George nephew of the preceding

“Britannia illustrata,” Alford, Michael whose real name is said to be Griffith

Born: Allix, Peter a very learned and eminent divine of the church of England

“De Pelevation de la foi, &c.” Amyraut, Moses an eminent French divine

“L'Istoria Augusta da Giulio Cesare Costatino il magno,” Angeloni, Francis a learned antiquary of the seventeenth century

Died: Ashley, Robert a Wiltshire gentleman

Born: Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“A Remonstrance against Presbytery,” Aston, Sir Thomas a brave and loyal gentleman

Died: Backer, Jacob an eminent portrait and historical painter

“Two arguments in parliament, on the Canons and Praemunire,” Bagshaw, Edward a gentleman of a Derbyshire family

Died: Baker, David an English Benedictine monk

“Chronicle of the kings of England, from the time of the Romans’ government unto the death of king James,” Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“Apology for Laymen’s writing in Divinity,” Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“A soliloquy of the Soul, or a pillar of thoughts, &c.” Baker, Sir Richard grandson of the preceding

“Hebrew Lexicon,” Bangius, Thomas doctor and professor of divinity in the university of Copenhagen

“Anatomia Caspari Barthqlini parentis novis observationibus primuin locupletata,” Bartholine, Thomas son of the preceding

Died: Baskerville, Sir Simon knight

“Circulus Pisanus,” Berigard, Claude Guillermet, Slgnor De was born at Moulins in 1578

Died: Bernard, Claude called Father Bernard

“Le Testament du reverend pere Bernard, et ses pensdes pieuses,” Bernard, Claude called Father Bernard

“The penitent death of a woful Sinner; or, the penitent death of John Atherton, late bishop of Waterford in Ireland, who was executed at Dublin the fifth of December, 1640; with some annotations on several passages,” Bernard, Nicholas a learned English divine of the seventeenth century

“A sermon preached at the burial of John Atherton, the next night after his execution, in St. John’s church, Dublin,” Bernard, Nicholas a learned English divine of the seventeenth century

Died: Bernard, Richard an English divine of the seventeenth century

“Apiaria universae philosophise, mathematics, &c.” Bettini, Mario a learned Italian Jesuit

Born: Bini, Severin in Latin Binius

“A Door of Hope,” Bond, John LL. D. was the son of Dennis Bond

“Holy and Loyal Activity,” Bond, John LL. D. was the son of Dennis Bond

Born: Bottoni, Dominic the son of Nicholas Bottom

Died: Brosse, Guy De La physician in ordinary to Louis XIII. obtained from that king

“The sounding of the two last Trumpets; or, Meditations on the 9th, 10th, and llth Chapters of the Revelations,” Burton, Henry was born at Birsall in Yorkshire

“The Protestation protested, or a short Remonstrance, shewing what is principally required of all those that have or do take the last Parliamentary Protestation,” Burton, Henry was born at Birsall in Yorkshire

“Speech in the house of peers, Jan. 30, 1641, upon occasion of the present distractions, and of his Majesty’s removal from Whitehall,” Carey, Henry earl of Monmouth

“De atrabile, quoad mores attinet,” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

Born: Colombiere, Claude De La a famous Jesuit

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

“Animadversions upon a treatise lately published, and entitled, God’s Love to Mankind, manifested by disproving his absolute decree for their damnation,” Davenant, John bishop of Salisbury in the seventeenth century

“Vindicite Trithemianse, sive specimen steganographiae Joannis Trithemii, quo auctoris ingenuitas demonstratur, et opus superstitione absolvitur,” Despierres, John a learned Benedictine

Born: Dodwell, Henry a very learned writer

Died: Domenichino a very much admired artist

“A letter of state to a scholar of Cambridge;” Dudley, Robert baron of Denbigh

“Consultatio theologica super negocio Pacis Ecclesiast.” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“A summary discourse concerning the work of Peace Ecclesiastical,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

Died: Eaton, John an English divine

“Synopsis Philosophise Orientalium,” Ecchellensis, Abraham a learned Maronite of the seventeenth century

