Events noted in 1690

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

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Born: Adami, Lionardo an ingenious classical scholar

“The Catechumen; or an account given by a young Person to a Minister of his knowledge in Religion, &c.” Addison, Lancelot son of Lancelot Addison a. clergyman

“Nouvelles remarques de M. de Vuugelas sur la langue Franchise, ouvrage posthume, avec des observations de M. H.” Alemand, Louis-Augustine a miscellaneous French writer of considerable note

“Histoire monastique d'lrelande,” Alemand, Louis-Augustine a miscellaneous French writer of considerable note

“Some remarks upon the ecclesiastical history of the ancient Churches of Piedmont,” Allix, Peter a very learned and eminent divine of the church of England

“L'art de vivre heureux,” Ameline, Claude a French ecclesiastic

“Praxis vulnerurn lethalium,” Amman, Paul a learned German physician and botanist

“La France interessée a rétablir l'Edit de Nantes,” Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“Histoire de l'Etablissement des François Refugiez dans les Etats de son altesse electorate de Brandebourg,” Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“Epistolary Correspondence;” Atterbury, Francis bishop of Rochester in the reigns of queen Anne and king George I. was born March 6

Died: Bacchini, Bernardin a very learned Italian scholar of the seventeenth century

Died: Baker, Thomas an eminent mathematician in the seventeenth century

“Versi e Prose,” Baldi, Bernard born at Urbino in the year 1553

“Synopsis pharmaceutica,” Barchausen, John Conrad an eminent physician

Died: Barclay, Robert the celebrated apologist for the Quakers

Born: Baring, Daniel Eberhard was born in 1690 in Hildesheim

Died: Bartholine, Thomas son of the preceding

Born: Bassius, Henry a surgeon and anatomist of considerable reputation

“Veteres arcus Augustorum, triumphis insignes, ex reliquiis quae Rom* adhuc supersunt,” Bellori, John Peter a celebrated Italian antiquary

“Brutus” Bernard, Catharine of the academy of the Ricovrati of Padua

“Misnoe pars prima, ordinis primi Zeraim tituli septem,” Bernard, Edward a learned critic and astronomer

“Censura Celebrium Authorum” Blount, Sir Thomas Pope an eminent writer towards the close of the seventeenth century

Born: Bougeant, William Hyacinth a French historian and miscellaneous writer

Born: Bouillet, John a French medical writer

“An essay on the great effects of even, languid, and unheeded motion; whereunto is annexed an experimental discourse of some hitherto little regarded causes of the salubrity and insalubrity of the air, and its effects;” Boyle, Robert the most illustrious philosopher of modern times

“Medicina Hydrostatica or, Hydrostatics applied to the materia medica, shewing how, by the weight that divers bodies used in physic have in water, one may discover whether they be genuine or adulterate. To which is subjoined a previous hydrostatical way of estimating ores,” Boyle, Robert the most illustrious philosopher of modern times

“An Historical Treatise of Cities and Burghs or Boroughs,” Brady, Robert a noted historian and physician of the seventeenth century

“Imperio vindicate,” Caraccio, Anthony baron of Corano

“Ger. Jo. Vossii & clarorum Virorum ad.eum Epistoiae,” Carleton, Sir Dudley Lord Dorchester

Born: Carteret, John earl Granville

“Musaeum Romanum,” Chausse, Michael Angelo De La a learned antiquary of Paris in the last century

“Sermons” Cheminais, Timoleon a celebrated French preacher

“Vetera monumenta, in quibus praecipua Musiva opera, sacrarum profanarumque aedium structura, dissertationibus iconibusque illustrantur,” Ciampini, John Justin a learned Italian

“Annotations on the Bible,” Clarke, Samuel son of the preceding

“Reflections upon Varillas’s History,” Clerc, John Le brother to the preceding

“Tr. de l'Usure,” Collet, Philibert a learned advocate of parliament of Dombes

“A Caution against Inconsistency, or the connection between praying and swearing, in relation to the Civil Powers,” Collier, Jeremy an eminent English divine

Died: Collings, John an eminent nonconformist divine

Died: Dappers, Oliver a physician at Amsterdam

Born: Deslandes, Andrew Francis Boltreau a French writer

“Act. Eruditorum Lipsiensiutn,” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

“Mundus Muliebris; or, the ladies dressing-room unlocked, and her toilette spread. In burlesque. Together with the Fop- Dictionary, compiled for the use of the fairsex,” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

Died: Fage, Raimond De La a self-taught genius

Born: Fizes, Anthony an eminent physician of Montpellier

Died: Flechier, Esprit the celebrated bishop of Nismes

Born: Folkes, Martin an eminent English scholar and antiquary

“An Answer to the Paper delivered by Mr. Ashton at his execution,” Fowler, Edward a learned English prelate

Died: Frankland, Thomas an English physician and historian of singular character

Died: Gadbury, John one of the astrological impostors of the seventeenth century

“Super auspicatissimo regis Gulielmi in Hiberniam descensu, et salva ex Hibernia reditu, carmen gratulatorium,” Gilbert, William a nonconformist divine of very considerable abilities

Born: Gronovius, John Frederick a physician and botanist of considerable learning

“St. Chrysostom’s Letter to Cassarius,” Hardouin, John a French Jesuit

“Tumulus Tridentini Concilii,” Heidegger, John Henry a protestant divine of Switzerland

Born: Hepburn, Robert a miscellaneous writer

Died: Hermant, Godfrey a learned and pious doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Heusinger, John Michael a celebrated Saxon divine and scholar

“Francisci Ariosti de oleo mentis Zibinii, seu petroleo agri Mutinensis,” Jacobæus, Oliger a professor of physic and philosophy at Copenhagen

Died: Jeffreys, Lord George baron Wem (16451689)

“A Defence of the Profession which bishop Lake made upon his Death-bed,” Jenkin, Robert a learned English divine

“Ger. Job. Vossii & clarorum virorum ad eum epistolae,” Junius, Francis son of the preceding

“Historia Genealogica Regum Magnae Britanniae,” Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

“The Imperial Tragedy,” Killigrew, William descended from this family

“Dan. de Nessel Breviarium et supplementum commentariorum Bibl. Caes. Vindobon.” Lambecius, Peter a very learned writer

