Events noted in 1655

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“A disputation on the Style of the New Testament,” Aagard, Nicholas brother of the above (16121657)

Died: Abraham, Nicholas a learned Jesuit

Born: Allam, Andrew an English writer of the 17th century

“De utriusque ecclesiæ, &c. in dogmate de purgatorio eonsensione,” Allatius, Leo keeper of the Vatican library

Born: Ange De Ste Rosalie a barefoot Augustine

Died: Angel, John an English clergyman and nonconformist

Died: Anthony, John son of the above

“Oratio tie studio sapientiae,” Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

“Laniena Sabaudica,” Arndt, Joshua a Lutheran divine

“Eleonorae Magdalenae Theresiae Neoburgicae genethliacon,” Balde, James an eminent German poet

“EuclidisElementa,” Barrow, Isaac an eminent mathematician and divine of the seventeenth century

“La Vie de M. Frai^ois D'Estaing, eveque de Rhodez,” Beau, John Baptiste Le a learned French Jesuit

Died: Bennet, Christopher an eminent physician of the seventeenth century

“Health’s Improvement, or rules comprising or discovering the nature, method, and manner of preparing all sorts of food used in this nation,” Bennet, Christopher an eminent physician of the seventeenth century

Died: Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano De was born about 1620

“Vindicise Evangelicae,” Biddle, John a noted Socinian writer

“The Covenant sealed,” Blake, Thomas an English puritan divine

Died: Blondel, David a protestant minister

“Delphi Phcenicizantes, &c.” Bogan, Zachary a learned and pious writer of the seventeenth century

“De vero Telescopii Inventore, cum brevi omnium conspicillorum historia,” Borel, Peter a French physician

“Tresor des Recherches et Antiquity’s Gauloises, reduites en ordre alphabetique, et enrichies de beaucoup d'origines, epitaphes, et autres choses rares et curieuses, coin me aussi de beaucoup de mots de la langue Thyoise ou Theutfranque,” Borel, Peter a French physician

“Auctarium ad Vitam Peirescii,” Borel, Peter a French physician

“Commentum in antiquum philosophum Syrum,” Borel, Peter a French physician

“Time’s Treasury, or Academy for the accomplishment of the English gentry in arguments of discourse, habit, fashion, &c.” Brathwaite, Richard whom Warton calls one of the minor pastoral poets of the reign of James I. was the second son of Thomas Brathwaite

“Monasticon Britannicum,” Broughton, Richard a popish ecclesiastical historian

“Eloquentia Poetica,” Brun, Lawrence Le a French Jesuit

Died: Camusat, Nicholas a French historian

“Chronologia Sacra,” Capellus, Lewis an eminent French protestant and learned divine

“In Hieroclis commentarium de Providentia & Fato, notae & emendationes,” Casaubon, Meric son of the preceding

“A Treatise concerning Enthusiasm, as it is an effect of Nature; but is mistaken by many for either divine inspiration, or diabolical possession,” Casaubon, Meric son of the preceding

“The World’s Olio,” Cavendish, Margaret duchess of Newcastle

Born: Chapelle, John De La the descendant of a noble family

“Epicurus his Morals,” Charleton, Walter a very learned physician

“Court Ayres,” Child, William Mus. D

“Moral Discourses and Essays upon several subjects,” Culpeper, Sir Thomas second son of sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne

“Pro duabus Synodis, Alenson et Carenton. Apologia,” Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

“Initium, incrementum, et exitus fainiliae Giraldinorum Desmoniae comitum. Palatinorum Kyerria in Hibernia, ac persecutionis hsereticorum descriptio, ex nonnullis fragmentis collecta'ac latinitate donata,” Daly, Daniel an Irishman by birth

“On the Psalms,” Dickson, David an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

Born: Diest, Abraham Van another artist

“The Complete Ambassador, &c.” Digges, Sir Dudley eldest son of Thomas Digges

Born: Fabra, Aloysio -an Italian physician

Born: Falle, Philip a learned man

“Lusiad, or Portugal’s Historical Poem,” Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart. a statesman

“On the case as it stands between the church of England and of Rome on the one hand, and those congregations which have divided from it on the other,” Ferne, Henry bishop of Chester

“On the division between the English and Romish church upon the reformation,” Ferne, Henry bishop of Chester

Died: Ferrari, John Baptist a Jesuit of Sienna

“Diatribe, Flavii Josephi de Jesu Christo testimonium suppositurn esse,” Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

“Daemonium meridianum, or Satan at noon; being a sincere and impartial relation of the pro-; ceedings of the commissioners of the county of Berks, authorized by the ordinance for ejection, against John Pordage, late minister of Bradfield, in the same county,'” Fowler, Christopher a clergyman originally of the church of England

“A new Survey of the West-Indies; or the English American his Travail by sea and land, containing a journal of 3300 miles within the main land of America. Wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St. John de Ulhua; and from thence to Xalappa, to Flaxcalla, the city of Angels, and forward to Mexico, &c. &c. &c.” Gage, Thomas an English clergyman and traveller

“Hymna de febribus,” Gayton, Edmund or

“Will Bagnal’s Ghost, or the Merry Devil of Gadmunton,” Gayton, Edmund or

“Vindicise supremi Dei dominii,” Gilbert, William a nonconformist divine of very considerable abilities

“A Table shewing how to blazon a coat ten several ways,” Gore, Thomas a heraldic writer

“Historia Gotteschalci,” Gotteschalcus, Fulgentius surnamed Fulgentius

“A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews,” Gouge, William a very celebrated puritan divine

Born: Guglielmini, Domenick an eminent Italian mathematician

“Explicatio duorum vetustorum numismatum Nemausensium ex sere,” Guiran, Galliard a French antiquary

Died: Habert, Germain a French poet of the seventeenth century

“The Triumphs of Rome over despised Protestancy,” Hall, George son of the preceding

“The reformed Common-wealth of Bees, with the reformed Virginian Silkworm,” Hartlib, Samuel an ingenious writer on agriculture in the seventeenth century