Born: Edelinck, Gerard an eminent engraver

“Reasons against the Independent Government of particular Congregations,” Edwards, Thomas a famous presbyterian writer in the seventeenth century

“Commentariuf ad Betramum de Republica Hebrseorum,” Empereur, Constantine of Oppyck

“The Arminian Nunnery, or a brief description and relation of the late erected monastical place, called the Arminian Nunnery at Little Gidding in Huntingdonshire: humbly addressed to the wise consideration of the present parliament. The foundation is by a company of Ferrars at Gidding,” Ferrar, Nicholas an English gentleman of considerable learning and ingenuity

“Canterburian’s Self-conviction,” Field, Richard an eminent English divine

Died: Finch, Henry of the family of the lord keeper

“A Design for bringing a River from Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire to St. Giles’s in the Fields, near London; the benefits of it declared, and the objections against it answered,” Ford, Sir John an ingenious gentleman of the seventeenth century

“Thomas a Kempis vindicatus per unuin e Canonicis regularibus congregationis Gallicanae,” Fronteau, John canon regular of the congregation of St

“The antipathy between the French and the Spaniard,” Gentilis, Robert son of the preceding

Died: George, Amjra was a learned Maronite

“Historia Gotteschalci,” Gotteschalcus, Fulgentius surnamed Fulgentius

Born: Graaf, Regnier De a celebrated physician

“The Nature of Tiuth; its union and unity with the soule, which is one in its essence, faculties, acts; one with truth,” Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

“A Discourse opening the nature of that Episcopacie which is exercised in England,” Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

Born: Guerard, Robert a learned Benedictine

Born: Gueret, Gabriel an elegant French writer

“Observations upon History,” Habington, William an excellent English poet

“Analysis of the Psalms,” Helmich, Werner a Dutch protestant divine

“An Help to English History,” Heylin, Dr. Petek an English divine

Born: Hoeltzlinus, Jeremias a philologer

“A Discovery of the causes of these Contentions touching Church-government, out of the fragments of Richard Hooker,” Hooker, Richard an eminent English divine

Born: Horneck, Dr. Anthony an English divine

“An Answer to certain frivolous Objections against the Government of the Church of England,” Jewel, John a learned prelate

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

Born: Knox, Capt Robert the son of capt

“Episcopal Inheritance; or, a Reply to the humble examination of a printed abstract; or the answers to nine reasons of the House of Commons against the votes of bishops in Parliament,” Langbaine, Gerahd a learned English writer

“Excerpta Rhetorum” Libanius a celebrated sophist of antiquity

“A Speech in the House of Commons at the passing of two bills,” Littleton, Dwaud lord keeper of the great seal of England in the reign of Charles I. was descended

“Praise of the French,” Macedo, Francis a Portuguese Jesuit

“The Antiquary, a comedy, acted by her Majesty’s servants at the Cockpit,” Marmion, Shakerley a dramatic writer

Born: Monnoye, Bernard De La a learned French poet

Died: Mountagu, Richard a learned English divine

“L'Interpretation des Chiffres, ou Regies pour bien entendre et expliquer facilement toutes sortes des Chiffres Simples,” Niceron, John Francis an able mathematician

“De amore, de pulchro, Veneris et Cupidinis venales,” Niphus, Augustine, a learned Italian

“A Treatise of the principal Grounds and Maxims of the Laws of England,” Noy, William attorney-general in the reign of Charles I. the son of William Noy

“A Discourse concerning Puritans,” Parker, Robert was a puritan divine of considerable learning and reading

Born: Pfanner, Tobias the son of a counsellor at Augsburg

“Nine Sermons on several occasions,” Prideaux, John a learned English bishop

“Readings,” Risdon, Tristram an English topographer

“Flandria Illustrata,” Sanderus, Anthony an eminent topographer and antiquary

“The Song of Solomon,” Sandys, George brother of the preceding

“Dissertatio de ingenii muliebris ad doctrinam et meliores literas aptitudine,” Schurman, Anna Maria A a most learned German lady