“History of Augustus,” Larrey, Isaac De a French historian

“Vossii Epistol.” Laud, William archbishop of Canterbury

Died: Lederlin, John Henry an eminent Hebrew and Greek scholar and critic

“Essay concerning Human Understanding,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

“Two Treatises of Civil Government,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

“History of Ethiopia.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

Born: Macklin, Charles the oldest actor

Died: Maggi, Jerome an ingenious and learned man of the sixteenth century

“De antiquis monachorum ritibus,” Martenne, Edmund a benedictine of the congregation of St

“Lugd. 1690, 12mo. This is reprinted in Meibom’s Diogenes Laertius. 13. <* AntiBailiet,” Menage, Giles called

“De Nethinim sive Nethinaeis, &c. et de iis qui se Corban Deo nominabant, disputatiuncula, adversus Steuch. Eugubinum, Card. Baronium,” Milner, John a learned English divine

“An Answer to the vindication of a Letter from a person of quality in the North, concerning the profession of John, late bishop of Chichester,” Milner, John a learned English divine

“A Defence of the Profession of John (Lake) lord bishop of Chichester, made upon his death-bed, concerning passive obedience, and the new oaths; with some passages of his lordship’s life,” Milner, John a learned English divine

Died: Molloy, Charles, Esq. descended from a very good family in the kingdom of Ireland

Born: Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley an English lady of distinguished talent

“History and Mystery of the Old and New Testament, logically discussed, and theologically improved,” Nesse, Christopher a non-conformist divine of considerable learning

“Reflections upon the conduct of human life with reference to the study of learning and knowledge; in a letter to the excellent lady, the lady Mashana,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

“Christian blessedness; or discourses upon the Beatitudes of our Lord and Saviour 4 Jesus Christ,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

“Dictionaire Mathematique, ou Idee generale des Mathematiques,” Ozanam, James an eminent French mathematician

Died: Pays, Rene'Le sieur of Villeneuve

Born: Pearce, Zachary a learned English prelate

“Political Arithmetic,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

Died: Philips, Fabian author of several books relating to ancient customs and privileges in England

Born: Pine, John an eminent engraver

“Suetonius,” Pitiscus, Samuel a very learned scholar and editor

“Maxims for the Education of a young Nobleman,” Porcheron, David Placide a learned Benedictine

Died: Prestet, John, a priest of the oratory

“Fasciculus Stirpium Britannicarum;” Ray, John an eminent English natural philosopher

“A Treatise of Algebra,” Rolle, Michel a French mathematician

Died: Rushworth, John an English gentleman

Died: Rycke, Theodore De a learned critic

Died: Savary, James an useful French writer upon the Subject of trade

“A practical discourse on Death,” Sherlock, Dr. William a learned English divine

“Judicium expetitum super dissidio Anglicano, et capitibus, quce ad unionem seu comprehensionem faciunt.” Spanheim, Frederic brother of Ezekiel Spanheim

“An Answer to a late pamphlet entitled Obedience and Submission to the present Government demonstrated from bishop Overall’s Convocation Book: with a postscript in answer to Dr. Sherlock’s Case of Allegiance,” Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

“A Narrative of the siege, &c. or, the late memorable transactions of that city faithfully represented, to rectify the mistakes, and supply the omissions of Mr. Walker’s account,” Walker, George an Irish divine

Died: Wase, Christopher a man of considerable learning

Born: Wilkes, Richard an English antiquary and physician

Died: Wilkinson, Henry denominated sometimes Ju­Nior

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

“Verses anniversary to the venerable memory of his ever honoured father, &c.” Wright, Abraham a learned and loyal divine of the seventeenth century

Born: Yorke, Philip, Earl Of Hardwicke an eminent lawyer (?–1764)

Died: Ziegler, Gaspar an eminent jurist

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

1691

Died: Abelli, Louis was born in the Vexin Francois

Died: Amman, Paul a learned German physician and botanist

Died: Anselme De St. Mary, Or Peter De Guibours commonly called father

Died: Arderne, James an English divine

“L'Education, maximeset reflexions,” Argonne, Noel, Called Dom Bonaventure D' was born at Paris in 1634

“A commentary on the Sum of St. Thomas,” Arnu, Nicholas was born at Merancourt

“A short Discourse against Blasphemy,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“A translation of the Elements of Euclid,” Astorini, Elias born in the province of Cosenza in the kingdom of Naples in 1651

“Babylon’s Downfall,” Atterbury, Lewis born about the year 1631

“Cours d'architecture, qui comprend les ordres de Vignole, avec des commentaires, et plusieurs nouveaux dessins,” Aviler, Augustine Charles D' descended from a family originally of Nanci in Lorraine

Died: Auzout, Adrian was a French astronomer

“De Sistrorum figuris ac differentia ad illustriss. D. D. Leonem Strozza, ob Sistri Romani effigiem communicatum, ctissertatio,” Bacchini, Bernardin a very learned Italian scholar of the seventeenth century

“Reflexions sur le Jugemens des Savans, [envoy 6ez a l'auteur par un Academicien,” Baillet, Adrian an eminent French critic

Died: Baptist, John who was also surnamed Monnoyer

Died: Basnage, Anthony eldest son of the above

“World bewitched,” Bekker, Balthasar a once celebrated Dutch divine

“Le antiche lucerne sepolcrali, &c.” Bellori, John Peter a celebrated Italian antiquary

“Acta Eruditqrum Lipsiensia,” Bernard, Edward a learned critic and astronomer

“Bibliotheque Universelle,” Bernard, James professor of philosophy and mathematics

“Bibliotheca medica et physica,” Beughem, Cornelius De whose name often occurs in works of Bibliography

“Observationes circa viventia in non viventibus,” Bonanni, Philip a learned Jesuit

“Statuts Synodaux,” Bossuet, James bishop of Meaux

“Pensees ingenieuses des anciens et des modernes,” Bouhours, Dominick a celebrated French critic

Died: Brandi, Giacinto a painter

Died: Brandmuller, Gregory considered in the Helvetic school as an artist of the first rank