“Chemical, Medicinal, and Chirurgical Addresses to Samuel Hartlib.” Hartlib, Samuel an ingenious writer on agriculture in the seventeenth century

Died: Heinsius, Daniel a celebrated scholar and critic

“Sectiones Conicse in noveui hbfos distributee,” Hire, Philip De La an eminent French mathematician and astronomer

“Elementorum Philosophiae sectio prima de Corpore,” Hobbes, Thomas an eminent English philosopher and miscellaneous writer

“History of Philosophy,” Hornius, George an historian in the 17th century

“Observationes in Willerami Francicam paraphrasin Cantici canticorum,” Junius, Francis son of the preceding

Died: Knott, Edward a learned Jesuit and controversial writer

Died: Latch, John an English lawyer

Born: Ludolph, Henry William also a native of Erfurt

“The plain man’s senses exercised to discern both good and evil; or a discovery of the errors, heresies, and blasphemies of these times,” Lyford, William a pious clergyman of the seventeenth century

Died: Malingre, Claude Sieur of St

Born: Marck, John De an eminent protestant divine

“Monasticon Anglicanum,” Marsham, Sir John a very learned English writer

Died: Matthew, Tobias eldest son of the preceding

Died: Meibomius is the name of several learned men

Born: Montfaucon, Bernard De a Benedictine of the congregation of St

“Cadmon’s Saxon Paraphrase of Genesis, and other parts of the Old Testament,” Mores, Edward-Rowe an English antiquary descended from an ancient family

Born: Nicolson, William a learned English prelate and antiquary

“Perfect Conveyancer; or, several select and choice Precedents,” Noy, William attorney-general in the reign of Charles I. the son of William Noy

“Redemption redeemed;” Owen, John the most eminent and learned of the nonconformist divines

Died: Perrier, Francis a French artist of merit

Born: Pictet, Benedict a theologian and historian

Died: Place, Joshua De La a learned protestant minister

“Antimus Coningius Peruviani pulveris defensor, repulsus a Melippo Protymo” Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus an eminent physician

“Sententiarum Liber,” Pullen, Robert an English cardinal who flourished in the twelfth century

“Traité de la Majorite de nos rois et du regences du royaume, avec les preuves,” Puy, Peter Du a learned French historian

“De Dudaim Rubenis dissertatio philologica,” Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

“Choice Observations and Explanations upon the Old Testament,” Richardson

Died: Riviere, La'Zarus an eminent French physicist

Died: Robinson, Hugh a learned divine and schoolmaster

“Dispute de TEucharistie,” Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

Died: Smith, Richard another Roman catholic champion

Born: Spark, Thomas editor of Lactantius

Born: Steffani, Agostino an eminent musical composer

Died: Sueur, Eustache Le one of the best painters hi his time which the French nation had produced

Died: Taylor, John usually called the Water- Poet

“Court Ayres, &c.” Taylor, Silas an able English antiquary

Born: Thomas, Christian a modern philosopher

Died: Tristan L'Hermite, Francis a French poet and dramatic writer

Died: Varillas, Anthony a French writer

Born: Vertot D'Aubœuf, Rene' Aubert De a very pleasing French historian

Died: Vines, Richard a learned and excellent divine

“Discourse of the Thirteen Cantons of the Helvetical league,” Wake, Isaac a learned politician

“A Discourse of the Piety, Policy, and Charity of Elder Times, and Christians,” Waterhouse, Edward a heraldic and miscellaneous writer

Died: Werenfels, Samuel an eminent protestant divine

“The Muses Cabinet,” Winstanley, William author of the “Lives of the Poets;” of “Select Lives of England’s Worthies;” “Historical Rarities;” “The Loyal Martyrology;” and some single lives; all in 8vo

1656

Born: Abercromby, Patrick a physician and historian

Born: Aler, Paul a learned French Jesuit

“A familiar Explanation of the Assembly’s Catechism,” Allein, Joseph an English non-conformist divine

Died: Amama, Sixtinus professor of the Hebrew tongue in the university of Franeker

“De externis malis opusculum,” Ambrosini, Bartholomew was a physician of considerable eminence and professor of botany at Bologna

Died: Andreas, Valerius a biographer

“Lucas redivivus, or The gospel physician, prescribing (by way of meditation) divine physic to prevent diseases not yet entered upon the soul, and to cure those maladies which have already seized upon the spirit,” Anthony, John son of the above

Died: Archinto, Octavius a Milanese count

Died: Arnold, Christopher a learned writer of Nuremberg

“Letters to Nich. Heinsius,” Arnold, Christopher a learned writer of Nuremberg

Born: Atterbury, Lewis eldest son of the preceding

Born: Baker, Thomas a very ingenious and learned antiquary

“Lettres familiaires a M. Chapelain,” Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr a French writer

“Controversial et Stratagemata,” Baro, Bonaventure whose true name was Fitz-Gerald

“Comic history of the states and empires of the Moon” Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano De was born about 1620

Died: Berkeley, Sir Robert one of the justices of the king’s bench in the time of Charles I. was born in 1584

“The life and death of Dr. James Usher, late archbishop of Armagh, primate and metropolitan of all Ireland, in a sermon preached at his funeral in the abbey of Westminster, on the 17th of April, 1656,” Bernard, Nicholas a learned English divine of the seventeenth century

Died: Birckbek, Simon an English divine of the seventeenth century

“Poemata in Elegiaca, lambica, Polymetra, &c. membranatim quadripartite,” Birkhead, Henry a modern Latin poet

“Glossographia, or a Dictionary of hard words,” Blount, Thomas a miscellaneous writer of the seventeenth century

“Historia Ludicra,” Bonifacio, Balthasar the son of a lawyer of the same name

“Vitae Renati Cartesii compendium,” Borel, Peter a French physician

“Ecclesiye Gallicanae Historiarum liber primus,” Bosquet, Francis bishop of Lodeve

