Events noted in 1720

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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“Collection of Curious Discourses,” Agard, Arthur a learned and industrious English antiquary

“Monumenta Vetustatis Kempiana, &c.” Ainsworth, Robert an eminent Grammarian and lexicographer (?–1743)

Born: Albani, John Francis nephew to the preceding

“The form of the Installation of the Garter” Anstis, John a learned heraldic writer

Born: Averdy, Clement Charles De L' a French statesman

“Thesaurus Gemmarum affabre sculptarum, coliectus a J. M. ab Ebermayer,” Baier, John James a celebrated physician

“Les actes de S. Barlaam,” Baltus, John Francis a learned French Jesuit

“Grundlicher Beritcht oon bandagen,” Bassius, Henry a surgeon and anatomist of considerable reputation

Died: Baulot, James a celebrated lithotomist

“Lettere al cavaliere Tommaso Derham, intorno la nieteora chiamata fuoco fatuo. Edita primum in societatis Lond. transact.” Beccaria, James Bartholomew a very eminent physician

“Sommaire d‘un cours d’architecture rnilitaire, civil et hydraulique,” Belidor, Bernard Forest De a member of the academies of sciences of Paris and Berlin

Born: Berardier De Bataut, Francis Joseph a doctor of the Sorbonne

“Notizie istoriche clegli Arcadi morti,” Biacca, Francis Maria an Italian scholar of the last century

“Lettere intorno alia cataratta,” Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

Born: Bilguer, John Ulric De a surgeon

“A discourse on the Plague, with a preparatory account of malignant fevers, in two parts containing an explication of the nature of those diseases, and the methods of cure,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“Botanic Essays,” Blair, Patrick an ingenious Scotch botanist

“The doctrine of godly sorrow,” Boehm, Anthony William minister of the German chapel at St

Born: Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

“Index alter, &c.” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“De Lutheri actis anno 1520,” Boerner, Christian Frederick professor of theology at Leipsic

Born: Bonnet, Charles an eminent natural philosopher

“The Fourfold State,” Boston, Thomas a popular and learned Scotch divine

“Sur la cause de la Pesanteur,” Bouillet, John a French medical writer

Born: Browne, Patrick a naturalist of considerable eminence

“Specimen Botanicum, exhibens fungos subterraneos, vulgo tubera terræ dictos,” Bruckman, Francis Ernest a German physician and botanist

“A treatise on the Authority of the Popes,” Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

“Quintilian,” Burman, Peter the eminent philologist

“The Contrivances,” Carey, Henry a musical composer and poet

“Histoire de PIsle de St. Dominique,” Charlevoix, Peter Francis Xavier De a learned and industrious French Jesuit

“An account of all the considerable books and pamphlets that have been written on either side, in the Controversy concerning the Trinity, since the year 1712. In which is also contained an account of the pamphlets written this last year on each side by the Dissenters, to the end of the year 1719,” Clarke, Dr. Samuel a very celebrated English divine

“Recueil de diverses pieces sur la philosophic, la religion naturelle, Phistoire, les mathematiques, &c. par Messrs. Leibnitz, Clarke, Newton, et autres auteurs celebres,” Clarke, Dr. Samuel a very celebrated English divine

“The History and Exanimation of Duels,” Cockburn, Catharine a lady much distinguished by her literary accomplishments

“Baronetage” Collins, Arthur a laborious antiquary

Born: Conway, Henry Seymour an English officer and statesman

“Tres Satyrae Mennipeae,” Corte, Gotlieb professor of law at Leipsic

Died: Coysevox, Anthony an ingenious French sculptor

“The Vision,” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

“Sanchoniatho’s Phoenician History, translated from the first book of Eusebius de Preparatione Evangelica,” Cumberland, Richard a very learned divine

“they had no better writer since Calvin than M. Daille.” Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Died: Dangeau, Philip De Courcillon, Marquis De brother of the preceding

Died: Diecman, John a Lutheran divine

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

“Sermo Panegyricus de variarum gentium bibliothecis,” Falster, Christian was a celebrated Danish critic and philologer of Flensburg (16901752)

“Theologia Practica, wherein are explained the duties of Natural and Revealed Religion;” Fiddes, Richard an English divine

Died: Finch, Anne, Countess Of Winchelsea a lady of considerable poetical talents

Born: Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

Born: Fordyce, James a dissenting clergyman of considerable eminence

“On the Resurrection of Christ;” Foster, Dr. James an English dissenting minister

“De Pueritia Latins Linguae,” Funccius, John Nicolas a native of Marpurg

“De Fatis Medicorum, Oratio Inauguralis,” Furstenau, John-Herman an eminent physician

