Events noted in 1715

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Died: Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“Vita di Giacomo Antonio Ferrari,” Angelis, Dominico De author of several pieces relating to the history of literature

“Monumens authentiques de la religion des Grecs, et de la faussete de plusieurs confessions de foi,” Aymon, John a Piedmontese author

“Collecta medicines practicue generalis,” Barchausen, John Conrad an eminent physician

“Recueil de voyages au Nord, contehant divers memoires tres-utiles an commerce et a la navigation,” Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

Born: Bernis, Francis Joachim De Pierres count of Lyons

“Ductus lacrymalis, &c. anatome,” Bianchi, John Baptist a celebrated Italian anatomist

Died: Block, Joanna Koerten a female artist

“Bibliographia critica,” Boecler, John Henry an eminent German critic and historian

Born: Boerhaave, Abraham Kaan professor of medicine in the university of Petersburg

“Animadversiones ad Scriptores quosdam Graccos. Accedit specimen animadversionum Latinarum,” Bos, Lambert a learned philologist

Died: Bosch, Balthasar Vanden an artist

“Histoire de la Musique,” Bourdelot, Peter Bonnet physician in ordinary to Louis XIV. and first physician to the duchess of Burgundy

Died: Boyd, William a descendant of the preceding

Born: Brequigny, Lewis George, Oudard De Feudrix a learned member of the French academy

Born: Brereton, Owen Salusbury the son of Thomas Brereton

Died: Brokesby, Francis was born at Stoke Golding

Born: Brown, John an ingenious English writer

Born: Brown, Lancelot an eminent horticulturist

Born: Bryant, Jacob one of the most learned English scholars of the eighteenth century

“Worthies of Devon,” Bryant, Jacob one of the most learned English scholars of the eighteenth century

“Historia Ecclesiastica Veteris Testamenti,” Buddeus, John Francis a celebrated Lutheran divine

“Geographic universelle avec le secours des vers artificiels et avec des cartes,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Homere en arbitrage,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

Died: Bulstrode, Sir Richard eldest son of the preceding

“Essays” Bulstrode, Sir Richard eldest son of the preceding

Died: Burman, Peter the eminent philologist

“A certain dutiful Son’s Lamentation for the Death of a certain right reverend; with the certain Particulars of certain Sums and Goods that are bequeathed him, which he will most certainly part with in a ctrtain time.” Burnet, Thomas the third and youngest son of the bishop

Died: Burnet, Dr. Thomas a most ingenious and learned writer

Died: Carvalho D'Acosta, Anthony a native of Lisbon

Born: Cochin, Charles Nicholas son of the preceding artist

“An essay on the 39 Articles by Dr. Thomas Bennet,” Collins, Anthony an eminent writer on the side of infidelity

“Queries recommended to the authors of the late discourse of Free-thinking,” Collins, Anthony an eminent writer on the side of infidelity

Born: Condillac, Stephen-Bonnot De of the French academy and that of Berlin

Born: Courtivron, Gaspard Le Compassed De Crequi, Marquis De chevalier de Saint-Louis

“A brief account of Church Music.” Croft, William a musician

Born: Crusius, Christian professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

“Athenæ Britannicæ,” Davies, Mlles a Welsh clergyman

“the greatest part (says Baker, the antiquary) borrowed from modern historians, but containing some things more uncommon, and not easily to be met with.” Davies, Mlles a Welsh clergyman

“Chymie raisonnee, ou Ton tache de decouvrir la nature et la maniere d'agir des remedes chymiques les plus en usage en medicine et en chirurgie,” Deidier, Anthony a voluminous writer on almost every branch of medicine

Born: Dinouart, Anthony Joseph Toussaint canon of the chapter of St

“Sermon on the practical influence of the doctrine of the Holy Trinity,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“Bibliographic anatomicoe specimen, seu catalogus pene omnium auctorum qui ab Hippocrate ad Harveium rem anatomicam illustrarunt,” Douglas, James an eminent physician

“The English. Saxon Homily on the Birth-day of St, George.” Elstob, Elizabeth sister of Mr

Born: Fawcett, Benjamin a dissenting minister

Died: Fenelon, Francis De Salignac De La Motte archbishop of Cambray

Died: Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

“A Letter to Mr. FleetvVood, 1702;” Fleetwood, William an English bishop

“The Counsellor’s Plea for the Divorce of sir G. D. (Downing) and Mrs. F.” Fleetwood, William an English bishop

Born: Fourcroy, Charles René De marechal de camp

“A History of Winchester Cathedral,” Gale, Samuel brother of the preceding

Died: Galland, Antony a learned antiquary of France

Born: Gellert, Christian Furchtegott an eminent German poet and moral writer

Died: Gennari, Cæsar And Benedict two brothers

“Irensei Fragmenta Anecdota,” Grabe, John Ernest the learned editor of the “Septuagint

Born: Graves, Richard an English divine and miscellaneous writer

Born: Guettard, John Stephen a French physician and botanist

Born: Harmer, Thomas a learned dissenter

Born: Hawkesworth, John an elegant and ingenious English writer

“De Hcnrico Guelfo Leone commentarius,” Hecht, Godfrey by some said to be a brother of the preceding

Born: Helvetius, Claude Adrian the most remarkable of this family

“Synopsis canonum ecclesiae Latinae,” Howel, Laurence a learned

“Bibliotheca Historica Hamburgensis,” Hubner, John a native of Lusatia

“Traitede l'Inspiration des Livres Sacres,” Jacquelot, Isaac an eminent Protestant divine

Born: Jago, Richard an English poet

“Des Poeses Chretiennes Heroiques & Morales,” Jarry, Laurence Juillard Du a French preacher and poet