Born: Schurtzfleisch, Conrad Samuel a learned German

“Ibrahim, ou l'Illustre Bassa,” Scuderi, Magdeleine De sister of the preceding

Born: Sherlock, Dr. William a learned English divine

Died: Spelman, Sir Henry an eminent English antiquary

“Album Marianum, in quo prosa et carmine Dei in Austriacos beneficia, et Austriacornm erga Deum obsequia recensentur.” Stanyhurst, Richard an historian

“Comment on Psalms ciii.” Sterne, Richard archbishop of York

“Stock of Divine Knowledge,” Stock, Richard an eminent puritan divine

“Commentary on the prophecy of Malachi,” Stock, Richard an eminent puritan divine

Died: Suckling, Sir John an accomplished courtier

Born: Tellier, François Michel Le marquis de Louvois

“A Discourse concerning the primitive Forme of the Government of Churches,” Thorndike, Herbert a learned divine in the seventeenth century

“Observationum medicarum Libri tres,” Tulp, Nicholas an eminent physician

“Of the Morality of the Fourth Commandment,” Twiss, William a very learned nonconformist divine

“Certain brief Treatises,” Usher, James a most illustrious prelate

Died: Vandyck, Sir Anthony a most illustrious portraitpainter

“El diabolo cojuelo, novella de la otra vida,” Velez, Lewis Velez De Guevara a Spanish comic poet and satirist

Born: Vieussens, Raymond a physician and anatomist

“Epistolas de motu chyli et sanguinis,” Walæus, Anthony a very eminent Protestant divine

“The doctrine of the Holy Weekly Sabbath,” Walker, George an eminent Puritan divine

Died: Webbe, George a pious prelate

“The Negociations of Thomas Wolsey, &c.” Wolsey, Thomas a celebrated cardinal and statesman (?–1530)

“Beaten Oyle for the lamps of the Sanctuarie,” Womock, Lawrence an English prelate

“Parallel bttween Robert earl of Essex and George late duke.,of Bucks,” Wotton, Sir Henry an Englishman

1642

“The Moral Law expounded, or Lectures on the Ten Commandments, with nineteen Sermons on prayer,” Andrews, Lancelot an eminent divine

“Liber de vita et miraculis S. Wilohadi,” Anscarius one of the early propagators. of Christianity

“Disquisitiones de partus termims,” Arnisæus, Henningus a German medical and political writer

“A collection of sundry Petitions presented to the King and Parliament,” Aston, Sir Thomas a brave and loyal gentleman

Born: Aubert, Peter a French lawyer

“Antiquitates Danicse,” Aventin, John author of the Annals ofBavaria

“Le Vite de' Pittori, Scultori, ed Architetti dal 1572 al 1642,” Baglioni, Giovanni a Roman artist

“Liber de Rheumatismo et Pleuritide dorsali,” Baillou, William an eminent French physician and writer

Died: Barkham, John a very learned divine and antiquary

“Syntagma medicum et chirurgicum de cauteriis,” Bartholine, Caspar an eminent physician

Died: Benning, John Bodecher was born in the village of Loosdrecht

Born: Benzelius, Eric archbishop of Upsal (?–1709)

“The whole proceedings of the siege of Drogheda,” Bernard, Nicholas a learned English divine of the seventeenth century

“A Dialogue tetweeu Paul and Agrippa,” Bernard, Nicholas a learned English divine of the seventeenth century

“Gazophylacium rerum naturalium,” Besler, Michael Robert a physician at Nuremberg

“Observatio anatomico-medica, &c.” Besler, Michael Robert a physician at Nuremberg

“Dissertationes philologies,” Besold, Christopher an eminent lawyer

“Euclides explicatus,” Bettini, Mario a learned Italian Jesuit

Born: Betts, John an eminent physician in the seventeenth century

“Instruction astronomique de l'usage des globes et sphere celestes et terrestres,” Blaeu, William an eminent printer

“De Medicina Indorum,” Bontius, James called by some

Born: Browne, Edward an eminent physician

Died: Brueghel, Peter the younger

“A just and true remonstrance of his Majesty’s Mines Royal in Wales,” Bushel, Thomas a man once of considerable eminence for his philosophical pursuits

“Commentaries on the NewTestament, grammatical and critical,” Camerarius, Joachim one of the most learned writers of his age