“Defence of Scriptures,” Bourne, Immanuel the son of a clergyman

Born: Bray, Thomas an eminent learned and pious divine of the seventeenth century

Born: Bretonnier, Bartholomew Joseph advocate of the parliament of Paris

“Juvenalis et Persii Satira?,” Busby, Richard the most eminent schoolmaster in his time

Born: Campistron, John Galbert was born at Toulouse in 1656

“Nature Picture, drawn by fancy’s pencil to the life. In this volume there are several feigned stories of natural descriptions, as comical, tragical, and tragicomical, poetical, romancical, philosophical, and historical, both in prose and verse, some all verse, some all prose, some mixt, partly prose and partly verse. Also there are some morals, and some dialogues; but they are as the advantage loaf of bread to the baker.'s dozen, and a true story at the latter end, wherein there is no feigning,” Cavendish, Margaret duchess of Newcastle

“Vale Royal of Cheshire,” Chaloner, James another brother of the preceding

Born: Chamillard, Stephen a learned French antiquary

“Pucelle:” Chapelain, John a celebrated French poet

“Effets de la Fortune,” Chevreau, Urban was born at Loudun

Born: Chudleigh, Lady Mary who had the character of a very philosophic and poetic lady

Born: Closterman, John a painter who practised his art in England

“Histoire des Vies des Papes,” Coulon, Lewis a French historian

Born: Coward, William a medical and metaphysical writer

Born: Dahl, Michael a painter

“De Usu Patrum,” Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Born: Davenant, Charles the eldest son of sir William Davenant

“Joannis Dartis opera Canonica, edente J. Doujatio,” Doujat, John a learned French advocate and classical scholar

Born: Eeckhout, Antony Vander a celebrated painter

Born: Eisenschmidt, John Caspar was born at Strasbourg Sept. 25

“An Essay on the First Book of Titus Lucretius Carus, de renim natura, interpreted, and made into English verse, by J. Evelyn, esq.” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

Born: Fleetwood, William an English bishop

Born: Forbin, Claude, Chevalier De a French naval officer of great repute

“Daemonium meridianum, the second part, discovering the slanders and calumnies cast upon some corporations, with forged and false articles upon the author, in at pamphlet entitled `The case of Reading rightly stated,' by the adherents and abettors of the said J. Pordage,” Fowler, Christopher a clergyman originally of the church of England

“L'Opere di Galileo Galilei Lynceo,” Galilei, Galileo the celebrated astronomer and mathematician

Died: Glassius, Solomon an eminent German divine and critic

“History of Leopold,” Gualdo Priorato, Galeasso an Italian historian

“The Novelty of Popery discovered,” Guild, William an eminent Scotch divine

Died: Hales, John an eminent divine and critic

Died: Hall, John an English poet of some note

Died: Hall, Joseph a very eminent

Born: Halley, Edmund an eminent English philosopher and astronomer

Died: Halloix, Peter a learned Jesuit

Born: Hartsoeker, Nicholas an eminent mathematician

“Expeditio Buckingham! ducis in Ream insulam,” Herbert, Edward lord Herbert

“De utriusque luminaris defectu.” Hevelius, John a celebrated astronomer and mathematician

Born: Hidalgo, Don Joseph Garcia was a Spanish artist

“The Questions concerning Liberty, and Necessity, and Chance, stated and debated between Mr. Hobbes and Dr. Bramhall, bishop of London-Derry,” Hobbes, Thomas an eminent English philosopher and miscellaneous writer

“Six Lessons to the professors of mathematics of the institution of sir Henry Savile,” Hobbes, Thomas an eminent English philosopher and miscellaneous writer

Born: Jenkin, Robert a learned English divine

“Nouvelle Methode pour apprendre Iq Grec,” Lancelot, Claude an useful French writer

Born: Langbaine, Gerard son of the preceding

Born: Leake, Sir John a brave and successful English admiral

“Treatise of Religion and Learning,” Leigh, Edward a learned theological writer of the seventeenth century

“Jonas illustratus Heb. dial, et Latin.” Leusden, John an eminent oriental and classical scholar

Died: Lightfoot, John a learned English divine

“Paralipomenon de Historicis Gracis,” Mallinkrott, Bernard dean of the cathedral of Munster

“The whole Art of Angling,” Markham, Gervase an English author

“Eulogies on illustrious Men,” Masson, Papirius a French historical and miscellaneous writer

“Poemata,” Menage, Giles called

“Phcenix,” Menasseh, Ben Israel a celebrated rabbi

“Musarum Deliciae, or the Muses Recreation,” Mennes, Sir John, a celebrated seaman

Died: Menochius, John Stephen son of the preceding

Born: Molyneux, William, Esq. an excellent mathematician and astronomer

Born: Moor, Karel De an excellent portrait-painter

Died: Morin, John Baptist physician and regius professor of mathematics at Paris

Born: Nelson, Robert a learned and pious English gentleman

“Astronomia Britannica, &c. in three parts,” Newton, John an eminent English mathematician and divine (16221678)

“Reports of Cases in the time of Queen Elizabeth, K. James, and K. Charles the First; containing the most excellent Exceptions for all manner of Declarations, Pleadings, and Demurs, exactly examined and laid down,” Noy, William attorney-general in the reign of Charles I. the son of William Noy

“Advice to a Son,” Osborne, Francis an English writer of considerable abilities

“Lettres Provinciates,” Pascal, Blaise a French mathematician and philosopher

“Reports and Cases, adjudged in the time of queen Elizabeth,” Popham, Sir John an English lawyer of eminence

“Callipoedia” Quillet, Claudius an ingenious French writer

“A brief relation of sir Walter Ralegh’s Troubles.” Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

Born: Reyneau, Charles-Rene commonly called Father Reyneau

Died: Severinus, Marcus Aurelius a distinguished physician

“King’s Vale-Royal,” Smith, William herald and antiquary

“De morte dissertatio,” Sterne, John a learned physician of Ireland

“De Pallio,” Tertullian, Quintus Septimius Florens the iirst Latin writer of the primitive church whose writings are come clown to us

