Events noted in 1710

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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1710

Born: Ahlwardt, Peter professor of logic and metaphysics at GreifewaJd

Died: Aldrich, Henry an eminent scholar and divine

“This Latin work, consisting of ten octavo volumes, was printed at Paris and at Venice in 1698; in 1701 he added another volume; and they were all printed together at Paris, in two volumes folio, in 1703, with a collection of Latin letters, which had been printed separately. In 1703 he published tf A commentary upon the four Gospels,” Alexander, Noel, In Latin Natalis a learned ecclesiastical writer of the 17th century

“Rapporti di Parnasso,” Amenta, Nicholas an Italian lawyer and miscellaneous writer

“Traite de la generation des Vers dans le corps de I'homme,” Andry, Nicholas surnamed Bois-Regard

“Remarques de medicine sur differents sujets, principalement sur ce qui regard e la Saignee et la Purgation,” Andry, Nicholas surnamed Bois-Regard

“Martini Grandini opera,” Argentre, Charles Duplessis D' bishop of Tulles

Born: Arne, Thomas Augustine an eminent English musician

“De jure divino; or, an assertion, that the title of the house of Hanover to the succession of the British monarchy (on failure of issue of her present majesty), is a title hereditary, and of divine institution,” Asgill, John an ingenious English writer and lawyer

“Directions for the Conversation of the Clergy collected from the Visitation Charges of the. right reverend father in God, Edward Stillingfleet, D. D. late lord bishop of Worcester,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“De Motu Musculari,” Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

Died: Audran, Germain was the eldest son of Claude

“Annalium libri vii. ad annum usque 1533, cum notis Gundlingii,” Aventin, John author of the Annals ofBavaria

Died: Auria, Vincent born at Palermo

“Les Synodes nationaux des Eglises reformees de France,” Aymon, John a Piedmontese author

Born: Barbeau De Labruyere, John Lewis born at Paris in 1710

“Historia Medicinge,” Barchausen, John Conrad an eminent physician

Died: Basnage, Henry de Beauval

“Anacreon,” Baxter, William an eminent grammarian and critic

“Selecta Disetetica, seu de recta ac convoniente ad sanitatem vivendi ratione tractatus,” Behrens, Conrad Bertold a German physician of note

Born: Bernard, Peter Joseph a French poet

Born: Bertier, Joseph Stephen of the oratory

Died: Betterton, Thomas a celebrated English actor

“The great necessity and advantage of Public Prayer and frequent Communion. Designed to revive primitive piety with, meditations, ejaculations, and prayers, before, at, and after the sacrament,” Beveridge, William a learned divine in the seventeenth century

“A defence of the book of Psalms, collected into English metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others with critical Observations on the New Version, compared with the Old,” Beveridge, William a learned divine in the seventeenth century

“Histofia hepatica, seu de Hepatis structura, usibus et morbis,” Bianchi, John Baptist a celebrated Italian anatomist

Born: Boccage, Mary-Anne Le Page, Du an eminent literary lady of France

“Index plantarum qnae in horto academico LugJuuoBatavo reperiuntur,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Died: Booth, Barton a celebrated tragic actor

“Political State of Great Britain,” Boyer, Abel a lexicographer and miscellaneous writer

“Of Education, with respect to grammar-schools and universities,” Brokesby, Francis was born at Stoke Golding

Born: Buonamici, Castruccio an Italian historian

“Unhappy Princesses, or the history of Anne Boleyn, and Lady Jane Grey,” Burton, Robert was a name placed in the titlepages of a numerous set of popular volumes printed about the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century

Born: Butler, Alban author of the “Lives of the Saints

Born: Cantemir, Antiochus son of the above

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

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

“Priestcraft in perfection” Collins, Anthony an eminent writer on the side of infidelity

Born: Costard, George a learned clergyman of the church of England

“A Letter to Isaac Bickerstaff, occasioned by a Letter to the Examiner,” Cowper, William earl Cowper

Died: Coxeter, Thomas a faithful and industrious collector of old English literature

“Astrea lacrirnans,” Coxeter, Thomas a faithful and industrious collector of old English literature

Died: Croese, Gerard a protestant divine

“Scripta varia in causa beatificationis et canonrzationis J. F. Regis,” Daubenton, William a French Jesuit

Born: Demainbray, Stephen Charles an ingenious electrician

Born: Denne, Samuel youngest son of the preceding

“A Second Essay upon the Execution of the Laws against Immorality and Profaneness. Wherein the case of giving informations to the magistrate is considered, and objections against it answered. By John Disney, esq. With a Preface addressed to grand juries, constables, and churchwardens,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

Died: Dryden, Erasmus Henry Dryden’s third son

“Notas in Pentateuchem,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

“Remarks on the archbishop of Dublin’s sermon,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

Born: Ehret, George Dionysius an ingenious botanical painter

Born: Ellis, John an eminent naturalist

Born: Ferguson, James an eminent experimental philosopher

Born: Fevret De Fontette, Charles Marie great grandson of the former

Born: Frye, Thomas an ingenious artist

Born: Geddes, James the eldest son of an old and respectable family in the shire of Tweedale

“Life of Betterton,” Gildon, Charles a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“De infinitis infinitorum, et infinite parvorum ordinibus disquisitio geometrica,” Grandlus, Gumo a philosopher and mathematician

“The Sacrament of the. Lord’s Supper explained to the meanest capacities,” Greene, Thomas a worthy English prelate

Died: Gros, Nicholas Le a learned French theologian

Died: Guglielmini, Domenick an eminent Italian mathematician

Born: Hammond, James well remembered as a man esteemed and caressed by the elegant and great

“An Essay upon Public Credit,” Harley, Robert afterwards earl of Oxford and earl Mortimer

Born: Heberden, William an eminent physician and very accomplished scholar

“Artes Jesuiticse in sustinendis novitatibus laxitatibusque Sociorum;” Henry De St. Ignace an able divine