Born: Kalm, Peter a very celebrated naturalist

“Sermons on several occasions, preached before the Society of British Merchants in foreign Parts.” Kennet, Basil younger brother of the preceding

Born: Kleist, Christian Ewald Von a German poet

Died: Lami, Bernard a learned priest of the Oratory

“A System of Rhetoric,” Lami, Bernard a learned priest of the Oratory

“Traite des accouchemens naturels, non naturels, et contre nature,” Lamotte, William an eminent French surgeon and accouc-heur

“A Letter to the Bishop of Sarum, in answer to his Sermon after the Queen’s Death, in Defence of the Revolution,” Leslie, Charles the second son of the preceding

Died: Lucas, Richard a learned English divine

Died: Magnol, Peter a celebrated botanist of Montpellier

“Dissertation sur les variations du Barometre,” Mairan, John James D'Ortous De a French philosopher

Died: Malebranche, Nicolas a French philosopher

“Elements of Geometry, for the duke of Burgundy,” Malezieu, Nicolas De a French author

Born: Margon, William Plantavit De La Pause, De a French author and journalist

“Dialogues on many Duties of Life,” Marsollier, James a French historian of some credit

“An Explanation of the 110th Psalm,” Martin, David a protestant divine

“New Testament” Massieu, William an ingenious and learned French writer

“Dictionary of learned men,” Mencke, John Burcard the son of the preceding

“Perplexed Couple,” Molloy, Charles, Esq. descended from a very good family in the kingdom of Ireland

Died: Monk, Hon. Mary daughter of Lord Molesworth

Born: Monnier, Peter Charles Le an eminent French astronomer and mathematician

“Remarks on the Menagiana:” Monnoye, Bernard De La a learned French poet

Died: Montague, Charles, Earl Of Halifax an English statesman and poet

Born: Mudge, Thomas an eminent mechanist

“Riflessioni SDpra il buon gusto, &c.” Muratori, Lewis Anthony a learned Italian antiquary

“Disputatio de Aeris praesentia in humoribus animalibus,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

“Apparatus ad Bibliothecam max. veterum Patrum,” Nourry, Nicholas Le a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“State and Miscellany Poems, by the author of the Examiner,” Oldisworth, William a writer well known in the reigns of queen Anne and George I. but of whom little is remembered

“Posthumous Works” Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

Died: Olearius, Godfrey the most considerable of a family of learned men of thU name

“El Museo pictorico y escala optica,” Palomino, Don Acislo Antonio Y Velasco a Spanish painter and writer on the art

“The Connection of the History of the Old and New Testament;” Prideaux, Humphrey a learned English divine

“The Country Lasses;” Quin, James a celebrated actor

Born: Randal, John music professor in the university of Cambridge (?–1799)

“History and Antiquities of Winchester,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

“Commentarius in principinm epistolae Pauli ad Epht’sos,” Roell, Hermann-Alexander a celebrated protestant divine

“L'Eloge de PYvresse,” Sallengre, Albert Henry De an ingenious and laborious writer

“Tuscan prose,” Salvini, Antonio Maria a learned Italian

Born: Strahan, William an eminent printer

Died: Teissier, Anthony a learned and laborious French writer

Born: Tertre, Francis Joachim Duport Du a French writer of more industry than genius

Born: Toussaint, Francis Vincent a French writer

Born: Townley, James a learned master of Merchant Taylors’ school

Born: Townson, Thomas a late very learned divine

“Preservative against unsettled notions,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Journal Litteraire,” Van Effen, Justus a man of letters

Born: Watson, Sir William eminent for his skill in botany and electricity

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

Born: Whitehead, William another English poet (?–1785)

1716

Died: Abercromby, Patrick a physician and historian

Born: Adam, Nicolas a French grammarian

“Arcadicorum,” Adami, Lionardo an ingenious classical scholar

Died: Allard, Guy was a native of Dauphiny

“The Practice of an Holy Life; or the Christian’s Daily Exercise, in Meditations, Prayer, &c.” Allein a pious English divine

“Orazione funebre recitata in occasione della morte dell' imperadore Giuseppe nel vescoval domo di Gallipoli,” Angelis, Dominico De author of several pieces relating to the history of literature

“Scritto istorico legale sopra le ragioni della suspension! del' interdetto locale generale della chiefa di Lecce e sua diocesi,” Angelis, Dominico De author of several pieces relating to the history of literature

Born: Arnaud, Francis Thomas Marie De Baculard D' a miscellaneous French writer

Born: Ashton, Thomas an English divine

“Interpretationum Juris libri duo,” Averani, Joseph was born at Florence the 19th of March 1662

“Pedagogue d‘armes a un Prince Chretien, pour entreprendre et achever heureusement une bonne guerre, victorieuse de tous les ennemis de son etat et de l’eglise.” Auger, Edmund a French Jesuit

Died: Bagford, John an industrious antiquary and collector of literary curiosities

Died: Baldovini, Francis an Italian poet

Born: Balguy, Thomas son of the above

“Les Fetes de FEte,” Barbier, Mary Anne a French lady

Born: Baretti, Joseph was born at Turin about the year 1716

“The Layman’s Letter to the bishop of Bangor.” Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

Born: Barthelemi, John James an eminent French writer

Born: Benvenuti, Charles an Italian Jesuit

“Opere de Claudio Claudiano tradotte ed arrichite di erudite annotazioni,” Beregani, Nicholas, Count an Italian author of the seventeenth century