Born: Galiani, Ferdinand an Italian wit

Born: Geer, Charles De a Swedish naturalist

Born: Gibbons, Thomas a pious dissenting divine

Died: Gibson, Edmund bishop of London

Born: Gibson, William a remarkable instance of the strength of natural powers usefully directed

Died: Gregory, David elder brother of the preceding

“A Vindication of the Church of England, in answer to Mr. Pearce’s Vindication of the Dis^ senters; by a Presbyter of the Church of England.” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

Born: Guys, Peter Augustine an agreeable French writer

Born: Harris, William a biographical compiler

“A Collection of curious Discourses written by eminent antiquaries upon several heads in our English antiquities,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Textus RorTensis,' &c.” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Peter Langtoft’s Chronicle, as illustrated and improved by Robert of Brune, from the death of Cadwaladon to the end of king Edward the Ist’s reign, c.” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

Born: Hell, Maximilian a learned astronomer

Died: Henry De St. Ignace an able divine

Born: Hollis, Thomas esq. of Corscombe in Dorsetshire; a gentleman whose “Memoirs.” have been printed in two splendid volumes (17201774)

Born: Hurd, Richard an eminent and accomplished prelate

“The Modern- Justice, containing the business of a justice of peace, with precedents,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

Died: Jaeger, John Wolfgang a Lutheran divine

Died: Jeffery, John an English divine

“Cebetis Tabula,” Johnson, Thomas an excellent classical scholar and editor

“Genealogiae 20 illustrium in Hispama famiharum,” Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

“Recueil de diverses Pieces sur la Philosophic, &c. par Mess. Leibnitz, Clarke, Newton, &c.” King, Da. William a learned archbishop of Dublin

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

“Bibliotheque Germanique,” Lenfant, James a learned French writer in the eighteenth century

Born: Lennox, Charlotte a lady long distinguished for her genius and literary merit

“Remarks on Whiston’s Scripture Politics,” Lindsay, John a learned divine (16861768)

Died: Lisle, Claude De historiographer and censor royal

Born: Macquer, Philip a French lawyer

“Traduttori Italiani,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“In 1719, Lucan.” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

“The Power of Love, in seven novels,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“Nouveau recueil des Epigrammatistes Francois anciens et modernes,” Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

“Discourse concerning Pestilential Contagion,” Mead, Richard a most distinguished physician

Born: Merrick, James an English divine and poet

“Half-pay Officers,” Molloy, Charles, Esq. descended from a very good family in the kingdom of Ireland

Born: Montague, Elizabeth a learned and ingenious English lady

Born: Montbeliard, Philibert-Gurneau a French naturalist

“Discussion Critique & Theologique des Remarques de M. sur le Dictionnaire de Moreri de 1718,” Moreri, Lewis a French divine (?–1680)

“A new History of the World; containing an historical and chronological account of the times and transactions from the creation to the birth of Christ, according to the computation of the Septuagint,” Nary, Cornelius an Irish Roman catholic divine

“Speculum Brit, pars altera, or a delineation of Northamptonshire,” Norden, John an industrious topographer

“The Western Inquisition,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Propositions relating to the Controversy concerning the Trinity, in a Letter to the Rev. Mr. Enty,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Peringskiold, John a learned Northern antiquary

Born: Poissonnier, Peter Isaac a celebrated French physician

“The Imperial Captives,” Quin, James a celebrated actor

“Norden’s Delineation of Northamptonshire,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

“The English Topographer, or, an Historical Account of all the Pieces that have been written relating to the antient Natural History or Topographical Description of any Part of England,” Rawlinson, Richard an eminent antiquary

Died: Renaudot, Eusebius a French writer

“Letters and Negociations of Sir Ralph Sadler,” Sadler, Sir Ralph an eminent English statesman

Died: Smith, Edward bishop of Down and Connor

“An accurate edition of Stow’s Survey of London,” Strype, John the most valuable contributor to ecclesiastical history and biography that ever appeared in this country

Born: Sulzer, John George a very eminent German

Died: Talbot, Charles lord high chancellor of Great Britain

Born: Talbot, Catherine a very ingenious lady

“Reasons most humbly offered to the House of Commons, why the bill sent down to them should not pass into a Law,” Toland, John an English writer

Born: Usher, James an ingenious writer

Born: Vade', John Joseph a French poet of the lower order

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

“A Vindication of the Orthodox Clergy, in answer to two scurrilous libels, pretending to be a Vindication of the Lordship of Canterbury, but scandalously reflecting upon his Grace and our most orthodox Clergy,” Wake, William an eminent English prelate