“De recta ratione studendi,” Campanella, Thomas a celebrated Italian philosopher

“Responsa juris Electoralia,” Carpzovius, Benedict one of the sons of the preceding

Born: Chouet, John Robert a learned philosopher

Born: Cook, Henry an English artist

Born: Corneille, Michael born at Paris in 1642

Born: Courten, William the last in the male line of the family that makes the subject of the preceding article

Born: Creed, Elizabeth a very amiable and ingenious lady

Died: Crisp, Tobias a puritan writer of considerable eminence

Born: Croese, Gerard a protestant divine

“De Patrum, fide circa imagines,” Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

“Tractatus de causis amissarum Linguae Latince radicum,” Daumius, Christian an eminent classical and philological scholar

“A Discourse concerning the Rights and Privilege’s of the Subject in a conference desired by the lords, and had by a committee of both houses April 3, 1628,” Digges, Sir Dudley eldest son of Thomas Digges

“An answer to a printed book entitled * Observations upon some of his majesty’s late answers and expresses, 1” Digges, Sir Dudley eldest son of Thomas Digges

“The Magazine of Honour,” Doddridge, Sin John an eminent English lawyer

“Petition to the house of commons for the preservation of true Religion,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“Certain considerations, shewing the necessity of a correspondency in spiritual matters betwixt all professed Churches,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“De re vestiaria libri tres,” Ferrari, Octavius of the same family with the famer

Born: Filicaia, Vincent De a celebrated Italian poet

Died: Franck commonly called Young Francks

Died: Galilei, Galileo the celebrated astronomer and mathematician

Died: Gill, Alexander son and successor to his father

Died: Godwin, Dr. Thomas a learned English writer

“Two Speeches, spoken in the Guildhall, London, concerning his majesty’s refusal of a Treaty of Peace,” Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

Died: Gui Do, Reni a very celebrated artist

Born: Hickes, George an English divirre of uncommon abilities and learning

“Elementa philosophica seu politica de Give,” Hobbes, Thomas an eminent English philosopher and miscellaneous writer

Born: Holder, William a learned English philosopher

“A Sermon preached in St. Mary’s, Cambridge, on his majesty’s inauguration,” Holdsworth, Richard sometimes written Oldsworth (?–1649)

Born: Holt, Sir John knight

Died: Kynaston, Francis an English poet

Born: Loubere, Simon De La a French poet

“Deju-tilia & jure,” Lugo, John a Spanish Jesuit and cardinal

“De rirtute divinse fidei,” Lugo, John a Spanish Jesuit and cardinal

“Principles of Faith and of a good Conscience,” Lyford, William a pious clergyman of the seventeenth century

Born: Marana, John Paul the author of the Turkish Spy

“Sacramentarium Sancti Gregorii Magni,” Menard, Nicholas Hugues a writer on the history of the saints

“The Reason of Church Government urged against Prelacy,” Milton, John the most illustrious of English poets

“Collection of Voyages.” Monson, Sir William a brave English admiral

“The Acts and Monuments of the Church before Christ incarnate,” Mountagu, Richard a learned English divine

“Bibliographia Politica,” Naudé, Gabriel a learned French writer and bibliographer

Born: Opitius, Henry a learned Lutheran divine

“Display of Arminianism,” Owen, John the most eminent and learned of the nonconformist divines

“Certain animadversions upon some passages in a Tract concerning Schism and Schismatics,” Page, William an English divine

Born: Placcius, Vincent an eminent philologer of Hamburgh

“Animadversiones in veram Praxim curandos Tertianse propositam a Doctore Petro Barba” Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus an eminent physician

“The Prince; or Maxims of State,” Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

“Jezirah, or, the Creation,” Rittangelius, John Stephen a native of Forcheim

“History of Marseilles,” Ruffi, Anthony De the historian of Marseilles

“Idea de un Principe Politico* Christiano representada en cien empress,” Saavedra-Faxardo, Diego De a Spanish political and moral writer

“A view of a pretende book, entitled, ' Observations upon his Majesty’s late Answers and Epistles,” Spelman, Sir Henry an eminent English antiquary