“Rariora mussel Besleriani,” Besler, Michael Robert a physician at Nuremberg

“The Beauty of Holiness in the Common Prayer, as set forth in four Sermons preached at the Rolls chapel,” Bisse, Thomas an English divine

“Latin Poems” Bisse, Thomas an English divine

Died: Blackall, Offspring, D. D. an eminent English divine

Born: Bock, Frederic Samuel professor of divinity and Greek in the university of Konigsberg

“Praxis medica,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Died: Boileau, James one of the brothers of the preceding

“Historia plantarum Suceuientarum,” Bradley, Richard a popular and very voluminous writer on gardening and agriculture in the last century

“The Hoop-petticoat, a poem,” Breval, John Durant De son of Francis Durant de Breval

Born: Brindley, James a man of a most uncommon genius for mechanical inventions

Born: Buckler, Benjamin a learned and ingenious English clergyman and antiquary

Born: Capperonnier, John nephew of the preceding

“Memorie Istoriche della Sicilia,” Carusius, John Baptist a learned historiographer of Palermo

“The Arguments of the books and chapters of the Old and New Testament, with practical observations written originally in French, by the rev. Mr. Ostervald, professor of divinity, and one of the ministers of the church at Neufchatel in Swisserland, and by him presented to the society for promoting Christian knowledge,” Chamberlayne, John son to the preceding

“Bibliotheque Anglaise,” Chapelle, Armand De La minister of the Walloon church at the Hague

Born: Cleghorn, George a learned physician

“Sylvoj Philologies.” Clerc, John Le brother to the preceding

“Dissertatio satyrica, physico-medico-moralis, de Pica Nasi sive Tabaci sternutatorii moderno abusu, et noxa,” Cohausen, John Henry a learned and ingenious physician

“Archaeus faber febrium et medicus,” Cohausen, John Henry a learned and ingenious physician

Died: Corbinelli, James a man of wit and learning of the sixteenth century

Born: Coustou, William born at Paris in 1716

Died: Cuper, Gisbert a learned philologist

“The truly Catholick and Old Religion, shewing that the established church in Ireland is more truly a member of the catholic church, than the church of Rome, and that all the ancient Christians, especially in Great Britain and Ireland, were of her communion,” Davis, Rowland an Irish divine

“Christian Loyalty,” Davis, Rowland an Irish divine

Born: Daubenton, Louis John Maria an eminent French naturalist

“Acta Regia,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

Died: Doucin, Lewis a French Jesuit

“Oratio de difficultatibus quibusdam interpretationis Grammatics veterum Scriptorum Graecorum et Latinorurn,” Duker, Charles Andrew an eminent classical editor

“Methode pour etudier la Theologie,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

“Defense de la monarchic de Sicile contre les enterprises de la cour de Rome,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

Died: Fecht, John of Brisgaw

“Ilias in mice, seu Medicina Synoptica,” Fischer, John Andrew a physician of Erfurt

“De Hominis Liene sano,” Fizes, Anthony an eminent physician of Montpellier

Died: Fleming, Robert son jof the preceding

Died: Fletcher, Andrew an eminent Scotch politician

Died: Fosse, Charles De La a French painter

“Life of Peter du Bosc,” Gendre, Louis Le a French historian

Born: Goguet, Antony-Yves an ingenious French writer

Born: Gray, Thomas an eminent English poet

Born: Hall, Henry a learned English divine

Died: Hartsoeker, Nicholas an eminent mathematician

Died: Hawles, John an English lawyer

Died: Helyot, Peter perhaps Elliot

“Phoronomia, or two books oh the forces and motions of both solid and fluid bodies,” Hermann, James a learned mathematician of the academy of Berlin

“Meditations and Contemplations; containing Meditations among the Tombs Reflections on a Flower-garden; and a Descant on Creation,” Hervey, James an English divine of exemplary piety and virtue

Born: Hill, Sir John an English writer

“Histoire de Commerce & de la Navigation des Anciens,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“The Grand Precedent,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

“The History of the Religious Orders,” Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above

“The case of John Atherton, bishop of Waterford in Ireland, fairly represented against a partial edition of Dr. Barnard’s relation and sermon at his funeral, &c.” King, John rector of Chelsea

Born: Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

“Pausanice Groecise descriptio,” Kuhnius, Joachim a learned German

Died: Kuster, Ludolf a learned critic

“Theatrum Anatomicum, cum Eustachii Tabulis Anatomicis,” Manget, John James a learned physician and laborious historian of that science

“Practical Discourses upon the Lord’s Prayer, preached before the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn; published by the special order of the Bench,” Mangey, Thomas a learned English divine

“Histoire de Pierre Bayle & de ses ouvrages,” Masson, John a reformed minister

“Marinda; Poems and Translations upon several Occasions,” Monk, Hon. Mary daughter of Lord Molesworth

“Vera sciendi Methodus,” Moor, Michael a very learned divine of the Roman catholic persuasion

Born: Morton, Charles a learned physician and antiquary

“The Constitution of the Catholic Church, and the nature and consequences of Schism set forth, in a collection of papers written by the late George Hickes, D. D.” Nelson, Robert a learned and pious English gentleman

Died: Newcourt, Richard author of that very valuable work the “Repertorium Londinense

Born: Nivernois, Louis-Jules Mancini, Duke Of was born at Paris

Born: Ogden, Samuel an English divine

Born: Owen, Henry a learned English divine

“Venus and Adonis,” Pepusch, John Christopher one of the greatest theoretic musicians of modern times

Born: Pernety, Anthony Joseph was born Feb. 15

“A Treatise against indifference in Religion,” Pictet, Benedict a theologian and historian