Born: Henry, David an ingenious printer

“A Method for Prayer,” Henry, Matthew an eminent dissenting teacher

Died: Hertius, John Nicholas a celebrated civilian

“Notitia veteris Francorum regni,” Hertius, John Nicholas a celebrated civilian

Born: Huber, Mary a voluminous female author

“Dionysius Longinus,” Hudson, Dr. John a learned English critic

Died: Hughes, John of a different family from the former

Born: Hussey, Giles a distinguished artist (17101787)

Died: Ken, Thomas the deprived bishop of Bath and Wells

“Convocation Sermon,” Kennet, White an English writer

“A true Answer to Dr. SacheverelPs Sermon before the Lord-Mayor, November 5 of that year.” Kennet, White an English writer

“A Vindication of the Divine Attributes,” King, Da. William a learned archbishop of Dublin

“A friendly Letter from honest Tom Boggy, to the Rev. Mr. Goddard, canon of Windsor, occasioned by a sermon preached at St. George’s chapel, dedicated to her grace the duchess of Marlborough,” King, Dn. William an ingenious and humourous English writer

“Political Considerations,” King, Dr. William son of the rev

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

Died: Lainez, Alexander a French poet

“Prodromus historic litterariae,” Lambecius, Peter a very learned writer

“Instituts Coutumiers,” Lauriere, Eusebius James De a celebrated lawyer

“Brissonii de regio Persarum principatu,” Lederlin, John Henry an eminent Hebrew and Greek scholar and critic

“The good Old Cause, or lying in truth; being a second Defence of the bishop of Sarum from a second Speech,” Leslie, Charles the second son of the preceding

Died: Ludolph, Henry William also a native of Erfurt

“La scienza Cavalleresca,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Memoirs of Europe towards the close of the eighth century,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“The principles and duties of the Christian religion,” Mapletoft, John a very learned Englishman

Born: Melmoth, William son of the above

“A Treatise concerning Christian Prudence; or the Principles of Practical Wisdom fitted to the use of Human Life, designed for the better Regulation of it,” Norris, John a learned English divine and Platonic philosopher

Born: North, George an English antiquary

Born: Paciaudi, Paul Maria antiquary and librarian to the duke of Parma

“Vindiciae Fratrum Dissentientium in Anglia,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Rerum per Europam saeculo sexto-decirno maxime gestarum Commentarii Historici,” Perizonius, James a learned German

“Christian Morality,” Pictet, Benedict a theologian and historian

Died: Poisson, Nicholas Joseph a native of Paris

“The Justification of the Moral Reflections, against the Problem,” Quesnel, Pasquier a celebrated French ecclesiastic

Died: Roemer a Danish astronomer and mathematician

“Enchiridion studiosi, Arabice conscriptum a Borhaneddino Alzernouchi, &c.” Rostgaard, Frederick a learned Dane

Born: Short, James an eminent optician

Born: Simpson, Thomas professor of mathematics in the king’s academy at Woolwich

Died: Smith, Edmund one of those writers who

Died: Smith, Thomas a learned English writer and divine

“The Conduct of the Allies.” Somers, John Lord an eminent English lawyer

“Lord Somers’s Judgment of whole kingdoms in the power, &c. of Kings,” Somers, John Lord an eminent English lawyer

“The new Pretenders to Prophecy re-examined, &c.” Spinckes, Nathaniel an eminent nonjuving divine

Born: Sydenham, Floyer deserves a fuller account than can now be given of a learned and diligent man

“The university of Cambridge vindicated from the imputation of disloyalty it lies under on account of not addressing; as also from the malicious and foul aspersions of Dr. Bentley, late master of Trinity college, and of a certain officer and pretended reformer in. the said university,” Thirlby, Styan LL. D. a very ingenious and learned English critic

Born: Torre, John Maria De La a celebrated philosopher

“An ordinary Journey no Progress,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“The true genuine Whig and Tory Address,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Verses on Garth’s Verses to Godolphin,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Votes without Doors, occasioned by Votes within Doors,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Preface to an Answer to Priestcraft,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Born: Trembley, Abraham an eminent naturalist

Born: Tunstall, James a learned and amiable divine

Died: Verheyen, Philip a physician and anatomist

“The Debts of the Nation stated and considered, in four papers,” Walpole, Sir Robert earl of Orford

“The Thirty-five millions accounted for,” Walpole, Sir Robert earl of Orford

“A Letter from a foreign Minister in England to Monsieur Pettecum,” Walpole, Sir Robert earl of Orford

Born: Watson, David known chiefly as a translator of Horace

“A Discourse concerning, 1. The true import of the words Election and Reprobation; and the things signified by them in the Holy Scriptures. 2. The Extent of Christ’s 'Redemption. 3. The Grace of God: where it is inquired, whether it be vouchsafed sufficiently to those who improve it not, and irresistibly to those who do improve it; and whether men be wholly passive in the work of their regeneration? 4. The Liberty of the Will in a State of Trial and Probation. 5. The Perseverance or Defectibility of the Saints: with some reflections on the state of the Heathens, the Providence and Prescience of God,” Whitby, Daniel a learned divine

Born: Wintringham, Clifton an eminent physician

“Dissertatio de Atheism! falso suspectis,” Wolfe, John Christopher a learned scholar

“Casauboniana, sive Isaaci Casauboni varia de Scriptoribus, librisque judicia,” Wolfe, John Christopher a learned scholar

“Poem on the Last Day,” Young, Edward a very celebrated and popular English poet

Born: Zuccarelli, Francis a royal academician and an excellent artist

“Fasciculus Dissertationum,” Zuinger, Theodore a celebrated physician of Basil (1534–?)