Born: Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

Born: Byrom, John an ingenious English writer

Born: Cave, Edward a printer to whom the literary world owes great obligations

Died: Cavendish, William baron Ogle

“L'Esprit de M. Arnauld,” Chapuzeau, Samuel a protestant writer

“Sentimens de Piete,” Cheminais, Timoleon a celebrated French preacher

“Versio Latina et Annotationes in Joan. Malalae Chronographiam,” Chilmead, Edward an excellent Greek and Latin scholar and mathematician

“Dr. Sherlock’s Case of Allegiance considered, with some remarks upon his Vindication,” Collier, Jeremy an eminent English divine

“A Treatise on Speech, on Languages, and Writings, and on the art of secret speaking and writing,” Comiers, Claude canon of Ernbrun

Born: Conybeare, John a learned divine and prelate of the church of England

Died: Crewe, Nathaniel bishop of Durham

Died: Delamet, Adrian Augustin De Bussi a learned doctor of the house and society of the Sorbonne

Died: Denton, William the youngest son of sir T

Born: Dodington, George Bubb Lord Melcombe

“A Letter to Dr. Tillotson about Schism,” Dodwell, Henry a very learned writer

“Liber Psalmorumcum notis,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

“A Description of Ireland,” Echard, Laurence a clergyman

Born: Edwards, Thomas a critic and poetical writer

“De orbe stagneo Antinoi, epistola,” Eggeling, John Henry a very eminent antiquary

“A treatise-on the figure of the earth, entitled; Elliptico-Sphéroide,” Eisenschmidt, John Caspar was born at Strasbourg Sept. 25

Died: Faithorne, William a very celebrated engraver

Died: Fenton, Elijah an ingenious English poet

Born: Fischer, John Andrew a physician of Erfurt

Died: Flavel, John a very popular nonconformist divine

“Historiae Britannicse, Saxonicae, AngloDanicae, Scriptores quindccim, &c.” Gale, Thomas celebrated for his knowledge of the Greek language and antiquities

Born: Gent, Thomas a native of York

“De Causis Majoribus,” Gerbais, John a learned French ecclesiastic

Born: Gesner, John Matthew a profound scholar and acute critic

“Cantilena Rustica:” Gibson, Edmund bishop of London

“Pharmacopoeia Bateana,” Goddard, Jonathan an English physician and chemist

Born: Gorio, Anthony Francis a learned antiquary of Florence

“Sorberiana, sive excerpta ex ore Samuelis Sorbiere,” Graverol, Francis a very eminent French antiquary and lawyer

“Prisci Censorini Photistici Hydra Mystica; sive, de corrupta morali doctrina dialogus,” Gravina, John Vincent an eminent scholar

“Historia Templariorum observationibus ecclesiasticis aucta,” Gurtler, Nicolas a learned protestant divine

“Itinera muncli ab Abrahamo Peritsol,” Hali-Beigh a Polander

Born: Herring, Thomas a distinguished English prelate

“Introductio ad Chronographiam; sive ars chronologica in Epitomen redacta,” Hudson, Dr. John a learned English critic

“De la situation du Paradis Terrestre,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“Panegyricus Christiano Vto dictus,” Jacobæus, Oliger a professor of physic and philosophy at Copenhagen

“Gaudia Arctoi orbis ob thalamos augustos Frederici & Ludovicae,” Jacobæus, Oliger a professor of physic and philosophy at Copenhagen

Born: Jennings, David an eminent dissenter

“An Inquiry into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, and Worship, of the Primitive Church, that flourished within the fi*st three hundred years after Christ, faithfully collected out of the extant writings of those ages,” King, Peter chancellor of England

“The History of Eleanor, queen of France, and afterwards of England,” Larrey, Isaac De a French historian

Born: Leland, John an eminent writer in defence of Christianity

Died: Lloyd, David a loyal biographer and historian of the seventeenth century

“A Letter to Dr. William Sherlock, in vindication of that part of Josephus’s History, which gives an account of Jaddua the high priest’s submitting to Alexander the Great,” Lloyd, William a very learned English bishop

“A Discourse of God’s ways of disposing Kingdoms,” Lloyd, William a very learned English bishop

“Some Considerations of the Consequences of lowering the Interest, and raising the Value, of Money,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

“Regicides not Saints,” Ludlow, Edmund one of the chiefs of the republican party during the civil wars

“The Plagiary exposed, &c.” Ludlow, Edmund one of the chiefs of the republican party during the civil wars

“Comaientarins in historiam Ethiopicam, &c.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

Died: Mackenzie, Sir George an ingenious and learned writer

Born: Miller, Philip a celebrated gardener and botanist

Died: Morel, Andrew an eminent antiquary

“Pyretologia, seu Exercitationes de Morbis universalibus acutis,” Morton, Richard an eminent physician

“Les Sirenes, ou discours sur leur forme et figure,” Nicaise, Claude a celebrated French antiquary ia the seventeenth century

“An Answer to an Heretical Book called `The naked Gospel,' which was condemned and ordered to be publicly burnt by the Convocation of the University of Oxon, Aug. 19, 1690, with some Reflections on Dr. Bury’s new edition of that book,” Nichols, William an English divine of great learning and merit (16641712)

“Probabilia Juris,” Noodt, Gerard a celebrated civilian (?–1725)

“Annus et Epochse Syro-Macedonum in vetustis urbium Syriae nummis prsesertim Mediceis expositae,” Noris, Henry one of the most celebrated scholars of the seventeenth century

“The charge of Schism continued; being a justification of the author of * Christian Blessedness,' for his charging the Separatists with Schism, notwithstanding the toleration. In a letter to a city friend,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

“Dictys Cretensis,” Obrecht, Ulric a learned German

Born: Panard, Charles-Francis a French poet

Died: Parr, Richard an English divine

“Verbum Sapienti,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“An account of several new Inventions, &c. in a discourse by way of letter to the earl of Marlborougb,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“Defense de l'Antiquite des temps,” Pezron, Paul a learned and ingenious Frenchman

Died: Pinsson, Francis a learned jurist

“Phytographia, sive stirpium illustrium et minus cognitorum Icones,” Plukenet, Leonard a celebrated English botanist

Died: Pocock, Edward a learned English divine

“A Pastoral Reflection on Death,” Potenger, John an English gentleman of talents (16471733)