Born: Tournefort, Joseph Pitton De a famous botanist of France

“Garden of Flowers,” Tradescant, John a contributor to the study of natural history in this country in the seventeenth century

“Museum Tradescantianum, or a collection of rarities, preserved at South Lambeth, near London, by John Tradescant,” Tradescant, John a contributor to the study of natural history in this country in the seventeenth century

“The retired Man’s Meditations; or, the mystery and power of godliness shining forth in the living world,” Vane, Sir Henry eldest son of the preceding

“Opuscula Sancto Patrieio, qui Hibernos ad fidein Christi convertit, adscripta, &c.” Ware, James an eminent antiquary

“A commentary upon the first three chapters of Genesis,” White, John a puritan divine

Died: Wingate, Edmund

Born: Wissing, William an excellent portrait painter

“Five Sermons in five several stiles or ways of preaching,” Wright, Abraham a learned and loyal divine of the seventeenth century

“Parnassus biceps, or several choice pieces of poetry, composed by the best wits that were in both the universities before their dissolution,” Wright, Abraham a learned and loyal divine of the seventeenth century

“Theatrum Vitae humanse,” Zuinger, Theodore a celebrated physician of Basil (1534–?)

1657

Died: Aagard, Nicholas brother of the above (16121657)

“Mortes illustres et gesta eorum de societate Jesu, qui in odium fidei ab hsreticis vel aliis occisi sunt,” Alegambe, Philip a Flemish Jesuit

Born: Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van an eminent Dutch physician

Died: Ambrosini, Bartholomew was a physician of considerable eminence and professor of botany at Bologna

“Relation fidele de tout ce qui s’est passe dans la conference publique avec M. Bedacier, eveque d'Aost,” Ancillon, David an eminent divine

“An Historical Itinerary,” Andrada, Alphonsus D' a Spanish writer

“Collection of posthumous and orphan Lectures delivered at St. Paul’s and St. Giles’s,” Andrews, Lancelot an eminent divine

Born: Arisi, Francis an Italian lawyer

“Philosophic affective” Bail, Lewis a French divine

“Justice des armes du roi treschretien contre le roi d'Espagne,” Balthasar, Christopher a man of great learning and merit

“Entretiens,” Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr a French writer

“EuclidisData,” Barrow, Isaac an eminent mathematician and divine of the seventeenth century

“A summary of Divine Wisdom,” Bendlowes, Edward a poet of considerable note in his day

“A glance at the glories of Sacred Friendship,” Bendlowes, Edward a poet of considerable note in his day

“A theological Concordance of the synonymous words in, Scripture,” Bennet, Robert, B. D. a nonconformist divine

Born: Berger, John Henry De a learned lawyer

“The judgment of the late archbishop of Armagh and primate of Ireland concerning first, the extent of Christ’s death and satisfaction secondly, of the Sabbath, and observation of the Lord’s day,” Bernard, Nicholas a learned English divine of the seventeenth century

Born: Bernardi, John usually called major Bernardi

Born: Bibbiena, Ferdinand Galli painter and architect

Died: Blake, Thomas an English puritan divine

“Organum. Salutis,” Blount, Sir Henry father to the preceding

“Cornelius Nepos,” Bosius, John Andrew an eminent philologer and historian

“Dissertatio de Pontificatu Maximo Imperatorum præcipue Christianorum,” Bosius, John Andrew an eminent philologer and historian

Born: Brandt, Gerard second son of Gerard

“A Golden Chain, or Miscellany of divers sentences of the sacred scriptures, and of other authors, &c.” Bulstrode, Edward a lawyer of some note during the usurpation

“Reports of Cases in B. R. regn. Jac. 1. & Car. I.” Bulstrode, Edward a lawyer of some note during the usurpation

Died: Burton, William another antiquary of the seventeenth century

“Graecse Linguae Historia,” Burton, William another antiquary of the seventeenth century

“Mel Cceli, an exposition of Isaiah, chap. 53,” Calvert, Thomas uncle to the preceding

Born: Carpenter, George Lord baron of Killaghy in the kingdom of Ireland

“Processus Juris Saxonici,” Carpzovius, Benedict one of the sons of the preceding

Born: Chazelles, John Matthew De a French mathetician and engineer

Born: Clerc, John Le brother to the preceding

“Perspicillum microcosmologicum, or, a prospective for the discovery of the lesser world, wherein man is a compendium, c.” Cole, William an English botanist

“A treatise on oratorical action,” Conrart, Valentin secretary of the French king’s council

“A Scholastical History of the Canon of the Holy Scripture; or, the certain and indubitable books thereof, as they are received in the Church of England,” Cosin, John an English prelate

Born: Croft, William a musician

Born: Dennis, John a poet

Born: Derham, William an excellent philosopher and divine

“Calendarium Romanum novum, et Astronomia Aquicinctina (Anchin),” Despierres, John a learned Benedictine

“Lux in Tenebris” Drabicius, Nicholas a celebrated enthusiast

Died: Dryden, John an illustrious English poet

Born: Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

Died: Faucheur, Michelle a French protestant preacher of the highest estimation in his time

Born: Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

“Lond. 1654 and 1656, 8vo. 9.” Ford, Simon a man of learning

Died: Freire De Andrada, Hyacinthe an elegant Portuguese writer in prose and verse

“An Assize Sermon,” Gilbert, William a nonconformist divine of very considerable abilities

Died: Gilpin, Richard a nonconformist divine and physician

Born: Greenville, Denis a younger son of the preceding

Died: Guild, William an eminent Scotch divine

“Compendium S. Theologian,” Henichius, John a learned professor of divinity in the university of llinteln

“Theologia Veterum; the Sum of the Christian Theology contained in the creed, according to the Greeks and Latins, &c. Lond. 1654, fol. reprinted 1673. 4. Ecclesia Vindicata; or the Church of England justified, 1. In the way and manner of her Reformation, &c. 2. In officiating by a public Liturgy. 3. In prescribing a set form of Prayer to be used by preachers before their sermons. 4. In her right and patrimony of tithes. 5. In retaining the episcopal government, and therewithal the canonical ordination of priests and deacons,” Heylin, Dr. Petek an English divine