“A Discourse of Religious Assemblies and the Publike Service of God,” Thorndike, Herbert a learned divine in the seventeenth century

Born: Traill, Robert an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

Born: Tyrrell, James an English historian

“Italia sacra, sive de Episcopis Italiae, et Insularum adjacentium,” Ughelli, Ferdinand an ecclesiastical historian

Born: Uvedale, Robert a learned botanist

“Elegies celebrating the happy memory of sir Horatio Vere,” Vere, Sir Horace baron of Tilbury

“Catalogns plantarum horti Patavini,” Vesling, John an able anatomist

“Da la Cerdu’s” Virgil, In Latin, Publius Virgiuus Maro, the most excellent of all the ancient Roman poets

“Short View of the life and death of George Duke of Bucks,” Wotton, Sir Henry an Englishman

1643

“Bibliotheca scriptorum societatis Jesu,” Alegambe, Philip a Flemish Jesuit

Born: Alemand, Louis-Augustine a miscellaneous French writer of considerable note

“A treatise on Conscience, with the power and cases thereof,” Ames, William a divine in the reigns of king James and Charles I. and famous for his casuistical and controversial writings (15761633)

Born: Antelmi, Joseph a French ecclesiastic and antiquary

“De Virginum et Mulierium morbis,” Baillou, William an eminent French physician and writer

“Opuscula Medica,” Baillou, William an eminent French physician and writer

Died: Bainbridge, John an eminent physician and astronomer

“Antagathyrsus, apologia pro pinguibus,” Balde, James an eminent German poet

Died: Bargrave, Isaac dean of Canterbury

“Orationes Panegyricce Sacro-Prophanre decem,” Baro, Bonaventure whose true name was Fitz-Gerald

“De armillis veterurn, pracsertiiii Danorum Schedion.” Bartholine, Thomas son of the preceding

Born: Bellini, Laurence an eminent Italian physician

Died: Bonfrerius, James a learned Jesuit and commentator

Died: Boys, John one of the translators of the Bible in the reign of James I. was son of William Bois

Born: Brady, Robert a noted historian and physician of the seventeenth century

Born: Burnet, Gilbert the celebrated bishop of Salisbury

Died: Burroughs, Sir John knt. garter king at arms

“A Narration of his own Life,” Burton, Henry was born at Birsall in Yorkshire

“The beloved city, or the Saints’ reign on earth a thousand years, &c.” Burton, William another antiquary of the seventeenth century

“Civitas solis,” Campanella, Thomas a celebrated Italian philosopher

“Poetica idea Keipublicaj Philosophies,” Campanella, Thomas a celebrated Italian philosopher

Born: Camps, Francis De was born at Amiens Jan. 31

“Ad novam Davidis lyram animadversiones, &c.” Capellus, Lewis an eminent French protestant and learned divine

Died: Cartwright, William an English poet of the seventeenth century

“Marci Antonini Imperatoris de Seipso & ad Seipsum libri xii. Guil. Xylander Augustanus Graece &, Latine primus edidit: nunc vero, Xylandri versionem locis plurimis etnendavit, & novam fecit in Antonini libros Notas & Emendationes adjecit Mericus Casaubonus, Is. F. In eosdem Xylandri Annotationes,” Casaubon, Meric son of the preceding

Died: Cerda, John Lewis a Spanish Jesuit

Born: Chardin, Sir John a celebrated traveller

“Anti-Philolaus, in quo Philolaus redivivus de terrse motu et solis ac fixarum quiete impugnalur,” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

Born: Collet, Philibert a learned advocate of parliament of Dombes

“Synopsis -Physicse, ad lumen divinum reformat,” Comenius, John Amos a celebrated grammarian and protestant divine

“Expositiones Patrum Graecorum in Psalmos,” Cordes a learned editor

Died: Corenzio, Belisarius an artist

“Lexicon Homericum,” Coulon, Lewis a French historian

Born: Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

Died: Danvers, Henry a brave warrior in the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth century

“Joannes Cloppenburgius, Heautontimorumenos, seu retorsio injuriarum de libello falsidico, cui titulus, Res judicata, cumulatarum,” Deusingius, Anthony a learned physician