“The young man’s claim to the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper,” Quick, John an eminent nonconformist

Died: Riley, John an English artist of very considerable merit

Born: Secousse, Denis Francis a French historian

Died: Slingeland, John Peter Van a Dutch artist

“Epistolse,” Smith, Thomas a learned English writer and divine

Died: Sorbait, Paul a good medical writer

Died: Spizklius, Theophilus a learned Lutheran divine

Died: Tromp, Martin Happertz Van a celebrated Dutch admiral

“An earnest and compassionate suit for forbearance to the learned Writers of some Controversies at present,” Wetenhall, Edward a learned and pious prelate

Died: Williams, Daniel an eminent divine among the dissenters

“Gospel Truth stated and vindicated,” Williams, Daniel an eminent divine among the dissenters

1692

“L'art de se Connoitre Soimeme; ou, la recherche des Sources de la Morale,” Abbadie, James a learned Protestant divine

“Defence de la Nation Britannique,” Abbadie, James a learned Protestant divine

Born: Albani, Alexander an eminent virtuoso

“Remarks upon the ecclesiastical history of the ancient Churches of the Albigenses,” Allix, Peter a very learned and eminent divine of the church of England

“Surdus loquens,” Amman, John Conrad a Swiss physician

Died: Ancillon, David an eminent divine

“Historia de S. Scripturse interpretibus,” Aristeas a prefect or officer under Ptolemy Philadelphus

Died: Arnauld, Henry brother of Robert and Anthony

Died: Arnu, Nicholas was born at Merancourt

“A Discourse against Drunkenness,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“A Discourse against Swearing and Cursing,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

Died: Barde, John De La counsellor of state

“A letter (to his clergy) for the putting in execution the Laws against Dissenters, written in concurrence to that which was drawn up by the justices of the peace of the county of Bedford, at the quarter-sessions held at Ampthill for the said county, Jan. 14, 1684.” Barlow, Thomas a very learned divine and bishop in the seventeenth century

Born: Barre, Joseph a canon regular of St

“Spicilegium antiquitatis,” Beger, Lawrence the son of a tanner

Died: Berthet, John a learned Jesuit

“Prediche, discorsi, e lezioni,” Beverini, Bartholomew a learned Italian of the seventeenth century

Died: Boecler, John Henry an eminent German critic and historian

“Pyrologia topograpuica, id est, de igne dissertatio, juxta loca, cum eorun. doscriptione,” Bottoni, Dominic the son of Nicholas Bottom

“La Manier de bien penser sur les ouvrages d' esprit,” Bouhours, Dominick a celebrated French critic

“The general history of the Air designed and begun,” Boyle, Robert the most illustrious philosopher of modern times

“General heads for the natural history of a conntryy great or sinall; drawn out for the use of travellers and navigators. To which are added, other directions ior navigators, &c. with particular observations on the most noted countries in the world. By another hand.” Boyle, Robert the most illustrious philosopher of modern times

Born: Bradley, James Savilian professor of astronomy in Oxford

Born: Browne, Sir William a physician of the last century

Born: Butler, Joseph a prelate of the most distinguished character and abilities

Born: Caslon, William eminent in an art of the greatest consequence to literature

“Lexicon philosophicum,” Chauvin, Stephen a protestant clergyman

“Neptune Francois,” Chazelles, John Matthew De a French mathetician and engineer

“A brief essay concerning the independency of Church Power,” Collier, Jeremy an eminent English divine

Died: Colomies, Paul a learned French protestant

Died: Commelin, John a distinguished botanist

“Consilia et Methodi Studiorum optime instituendorum,” Crenius, Thomas a native of the marche of Brandenburg

“Dceneids,” Crowne, John an American

“A brief Disquisition of the Law of Nature, according to the principles and method laid down in the reverend Dr. Cumberland’s (now lord bishop of Peterburgh’s) Latin treatise on that subject, &c.” Cumberland, Richard a very learned divine

“A Defence of the same,” Dodwell, Henry a very learned writer

Born: Dunlop, William, A.M. was born at Glasgow

“An enquiry into four remarkable texts of the New Testament,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

“A farther enquiry into several remarkable texts of the Old and New Testament,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

Born: Elsner, James a learned Prussian divine

“Re­^ueil des Poetes Francois,” Estoile, Claude De L' son of the foregoing

Died: Fantoni, John a celebrated physician

Born: Ferracino, Bartolomeo a celebrated self-taught mechanic

Died: Foscarini, Michael a Venetian historian

“Orationes,” Francius, Peter a Greek and Latin poet

Born: Frugoni, Charles Innocent an Italian poet

“Librorum Manuscriptorum in duabus insignibus Bibliothecis, altera Tenisoniana Londoni, altera Dugdaliana Oxonii, Catalogus.” Gibson, Edmund bishop of London

“Chronicon Saxonicum,” Gibson, Edmund bishop of London

Born: Granet, Francis deacon of the church of Aix

“L'Endimione di Erilo Cleoneo, Pasture Arcade, con nn Discorso di Bione Crateo,” Gravina, John Vincent an eminent scholar

“M. T. Ciceronis Opera quae extant omnia,” Gronovius, James son of the preceding (?–1716)

Born: Hahn, Simon Frederic ayoungrnan of extraordinary talents

Born: Hallet, Joseph a dissenting clergyman

Born: Henry, Nicholas a good Hebrew scholar

Died: Hickman, Henry a nonconformist divine

Born: Highmore, Joseph an eminent painter

“A Vindication of the deprived bishops,” Hody, Humphrey an eminent English divine

“A letter to Mr. Samuel Johnson, occasioned by a scurrilous pamphlet, entitled Animadversions on Mr. Johnson’s answer to Jovian,” Howard, Sir Robert an English writer of some abilities and learning

“Nouveaux Memoires pour servir a l'Histoire du Cartesianisrne,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“Origin of the Military Orders,” Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above

Born: Kimber, Isaac a dissenting divine

“De rationis cum revelatione in Theologia concursu,” Kortholt, Christian a learned professor of divinity at Kiel

“New Methods for the Extraction and Approximation of Roots,” Lagny, Thomas Fantet De an eminent mathematician