1711

“Imperium Orientale,” Agapetus deacon of the church of Constantinople

“History of the Chapel of the kings of France,” Archon, Louis chaplain to Louis XIV. was born at Riom in Auvergne in 1645

Born: Arnaud, George D' a learned critic (17111740)

Died: Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“Imperium Orientale, sive Antiquitatis Constantinopolitanae,” Banduri, Anselm a celebrated antiquary

“L'Histoire des Juifs reclamee et retabiie par son veritable auteur, &c.” Basnage, James de Franquener

Born: Bate, Julius an English divine of the Hutchinsonian principles

“Antiquitates Rutupinae,” Battely, Dr. John an English antiquary

“The great abuse of Music,” Bedford, Arthur a pious and learned clergyman of the church of England

“Two letters to sir Jacob Banks, concerning the Minehead doctrine,” Benson, William an English critic

Died: Bentivoglio, Cornelius of Arragon

“Thesaurus Theologians or, a complete system of Divinity, summed up in brief notes upon select places of the Old and New Testament; wherein the sacred text is reduced under proper heads; explained and illustrated with the opinions and authorities of the ancient fathers, councils, &c.” Beveridge, William a learned divine in the seventeenth century

“Syntagma de pondaribus et mensuris,” Beverini, Bartholomew a learned Italian of the seventeenth century

Born: Bigland, Ralph garter principal king at arms

“De viribus medicamentorum,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Born: Boscawen, Right Hon. Edward a brave English admiral

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

“Presbytery not always an authoritative part of Provincial Synods,” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

“A letter to the author of LayBaptism invalid, wherein the doctrine of Lay-Baptism, taught in a sermon said to have been preached by the B of S 7 Nov. 1710, is censured and condemned by all reformed churches,” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

“L'Histoire abrege*e de la ville de Lyon,” Brossette, Claude of France

Born: Brownrigg, William an eminent physician

“Institutiones Theologiæ Moralis,” Buddeus, John Francis a celebrated Lutheran divine

Died: Cheron, Elizabeth Sophia daughter of Henry Cheron

Born: Clive, Catherine an actress of great merit

“A vindication of the Divine Attributes, in some remarks on the archbishop of Dublin’s (Dr. King) sermon, entitled, Divine predestination and foreknowledge consisting with the freedom of man’s will.” Collins, Anthony an eminent writer on the side of infidelity

“Life and Works” Conti, Armand De Bourbon prince of

“Soliloquy, or advice to an author,” Cooper, Anthony Ashley earl of Shaftesbury

“The book without a name,” Cotolendi, Charles an advocate in the parliament of Paris

“Essais de Grammaire,” Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

“History of Addresses,” De Foe, Daniel a voluminous and very ingenious political and miscellaneous writer

Born: Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse an elegant Latin poet

“Scaligerana, Thuana, Perroniana, Pithoeana, et Colomesiana,” Desmaiseaux, Peter a fellow of the royal society of London

“Remarks upon a Sermon preached by Dr. Henry Sacheverell, at the assizes held at Derby, Aug. 15, 1709. In a Letter to himself. Containing a just and modest defence of the Societies for Reformation of Manners, against the aspersions cast upon them in that Sermon,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

Died: Dodwell, Henry a very learned writer

“The case in view now in fact. Proving, that the continuance of a separate communion, without substitutes in any of the late invalidlydeprived sees, since the death of William late lord bishop of Norwich, is schismatical. With an Appendix, proving, that our late invalidly-deprived fathers had no right to substitute successors, who might legitimate the separation, after that the schism had been concluded by the decease of the last survivor of those same fathers,” Dodwell, Henry a very learned writer

“Memorial of the Church of England,” Drake, James a celebrated political writer and physician

Born: Drummond, Robert Hay an English prelate

“Sylloge opusculornm variorum de Latinitate Jurisconsultorum veterum,” Duker, Charles Andrew an eminent classical editor

“Historia studii etymologici linguae Germanicas,” Eccard, John George a German historian and antiquary

“An Answer to Dr. Whitby, concerning the Arminian doctrines,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

“Life of the rev. James Owen,” Evans, John a dissenting divine of Wales (16801730)

Died: Faille, Germain De La a French topographical writer

Died: Feuquieres, Anthony De Pas, Marquis Of son of Isaac

Born: Fordyce, David professor of philosophy in the Marischal college

Died: Frassen, Claudius a learned Franciscan

“Rural Sports, a Georgic,” Gay, John a very popular English poet

Died: Gerberon, Gabriel a famous writer in favour of Jansenism

Died: Giordani, Vital a skilful mathematician

Born: Giorgi, Augustine Anthony an Italian ecclesiastic of considerable learning

“Memoires de Philippe de Commines;” Godefroi, John director of the chambre des comptes at Lisle

Died: Goerée, William an eminent and learned bookseller

“Remarks upon Grabe’s Essay,” Grabe, John Ernest the learned editor of the “Septuagint

Died: Gurtler, Nicolas a learned protestant divine

“Dissertationes de Jesu Christo in gloriam evecto,” Gurtler, Nicolas a learned protestant divine

“Chronicon Bergense” Hahn, Simon Frederic ayoungrnan of extraordinary talents

“Opera Genealogico-Historica de Westphalia et Saxonia inferiori,” Hamelmanne, Herman a learned Lutheran divine

“Mussei Indici catalogus, continens varia exotica animalia, insecta, vegetabilia, mineralia, quse collegerat,” Hermann, Paul a celebrated botanist

“Two Treatises; one of the Christian Priesthood, the other of the dignity of the episcopal order, against a book entitled, The Rights of the Christian Church.” Hickes, George an English divirre of uncommon abilities and learning

Born: Holwell, John Zephaniah a learned English gentleman

“Memoires de Trevoux,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“Trait historique et critique de la Maison de Lorraine,” Hugo, Charles Louis a voluminous author in Latin and French

Born: Hume, David a celebrated philosopher and historian

“Dictionaire Francois- Allemand & Allemand -Francois,” Jablonski, Theodore brother to the preceding

“An Answer to Clemens Alexandrinus’s Sermon upon * Quis Dives salvetur?‘ ’ What rich man can be saved' proving it easy for a camel to get through the eye of a needle.” King, Dn. William an ingenious and humourous English writer

“Rufinus, or an historical essay on the Favourite Ministry under Theodosius and his son Arcadius with a poem annexed, called ' Rufinus, or the Favourite.” King, Dn. William an ingenious and humourous English writer

Died: Lami, Dom. Francis a pious and learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

Born: Lawrence, Thomas an eminent physician

“The Truth of Christianity demonstrated, in a Dialogue between a Christian and a Deist,” Leslie, Charles the second son of the preceding