“Rational Illustration of the Book of Common Prayer,” Wheatley, Charles the author of an excellent illustration of the Book of Common Prayer

Born: White, Gilbert an English divine (?–1793)

Died: Wollaston, William a learned and ingenious" writer

Born: Yorke, Philip earl of Hardwicke

1721

Born: Akenside, Mark an English poet and physician

Died: Albinus, Bernard an eminent physician

Born: Arnaud, Francis a French miscellaneous writer of considerable note

Died: Arndt, Charles [son of Joshua Arndt]

“Origine de la Peste,” Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

Died: Audran, Benoit was the second son of Germain Audran

“De libertate civitatis Florentine ejusque dominis,” Averani, Joseph was born at Florence the 19th of March 1662

Born: Bachius, John Augustus an eminent lawyer and critic

“La Vie de Sainte Fabronie,” Baltus, John Francis a learned French Jesuit

Born: Baratier, John Philip a very extraordinary German scholar

Died: Barnes, Joshua a learned divine and professor of Greek at Cambridge

Born: Beau, John Lewis Le younger brother to the above

“Tractatus de jure prohibendi, quod competit opincibus in opifices,” Beier, Adrian a native of Jena

“A memorial of the Reformation,” Bennet, Benjamin a dissenting minister of considerable note in the beginning of the last century

“A full answer to all the Remarks of a late pamphleteer, by a member of Trinity college, Cambridge,” Bentley, Richard regius professor of divinity

“Relation historique de la Peste de Marseille,” Bertrand, John Baptist a French physician

“Disputatio de harmonia praestabilita,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

Born: Blacklock, Thomas a very extraordinary poet

“Modern Arians unmasked,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“Oratio qua repurgatas Medicinse facilis asseritur sirnplicitas decomparandocerto in physicis de chemia suos errores expurgante de vita et obitu Bernhardi Albini,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“De actis Lutheri anno 1531,” Boerner, Christian Frederick professor of theology at Leipsic

“Avis et remedes, contre la Peste,” Bouillet, John a French medical writer

Died: Bouquet, Dom Martin an eminent French historian and antiquary

“Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature,” Bradley, Richard a popular and very voluminous writer on gardening and agriculture in the last century

“Otium Vindelicum, sive Meletematum Historico-philosophicorum Triga,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

“Journal d'un Voyage fait aux Indes Orientales sur Tescadre de M. du Quesrie en 1690 et 1691,” Chasles, Gregory De who was born August 17

“Observations et reflexions touchant la nature, les evenements, et le traitement de la Peste de Marseilles,” Chicoyneau, Francis counsellor of state

“An Appendix,” Collier, Jeremy an eminent English divine

Died: Colston, Edward a person ever memorable for his benefactions and charities

“Several Letters written by a noble lord to a young man at the university:” Cooper, Anthony Ashley earl of Shaftesbury

Died: Coustant, Peter a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“The Letters of the Popes,” Coustant, Peter a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“De divinauone & de fato,” Davies, John an eminent and learned critic

Born: Davies, Samuel an American clergyman of dissenting principles

Died: Davis, Rowland an Irish divine

“Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders” De Foe, Daniel a voluminous and very ingenious political and miscellaneous writer

Died: Dogget, Thomas an author and an actor

Born: Douglas, John the late learned bishop of Salisbury

Born: Duby, Peter Ancher Tobiesen an eminent antiquary and medailist

“Origines Habsburgo-Austriacae,” Eccard, John George a German historian and antiquary

Born: Egerton, John late bishop of Durham

Born: Elphinston, James a miscellaneous writer and schoolmaster

Died: Elswich, John Hekman a Lutheran divine

Born: Erskine, John an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

“Ortografia moderna Italiana,” Facciolati, James a learned Italian orator and grammarian

“Vigilia prima noctium Ripensium,” Falster, Christian was a celebrated Danish critic and philologer of Flensburg (16901752)

Born: Fawkes, Francis a poetical and miscellaneous writer

“A Letter in answer to one from a Freethinker, occasioned by the late duke of Buckingham’s epitaph: wherein certain passages in it that have been thought exceptionable are vindicated, and the doctrine of the soul’s immortality asserted. To which is prefixed, a version of the epitaph, agreeably to the explication given of it in the Answer;” Fiddes, Richard an English divine

Born: Fixlmillner, Placidus an eminent German astronomer

“Essay to restore the dipping of infants in their baptism,” Floyer, Sir John an eminent physician

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

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

Born: Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

“De morbis Jurisconsultorum Epistola,” Furstenau, John-Herman an eminent physician

“System of the Christian Philosopher,” Gamaches, Stephen Simon a writer of some eminence