Died: Higford, William a polite writer in the seventeenth century

“Sectio jsecunda,” Hobbes, Thomas an eminent English philosopher and miscellaneous writer

“The Marks of the absurd Geometry, rural Language, &c. of Dr. John Wallis,” Hobbes, Thomas an eminent English philosopher and miscellaneous writer

“Poems, Elegies, Paradoxes, Sonnets,” King, Henry bishop of Chichester in the seventeenth century

“Reports in the court of Exchequer in the reign of king James,” Lane, Sir Richard knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“Choice French Proverbs,” Leigh, Edward a learned theological writer of the seventeenth century

“Annotations on the five poetical books of the Old Testament, viz. Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Canticles,” Leigh, Edward a learned theological writer of the seventeenth century

“Joel explicatus per paraplirasim Chaldaicam,” Leusden, John an eminent oriental and classical scholar

Died: Licetus, Fortunius a celebrated physician and philosopher

“The Sovereign’s Prerogative and Subject’s Privileges discussed,” Littleton, Dwaud lord keeper of the great seal of England in the reign of Charles I. was descended

“Logica Armeniaca in Latinam traducta,” Loftus, Dudley a very learned oriental scholar

“The Preacher’s Tripartite,” Mossom, Robert was a learned and pious Irish prelate

Born: Musgrave, Dr. William an English physician and antiquary

“Help to Calculation; with tables of declination, ascension, &c.” Newton, John an eminent English mathematician and divine (16221678)

Born: Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

Born: Papin, Isaac some time a minister of the church of England

“Methodus gratioe divinse in traductione hominis peccatoris ad vitam,” Parker, Robert was a puritan divine of considerable learning and reading

“A new World of English Words, or General Dictionary, &c.” Phillips, Edward one of the nephews of Milton

“The Blasphemer slain with the sword of the Spirit, or a plea for the Godhead of the Holy Ghost, wherein the Deity of the Spirit is proved, against the cavils of John Biddle,” Pool, Matthew a learned Nonconformist

“Manuductio ad Theologiam Polemicam,” Prideaux, John a learned English bishop

“A Theatre to Political flying Insects,” Purchas, Samuel a learned English divine

Died: Riolan, John son of the preceding

“Oppian,” Rittershusius, Conradus a learned civilian and philologer of Germany

“Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum, or the Mystery and Marrow of the Bible,” Roberts, Francis a puritan divine

Died: Rubens, Peter Paul an illustrious artist

Born: Ruinart, Thierry a French theologian

“Exercitationes Mathematics,” Schooten, Francis professor of mathematics at Leyden about the middle of the seventeenth century

“Magia naturalis et artificialis,” Schott, Gaspar a learned Jesuit

“The Fountain opened,” Sedgwick, Odadiah a nonconformist divine

Born: Shower, John an eminent and pious divine

Died: Snydehs, Krancis a Flemish painter

Born: Solimene, Francis called L‘Abate Ciccio

“Rationale of the Book of Common-prayer of the Church of England,” Sparrow, Anthony a learned prelate

“The Practical Register, or the Accomplished Attorney,” Style, William a law-writer

“A Sermon preached at Caermarthen Assizes,” Thomas, William bishop of Worcester

Born: Tindal, Dr. Matthew an English deistical writer

Born: Torre, Philip Della a learned antiquary

Born: Valentinus, Michael Bernard a botanical and medical writer

“Celsus,” Vander-Linden, John Antonides a learned professor of physic at Leyden

“Of the Love of God and Union with God,” Vane, Sir Henry eldest son of the preceding

Died: Wadding, Luke an eminent Irish Roman catholic

Born: Wake, William an eminent English prelate

“Biblia Polyglotta” Walton, Brian a learned English bishop

“The sum of all was, that, for a most difficult and dangerous work, faith/ully and successfully performed bj Whitelocke, he had little thanks, and no recompense, from those who did employ him; but not long after was rewarded by them with an injury: they put him out of his office of commissioner of the great seal, because he would not betray the rights of the people, and, contrary to his own knowledge, and the knowledge of those who imposed it, execute an ordinance of the Protector and his council, as if it had been a law. But in a succeeding parliament, upon the motion of his noble friend the lord Bmghill, Whitelocke had his arrears of disbursement paid him, and some recompense of his faithful service allowed unto him.” Whitelocke, Bulstrode son of the preceding

“Solutio quaestionis de legati delinquents judice competente,” Zouch, Richard an eminent civilian

1658

Born: Abbadie, James a learned Protestant divine

“De Studiis bene instituejulis,” Acontius, James a divine

Died: Aelst, Evert a Dutch painter

“Traite de conformites du disciple avec le maitre, c'est a dire, de S. Francois avec J. C. en tout le mysteres de sa naissance, vie, passion, mort, &c.” Albizzi, Barthelemy also called Bartholomew of Pisa

“Heroes et victims charitatis societatis Jesu,” Alegambe, Philip a Flemish Jesuit

Died: Allibond, John of Magdalen college

Died: Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van an eminent Dutch physician

Born: Andry, Nicholas surnamed Bois-Regard

“Dissertatio de politia ecclesiastica,” Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

Died: Arrowsmith, John an English divine and writer

“The Way to Bliss, in three books, made public by Elias Ashmole, esq; qui est Mercuriophilus Anglicus,” Ashmole, Elias an eminent philosopher

“Musae Neoburgicae in ortum J. G. J. Ignatii ducis Neoburgici,” Balde, James an eminent German poet

“Aristippe,” Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr a French writer

“Questiones Medicae duodecim,” Barbeyrac, Charles an eminent French physician of the seventeenth century

“Disputationes Philologicae de Theologia Gentili ex antiquis nummis eruta,” Bebele, Balthazar a Lutheran divine