“Apology for the Clergy of the Church of England,” Lewis, John a learned English divine and antiquary

Born: Lomonozof a celebrated Russian poet

“Dissertationes philologies et exegetica;,” Maius, John Henry a Lutheran divine

“Bibliotheca Pharmaceutico Medica,” Manget, John James a learned physician and laborious historian of that science

“Court Intrigues,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

Born: Manstein, Christopher Herman De a celebrated Russian officer and writer

Died: Medina, Sir John a portrait-painter

Born: Moore, Edward an English poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Analysis per Quantitatum Series, Fluxiones, et Differentias, cum Enumeratione Linearum Tertii Ordinis,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

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

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

“Inaugural Oration,” Ockley, Simon an eminent Orientalist

“History of the Revolutions in England under the family of the Stuarts, from 1603 to 1690,” Orleans, Peter Joseph D' a Jesuit who acquired a considerable reputation in his own country as a historian

“An Enquiry into the present duty of a Low Churchman,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Pelletier, Claude De one of the few who have been able to unite attention to business

Born: Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

“Origines Ægyptiacae et Babylonicas,” Perizonius, James a learned German

“The Distressed Mother,” Philips, Ambrose an English poet

Born: Pingke, Alexander Guy a French mathematician and astronomer

Died: Placette, John De La a protestant minister of great eminence

“Philosophus Autodidactus sive, Epistola Abu Jaafar Ebn Tophail de Hai Ebn Yokdhan. In qua ostenditur, quomod ex inferiorum contemplationead superiorum notitiam ratio humana ascendere possit.” Pocock, Edward a learned English divine

“Grammatica Anglo-Saxonica, ex Hickesiano Thesauro excerpta,” Rawlinson, Christopher of CarkhalL in Lancashire

Born: Rogers, Charles an antiquary

Born: Rousseau, John James an eccentric genius of our own times

“Imagines piscium testaceorum,” Rumph, George Everard a doctor of physic in the university of Hanau

Died: Sage, John a bishop of the old episcopal church of Scotland

“Sermo Academicus de Linguarum Orientalium scientia,” Schaaf, Charles a learned German

“Oratio cle Matheseos su in Theologia,” Scheuchzer, John James an eminent physician and naturalist

Born: Smith, William a learned English divine and translator

“Measures of Submission,” Spinckes, Nathaniel an eminent nonjuving divine

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

“Grammatica Anglo-Saxonica ex Hickesiano linguarum Septentrionalium Thesauro excerpta,” Thwaites, Edward a learned Saxonist

“Historia rerum Norvegicarum,” Torfæus, Thermodus a learned Danish historian and antiquary

“Opera omnia Medica,” Tozzi, Luke an eminent physician

“Examiner,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Character and principles of the present set of Whigs,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Verses on Harley’s being stabbed by Guiscard,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Poem to the duke of Ormond,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Character of a certain Whig,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Her Majesty’s prerogative in Ireland,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Born: Tytler, William an ingenious writer on historical and miscellaneous subjects

Born: Velli, Paul Francis a French historian

“A Vindication of king Charles the Martyr; proving that his majesty was the author of ' Eixav BawiAjw, against a memorandum said to be written by the earl of Anglesey, and against the exceptions of Dr. Walker and others. To which is added a preface, wherein the bold and insolent assertions published in a passage of Mr.JBayle’s Dictionary relating to the present controversy are examined and confuted. The third edition, with large additions together with some original letters of king Charles the First, &c.” Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

Born: Warner, Richard who merits notice for his regard to the science of botany

Died: Wetstein, John Rodolph mentioned above as one of the tutors to John James Wetstein

“Libanii epist. adhuc non editarum centuria selecta Gr. cum versione et nods,” Wolfe, John Christopher a learned scholar

1712

Born: Algarotti, Francis an eminent Italian writer

“Thé de l'Europe, ou les proprietes de la veronique,” Andry, Nicholas surnamed Bois-Regard

Born: Argellati, Francis son of the preceding

“Defence on his Expulsion to which is added, an Introduction and Postscript,” Asgill, John an ingenious English writer and lawyer

“A Representation of the present State of Religion.” Atterbury, Francis bishop of Rochester in the reigns of queen Anne and king George I. was born March 6

Died: Audran, Louis the last son of Germain Audran

“Compendium ratiocinii chetnici more geometrarum concinnatum,” Barchausen, John Conrad an eminent physician

Born: Bassi, Laura Maria Catherina the wife of Dr

Died: Beier, Adrian a native of Jena

“Melanges de remarques critiques, historiques, philosophiques, et theologiques,” Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

“Disciplina Longini selecta,” Berger, John William brother to the preceding

“Traite de la repentance tardive,” Bernard, James professor of philosophy and mathematics

Born: Bernstorf, John Hartwig Ernest, Count minister of state in Denmark

Born: Bertin, Exuperius Joseph an eminent French anatomist

Born: Bertrand, Elias an ingenious Swiss writer

“Declinatio juris divini naturalis et positivi universalis,” Beyer, George another bibliographer

“Scholastical history of the practice of the church in reference to the administration of Baptism by Laymen, part I.” Bingham, Joseph the writer of several tracts on theological subjects

“A Vocabulary or Dictionary, Portuguese and Latin,” Bluteau, Dom Raphael a Theatine

“Dissertations, and smaller pieces,” Boecler, John Henry an eminent German critic and historian

“the happy year wherein he was first master (possessor) of a Hebrew Bible, and began the study of it;” Boston, Thomas a popular and learned Scotch divine

“Febris rheumaticse malignae, historia medica,” Bottoni, Dominic the son of Nicholas Bottom

“Anacr^on and Sappho,” Bougeant, William Hyacinth a French historian and miscellaneous writer

“Des Lettres sur les Therapeutes,” Bouhier, John president a mortier of the parliament of Dijon

“A sermon on Remission of Sins, Joh. xx. 21—23,” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

“Dutch poems” Broeckhusius, John a distinguished scholar in Holland

“An History of the government of the primitive Church, for the three first centuries, and the beginning of the fourth,” Brokesby, Francis was born at Stoke Golding