“The Art of living and dying well,” Pictet, Benedict a theologian and historian

Born: Premontval, Peter Le Guay De of the academy of sciences at Berlin

Born: Reiske, John James an extraordinary scholar

“A Collection of ancient Greek and Oriental Liturgies,” Renaudot, Eusebius a French writer

Born: Rose, John Baptist a worthy French priest

“Dissertations Historiques et Critiques sur POrigine des Comtes des Provence, de Venaissin, de Forcalquier, et des Vicomtes de Marseille” Ruffi, Anthony De the historian of Marseilles

“Poesies de M. de la Monnoye;” Sallengre, Albert Henry De an ingenious and laborious writer

“Epitome Grammaticae Hebraicae,” Schaaf, Charles a learned German

Died: Schelhammer, Gonthier Christopher a celebrated German physician and philosopher

“Museum Diluvianum,” Scheuchzer, John James an eminent physician and naturalist

“Parsons’s Christian Directory,” Stanhope, George dean of Canterbury

Born: Stonhouse, Sir James a pious and worthy baronet

Born: Ulloa, Don Antonio a celebrated Spanish mathematician

Died: Vieussens, Raymond a physician and anatomist

Died: Welwood, James a Scotch physician and historian

Died: West, Gilbert a very estimable writer

“Novum Testamenturn Copticum,” Wilkins, David a learned divine and editor (?–1745)

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

1717

“Voyage en Palestine,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

Born: Alembert, John Le Rond D' an eminent French philosopher

“Tractatus de artibus humanis,” Aler, Paul a learned French Jesuit

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

Born: Amherst, Jeffery, Lord Amherst was the second son of Jeffery Amherst

Died: Archon, Louis chaplain to Louis XIV. was born at Riom in Auvergne in 1645

“Poems” Arrivabene, Hyppolito a descendant of the same family

Died: Aulisio, Dominico the son of Antonio Aulisio

Died: Ayloffe, Sir Joseph of Framfield in Sussex

Born: Beard, John an English actor and singer

Born: Beauzee, Nicholas one of the French academy

“Reflections on the scandalous aspersions cast on the Clergy, by the author of the Remarks on Dr. Bentley’s Sermon on Popery, &c.” Bentley, Richard regius professor of divinity

“La Caduta de' decemviri clella Roman a republica per la funzione della serenissima republica di Lucca,” Berti, Alexander Pompey a learned Italian

Born: Bianconi, John Lewis a celebrated Italian philosopher and physician

Born: Bielfeld, James Frederick Baron De was born at Hamburgh March 31

Died: Billberg, John a Swedish astronomer

Born: Bisset, Charles an ingenious physician

Born: Block, George Castaneus bishop of Ripen

Died: Booth, George Lord Delamer

“On the properties of Rhubarb,” Bouillet, John a French medical writer

“St. Bruno in a landscape” Boullongne, Bon De eldest son of the preceding

Born: Bouvart, Michael Philip physician and doctor regent of the faculty of Paris

“New Improvement of Planting and Gardening, both philosophical and practical,” Bradley, Richard a popular and very voluminous writer on gardening and agriculture in the last century

“The Art of Dress, an heroi-eomical poem,” Breval, John Durant De son of Francis Durant de Breval

“Mac Dermot, or the Irish Fortune-hunter,” Breval, John Durant De son of Francis Durant de Breval

“Calpe, or Gibraltar,” Breval, John Durant De son of Francis Durant de Breval

Died: Bromley, John an English clergyman

“Introduction a l‘histoire de maisons souveraines de l’Europe,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

Born: Butler, John late bishop of Hereford

Born: Cambridge, Richard Owen an ingenious English writer

“A Bold Stroke for a Wife,” Centlivre, Susannah an ingenious dramatic writer

Born: Chamousset, Charles Humbert Piarron De was born at Paris in 1717

Born: Chapman, Thomas the son of John Chapman

“Nonjuror,” Cibber, Colley poet-laureat to George II. and a dramatic writer of considerable genius

“Reflexions sur la Grammaire Franeoise,” Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

“Inauguratio Christi haud obscurior Mosaica, decem dissert, asserta,” Dantz, John Andrew a learned German divine of the Lutheran church

Died: Does, Simon Vander brother to the preceding

Born: Donati, Vitaliano an eminent botanist

“Silius Italicus,” Drakenborch, Arnold an eminent classical editor

Born: Duncan, William professor of philosophy in the marischal college

“Traite philosophique et theologique sur l'amour de Dieu,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies an eminent ecclesiastical historian of the last century

“La Vie et les Sentimens de Lucilio Vanini,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

“Miscellaneous Poems,” Fenton, Elijah an ingenious English poet

“Papists not excluded from the Throne upon the account of Religion. Being a vindication of the right reverend lord bishop of Ban go r' a Preservative, &c. in that particular. In a short Dialogue,” Fleetwood, William an English bishop

“A Letter from Mr. T. Burdett, who was executed at Tyburn for the murder of capt. Falkner, to some attorneys’ clerks of his acquaintance; written six days before his execution,” Fleetwood, William an English bishop

“A Letter td an Inhabitant of the Parish of St. Andrew’s, Holborn, about new ceremonies in the church,” Fleetwood, William an English bishop

“Historia Episcopatus Antverpiensis,” Foppens, John Francis an eminent historian and biographer

Born: Forster, Nathaniel an English divine and scholar of eminence in the last ceatury

“De palingenesis, five resuscitatione artiBciali planlarum, hominum, et amuialiuiii, e sure cineribus, liber singularis,” Franck De Franckenau, George an eminent German physician

“Monita Pastoralia Theologica,” Francke, Augustus Herman a learned and pious German divine