“Nota3 in numismata, turn Ephesia, turn aliarum urbium, Apibus insignita, cum eorum iconibus aeneis,” Bellori, John Peter a celebrated Italian antiquary

Born: Bernard, James professor of philosophy and mathematics

Born: Bertini, Anthony Francis an Italian physician

“De Linguarum Orientalium, praesertim HeIpraicce, Chaldaica?, Syriacae, Arabicae, et Samaritans, praestantia et usu,” Beveridge, William a learned divine in the seventeenth century

Died: Biddle, John a noted Socinian writer

“The Lamps of the Law, and the Lights of the Gospel,” Blount, Thomas a miscellaneous writer of the seventeenth century

“Simeonis Seth, tie alimentorum facultatibus,” Bogden, Martin a favoured pupil of T

“Historia Nat. et Med. Indise orientalis,” Bontius, James called by some

“Euclides restitutus,” Borelli, John Alphonso a celebrated philosopher and mathematician

“Speculum eloquentia?,” Boulai, Cæsar Egasse De the historian of the university of Paris

Born: Boulainvilliers, Henry De comte de St

“Catching of the Leviathan,” Bramhall, John an eminent prelate

“Commercium. Epistoiicum,” Brouncker, William viscount Brouncker

Died: Bulkley, Peter an English divine

“Spiritual Refinings; or a Treatise of Grace and Assurance,” Burgess, Anthony a Nonconformist clergyman

“A Commentary on Antoninus’s Itinerary, or Journey of the Roman Empire, so far as it concerneth Britain,” Burton, William another antiquary of the seventeenth century

“Remains, being an useful Appendix to the former,” Capel, Richard son of Christopher Capel

Died: Capellus, Lewis an eminent French protestant and learned divine

“Labyrinthus Cantuariensis,” Casaubon, Meric son of the preceding

“La methode nouvelle de dresser les Chevaux,” Cavendish, William baron Ogle

Died: Chantereau-Le-Febure, Louis a learned French antiquary

Died: Cleyn, Francis an artist of very considerable talents

Born: Coustou, Nicholas sculptor in ordinary to the French king

Died: Davila, Gilles Gonzales a Spanish ecclesiastic

Died: Despeisses, Anthony an eminent French lawyer

“Opinion touching the antiquity, power, order, state, manner, persons, and proceedings, of the High Courts of Parliament in England,” Doddridge, Sin John an eminent English lawyer

“Analecta sacra; sive excursus philologici, &c.” Doughty, John an English divine

Born: Duchat, Jacob Le a French editor

Died: Durham, James an eminent Scotch divine of the seventeenth century

Born: Elias, Matthew an eminent painter

“De morah'tate Sabbathi,” Essenius, Andrew a learned and orthodox Dutch divine

“Defensio concilii Theologici Ultrajectini de Canonicatibus, Vicariatibns, &c.” Essenius, Andrew a learned and orthodox Dutch divine

“The French Gardener, instructing how to cultivate all sorts of fruit-trees and herbs for the garden, together with directions to dry and conserve them in their natural,” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

Born: Falz, Raymond a celebrated medallist

“Faithful Shepherdess,” Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart. a statesman

“Threnodia triumphans, &c.” Fisher, Payne Paganus Piscatok

Born: Fosse, Antony De La nephew of the former

“Trigonometria Britaonica, &c.” Gellibrand, Henry professor of astronomy at Gresham-college

Born: Goltzius, Henry a celebrated engraver and painter

Born: Greene, Thomas a worthy English prelate

“An Explication of the Song of Solomon,” Guild, William an eminent Scotch divine

Died: Harvey, William an eminent English physician

“Musica njoderna prattica, overo maniere del buon canto,” Herbst, John Andreas an eminent practical and theoretical German musician

“Short View of the Life and Reign of King Charles (the second monarch of Great Britain) from his birth to his burial,” Heylin, Dr. Petek an English divine

“Peter pursued; or Dr. Heylin overtaken, arrested, and arraigned upon his three Appendixes: 1. Respondet Petrus. 2. Answer to Post-Haste Reply. 3. Advertisements on three Histories. viz. of Mary Queen of Scots, King James, and King Charles,” Heylin, Dr. Petek an English divine

“Dionisii orbis descriptio, annotationibus Eustathii, et Hen. Stepheni, nee non Gul. Hill eommentario critico et geographico, ac tabulis illustrata,” Hill, William a learned annotator on Dionysius Periegetes

Born: Hoogstraten, David Van a professor of the belles lettres

“Conviction of the Jews,” Hoornbeeck, John an illustrious professor of divinity in the universities of Utrecht and Leyden

Born: Jarry, Laurence Juillard Du a French preacher and poet

“Quacstiones pro more solenni in Vesperiis propositac ann. 1651,” Langbaine, Gerahd a learned English writer

“Second considerations of the high court of Chancery,” Leigh, Edward a learned theological writer of the seventeenth century

Died: Lovelace, Richard an elegant poet of the seventeenth century

Died: Maistre, Antoine Le

Born: Marsigli, Lewis Ferdinand an Italian

Born: Masham, Lady Damahis a lady distinguished by her piety and extraordinary accomplishments

“Mensa Lubrica,” Master a poet and historian

“Mela,” Mela, Pomponius an ancient Latin writer

Died: Metzu, Gabriel a Dutch painter of small portraits

Died: Micrelius, John professor of divinity at Stetin

Born: Mordaunt, Charles earl of Peterborough

“An exact Delineation of London,” Newcourt, Richard author of that very valuable work the “Repertorium Londinense

“Trigonometria Britannica, in two books,” Newton, John an eminent English mathematician and divine (16221678)

“Avicennae Canonis Liber primus et secundus ex Arabica Lingua in Latinam translatus,” Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus an eminent physician

Born: Pomet, Peter born April 2

“A model for the maintaining of students of choice abilities at the university, and principally in order to the ministry. Together with a Preface before it, and after it a recommendation from the university; and two serious exhortations recommended unto all the unfeigned lovers of piety and learning, and more particularly to those rich men who desire to honour the Lord with their substance,” Pool, Matthew a learned Nonconformist