Died: Lancrinck, Prosper Henry an artist of the English school

“De l‘origine du Droit d’Amortissement,” Lauriere, Eusebius James De a celebrated lawyer

“The Pretences of the French Invasion examined,” Lloyd, William a very learned English bishop

“General History of the Air,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

Born: Mansi, John Dominique a very learned Italian prelate

“Diogenes Laertius,” Meibomius, Marcus a very learned man

“Sermons,” Milbourne, Luke a poetical writer of no very honourable reputation

“Le Cabinet de la Bibliotheque de Ste. Genevieve,” Molinet, Claude Du regular canon and procurator general of the congregation of St

“DeExistentiaDei, et humanae mentis immortalitaie,” Moor, Michael a very learned divine of the Roman catholic persuasion

Died: Mountfort, William an English dramatic writer

Born: Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

Born: Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

Born: Nivelle De La Chaussee, Peter Claude a French academician and dramatic writer

Died: Noir, John Le canon and theologal of Seez

“Two treatises concerning the divine light. The first being an answer to a letter of a learned Quaker (Mr. Vickris), which he is pleased to call A just reprehension to John Morris for his unjust reflections on the Quakers in his book entitled Reflections upon the conduct of human life, &c. The second being a discourse concerning the grossness of the Quakers’ notion of the light within, with their confusion and inconsistency in explaining it,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

Died: Nuck, Anthony a distinguished Dutch physician and anatomist

“Adenographia curiosa, et Uteri foeminei Anatome nova, cum Epistola ad Amicum de Inventis novis,” Nuck, Anthony a distinguished Dutch physician and anatomist

“Operationes et Experirnenta Chirurgica,” Nuck, Anthony a distinguished Dutch physician and anatomist

“Histoire de M. Constance, premier minister du roi de Siam, et de la derniere revolution de cet etat,” Orleans, Peter Joseph D' a Jesuit who acquired a considerable reputation in his own country as a historian

Born: Orsi, Francis Joseph Augustine an eminent cardinal

“Veterum aliquot Galliae & Belgiae scriptorum opuscula sacra,” Oudin, Casimir a learned French monk (?–1717)

Born: Peck, Francis a learned antiquary

“Exercitatio Philosophica de Homoeomeria Anaxagorea,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Perrier, Charles a French poet

“Musei Petiveriani Centuriae decem,” Petiver, James a famous English botanist

“A Letter from a gentleman,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

Born: Pezenas, Esprit a learned Jesuit

Died: Pollexfen, Sir Henry an English lawyer and judge

“Synodicon iiS Gallia Reformata, or the Acts, Decisions, Decrees, and Laws of the famous national councils of the reformed Churches in France, &c.” Quick, John an eminent nonconformist

Born: Racine, Louis son of the preceding

“Three Physico-Theologicai Discourses concerning the Chaos, Deluge, and Dissolution of the World,” Ray, John an eminent English natural philosopher

Died: Rowe, Nicolas an eminent dramatic poet

“De unico Christi sacerdotio et sacrincio,” Sadeel, Anthony one of the promoters of the reformation

Born: Sandini, Anthony an Italian ecclesiastical historian

Died: Sawyer, Sir Robert an eminent lawyer in the seventeenth century

Died: Seckendorf, Virus Louis De a very learned German

“The different Humours of Men,” Shaw, Samuel a learned non- conformist

Born: Shaw, Thomas a celebrated traveller

Born: Somervile, William an English poet

“The Wife’s Excuse,” Southern, Thomas an English dramatic writer

Died: Struvius, George Adam a German scholar

“Cum notis variorum & Pitisci,” Suetonius, Caius Suetonius Tranquillus an ancient historian and biographer

Born: Tartini, Joseph styled by Dr

“the admirable,” Tartini, Joseph styled by Dr

Born: Thirlby, Styan LL. D. a very ingenious and learned English critic

“Apology.” Toland, John an English writer

Died: Turner, Thomas brother to the above

“An Answer to a Letter to Dr. Sherlock written in vindication of that part of Josephus’s History, wtiicb gives the account of Jaddas’s submission to Alexander, against the Answer to the piece entitled Obedience and Submission to the present Government,” Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

“Defence of the Christian Sabbath,” Wallis, John an eminent English mathematician (16161703)

“Body of Divinity,” Watson, Thomas a nonconformist divine of considerable eminence

“A defence of the Church of England from the charge of schism and heresy, as laid against it by the vindicator of the deprived bishops (Mr. Henry Dodwell),” Welchman, Edward a learned English divine

Born: Wesley, Samuel, The Younger son of the preceding

Born: Zanotti, Francis Maria an eminent Italian mathematician

1693

“Mathematici Veteres,” Africanus, Junus a Christian historian

Born: Amico, Vito-Maria a nobleman of Catania in Sicily

“Memoirs, intermixt with moral, political, and historical Observations, by way of discourse, in a letter to sir Peter Pett,” Annesley, Arthur earl of Anglesey

“Nova de Symbolo Athanasiano disquisitio,” Antelmi, Joseph a French ecclesiastic and antiquary

“De ^tate S. Martini Turonensis Episcopi, et quorundam ejusgestorum ordine, anno mortuali, nee non de S. Priccio successore, Epistola ad R. P. Ant. Pagium,” Antelmi, Joseph a French ecclesiastic and antiquary

Born: Arcere, Louis Etienne priest of the oratory

Died: Ashwell, George rector of Hanwell

“Directions in order to the suppressing of Debauchery and Proprmneness,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“A treatise on the power of the Holy See,” Astorini, Elias born in the province of Cosenza in the kingdom of Naples in 1651

Died: Bagger, John bishop of Copenhagen

“Several miscellaneous and weighty cases of conscience, learnedly and judiciously resolved by the right rev. father in God, Dr. T ho. Barlow, late lord bishop of Lincoln.” Barlow, Thomas a very learned divine and bishop in the seventeenth century

“Le Principaute de Catalogue et le Comte de Roussillon, suivant les nouvelles Observations;” Baudrand, Michael Anthony a celebrated French geographer

Born: Bel, John James counsellor of the parliament of Bourdeaux

“Histoire de Pedit de Nantes,” Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