“Opuscula” Gravina, John Vincent an eminent scholar

Died: Guyon, Joanna Mary Bouvieres De La Mothe a French lady of fashion

“Gulielmi Camdeni Annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum, regnante Elizabetha,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Pratique du Theatre,” Hedelin, Francis at first an advocate

“Compendium Anatomieuai,” Heister, Laurence a celebrated physician

“The False notion of a Christian priesthood, &c.” Herne, Thomas an English controversial writer

“A Letter to the Prolocutor,” Herne, Thomas an English controversial writer

Died: Hochstetter, Andrew-Adam a protestant divine

Died: Hough, Jons an English prelate

Died: Hubert, Matthew a celebrated French preacher

Died: Hure, Charles a French divine of some eminence

“A Catalogue of all Writs and Processes of the Courts at Westminster,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

Died: Jouvenet, John an historical painter

“An address of thanks to a good prince, presented in the Panegyric of Pliny upon Trajan, the best of the Roman emperors.” Kennet, White an English writer

Born: Lassone, Joseph Maria Francis De an eminent French physician

Died: Lloyd, William a very learned English bishop

“Dissertation sur la cause de la lumiere des Phosphores, et des noctiluques,” Mairan, John James D'Ortous De a French philosopher

“Stephanorum Historia, vitas ipsorum ac libros complectens,” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

“Rector of St. Nicholas’s in Guilford,” Mangey, Thomas a learned English divine

“Cambridge Gratulations.” Markland, Jeremiah one of the most learned critics of the eighteenth century

“The genuine Works of St. Cyprian,” Marshall, Nathanael a celebrated preacher at the beginning of the last century

“A Defence of our Constitution in Church and State,” Marshall, Nathanael a celebrated preacher at the beginning of the last century

“Thesaurus anecdotorum novus,” Martenne, Edmund a benedictine of the congregation of St

“Voyage Literaire de deux Benedictins,” Martenne, Edmund a benedictine of the congregation of St

Died: Martianay, John a Benedictine monk

Died: Merian, Maria Sibylla a lady much and justly ceJebrated for her skill in drawing insects

Born: Michaelis, John David a celebrated biblical critic

Born: Moreau, Jacob Nicolas a French advocate (17171799)

“Del I'Antichita Estense et Italiane,” Muratori, Lewis Anthony a learned Italian antiquary

Born: Oeser, Frederic professor of painting

Born: Orton, Job an eminent divine among the dissenters

“Observations on Pope’s translation of Homer,” Otway, Thomas one of the first names in the English drama

Died: Ousel, Philip a learned professor of divinity of the university of Francfort on the Oder

“Dialogo intitulato il grammatico overo deile false Esercitationi, delle scuele (da Aonio Paleario),” Palearius, Aonlus an excellent writer in the sixteenth century

“Vindication of the Dissenters,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“A Letter to Dr. Bennet, occasioned by his late treatise concerning the Nonjurors’ Separation,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Preface to the Presbyterians not chargeable with King Charles’s death,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“An impartial Account of the frauds and abuses at Dagenham Breach, and of the hardships sustained by Mr. William Boswell, late undertaker of the works there: in a Letter to a Member of Parliament,” Perry, John captain

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

Born: Powell, William Samuel an English divine of good abilities

“History of Eton College,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

“History and Antiquities of Hereford,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

“History and Antiquities of Rochester,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

“Inscriptions on tombs in Bunhill-fields,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

Born: Rodney, George Brydges a celebrated naval commander

Died: Roussel, William a learned Benedictine of the congregation de St

Born: St. Lambert, Charles Francis De formerly a member of the French academy

Died: Sedgwick, Odadiah a nonconformist divine

“Geometry Improved,” Sharp, Abraham an eminent mathematician

“Sermons” Smalridge, George a learned prelate

“Notitia Germaniæ antiquæ,” Spener, Philip James a celebrated Lutheran divine of Frankfort on the Maine

Born: Stewart, Matthew an eminent mathematician

Died: Torre, Philip Della a learned antiquary

“Virgil translated into blank verse,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“A short answer to the bishop of Bangor’s great book against the Committee,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Died: Vyth, John Martin an extraordinary artist

Born: Wargentin, Peter knight of the order of the polar star

Born: Warner, Joseph an eminent surgeon

“Epistles, Odes, &c. written on several subjects; with a translation of Longinus’s Treatise on the Sublime.” Welsted, Leonard a minor poet and miscellaneous writer

1718

Born: Aa, Christian Charles Henry Vander a learned divine of the Lutheran persuasion

“La Verite de la Religion lleformee,” Abbadie, James a learned Protestant divine

Died: Abeille, Gaspar was born at Riez in Provence

Born: Agnesi, Maria Cajetana an Italian lady of great learning

Born: Amiot, Father one of the most learned French missionaries in China

“Disputatio de Fistula ani feliciter curanda,” Bassius, Henry a surgeon and anatomist of considerable reputation

“De vetere Literatura Hunno-scythica exercitatio,” Bel, Matthias born at Otsova in Hungary

“A Spital sermon preached before the lord mayor, aldermen. &c. of London, in St. Bridget’s church, on April 24, 1717,” Bennet, Dr. Thomas an eminent divine in the eighteenth century

Born: Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester a French writer of considerable note

Born: Bergius, John Henry Louis a German writer

Born: Bernard, John Stephen a learned Dutch physician

Born: Bettinelli, Saverio one of the most eminent Italian scholars of the last century

“Essays upon several subjects,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“An Introduction to the Classics containing a short discourse on their excellences, and directions how to study them to advantage with an essay on the nature and use of those emphatical and beautiful figures which give strength and ornament to writing,” Blackwall, Anthony a native of Derbyshire