“A History of their Churches,” Przipcovius, Samuel a Polish knight

Born: Purcell, Henry an eminent musician

“The Cabinet-Council, containing the chief arts of Empire, and mysteries of State discabineted,” Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

“History of Jansenism,” Rapin, Renatus a French Jesuit

Died: Reves, James De a learned Dutch divine

“Catalogus plantarum horti Upsaliensis,” Rudbeck, Olaus one of the earliest cultivators of natural science in Sweden

Born: St. Pierre, Charles Irene'E Castel De a French moral and political writer

“Thesaurus Temporum” Scaliger, Joseph Justus son of the preceding

“An exposition of Psalm xxiii.” Sedgwick, Odadiah a nonconformist divine

“Animi medela, seu de bearitudine et miseria,” Sterne, John a learned physician of Ireland

“Adriani Heerboordii disputation um de concwrsu examen,” Sterne, John a learned physician of Ireland

“Labyrinthus Cantuariensis, or, Dr. Laud’s Labyrinth, by T. C.” Stillingfleet, Edward one of the most learned prelates of the seventeenth century

Born: Sturt, John an engraver of some note

“Reports,” Style, William a law-writer

Born: Thoresby, Ralph an eminent antiquary

Born: Todd, Hugh a learned English divine

“The Judgment of the late Primate of Ireland, &c. as he is made a party by the said Lord Primate in the point of the Sabbath,” Tyrrell, James an English historian

“De Ludicra Dictione,” Vavassor, Francis, a Jesuit of France

“The Savilian Professor’s Case stated:” Wallis, John an eminent English mathematician (16161703)

“Prerogative of popular government,” Wren, Matthew eldest son of the preceding (?–1672)

1659

Died: Albi, Henry a native of Bolene in the comtat Venaissin

Born: Amenta, Nicholas an Italian lawyer and miscellaneous writer

Born: Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“The right government of the Thoughts,” Angel, John an English clergyman and nonconformist

“Miscellaneum hyperbolicum et parabolicum,” Angelis, Stephen De an Italian mathematician

“De exilio, sive de exilii poena antiqua et nova, exsulumque conditione et juribus, libri tres,” Antonio, Nicholas a very learned and useful Spanish biographer

Died: Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

“Familiarum iilustrium Imperatorumque Romanorum Numismata Oxonire in Bodleianae Bibliotbecoe Archivis descripta et explanata.” Ashmole, Elias an eminent philosopher

Born: Bahier, John a French Latin poet

“The history of the English and Scotch Presbytery,” Basier, Isaac a learned divine of the seventeenth century

Born: Basnage, Henry de Beauval

Died: Bathurst, Ralph a distinguished wit

“History of Malta,” Baudouin, John a member of the French academy

Born: Beausobre, Isaac an eminent Calvinist divine and ecclesiastical writer

Born: Berchet, Peter a French artist (?–1720)

Died: Beys, Charles a French poet

“De ara ignoti Dei ad Act. 17,” Bosius, John Andrew an eminent philologer and historian

“Defence and justification of ministers’ maintenance by tithes, &c.” Bourne, Immanuel the son of a clergyman

Born: Boyse, Joseph, a protestant dissenting minister

Died: Bulstrode, Edward a lawyer of some note during the usurpation

“An English Introduction to the Latin Tongue,” Busby, Richard the most eminent schoolmaster in his time

“Apology” Capel, Richard son of Christopher Capel

“Epicteti Enchiridion, Graere & Latine, cum notis Merici Casauboni & Cebetis Tabula, cum notis ejusdem,” Casaubon, Meric son of the preceding

Born: Cassana, Niccolo called Nicoletto

Died: Castelli, Valerio son of the preceding

Born: Catrou, Francis a learned and industrious writer

“Cyropredia,” Charpentier, Francis dean of the French academy

Born: Chasles, Gregory De who was born August 17

“Thomas Campanella’s advice to the king of Spain, for obtaining the universal monarchy of the world,” Chilmead, Edward an excellent Greek and Latin scholar and mathematician

“The Abuses of God’s Grace, discovered in the kinds, causes, &c. proposed as a seasonable check to the wanton libertinism of the present age,” Clagett, Nicholas

Died: Cleveland a noted loyalist and popular poet in the reign of Charles I. was the eldest son of the rev

Died: Colletet, William one of the members of the French academy

“A narrative of count Gondomar’s transactions during his embassy in England,” Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce an eminent English antiquary

Born: Couplet, Philip a Jesuit

Born: Creech, Thomas an English poet

Died: Croius, John a learned protestant clergyman in France

“De coniirmatione et extrema unctione,” Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

“Catechism containing the chief heads of the Christian religion,” Davenport, John elder brother of Christopher just mentioned

“A Panegyric on his excellency the lord general George Monk, commander in chief,” Denham, Sir John an eminent English poet

Died: Dingley, Robert second son of sir John Dingley

Born: Dunton, John bookseller and miscellaneous writer

“Systema Theologicum,” Essenius, Andrew a learned and orthodox Dutch divine

“An Apology for the Royal Party, written in a letter to a person of the late council of state; with a touch at the pretended plea of the army,” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

“The golden book of St. Oh ry sos torn, concerning the Education of Children.” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

“An Apology for the Royal Party, c.” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

“The late News or Message from Brussels unmasked,” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

“Lusiad of Camoens,” Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart. a statesman

“The Interest of England stated or, a faithful and just account of the aims of all parties nowprevailing; distinctly treating of the designments of the Roman Catholic, Royalist, Presbyterian, Anabaptist,” Fell, Dr. John an eminently learned divine

“Epistolarum pars prima,” Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

“The Quakers Reply manifested to be railing: or, a pursuance of those by the light of the Scriptures, who through their dark imaginations would evade the Truth,” Fiennes, William lord Say and Sele