“Observations upon Dr. Browne’s Religio Medici,” Digby, Sir Kenelm who once enjoyed the reputation of a philosopher

“Stanislai Lubienski opera posthum^,” Dlugoss, John Longinus a Polish historian

Born: Foucault, Nicolas Joseph born at Paris Jan. 8

Born: Franck De Franckenau, George an eminent German physician

“Elementa Architecture Militaris,” Goldman, Nicholas a mathematician

“Speech at the Election of his captains and commanders at Warwick-castle,” Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

“Pontifical of the Greek Church,” Habert, Isaac was a learned and celebrated doctor of the society of the Sorbonne

“Biblia Magna,” Haye, John De La a learned Franciscan

Born: Jouvenci a celebrated Jesuit

Died: Kromayer, John a learned divine

Died: Ludlow, Edmund one of the chiefs of the republican party during the civil wars

Died: Master a poet and historian

“Jusjurandum Hippocratis,” Meibomius is the name of several learned men

“Diatriba deunico Dionysio,” Menard, Nicholas Hugues a writer on the history of the saints

Born: Moreri, Lewis a French divine (?–1680)

Born: Mourgues, Michael a French mathematician

“Hieronymi Cardani vita,” Naudé, Gabriel a learned French writer and bibliographer

“the affairs of Great Britain, for the better information of the people.” Needham, Marchamont an English political writer

Died: Neer, Arnold Vander a landscape painter

Born: Noble, Eustache De one of the most indefatigable writers of his time

“Exhortation to the taking of the Solemn League and Covenant, &c.” Nye, Philip an English nonconformist

“Apologetical Narration, submitted to the honourable Houses of Parliament,” Nye, Philip an English nonconformist

“Essay for the practice of Churchgovernment in the Country,” Owen, John the most eminent and learned of the nonconformist divines

“Panegyrica3 orationes dua? de linguis Orientalibus,” Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

“Pinacotheca imaginum illustrjum doctrinse vcl ingenii laude virorum, qui uuctore superstite diem suum ohierunt,” Rossi, John Victor a learned Italian

Died: Rous, Francis a very conspicuous racter during the republican state of England

Born: Rue, Charles De La a French orator and poet

Born: Sagittarius, Caspar an eminent Lutheran divine

“the remembrance of two errors did much afflict him, which were, his assent to the earl of Stafford’s death, and the abolishing of episcopacy in Scotland; and that, if God ever restored him to the peaceable possession of his crown, he would demonstrate his repentance by a public confession and a voluntary penance, by walking barefoot from the Tower of London, or Whitehall, to St. Paul’s church, and would desire the people to intercede with God for his pardon.” Sanderson, Dr. Robert

Born: Schalken, Godfrey an ingenious painter

Born: Sparrow, Anthony a learned prelate

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

Born: Strype, John the most valuable contributor to ecclesiastical history and biography that ever appeared in this country

Born: Tellier, Michael a celebrated Jesuit

Died: Verger De Haurane, John Du abbot of St

Born: Verheyen, Philip a physician and anatomist

“The First Century of scandalous, malignant Priests, made and admitted into benefices by the Prelates, in whose hands the ordination of ministers and government of the church hath been; or a narration of the causes for which the Parliament hath ordered the sequestration of the benefices of several ministers complained of before them, for vitiousnesse of life, errors in doctrine, contrary to the articles of our religion, and for practising and pressing superstitious innovations againt law, and for malignancy against the parliament,” White, John a nonconformist lawyer (?–1644)

“Discovery of Mysteries, or the plots of the parliament to overthrow both church and state,” Williams, Griffith bishop of Ossory

“Jura majestatis; the rights of kings both in church and state, granted, first by God, secondly, violated by rebels, and thirdly, vindicated by the truth,” Williams, Griffith bishop of Ossory

1644

Born: Adimari, Lewis a satirical poet of the same family with the preceding

Died: Alard, William son of the preceding

“Eloges historiques des Cardinaux Francais et etrangers, mis en parallele,” Albi, Henry a native of Bolene in the comtat Venaissin