Born: Blair, Hugh an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

“Miscellaneous observations in Physic, Anatomy, Surgery, and Botanies,” Blair, Patrick an ingenious Scotch botanist

“The duty of Reformation,” Boehm, Anthony William minister of the German chapel at St

“Libellus de materia medica et remediorum formulis,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Pisonis selectiores observationes,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

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

Born: Bontems, Madame a lady who was born at Paris in 1718

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

“Recueil des principals questions de droit qui se jugent diversement dans differens tribunaux du royaume,” Bretonnier, Bartholomew Joseph advocate of the parliament of Paris

“Exercice dela piete,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Tableau chronologique de l'histoire universelle en forme de jeu,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Nouveau x elomens d'histoire et de geographic,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Sentimens Chretien sur les principales verites de la religion,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Journal des Scavans,” Burette, Peter John born at Paris in 1665

“Apologie de la Moraledes Peres contre Barbeyrac,” Cellier, Remi a voluminous French biographer

Died: Clarke, Dr. Samuel a very celebrated English divine

“The Last Day,” Clarke, Dr. Samuel a very celebrated English divine

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

“Icones Plan?­tarum, presertim ex Indiis collectarum,” Commelin, John a distinguished botanist

Died: Coronelli, Vincent a celebrated geographer of the Minime order

Born: D'Argonne

“Lactantii Firmiani epitome divinarum institutionum,” Davies, John an eminent and learned critic

“Doctrine of Chances; or Method of calculating the Probabilities of Events at Play.” Demoivre, Abraham a celebrated mathematician

“Dissertation sur la mort subite, avec l‘histoire d’une fille cataleptique,” Dionis, Peter an eminent French surgeon and writer

Born: Donn, Abraham an ingenious mathematician

Born: Drysdale, John, D. D. a distinguished clergyman of the established church of Scotland

Died: Duncombe, William an ingenious poetical and miscellaneous writer

Born: Eliott, George Augustus the gallant defender of Gibraltar

Died: Eusden, Lawrence an English poet (16881730)

“Poemata Graeca et Latina,” Fabricius, John Albert one of the most eminenjt and laborious scholars of his time in Europe

Died: Fagon, Guy Crescent an eminent French physician in the reign of Louis XIV. was born at Paris

Died: Fardklla, Michael Angelo a celebrated professor of astronomy and natural history at Padua

“Letters on different subjects of Religion and Metaphysics,” Fenelon, Francis De Salignac De La Motte archbishop of Cambray

“Pharmacopoeia Bateana,” Fuller, Thomas an English physician

Born: Gerdil, Hyacinth Sigismond a Roman cardinal

Died: Germon, Bartholomew a celebrated Jesuit

Died: Graverol, John a learned protestant divine

Died: Griffier, John a landscape painter

Born: Grosley, Peter John a French antiquary and polite writer

Born: Gunner, John Ernest a German prelate and naturalist

Died: Habert, Lewis a pious and learned doctor of the society of the Sorbonne

“N. Triveti Annales,” Hall, Anthony a learned

“Summa historic omnis ab exordio rerum ad annum a Christo nato 1718,” Hartzheim, Joseph a celebrated Jesuit

“Institutions of Surgery,” Heister, Laurence a celebrated physician

Born: Henry, Robert author of a History of England on a new plan

Born: Herbert, William an eminent typographical antiquary

“A Letter to the Rev. Dr. Tenison concerning Citations out of Arch. Wake’s Preliminary Discourse to the Apostolic Fathers,” Herne, Thomas an English controversial writer

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

“Fabulse Æsopicae,” Hudson, Dr. John a learned English critic

Born: Hunter, William, M. D. an eminent anatomist and physician

“Biographia Britannica.” Jackson, John an English divine

“Lex Mercatoria, or the merchants’ companion,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

“Martyn’s Answers to Emlyn,” Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham

“Genuinus character reverendi admodiim in Christo Patris D. Armandi Johannis Butillierii Rancsei,” Inguimberti, Dominic, Joseph, Marie D' an exemplary and learned bishop of Carpentras

Born: Kennicott, Benjamin a very learned divine

“De l‘lndecence aux Homines d’accoucher les Femines, et sur l'Obligations aux Meres de nourrir leurs Enfans,” Lamotte, William an eminent French surgeon and accouc-heur

“Sofonisba,” Leonardo, Leo principal organist of the chapel royaj at Naples

“On Schism,” Longueval, James a learned French ecclesiastical historian

“Psyche” Marcello, Benedetto a nobleman celebrated for musical knowledge

Born: Maty, Matthew an eminent physician and polite writer

Born: Meier, George Frederic a German writer on philosophical subjects

Died: Metastasio, Peter the most illustrious poet of modern Italy

“The Coquet,” Molloy, Charles, Esq. descended from a very good family in the kingdom of Ireland

Born: Montague, John fourth earl of Sandwich

“An Essay on the ancient and modern use of Armories,” Nesbit, Alexander was the youngest son of lord-president Nesbit

Died: Nieuwentyt, Bernard an eminent Dutch philosopher and mathematician

Born: Okely, Francis a learned

“Trias dissertationum Criticarum,” Oudin, Casimir a learned French monk (?–1717)

“Defence of the' Dissenting Ministry and Ordination,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“The Dissenters’ Reasons for not writing in behalf of Persecution. Designed for the satisfaction of Dr. Snape, in a letter to him,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Interest of the Whigs with relation to the Test- Act,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Reflections on Dean Sherlock’s Vindication of the Corporation and Test Acts,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Petiver, James a famous English botanist