“Sermons at Boyle’s Lectures,” Bentley, Richard regius professor of divinity

“Deliciae quorundam Danorum,” Bering, Vitus a Latin poet

“Anti-Menagiana,” Bernier, John a physician

Born: Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

Born: Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“Mathematici Veteres,” Bito a Greek mathematician

“Physical Dictionary,” Blancard, Stephen son to the preceding

Died: Blount, Charles younger son of sir Henry Blount

“King William and queen Mary conquerors; or, a discourse endeavouring to prove that their majesties have on their side, against the late king, the principal reasons that make conquest a good title; shewing also how this is consistent with that declaration of parliament, king James abdicated the government, &c. Written with an especial regard to such as have hitherto refused the oath, and yet allow of the title of conquest, when consequent to a just war,” Blount, Charles younger son of sir Henry Blount

“Natural History, containing many, not common observations, extracted out of the best modern authors,” Blount, Sir Thomas Pope an eminent writer towards the close of the seventeenth century

Born: Bodmer, John James a voluminous writer

“Mathematici veteres,” Boivin, John professor of Greek in the royal college of Paris

Born: Bordeu, Anthony, a French physician of considerable eminence

Born: Boyer, John Baptist Nicholas a learned French physician

Died: Bregy, Charlotte Saumaise De Chazan, Comtesse De neice of the learned Saumaise

“Lettres pour prouver l'illusion des philosophes sur la baguette,” Brun, Peter Le a French priest of the oratory

Died: Bulteau, Lewis a learned French author

Died: Burton, William author of the “History of Leicestershire

“Epistolae Jesuiticae,” Chamier, Daniel an eminent French protestant divine

Born: Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Charleval, Charles was born in 1613

“Synopsis historica de sacris aedificiis a. Constantino Magno constructs,” Ciampini, John Justin a learned Italian

Born: Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

Born: Collet, Peter a voluminous French divine

Born: Collinson, Peter was an ingenious botanist

Died: Comiers, Claude canon of Ernbrun

Died: Couplet, Philip a Jesuit

Born: Crevier, John Baptist Lewis a French historian

“Pharmacologia, seu Manuductio ad Materiam Medicam,” Dale, Samuel an antiquary and botanist

“The Institutions of the Law of Scotland,” Dalrymple, James the seventh baron and first viscount Stair

“Cartes Geographiques, Tables Chronologiques, Tables Genealogiques, &c.” Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

“Lettre sur Tortographe aM.de Poutchartrain,” Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

Died: Davies, Johin a translator of some note in the seventeenth century

“An Anatomy of Atheism,” Dawes, Sir William archbishop of York

Born: Denne, John an eminent divine and antiquary

“Critica Sacra, sive animadversiones in loca qucedam difficiliora Veteris et Novi Testamenti,” Dieu, Lewis De protestant minister of Leyden

“Aphorismi Theologi,” Dieu, Lewis De protestant minister of Leyden

“Don Sebastian.” Dryden, John an illustrious English poet

“La juste Defense du Sieur Dupin, -pour sefvir de reponse a un Libelle anonyme contre Les Pseaumes,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

Born: Edwards, George an eminent English naturalist

“Of the truth and authority of Scripture,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

“A Preservative against Socinianism” Edwards, Jonathan an English divine and able writer against Socinianism

Born: Ellys, Anthony a learned prelate of the church of England

“Monsieur de la Quintinye’s treatise of Orange-Trees, with the raising of Melons, omitted in the French editions; made English by John Evelyn, esq.” Evelyn, John celebrated as a philosopher (?–1706)

“I think you was a major-general in the French service” Evremond, Charles De St. a writer

Born: Ferrein, Anthony an eminent French anatomist and surgeon

Died: Feuillet, Nicholas was a priest and canon of St

Died: Fisher, Payne Paganus Piscatok

“Manuductio ad lectionem Scripture Sacrse,” Francke, Augustus Herman a learned and pious German divine

“Freind had more good learning in him than ever he had imagined.” Freind, Robert eldest brother of the preceding

Born: Funccius, John Nicolas a native of Marpurg

“The Black Life of John Gadbury” Gadbury, John one of the astrological impostors of the seventeenth century

“Quintilian de Arte Oratoria, with notes,” Gibson, Edmund bishop of London

“De Icuncula Smetiana qua Harpocratem indigitarunt,” Gronovius, James son of the preceding (?–1716)

Born: Hare, Henry, Lord Colerane third and last baron of that name and family

Born: Harrison, John a most accurate mechanic

Born: Heywood, Eliza a voluminous female writer

“An Antidote against a careless indifferency in matters of Religion in. opposition to those who believe that all religions are alike, and that it imports not what men profess,” Horneck, Dr. Anthony an English divine

“Velieius Paterculus, cum variis lectionibus, & notis, &- indice,” Hudson, Dr. John a learned English critic

“Statuts Synodaux pour le diocese d'Avranches, &c.” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

Born: Jablonski, Paul-Ernest the son of Daniel-Ernest

“Life and Death of George Lord Jeffreys,” Jeffreys, George an English poet

Born: Jones, Jeremiah a learned dissenting divine

“Notitia procerum 5. R. imperil,” Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

Died: Kale, William a painter of still life

Died: Killigrew, William descended from this family

Died: Launay, Francis De an able French lawyer

Born: Lillo, George a celebrated dramatic writer

“Some Thoughts concerning Education,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

Died: Loggan, David a very useful

“Appendix ad hist. Ethiopicam illiusque commentarium, &c.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

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

Born: Markland, Jeremiah one of the most learned critics of the eighteenth century

“A History of Cardinal Ximenes,” Marsollier, James a French historian of some credit

“The History of the Inquisition and its origin,” Marsollier, James a French historian of some credit

“Consular History of the city of Lyons,” Menestrier, Claude Francis a Jesuit

“Histoire des Revolutions d'Angleterre,” Orleans, Peter Joseph D' a Jesuit who acquired a considerable reputation in his own country as a historian

“Catechism.” Ostervald, John Frederick one of the most celebrated Swiss divines of the latter age

“Cours de Mathematiques, qui comprend toutes les parties de cette science les plus utiles & les plus necessaires,” Ozanam, James an eminent French mathematician