“Historia ecclesiastica Palatina,” Alting, Henry an eminent German divine

“Defence of Calvin with regard to the doctrine of absolute reprobation,” Amyraut, Moses an eminent French divine

“Paraphrase on the Scripture” Amyraut, Moses an eminent French divine

Died: Aresi, Paul of Milan

“Panegirici fatti in diversi occasioni,” Aresi, Paul of Milan

Died: Asser a celebrated rabbi

“Conference du Droit Romain avec le Droit Franois y” Automne, Bernard advocate of the parliament of Bourdeaux

“The pleasant Fountain of Knowledge,” Backhouse, William a younger son of Samuel Backhouse of Swallowfield in Berkshire

“Oeuvres diverses,” Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr a French writer

“Laurus Flandrica,” Barlæus, Gaspard a modern Latin poet of great reputation

“Mauritius Redux,” Barlæus, Gaspard a modern Latin poet of great reputation

“Certain Disquisitions and Considerations, representing to the conscience the unlawfuluess of the oath entitled A Solemn League and Covenant for Reformation, &c. as also the insufficiency of the urgiiments used in the exhortation for taking the said covenant. Published by command,” Barwick, John an eminent English divine

“Histoire du Marechal de Toiras,” Baudier, Michael of Langnedoc

Died: Bentivoglio, Guy celebrated in the Romish church as a cardinal

Died: Besly, John king’s advocate at Fontenaye-le-Comte

“De terra i no vitse, fatali an mobili” Beverwick, John De in Latin Beverovicius

“Chevilles,” Billaut, Adam known under the name of Maitre Adam

Died: Biondi, John Francis was born in Liesena

“MercurioCrelico Mastix; or an Anti-caveat to all such as have heretofore had the misfortune to be cheated and deluded by that great and treacherous impostor John Booker; in an answer to his frivolous pamphlet, entitled Mercurius Coelicus, or a Caveat to all the people of England;” Booker, John one of those impostors who amused the public in the seventeenth century

Born: Bouflers, Louis Francis, Duc De peer and maréchal

Died: Bourbon, Nicholas nephew to the above

“The Revelation of St. John illustrated,” Brightman, Thomas an English divine

“Chirologia, or the natural Language of the Hand, &c.” Bulwer, John of the seventeenth century

“A Vindication of Independent Churches, in answer to Mr. Prynne’s two books of Church-Government, and of Independency,” Burton, Henry was born at Birsall in Yorkshire

“A draught of a speech concerning Episcopacy,” Cary, Lucius eldest son of the preceding

Died: Castelli, Benedict an Italian mathematician

“Apologie pour les Religieux de la Compagnie de Jesus,” Caussin, Nicholas a French Jesuit

“Defensio ab oppugnationibus Fortunii Liceti de sede Cometarum,” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

“De Universo, libri sexdecim,” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

“Ge*nealogie de la Maison de Rye,” Chifflet, John James a physician and politician

“The Apostolical Institution of Episcopacy,” Chillingworth, William a divine of the church of England

“Confessions and proofs of protestant divines,” Chillingworth, William a divine of the church of England

Born: Choisi, Francis Timoleon De dean of the cathedral at Bayeux

Born: Cocceius, Henry an eminent lawyer

Born: Comber, Thomas dean of Durham

“Traite historique des rivieres de France,” Coulon, Lewis a French historian

Born: Courtilz, Gatien De sieur de Sandras

“Observationes Sacræ et Historicæ in Nov. Test.” Croius, John a learned protestant clergyman in France

Born: Cuper, Gisbert a learned philologist

Died: Dausque, Claudius a learned Jesuit

“Observations on the 22d stanza in the 9th canto of the 2d book of Spenser’s Fairy Queen,” Digby, Sir Kenelm who once enjoyed the reputation of a philosopher

“The King’s Cause rationally, briefly, and plainly debated, as it stands de facto, against the irrational misprision of a deceived people,” Doughty, John an English divine

“Grammaire Espagnole abregee,” Doujat, John a learned French advocate and classical scholar