“Reflections on the Eucharist,” Quesne, Abraham Du a brave French officer

“Two ancient Accounts of the Indies and China, with learned remarks,” Renaudot, Eusebius a French writer

Born: Roebuck, John an eminent physician and great benefactor to Scotland

“Rohaulti Physica,” Rohault, James a French philosopher

“Richard the First,” Sewell, George an English poet and physician

“A Vindication of the Corporation and Test Acts: in answer to the Bishop of Bangor’s Reasons for the Repeal of them. To which is added a second part, concerning the Religion of Oaths,” Sherlock, Thomas eldest son to the preceding

“Restoring the prayers and directions of Edward Vlth’s Liturgy,” Spinckes, Nathaniel an eminent nonjuving divine

“The Englishman.” Steele, Sir Richard the first of a class of writers called the British Essayists

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

Died: Tyrrell, James an English historian

“Bibliotheca Politica, or an Enquiry into the ancient Constitution of the English Government, with respect to the just extent of the regal power, and the rights and liberties of the subject. Wherein all the chief arguments, both for and against the late revolution, are impartially represented and considered. In fourteen dialogues, collected out of the best authors, ancient and modern,” Tyrrell, James an English historian

“La Bagatelle, ou Discours ironiques, ou Ton prete des sophistries ingenieux au vice et a l'extravagance, pour en mieux faire sentir le ridicule,” Van Effen, Justus a man of letters

“Oedipus,” Voltaire, Marie-Francis Arouet De the greatest literary character which France produced in the last century

Died: Wake, William an eminent English prelate

Born: Walpole, Horace third and youngest son of sir Robert Walpole

“An Historical vindication of the 85th Canon; shewing that the form of bidding-prayer, before sermon, has been prescribed and enjoined ever since the reformation,” Wheatley, Charles the author of an excellent illustration of the Book of Common Prayer

“The established Church of England the true catholick church, free from innovations, or diminishing the apostolic doctrines, the sacraments, and doctrines whereof are herein set forth,” Willis, Browne an eminent antiquary

Born: Winkelman, Abbe John an eminent antiquary

“A Treatise of endemir-diseases,” Wintringham, Clifton an eminent physician

1719

“the speech intended to be spoken at Lambeth, Sept. 25, 1613, by the archbishop of Canterbury, &c.” Abbot, George archbishop of Canterbury (?–1633)

Born: Abeille, Louis Paul was born at Toulouse

Born: Achenwall, Godfrey a celebrated publicist

Died: Adams, Fitzherbert a man of learning

Died: Adams, John Provost of King’s College

Died: Amenta, Nicholas an Italian lawyer and miscellaneous writer

Died: Angelis, Dominico De author of several pieces relating to the history of literature

“Rimo scelte del sign. Bartolommeo Lippi,” Angelis, Dominico De author of several pieces relating to the history of literature

“Letters and memoirs of the nuncio Visconti,” Aymon, John a Piedmontese author

“Artificial Kite,” Bacon, Phanuel rector of Balden in Oxfordshire

Born: Balechou, Nicholas born at Aries in 1719

“La Faucon,” Barbier, Mary Anne a French lady

“Les Plaisirs de la Campagne,” Barbier, Mary Anne a French lady

“An account of the late proceedings of the Dissenting-ministers at Salters’-hall; occasioned by the differences amongst their brethren in the country: with some thoughts concerning imposition of human forms for articles of faith;” Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

“Opere poetiche del sig. Ercole Bentivoglio,” Bentivoglio, Hercules one of the best Italian poets of the sixteenth century

“De naturali pulchritudine orationis,” Berger, John William brother to the preceding

“Carmina Poetarum Italorum,” Bonciarius, Mark Anthony a distinguished Latin scholar and poet

Born: Bouchaud, Matthew Anthony a law-writer of great reputation in France

“Recueil d' observations physiques tirees des meilleurs ecrivains,” Bougeant, William Hyacinth a French historian and miscellaneous writer

Born: Boydell, John a liberal patron of the arts

“Tentamen introductionis in historiam doctrinae de Ideis,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

Died: Bruyn, Cornelius painter

Born: Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

Born: Campbell, George a very learned divine of the church of Scotland

Died: Cignani, Carlo an eminent artist

“An humble apology for St. Paul and the other apostles; or, a vindication of them and their doxologies from the charge of heresy. By Cornelius Paets,” Clarke, Dr. Samuel a very celebrated English divine

Died: Cleghorn, George a learned physician

Died: Cocceius, Henry an eminent lawyer

“Poems and translations, with the Sophy, a tragedy.” Denham, Sir John an eminent English poet

“Reflections critiques sur la Poesie et la Peinture,” Dubos, John Baptist an eminent French writer and critic

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

Born: Edwards, William a very skilful architect

“A trua narrative of the proceedings of the dissenting ministers of Dublin against Mr. Thomas Emlyn; and of his prosecution (at some of the dissenters’ instigation) in the secular court, and his sufferings thereupon, for his humble Inquiry into the scripture account of the Lord Jesus Christ: annis 1702, 3, 4, 5. To which is added an appendix, containing the author’s own and the Dublin ministers’ account of the difference between him and them, with some remarks thereon.” Emlyn, Thomas a learned English divine

“Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de France,” Estoile, Peter De L' was grand-auditor of the chancery of Paris

Born: Expilli, John Joseph a French writer

“Cogitationes Philologicae,” Falster, Christian was a celebrated Danish critic and philologer of Flensburg (16901752)

“Responsa Practica,” Fischer, John Andrew a physician of Erfurt

“De naturali Secretione Bilis in Jecore,” Fizes, Anthony an eminent physician of Montpellier