Died: Patin, Charles son of the preceding

“Essai d'un Commentaire litteral & historique sur les Prophetes,” Pezron, Paul a learned and ingenious Frenchman

“Mathematici veteres,” Philo, Judæus an ancient Greek writer

“De jurisconsulto perito Liber,” Placcius, Vincent an eminent philologer of Hamburgh

Died: Playford, Joitn a man distinguished in the musical world

Died: Poilly, Francis a very excellent French engraver

Born: Quin, James a celebrated actor

Died: Rabutin, Roger, Count De Bussy a distinguished French officer and wit

“Life of Ricci,” Ricci, Matthew a celebrated Jesuit

“The Loyal and Impartial Satyrist, containing eight miscellany poems,” Rogers, Thomas another English divine

“A Poesy for Lovers,” Rogers, Thomas another English divine

“The conspiracy of guts and brains; or an answer to the Turn-shams,” Rogers, Thomas another English divine

“An account of the late establishment of Presbyterian Government by the parliament of Scotland in 1690,” Sage, John a bishop of the old episcopal church of Scotland

“Celanire, ou la Promenade de Versailles,” Scuderi, Magdeleine De sister of the preceding

Born: Secker, Thomas an eminent English prelate

Born: Sharp, Thomas a younger son of the preceding

“Practical Reflections on the late Earthquakes in Jamaica, Italy, &c. with a particular historical account of those and divers other earthquakes,” Shower, John an eminent and pious divine

“Histoire Critique des versions du Nouveau Testament;” Simon, Richard a French critic and divine of great learning

“Animadversions on Dr. Sherlock’s book, entitled, ‘A vindication of the Holy and ever Blessed Trinity,’ &c. together with a more necessary vindication of that sacred and prime article of the Christian faith from his new notions and false explications of it: humbly offered to his admirers, and to himself the chief of them,” South, Robert an English divine of great parts and learning

“Bibliotheca numismatum antiquiorum,” Struvius, Burcard Gotthelf one of the many sons of the preceding

Died: Vandervelde

“Corporis Humani Anatomia,” Verheyen, Philip a physician and anatomist

“The Life of Christ, an heroic poem,” Wesley, Samuel an English divine

Born: Wetstein, John James a very learned divine of Germany

Born: Winder, Henry a learned dissentingdivine

“Letter to the bishop of Litchfield and Coventry, concerning a book of Anthony Harmer (alias Henry Wharton), called `A Specimen of some Errors and Defects in the History of the Reformation,' &c.” Wood, Anthony an eminent English antiquary and biographer

“Monasticon,” Wright, Abraham a learned and loyal divine of the seventeenth century

1694

“Amdenitates theologico-philologicæ,” Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van an eminent Dutch physician

Born: Aquino, Louis Claude De a celebrated French musician

Died: Arnauld, Anthony doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Bacoue, Leo the only Protestant who went back to popery that was made bishop in the reign of Louis XIV. was born at Castelgeloux

Died: Barbier D'Aucour, John advocate in the parliament of Paris

Died: Barlow, Thomas a very learned divine and bishop in the seventeenth century

“Index alphabeticus rerum et locorum omnium memorabilium ad Annales Cardinalis Baronii. Opus posthumum Rev. Cardinalis de Laurea,” Baronius, Cæsar an eminent ecclesiastical writer

Born: Bayer, Theophilus Siegfrid grandson of the preceding

“I Fiori, primizie poetiche, divise in rime amorose, sacre, morali, e funebri,” Bernardoni, Peter Antony an Italian poet

“Remarks on Poetry,” Blount, Sir Thomas Pope an eminent writer towards the close of the seventeenth century

“The great Historical, Geographical, and Poetical Dictionary,” Bohun, Edmund a voluminous political and miscellaneous writer of the seventeenth century

Born: Boissi, Louis De a celebrated French comic writer of native wit and genuine humour

Born: Bonamy, Peter-Nicholas a French antiquary and miscellaneous writer

Died: Bullialdus, Ismael a celebrated astronomer and scholar

Born: Burlamaqui, John James an eminent civilian

“Four Discourses to the Clergy of his Diocese.” Burnet, Gilbert the celebrated bishop of Salisbury

“Journal des Savans,” Chauvin, Stephen a protestant clergyman

“Origine de I'lmprimerie de Paris, dissertation historique et critique,” Chevillier, Andrew a doctor and librarian of the Sorbonne

“Memoire succinct sur la Reformation,” Chouet, John Robert a learned philosopher

“Myotomia reformata, or a new administration of all the Muscles of the Human Body,” Cowper, William a celebrated surgeon and anatomist

Born: Coypel, Charles Antony was admitted into the academy of painting in his twentieth year

“Memorials of the most rev. father in God Thomas Cranmer,” Cranmer, Thomas the first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury

“Reflexions sur toutes Ies parties de la Grammaire,” Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

“On the happiness of a retired life,” Dryden, John an illustrious English poet

“Of the Style of Scripture,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

“De Miscellaneis Germanise antiquitatibus exercitationes quinque,” Eggeling, John Henry a very eminent antiquary

“An account of the isle of Jersey, the greatest of those islands that are now the only remainder of the English dominions in France: with a new and accurate map of that island,” Falle, Philip a learned man

Died: Feydeau, Matthew a French clergyman of the Jansenist party

Died: Fleming, Robert a Scotch presbyterian clergyman

“Certain Propositions, by which the doctrine of the Holy Trinity is so explained, according to the ancient fathers, as to speak it not contradictory to natural reason. Together with a defence of them, &c.” Fowler, Edward a learned English prelate

“The Church History of Malabar,” Geddes, Michael a divine of the church of England

Died: Gilbert, William a nonconformist divine of very considerable abilities

“Manual on the Art of Prudence,” Gracian, Baltasar a celebrated Spanish Jesuit

Born: Grafigny, Frances D'Isembourg D'Happoncourt, Dame De a French lady of literary reputation

Died: Graverol, Francis a very eminent French antiquary and lawyer

“Ivloses vindicatus,” Graverol, John a learned protestant divine

Born: Grey, Dr. Richard an ingenious and learned English divine

“Treatise shewing how useful, &c. the inrolling and registering of all conveyances of land,” Hale, Sir Matthew a most learned lawyer