Born: Bromfield, Sir William an eminent English surgeon

“Letters to the Earl of Arlington,” Bulstrode, Sir Richard eldest son of the preceding

Died: Burgess, Daniel a dissenting divine of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

“Esop’s Fables in prose and verse,” Burton, Robert was a name placed in the titlepages of a numerous set of popular volumes printed about the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century

Died: Cassini, John Dominic an eminent astronomer

Died: Chastelain, Claude canon of the cathedral church of Paris

“Des Interets des princes d'Allemagne,” Chemnitz, Bogeslaus Philip grandson of the preceding Chemnitz

“Scripture Doctrine of the Trinity,” Clarke, Dr. Samuel a very celebrated English divine

Died: Courtilz, Gatien De sieur de Sandras

Born: Cullen, William one of the most eminent physicians of the last century

Died: Dandini, Pietro an eminent painter

“Divina Elohim inter coaequales de primo homine condendo deliberatio,” Dantz, John Andrew a learned German divine of the Lutheran church

“A Second Report to the Honourable the Commissioners,” Davenant, Charles the eldest son of sir William Davenant

Born: Davies, Thomas a man of considerable talents

“Commentary on the Revelation of St. John,” Daubuz, Charles a learned French protestant divine

Born: Dimsdale, Thomas, Baron a celebrated inoculator for the small pox

“Observations and reflections on Mr. Winston’s Primitive Christianity,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

“Animadversions on Dr. Clarke’s Scripture Doctrine of the Trinity,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

Died: Edwards, Jonathan an English divine and able writer against Socinianism

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

Died: Fabra, Aloysio -an Italian physician

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

Died: Fesch, Sebastian an able antiquary

“Four Sermons; viz. On the Death of queen Mary, 1694; on the Death of the duke of Gloucester, 1700; on the Death of king William, 1701; on the Queen’s accession to the throne, 1702. With a preface,” Fleetwood, William an English bishop

Born: Fournier, Peter Simon a French engraver and letter-founder

“Idea studii Theologise,” Francke, Augustus Herman a learned and pious German divine

“Praelectiones Hertneneuticae,” Francke, Augustus Herman a learned and pious German divine

Born: Frederic Ii. surnamed the Great

“Geographiae veteris scriptores Grseci minores,” Gagnier, John an eminent orientalist

Born: Genovesi, Antony or

Born: Glover, Richard an English poet

Born: Gluck, Christopher a musical composer of great originality

“Orationes,” Gravina, John Vincent an eminent scholar

Born: Gua, John Paul De a learned French abbé

Born: Hanway, Jonas a benevolent and amiable character

“Direcsions for daily Communion with God,” Henry, Matthew an eminent dissenting teacher

“History of Gloucestershire,” Herbert, William an eminent typographical antiquary

“Under this name he was one of the writers in the Bangorian controversy, of which he began in some measure the history, by publishing an account of all the considerable pamphlets to which it gave rise, with a continuation and occasional observations, to the end of the year 1719, by the name of Philonagnostes Criticus. He published also, w An account of all the considerable books and pamphlets written in the controversy concerning the Trinity,” Herne, Thomas an English controversial writer

Born: Hoogeveen, Henry a very celebrated Dutch philologer

“An Answer to an Admonition to Parliament, by John Whitgift, D. of Divinitie,” Hooker, Richard an eminent English divine

“The View of the Pontificate, from its supposed beginning, to the end of the Council of Trent, A. D. 1563, in which the corruptions of the Scripture and sacred antiquity, forgeries in the councils, and encroachments of the court of Rome on the church and state, to support their infallibility, supremacy, and other modern doctrines, are set in a true light.” Howel, Laurence a learned

“Moeris Atticista, de vocibus Atticis & Hellenicis. Gregorius Martinus de Grsecarum literarum pronunciatione,” Hudson, Dr. John a learned English critic

“Dissertations sur diverses rnatieres de la Religion & de Philologie,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“Rights of the Church,” Hughes, John of a different family from the former

“Amrenitates Exoticae,” Kaempfer, Engelbert an eminent traveller

“Useful Miscellanies,” King, Dn. William an ingenious and humourous English writer

“The English Grammar, applied to, and exemplified in, the English tongue,” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

“Compendium theologiae,” Marck, John De an eminent protestant divine

Died: Mayer, John Frederic a Lutheran divine

“Nova Institutionum Medicarum Idea,” Morgagni, John Baptist an eminent pbysiciain and anatomist

“Dissertations sur diverses Matieres de Religion et de Philologie, recueillies par M. l'Abbe de Tilladet,” Morin, Stephen a learned French protestant

“Commercium Epistolicum D. Johannis Collins & aliorum de Analyst Promota, jussu Societatis Regise editum,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Died: Nichols, William an English divine of great learning and merit (16641712)

“An Account of the between Dr. Grabe and Mr. Whiston.” Ockley, Simon an eminent Orientalist

“Reflections on Dr. Swift’s Letter to the Earl of Oxford about the English Language,” Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

“History of Philosophy,” Olearius, Godfrey the most considerable of a family of learned men of thU name

Died: Opitius, Henry a learned Lutheran divine

Died: Pengelly, Sir Thomas a learned judge

Born: Pessklier, Charles Stephen member of the academies of Nancy

Born: Pilkington, Letitia an English wit and poetess

“De patrra in cohdendis testamentrs potestate,” Politi, Alexander was born at Florence in 1679

“Messiah” Pope, Alexander the most elegant and popular of all English poets

“Directions to Church Wardens,” Prideaux, Humphrey a learned English divine

Died: Rhenferd, James a celebrated oriental scholar

Born: Rutherforth, Thomas an ingenious philosopher and divine

Died: Sibbald, Sir Robert an eminent physician

Died: Simon, Richard a French critic and divine of great learning

“The Sick Man visited, &c.” Spinckes, Nathaniel an eminent nonjuving divine

Born: Thomas, John bishop of Rochester

“Lettre d'urt Anglois a un Hollandois an sujet du docteur Sacheverell:” Toland, John an English writer