Born: Fotherby, Martin younger brother of the rev

Died: Fouquirres, James a Flemish painter of the 17th century

Died: Gauden, John an English prelate

“A Petitionary Remonstrance presented to O. P. by John Gauden, D. D. a son, servant, and supplicant for the Church of England, in behalf of many thousands, his distressed brethren, ministers of the gospel, and other good scholars, who were deprived of all public employment,” Gauden, John an English prelate

“The Art of Longevity, or a dietetical institution,” Gayton, Edmund or

Born: Gendre, Louis Le a French historian

“De Lymphaxluctis nuper repertis,” Glisson, Francis an English physician

Died: Hackspan, Theodore a Lutheran divine

Died: Hallier, Francis a celebrated French bishop

“Cum occasione” Hallier, Francis a celebrated French bishop

“Shorter Catechism,” Harmar, John a learned Greek scholar and teacher

“An Essay upon two of Virgil’s Eclogues, and two of his Æneids, towards the translation of the whole;” Harrington, James an eminent political writer

“Dissertatio de Pceniteutia lapsorum,” Henichius, John a learned professor of divinity in the university of llinteln

Died: Higgs, Griffin descended from a considerable family in Gloucestershire

Died: Hill, Abraham a learned English gentleman

Born: Hody, Humphrey an eminent English divine

“A Letter of Advice from the prime Statesmen- of Florence, how England may come to herself again,” Ho Well, James a voluminous English writer

“A true and faithful Relation of what passed for many Years between Dr. John Dee and some Spirits,” Kelley a famous English alchymist

“Prodromus Historiae Literariae,” Lambecius, Peter a very learned writer

Born: Lauriere, Eusebius James De a celebrated lawyer

“Orbis Miraculum; or the Temple of Solomon portrayed by Scripture light,” Lee, Samuel an English nonconformist divine

“England described,” Leigh, Edward a learned theological writer of the seventeenth century

“Reports of Cases in the courts at Westminster in the reigns of king James and king Charles, with two tables; to which is added a treatise of Wards and Liveries,” Ley, Sir James an eminent lawyer in the early part of the seventeenth century

Born: Longepierre, Hilary Bernard De a Greek scholar and critic

“Abrégé de l‘Histoire d’Aquitaine, Guienne, et Gascogne, jusqu'à present,” Louvet, Peter an able advocate in the seventeenth century

Born: Maillet, Benedict De a French theorist of some note

Born: Medina, Sir John a portrait-painter

Died: Menasseh, Ben Israel a celebrated rabbi

“Ad Viruni Janum Ulitium Epistolae dute de Invocatione Sanctorum;” Morley, Dr. George a learned English bishop

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

“Variae colloquendi Formulas, in usum condiscipulorum in palaestra literaria sub paterno moderamine vires Minervales exercentium, parthn collects, partim composite a Roberto Mossom,” Mossom, Robert was a learned and pious Irish prelate

Born: Mountfort, William an English dramatic writer

“Shuffling, cutting, and dealing, in a game at Piquet,” Nevile, Henry a republican writer

“Geometrical Trigonometry,” Newton, John an eminent English mathematician and divine (16221678)

Died: Nicolai, John a learned doctor of the Sorbonne

“Epigrammaturn Delectus,” Nicole, Peter a celebrated French divine

“Privadoes, or Extravagants.” North, Dudley, Third Lord who appears to be the first of this family entitled to notice in a work of this description

“The Heart’s Ease, or a remedy against all troubles; with a consolatory discourse, particularly directed to those who have lost their friends and dear relations,” Patrick, Simon a learned English prelate

Born: Petit-Didier, Matthew a celebrated Benedictine

“A brief of Proceedings between sir Hierom Sankey and the author,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“Villare Cantianum,” Philpot, John Somerset herald in the reign of James I. was a native of Folkstone

“Munitio Fundamentorum Medicinae V. F. Plempii adversus Jacobum Primerosium,” Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus an eminent physician

Died: Potenger, John an English gentleman of talents (16471733)

“Sacred Eloquence or, The Art of Rhetoric, as it is laid down in Scripture,” Prideaux, John a learned English bishop

“Histoire des plus illustres Favoris anciens et modernes,” Puy, Peter Du a learned French historian

Born: Ricci, Sebastian an artist of temporary fame

“Metaphysica,” Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

“Logica restituta,” Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

“Chorographia sacra Brabantia, sive celebrium aliquot in ea provincia ecclesiarum et ccenobiorum descriptio,” Sanderus, Anthony an eminent topographer and antiquary

Born: Sherard, William a very learned botanist

Born: Smith, John an English divine of distinguished learning

Born: Southern, Thomas an English dramatic writer

“The good old Cause,” Stubbe, Henry an English writer of uncommon parts and learning

Born: Synge, Edward a pious and learned archbishop of Tuam in Ireland

Born: Talbot, Charles lord high chancellor of Great Britain

“Eusebii Pamphili historia ecclesiastica, ejusdemque libri de vita Constantini, & panegyricus atque oratio Constantini ad sanctos,” Valesius, Henry a French critic of great abilities and learning

Born: Vitringa, Campegius an eminent and learned protestant divine

“Dissertatio de vera estate mundi, &c.” Vossius, Isaac a man of great parts and learning

“Castigationes ad Scriptum Hornii de ætate Mundi,” Vossius, Isaac a man of great parts and learning

“Adenographia, seu Descriptio Glandular.um totius Corporis,” Wharton, Thomas an eminent English physician

“Diatribse duae Medico-philosophicae de ft-rmentatione, altera de febribus,” Willis, Thomas an illustrious English physician

“Whole Duty of the Christian Religion,” Winterton, Ralph an eminent Greek scholar

Born: Wollaston, William a learned and ingenious" writer

“Politicaster i or, a Comical Discourse in^answer to Mr. Wren’s book, entitled ‘ Monarchy asserted, &c.’” Wren, Matthew eldest son of the preceding (?–1672)

Died: Zacchias, Paul physician to pope Innocent X. was born in 1584