Born: Freron, Elie Catherine a French journalist

“A Defence of the History of Infant Baptism,” Gale, John a learned divine

Died: Genest, Charles Claudius a French poet of some celebrity

Died: Godefroi, Denys the third of that name

“De vera Christi Ecclesia,” Gotti, Vincent Lewis a learned cardinal

“and” Grey, Dr. Richard an ingenious and learned English divine

“Opera omnia Mathematica, Hydraulica, Medica, et Physica. Accessit vita auctoris a J. B. Morgagni,” Guglielmini, Domenick an eminent Italian mathematician

Died: Halley, Edmund an eminent English philosopher and astronomer

Died: Harris, John the first compiler of a “Dictionary of Arts and Sciences” in this country

Born: Hawkins, Sir John a recent English writer

“Gulielmi Neubrigensis historia sive chronica rerum Anglicarum,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Thomas Sprotti Chronica, &c.” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Vindication of the Archbishop of Canterbury from being the author of a Letter on the State of Religion in England, printed at Zurich,” Herne, Thomas an English controversial writer

Born: Heusinger, James Frederick was a nephew of the former

Born: Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

“Acta Laboratorii chemici Altdorffini,” Hoffman, John Maurice son of the former by his first wife

Died: Hudson, Dr. John a learned English critic

“Lex Constitutions, or the gentleman’s law,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

“S. Justini Martyris cum Tryphone Dialogus,” Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham

Died: Jobert, Louis a pious and learned Jesuit

Died: Jouvenci a celebrated Jesuit

Born: Kastner, Abraham Gothelf an eminent mathematician

Born: Landen, John an eminent mathematician

“Nubes,” Leng, John a learned English prelate

“Bibliotheque Historique de France,” Long, James Le an eminent French historian and bibliographer

“La Description Historique de la France,” Longuerue, Lewis Dufour De son of Peter Dufour

“Rime e prose,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Dissertation sur la Glace,” Mairan, John James D'Ortous De a French philosopher

“Historia Typographorum aliquot Parisiensium, vitas & libros complectens,” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

Died: Maius, John Henry a Lutheran divine

“Plain Notions of our Lord’s Divinity,” Mangey, Thomas a learned English divine

“Monumenta Anglicana,” Martin, Thomas an English antiquary

“Appendix ad Metallothecam” Mercati, Michael a physician and naturalist

“A Letter relating to the Bill of Peerage,” Molesworth, Robert viscount Molesworth of Swordes in Ireland

Born: Mozart, John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophilus an eminent musician

“An account of that part of South Britain which was anciently inhabited by a people called Belgae, and now comprehends Hampshire, Wiltshire, and Somersetshire,” Musgrave, Dr. William an English physician and antiquary

Born: Newdigate, Sir Roger, Bart. of Arbury in Warwickshire

“Life of Edmund Smith,” Oldisworth, William a writer well known in the reigns of queen Anne and George I. but of whom little is remembered

“Sighs on the Death of Queen Anne,” Peck, Francis a learned antiquary

“Charge of misrepresentations maintained against Dean Sherlock,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Loyalty, integrity, and ingenuity of High Church and the Dissenters compared,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“The Case of the Ministers ejected at Exon,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Defence of the Case,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Animadversions on the true Account of the Proceedings at Salter’s Hall: with a Letter to Mr. Eveleigh,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“A Second Letter to Mr. Eveleigh, in answer to his Sober Reply,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“A Letter to a subscribing Minister in Defence of the Animadversions,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“An Answer to Mr. Enty’s Defence of the Assembly,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“A Letter to a Dissenter in Exeter,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Plain Christianity defended,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Thirteen Queries propounded to the Rev. Mr. Walrond, in an appendix to the Innocent vindicated,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Quesnel, Pasquier a celebrated French ecclesiastic

“Scipio Africanus,” Quin, James a celebrated actor

“History and Antiquities of the Churches of Salisbury and Bath,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

“Aubrey’s History of Surrey,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

Died: Renau D'Elisagaray, Bernard an able naval architect

Born: Sedaine, Michael John a French dramatic writer

“The common Rights of Subjects defended, and the Nature of the Sacramental Test considered,” Sherlock, Thomas eldest son to the preceding

“The true Meaning and Intention of the Corporation and Test Acts asserted, &c.” Sherlock, Thomas eldest son to the preceding

“Bibliotheca Librorum rariorum,” Struvius, Burcard Gotthelf one of the many sons of the preceding

Died: Sturmius, Leonard Christopher son of the preceding

Born: Toaldo, Joseph a learned Italian meteorologist

Died: Torfæus, Thermodus a learned Danish historian and antiquary

“Menochius,” Tournemine, Rene Joseph De a learned French Jesuit

“Comparison of the proposals of the Bank and South-Sea Company,” Trenchard, John an English political writer

“Thoughts on the Peerage-bill,” Trenchard, John an English political writer

“Reflections on the Old Whig,” Trenchard, John an English political writer

Died: Trommius, Abraham a learned protestant divine

“Journey to Sweden,” Van Effen, Justus a man of letters

“Apocalypseos anachrisis,” Vitringa, Campegius an eminent and learned protestant divine

“A short Vindication of the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury from the imputation of being the author of a Letter lately printed at Zurich concerning the state of Religion in England,” Wake, William an eminent English prelate

“A pamphlet against the Peerage-Bill,” Walpole, Sir Robert earl of Orford

“De asse et par, tibus ejus,” Ward, John a learned and useful writer

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

Died: Ziegenbalg, Bartholomew a very Celebrated protestant missionary