Born: Tucker, Josiah a learned English divine

“Dissertations” Van-Dale, Anthony a learned writer

“Apologia pro Vanino,” Vanini a writer who has generally been distinguished by the title of Atheist

Born: Vernet, Joseph a celebrated French marine painter

Died: Wagstaffe, Thomas a learned nonjuring divine and able writer

1713

“Corpus Poetarum” Afranius a Latin poet

Died: Alghizi, Thomas a very celebrated lithotomist

Died: Alting, Menso probably of fche same family

Born: Ambrogi, Antoine Marie an eminent Italian scholar

“Histoire de la vie de M. Ltscheid,” Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“Rime per le sacre stimate del Santo Patriarca Francesco,” Arisi, Francis an Italian lawyer

“Dissertatio de Rapressaliis habita Pisis,” Averani, Joseph was born at Florence the 19th of March 1662

Born: Auvergne, Antoine D' an eminent French musician and composer

Born: Barret, Stephen a classical teacher of considerable eminence

“Antiquitez Judaiques, ou Remarques critiques sur la Republique des Hebreux,” Basnage, James de Franquener

Born: Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

“The hereditary Right of the Crown of England asserted,” Bedford, Hilkiah of Sibsey

Born: Bender, Blaise Colomban, Baron De a field-marshal in the Austrian service

“Essay on the thirty-nine articles of Religion, agreed on in 1562, and revised in 1571, wherein (the text being first exhibited in Latin and English, and the minutest variations of eighteen the most ancient and authentic copies carefully noted) an account is given of the proceedings of convocation in framing and settling the text of the articles, the controverted clause of the twentieth article is demonstrated to be genuine, and the case of subscription to the articles is considered in point of law, history, and conscience; with a prefatory epistle to Anthony Collins, esq. wherein the egregious falsehoods and calumnies of the author of ‘Priestcraft in perfection’ are exposed,” Bennet, Dr. Thomas an eminent divine in the eighteenth century

“Philcleutherus Lipsiensis.” Bentley, Richard regius professor of divinity

Died: Beregani, Nicholas, Count an Italian author of the seventeenth century

“The Principles of human knowledge;” Berkeley, George an eminent and learned prelate

“Les Aventures d‘Abdalla, fils d’Hanif.” Bignon, Jerome a French writer

“Prose di Dante Alighieri e di Gio. Boccaccio,” Biscioni, Anthony Maria a celebrated Italian scholar of the last century

“Vertumnus,” Bobart, Jacob a German horticulturist

“A Treatise on Varnishes,” Bonanni, Philip a learned Jesuit

“Antiquitatum Gritearum, praecipne Atticarurh, brevis Descriptio,” Bos, Lambert a learned philologist

Born: Bremond, Francis De a member of the French academy of sciences

“Enquiry into the judgment and practice of the primitive church, &c. in answer thereto,” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

Born: Burman, Peter called the second

Born: Caille, Nicholas Lewis De La an eminent French Inathematician and astronomer

Born: Canton, John an ingenious natural philosopher

Born: Capell, Edward a gentleman well known by his indefatigable attention to the works of Shakspeare

“Vitæ eruditissimorum in re litteraria virorum,” Casel, John a German divine

Died: Cassana, Niccolo called Nicoletto

Died: Cave, William a very learned divine

Died: Cheron, Lewis the brother of Elizabeth Cheron

Born: Clairault, Alexis Claude a celebrated French mathematician and academician

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

Died: Cobb, Samuel an ingenious poet

“Mr. Collins’s Discourse of Freethinking, put into plain English, by way of abstract, for the use of the poor,” Collins, Anthony an eminent writer on the side of infidelity

Died: Cooper, Anthony Ashley earl of Shaftesbury

Died: Corelli, Arcangelo a famous musician of Italy

Born: Cowper, Spencer was the second son of the lord high chancellor Cowper

“Solomon’s Song, chap, iv.” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

“Antiquitez Judaiques,” Cunitia, Maria a lady of great genius and learning

“The History of France,” Daniel, Garriel a very ingenious and learned Frenchman

“Sinceritas sacrae Scripturae veteris testamenti triumphans, cujus prodromus Sinceritas Scriptuvae Vet. Test, prevalente Keri vacillans,” Dantz, John Andrew a learned German divine of the Lutheran church

“Davidis in Ammonitas devictos mitigata crudelitas,” Dantz, John Andrew a learned German divine of the Lutheran church

“De Natura Deorum,” Davies, John an eminent and learned critic

“Corpus Legum de Moribus Reformandis,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

Born: Ducarel, Andrew Coltee an eminent English civilian and antiquary

Born: Dundas, Robert of Arniston

“Theologia Reformata, or the substance and body of the Christian religion,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

“Remains,” Edwards, John an eminent English divine and voluminous writer

Died: Ellwood, Thomas a writer of some reputation among the Quakers

Born: Entick, John a miscellaneous compiler of various historical works

Born: Espagnac, John Baptist Joseph De Sahuguet Damarzil, Baron D' a writer on military affairs

Died: Feutsking, John Henry a Lutheran divine

Born: Foggini, Peter Francis a learned Italian ecclesiastic

“De Yeteribus Hsereticis Ecclesiasticorum codicum corruptoribus,” Germon, Bartholomew a celebrated Jesuit

Born: Gib, Adam a Scotch divine of considerable talents and zeal

“Le Journal LitteVaire.” Gravesande, William James an eminent Dutch philosopher

“History of the Common Law of England, in twelve chapters,” Hale, Sir Matthew a most learned lawyer

“Henrici Dodwell de Parma Equestri Wood ward iana dissertatio,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Commentationes et Opuscula ad Mistoriam et Geographiam antiquae Germanise spectantia,” Hertius, John Nicholas a celebrated civilian

Born: Hervey, James an English divine of exemplary piety and virtue

“Disquisitio corporis human! Anatomico-Pathologica;” Hoffman, John Maurice son of the former by his first wife

Died: Juennin, Gaspard a learned divine of the congregation of the oratory

Born: Keene, Edmund an English prelate

“A Memorial for Protestants on the 5th of November, &c. in a letter to a peer of Great Britain,” Kennet, White an English writer