“The Christian Warfare.” Downham, George bishop of Derry in Ireland

Died: Downing, Calybute an English divine

“Epistolary Discourse to Thomas Godwin, Ph. Nye, and Sam. Hartlib,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

Born: Echard, James an useful French biographer

Born: Ettmuller, Michael a physician

Born: Fare, Charles Augustus, Marquis De La was born in 1644

“A Treatise against the Franc -aileu, a claim of exemption from Imposts and personal Services,” Galland, Augustus was proctor- general of the domain of Navarre

“Practical Catechism,” Hammond, Dr. Henry a learned English divine

Died: Helmont, John Baptist Van commonly called Van Helmont

“Exercitationes Anti-Morinianse, de Pentateucho Samaritano, &c.” Hottinger, John-Henry a very learned writer

“St. Paul’s late Progress upon Earth about a Divorce betwixt Christ and the Church of Rome, by reason of her dissoluteness and excesses, &c.” Ho Well, James a voluminous English writer

Died: Jameson, George an eminent artist

Born: Jouvenet, John an historical painter

Born: Ittigius, Thomas a learned professor of divinity at Leipsic

“Ecclesiastical History,” Lambarde, William an eminent lawyer and antiquary

Born: Lamoignon, Christian Francis De eldest son of the preceding

“Nouvelle Methode pour apprendre la Langue Latine,” Lancelot, Claude an useful French writer

“A Review of the Covenant: wherein the original, grounds, means, matter, and ends of it are examined; and out of the principles of the remonstunce*, declarations, votes, orders and ordinances of trie prime covenanters, or the firmer grounds of scripture, law, and reason, disproved,” Langbaine, Gerahd a learned English writer

“England’s prophetical Merlin;” Lilly, William a famous English astrologer

Born: Lisle, Claude De historiographer and censor royal

Died: Menard, Nicholas Hugues a writer on the history of the saints

Born: Mencke, Otto in Latin Menckenius

“Opuscula aurea et selectiora,” Mercurialis, Jerome a learned and eminent physician

“Grotius de Veritate Christianse Religionis,” Mezerai, Francis Eudes De an eminent French historian

“Confessions and Proofs of Protestant Divines,” Morton, Thomas a learned English bishop in the seventeenth century

Died: Muis, Simeon De Hebrew professor of the Royal College of France

“An Anatomy of Independency,” Nye, Philip an English nonconformist

“An Epistolary Discourse about Toleration,” Nye, Philip an English nonconformist

Born: Orleans, Peter Joseph D' a Jesuit who acquired a considerable reputation in his own country as a historian

“Religio Medici.” Patrick, Simon a learned English prelate

“A Refutation of Longomontamis’s Discourse, De vera circuli mensura,” Pell, John an eminent English mathematician

“An Exercitation concerning Easter,” Pell, John an eminent English mathematician

Born: Penn, William the son of the preceding

Died: Pineau, Gabriel Du a celebrated lawyer

“Obtestatio ad universam Europam pro discendis rebus et linguis orientalibus,” Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

Died: Roe, Sir Thomas an able statesman and ambassador

Born: Roemer a Danish astronomer and mathematician

Born: Sandius, Christopher or

Born: Sharp, John a learned and worthy prelate

“Councils;” Stephens, Jeremy a learned English divine

“Historical Commentary on the Lives of the Emperors,” Tristan L'Hermite, Francis a French poet and dramatic writer

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

“HaKographia, de praeparatione, usu, ac virtutibus omnium salium mineralium, animalium, ac vegetabiliuni, ex manuscriptis Basilii Valentini collecta ab Ant. Salimncio,” Valentine, Basil is the name

“Tactics,” Vegetius, Flavius Renatus an ancient Latin writer

“Opobalsami veteribus cogniti vmdicias,” Vesling, John an able anatomist

“God in the Molint; or England’s Remembrancer, being the first and second part of a Parliamentary Chronicle,” Vicars, John an extraordinary enthusiast in the seventeenth century

“God made visible in all his Works,” Walker, George an eminent Puritan divine

Died: Westfield, Thomas a native of Ely

Born: Williams, Daniel an eminent divine among the dissenters

Born: Wright, Abraham a learned and loyal divine of the seventeenth century