“Miscellany Poems,” Hammond, Anthony, Esq. descended from a family long situated at Somersham-place

Born: Hartzheim, Joseph a celebrated Jesuit

“A Discourse concerning Lent, in two Parts. The first, an historical account of its observation: the second, an essay concerning its original. This subdivided into two repartitions, whereof the first is preparatory, and shews that most of our Christian ordinances are derived from the Jews; and the second conjectures, that Lent is of the same original,” Hooper, Dr. George an eminent English divine

Died: Houlieres, Antonette De La Garde Des a French poetess

“The History of Religion,” Howard, Sir Robert an English writer of some abilities and learning

Died: Huber, Ulric a native of Dockum

“Institutiones historic civilis.” Huber, Ulric a native of Dockum

Born: Hutcheson, Dr. Francis a philosopher of the Shaftesbury school

“Midnight and daily Thoughts, in prose and verse,” Killigrew, William descended from this family

“A Discourse concerning the Inventions of Men in the Worship of God,” King, Da. William a learned archbishop of Dublin

“An Answer to a Book which will be published next week entitled A Letter to the Rev. Dr. South, upon occasion of a late Book entitled Animadversions on Dr. Sherlock’s Book, entiiled A Vindication of the Holy and Ever-blessed Trinity. Being a Letter to the Author.” King, Dn. William an ingenious and humourous English writer

“Phtbisiologia Lancastrieusis, cum tentamine philosophico de Miueralibus Aquis in eodem comitatu observatis,” Leigh, Charles a naturalist and physician of the seventeenth century

“A short and easy Method with the Deists,” Leslie, Charles the second son of the preceding

“Exercitatio anatomica, in qua de Cochleis agitur,” Lister, Martin an English physician and natural philosopher

Died: Littleton, Adam a learned scholar

“Dissertatio de locustis, &c.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

“Epistolarum Medicarum specimen de Thermarum Bathoniensium effectis, ad clariss. medicos D. Bate Eraser, Wedderbourne, &c.” Maplet, John a physician and scholar

Born: Martin, James a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“Aphorismes touchant l'Accouchement, la Grossesse, et les Maladies des Femraes,” Mauriceau, Francis an eminent French accoucheur

“La Philosophic des Images,” Menestrier, Claude Francis a Jesuit

“A Defence of archbishop Usher against Dr. Cary and Dr. Is. Vossius, with an Introduction concerning the uncertainty of Chronology, and an Appendix touching the signification of the words, &c. as also the men of the great Synagogue,” Milner, John a learned English divine

“Exercitationes de Lingua primaeva cjusque Appendicibus,” Morin, Stephen a learned French protestant

Died: Muller, Andrew a German divine

Born: Neve, Timothy an English divine

“A Practical Essay on the Contempt of the World,” Nichols, William an English divine of great learning and merit (16641712)

“Considerationes circa Analyseos ad Quantitates infinite parvas applicator principia,” Nieuwentyt, Bernard an eminent Dutch philosopher and mathematician

“Spiritual counsel; or the father’s advice to his children,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

Died: Ouvrard, Rene' a learned French ecclesiastic

Born: Passeri, John Baptist a learned Italian antiquary and philologer

Born: Pelloutier, Simon an historical writer

Born: Pemberton, Henry a learned physician

“The History of the Assemblies of 1652 4,” Pfanner, Tobias the son of a counsellor at Augsburg

Born: Platner, John Zachariah an able physician

“Synopsis,” Pool, Matthew a learned Nonconformist

“Directions to Churchwardens.” Prideaux, Humphrey a learned English divine

Born: Quesnay, Francis a celebrated French physician

“A true Protestant Bridle; or some cursory remarks upon a Sermon preached (by William Stephens, rector of Sutton) before the Lord Mayor, &c. Jan. 30, 1693,” Rogers, Thomas another English divine

Died: Rousseau, James a distinguished French painter

“Defence of the late Lord Russet’s Innoeency,” Russel, Lord William the third son of the preceding

Born: Rysbrach, John Michael a very eminent sculptor

Died: Sagittarius, Caspar an eminent Lutheran divine

Born: Salden, William a learned writer in the sixteenth century

Born: Sallengre, Albert Henry De an ingenious and laborious writer

“Three Sermons,” Sancroft, Dr. William an eminent English prelate

Born: Schoepflin, John Daniel a learned historian and antiquary

Died: Scott, Dr. John a learned English divine

“Letters and Essays,” Shakspeare was a considerable dealer in wool

“Sylloge Stirpium Europaearum,” Sherard, William a very learned botanist

“The Life of Henry Gearing,” Shower, John an eminent and pious divine

Born: Stanhope, Pinup Dormer fourth earl of Chesterfield

“Life of Archbishop Cranmer,” Strype, John the most valuable contributor to ecclesiastical history and biography that ever appeared in this country

Died: Tachard, Guy a Jesuit

Born: Taylor, John a learned dissenting teacher

Died: Teniers, David son of the preceding

“David Teniers, junior.” Teniers, David son of the preceding

Born: Voltaire, Marie-Francis Arouet De the greatest literary character which France produced in the last century

“A Letter out of Suffolk to a friend in London, giving some account of the late sickness and death of Dr. William Sancroft late lord archbishop of Canterbury,” Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

“A Letter out of Lancashire to a friend in London, giving some account of the tryals there. Together with some seasonable and proper remarks upon it; recommended to the wisdom of the Lords and Commons assembled in parliament,” Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

“A Letter to a gentleman elected a knight of the shire to serve in the present parliament,” Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

“A Discourse of Government, as examined by reason, scripture, and the law of the land, written in 1678,” Warwick, Sir Philip a political writer and historian of the seventeenth century

Died: Wharton, Henry an English divine

“Considerations on the explications of the doctrine of the Trinity,” Williams, John an able divine

“Reflections” Wotton, William an English divine of uncommon parts and learning (?–1726)

“Country conversations, being an account of some discourses that happened on a visit to the country last summer, on divers subjects; chiefly, of the modern comedies, of drinking, of translated verse, of painting and painters, of poets and poetry,” Wright, Abraham a learned and loyal divine of the seventeenth century