Born: Knutzen, Martin professor of philosophy in Prussia

“The Case stated between the Church of Rome and the Church of England,” Leslie, Charles the second son of the preceding

“Discours historique sur les principales Editions des Bibles Polyglottes,” Long, James Le an eminent French historian and bibliographer

“Opera & Fragmenta Veterum Poe'tarum,” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

Born: Mallet, Edmund was one of the writers in the French Encyclopedic

“Consultationum Medicinalium Centuria prima,” Malpighi, Marcellus an Italian physician and anatomist

Died: Maratti, Carlo one of the most admired painters of the Italian school

Died: Marsh, Narcissus an exemplary Irish prelate

“A treatise on Natural Religion,” Martin, David a protestant divine

Born: Masters, Robert a divine and antiquary

Born: Montague, Edward Wortley only son of the preceding lady Mary

“Epistola ad J. Perizonium de Nummis consularibus,” Morel, Andrew an eminent antiquary

Born: Needham, John Tuberville a philosopher and divine of the Roman catholic persuasion

“Observationes sacrae in Evangelium Matthaei,” Olearius, Godfrey the most considerable of a family of learned men of thU name

Died: Petis De La Croix, Francis an agreeable French writer and learned Orientalist

“A Catalogue of Mr. Ray’s English Herbal, illustrated with figures,” Petiver, James a famous English botanist

Born: Pott, Percival an English surgeon of the highest eminence (17131788)

Born: Pratt, Charles, Earl Camden an eminent English lawyer (?–1794)

Born: Raynal, William-Thomas a French writer of considerable

“Historia Patriarcharum Alexandrinorum Jacobitarum,” Renaudot, Eusebius a French writer

“Letters,” Roussel, William a learned Benedictine of the congregation de St

“Martial Atchievements.” Ruddiman, Thomas a very eminent grammarian and critic

“Literary Journal,” Sallengre, Albert Henry De an ingenious and laborious writer

Died: Sharp, John a learned and worthy prelate

Born: Sharpe, Gregory master of the Temple

Born: Soufflot, James Germain an architect very famous in France

Died: Sprat, Thomas a learned English prelate

Born: Sterne, Laurence said to be great-grandson of the preceding

Born: Stewart-Den Ham, Sir Jamks an eminent political writer

Born: Stuart, James a celebrated architect and lover of classical antiquity

“Cadenus and Vanessa.” Swift, Jonathan an illustrious English wit

“On the Motion of a stretched String.” Taylor, Brook a celebrated philosopher and mathematician

Died: Tillemont, Lewis Sebastian Le Nain De whom L‘Avocat prqnounces one of the most judicious and accurate critics and historians that France has produced

Born: Toup, Jonathan a very eminent critic

“Odes on the Oxford Act,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Peace,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Died: Wetenhall, Edward a learned and pious prelate

“An account of some Roman urns, and other antiquities, lately digged up near Bishopsgate; with brief reflections upon the ancient and present state of London, in a letter to sir C. Wren,” Woodward, John an eminent natural philosopher

“Observations on the State of the Nation,” Wotton, William an English divine of uncommon parts and learning (?–1726)

“Cato” Young, Edward a very celebrated and popular English poet

1714

“Preussische und Brandisburgische Staats-Historie,” Abel, Gaspar a native of Halberstadt

Born: Abel, Frederick Gottfried a physician

“Corpus Poetarum” Alcæus an ancient lyric poet

Born: Almici, Peter Camille a priest of the oratory

Born: Arnald, Richard an English divine and commentator (17141756)

“Systema literarium, complectens prsecipua scientiæ literariæ monumenta,” Arndt, Charles [son of Joshua Arndt]

“Dissertationes philologicæ,” Arndt, Charles [son of Joshua Arndt]

Died: Arnold, Gothofred pastor and inspector of the churches of Perleberg

“History of Mystic Theology,” Arnold, Gothofred pastor and inspector of the churches of Perleberg

“Memo ire sur la Digestion,” Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

Born: Audiffredi, John Baptist an able astronomer and mathematician

Born: Audra, Joseph a French philosopher

“Pensees philosophiques et theologiques,” Barre, Francis Poullain De La was born July 1647

“A Letter from a Layman, in communion with the church of England, though dissenting from her in some points, to the right rev. the bishop of ———, with a postscript, shewing how far the bill to prevent the growth of schism is inconsistent with the act of toleration, and the other laws of this realm.” Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

Born: Baumgarten, Alexander Theophilus a philosopher of the German school

“Discourses on Popery,” Bennet, Benjamin a dissenting minister of considerable note in the beginning of the last century

“De I'excellence de la religion Chretienne,” Bernard, James professor of philosophy and mathematics

Died: Bernardoni, Peter Antony an Italian poet

Died: Beyer, George another bibliographer

“Ortographia Manuale, o sia arte facile di correttamento Scrivere e Parlare,” Biacca, Francis Maria an Italian scholar of the last century

“Della satira Italiana, trattato,” Bianchini, Joseph Maria an Italian scholar of the last century

“Jus Ecclesiasticum Protestantium,” Boehmer, Justin Henning a very celebrated German lawyer

Died: Bonjour, William a learned Augustin

“A farther Enquiry, &c.” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

“Les prlncipes du raisonnement exposes en deu:: logiques nouvelles, avec des remarques sur les logiques,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

Born: Burgh, James a moral and political writer

Died: Burnet, Gilbert the celebrated bishop of Salisbury

Born: Burnett, James lord Monboddo

Born: Cassini De Thury, Cæsar-François a celebrated French astronomer

“Bussy d'Amboise his Revenge,” Chapman, George a dramatic poet

Born: Chaulnes, Albert Duke De a peer of France

Born: Clement, Francis a learned French historian

“Bibliotheque Universelle.” Clerc, John Le brother to the preceding

Died: Clerc, Sebastian Le an eminent designer and engraver

Born: Cole, William an eminent antiquary and benefactor to the history and antiquities of England

Born: Conder, John a dissenting divine

Born: Cuming, William born Sept. 30

“A Philological Essay, or Reflections on the death of Freethinkers, with the characters of the most eminent persons of both sexes, ancient and modern, that died pleasantly and unconcerned,” Deslandes, Andrew Francis Boltreau a French writer

“The Genealogy of the most serene and most illustrious House of Brunswick Lunenburgh, the present royal family of Great Britain; drawn up from the best historical and genealogical writers,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

Born: Dreux Du Radier, John Francis advocate

Born: Eloy, Nicholas Francis Joseph a French physician and biographer

Died: Estrees, Cæsar D' cardinal

“Compendium Chirurgicurn,” Eysel, John Philip a physician and medical writer

“Monumenta varia inedita, variisque linguis conscripta, nunc singulis trimestribus prodeuntia; e museo Joach. F. Felleri secretarii Wimariensis,” Feller, Joachim Frederic the son of the preceding

“Recueil des Commentateurs de la Coutume de Paris,” Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

“Journal des Observations physiques, mathematiques, & botaniques, faites par l‘ordre du Hoi, sur les cotes orientates (occidentales) de l’Amerique meridionale, & dans les Indes occidentales, depuis l'anne 1707 jusques en 1712,” Feuillee, Louis a Franciscan friar

Born: Fielding, Sarah third sister of the preceding

Died: Fleetwood, William an English bishop

Born: Fletcher, Abkaham a man of some celebrity and talents

“Batavia Sacra, sive res gestae Apostolicorum virorum,” Foppens, John Francis an eminent historian and biographer

“The Wife of Bath,” Gay, John a very popular English poet

“New Rehearsal, or, Bays the Younger; containing an examen of Mr. Rowe’s plays, and a word or two on Mr. Pope’s ‘ Rape of the Lock,’” Gildon, Charles a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Natural Religion insufficient; and Revealed necessary to man’s happiness,” Halyburton, Thomas a pious Scotch divine

Died: Handel, George Frederic the greatest musical composer of his time

“Notitia Auctorum,” Hedericus, Benjamin of Haiti

Died: Hedges, Sir Charles a civilian and statesman of some note

“A History of Monastic Orders, religious and military, and of secular congregations of both sexes,” Helyot, Peter perhaps Elliot

Died: Henry, Matthew an eminent dissenting teacher

“Some Queries proposed to civil, canon, and common lawyers, 1712;” Hickes, George an English divirre of uncommon abilities and learning

“Spectators.” Hughes, John an English poet

“The Accomplished Conveyancer,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

“The Clerk’s Remembrancer.” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

“Propitiatory Oblation in the Eucharist;” Johnson, John an eminent divine among the nonjurors

Died: Juncker, Christian was born Oct. 16

“Baxter’s Life abridged,” Lewis, John a learned English divine and antiquary

Born: Lyttelton, Charles third son of sir Thomas

Died: Mackenzie, George viscount Tarbat

Died: Magliabechi, Anthony one of the most celebrated

Born: Manara, Prosper a statesman and elegant writer

“Adventures of Rivelle,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“Satyre Menippee,” Marchand, Prospeu an author to whom the curious in literary history are greatly indebted

Died: Marchetti, Alexander a physician

Born: Milles, Jeremiah an English divine and antiquary

“Letters relating to the Restoration,” Monk, George duke of Albemarle

Born: Montalembert, Mark Rene De senior member of the academy of sciences of France

“A volume of Poems,” Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

“Introductio in accentuationem Hebraeoruni metricam & prosaicam,” Ousel, Philip a learned professor of divinity of the university of Francfort on the Oder

Died: Papenbroch, Daniel a native of Antwerp

“Acta Sanctorum.” Papenbroch, Daniel a native of Antwerp

Died: Passeri, Joseph nephew of the former

“St. Jerome meditating on the last Judgment,” Passeri, Joseph nephew of the former

Born: Pigalle, John Baptist one of the most celebrated sculptors that France has produced

“The Committee,” Quin, James a celebrated actor

Born: Rabener, Theophilus William a German satirist

“Some Memoirs of his Life,” Radcliffe, Dr. John an eminent English physician

Died: Reyher, Samuel a German lawyer and mathematician

Born: Romaine, William an English divine and writer of great popularity

Died: Rymer, Thomas an antiquary and critic

Born: Saxius, Christopher a very learned philologer and literary historian

“A Letter in Syriac of the bishop Mar Thomas, written from, Malabar to the patriarch of Antioch, and a Latin version by himself,” Schaaf, Charles a learned German

Born: Shenstone, William eldest son of a plain uneducated country gentleman

Born: Shipley, Jonathan a learned and accomplished prelate

Born: Smith, George of Ch'uhester

“The Case stated between the church of Rome and the church of England,” Spinckes, Nathaniel an eminent nonjuving divine

Born: Squire, Samuel a learned divine

Died: Steele, Sir Richard the first of a class of writers called the British Essayists

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

Born: Thorpe, John son of the preceding

“Dunkirk or Dover, or, the queen’s honour, the nation’s safety, the liberties of Europe, and the peace of the world, all at stake, till that fort and port be totally demolished by the French.” Toland, John an English writer

“De annis imperil M. Antonii Aurelii Heliogabali,” Torre, Philip Della a learned antiquary

“Chronicle” Tschudi, Giles De one of a family of Swiss writers

“Parallele d'Homere et de Chapelain,” Van Effen, Justus a man of letters

Born: Vattel, Emer De, an eminent publicist

Born: Wallis, John a worthy English divine

“Dr. Clarke’s Scripture doctrine of the Trinity examined,” Welchman, Edward a learned English divine

“A Discourse concerning Treasons and Bills of Attainder,” West, Richard lord-chancellor of Ireland

Born: Whitefield, George founder of the Calvinistic methodists

Born: Whytt, Robert an eminent physician

Born: Wilson, Richard a very distinguished artist of the last century

“Tractatus de Podagra, in quo de ultimis vasis et liquidis et succo nutritio tractatur,” Wintringham, Clifton an eminent physician

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

“A Vindication of the Earl of Nottingham,” Wotton, William an English divine of uncommon parts and learning (?–1726)

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

Born: Zaccaria, Francis Anthony an eminently learned Italian Jesuit