Born: Garden, Francis was born at Edinburgh June 24

Died: Garzi, Louis born at Rome in 1640

Died: Gibbons, Grinling an eminent carver in wood

“Logonomia Anglica,” Gill, Alexander head master of St

Died: Gill, John an eminent dissenting divine

“Journey to Mequinez,” Golius, James professor of Arabic at Leyden

Born: Guignes, Joseph De an eminent oriental scholar in France

“The Great Concern of Salvation,” Halyburton, Thomas a pious Scotch divine

Born: Hamilton, Robert “a skilful physician

“Tertulliani Apologeticus,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Born: Heathcote, Ralph an ingenious English divine

Died: Hecht, Godfrey by some said to be a brother of the preceding

Born: Heinecken, Christian Henry a child greatly celebrated for the wonderfully premature developemerit of his talents

Died: Helvetius, John Frederic a physician

“Loimologia, or, an Historical Account of the Plague of London in 1665, with precautionary Directions against the like Contagion. To which is added, an Essay on the different causes of pestilential diseases, and how they become contagious. With remarks on the infection now in France, and the most probable means to prevent its spreading here;” Hodges, Nathaniel an English physician

Died: Howe, John, Esq. a relation of the preceding

Died: Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“A Treatise of the Laws, or a general introduction to the common, civil, and canon law,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

Born: James, Sir William an eminent English officer in the East India service

“The Reasonableness and Certainty of the Christian Religion;” Jenkin, Robert a learned English divine

Born: Jones, Griffith who deserves a place in the catalogue of English writers for having first introduced the numerous and popular little books for the amusement and instruction of children

“Conspectus ChirurgiaR,” Juncker, Gottlob John a learned physician

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

“Tolando-Pseudologo-mastix, or a currycomb for a lying coxcomb. Being an answer to a late piece of Mr. Toland’s called Hypatia,” King, John rector of Chelsea

Died: Laguekre, Louis a painter of histories on ceilings

“Synopsis historiae sacrx et ecclesiasticse, ab origine mundi ad prcesentia tempora, secundum seriem periodorum deductae,” Lampe, Frederic Adolphus a German protestant divine

Born: Langhorne, John an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“The Life of Pope Sixtus V.” Leti, Gregory a voluminous writer of history

Died: Leydecker, Melchior an eminent protestant divine

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

Died: Mace, Francis a learned French priest

Born: Macknight, James a learned Scotch clergyman

“Cassiodori complexiones, in Epistola et Acta Apostolorum,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Lettere scientifiche,” Magalotti, Laurence a celebrated philosopher and mathematician

Born: Malesherbes, Christian-William De Lamoignon born at Paris

Born: Man, James a schoolmaster of considerable learning

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

“Traite de la Peste recueilli des meilleurs Auteurs,” Manget, John James a learned physician and laborious historian of that science

Born: Manners, John marquis of Granby

Born: Manning, Owen an excellent antiquary and topographer

Died: Mapletoft, John a very learned Englishman

Died: Martin, David a protestant divine

Born: Maubert, De Gouvest, John Henry a noted political adventurer

Died: Maynard, Sir John a learned English lawyer

Born: Mehegan, William Alexander a French historian

“Some farther Remarks, Paragraph by Paragraph, upon Proposals lately published for a new edition of a Greek and Latin Testament, by Richard Bentley,” Middleton, Conyers a celebrated English divine

Died: Misson, Francis Maximilian a distinguished lawyer

“The Fatal Extravagance, a tragedy,” Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

“an age ripe for writing.” Montesquieu, Charles De Secondat, Baron Of a very celebrated French writer

Died: Moore, Edward an English poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Observationes sacra?, et historico- critic^,” Mosheim, John Lawrence an illustrious German divine (16951755)

Died: Moyle, Walter, Esq.

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

Died: Palaprat, John seigneur de Bigot

“The Security of Truth, in answer to Mr. Enty,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“An Answer to a pamphlet, entitled Textf of Holy Scripture compared, &c.” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“A Reply to Mr. Enty’s late piece, entitled Truth and Liberty consistent,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“The Briton,” Philips, Ambrose an English poet

“Humfrey Duke of Gloucester,” Philips, Ambrose an English poet

Born: Potter, Robert an excellent classical scholar and translator (17211804)

“Gentle Shepherd.” Ramsay, Allan one of the extraordinary instances of the power of uncultivated genius

Born: Robertson, William one of the most illustrious names in modern literature

“A Survey of the Roman Stations in Britain, according to the Roman Itinerary,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

Died: Saxe, Maurice, Count Of a celebrated commander

“Institutiones Canonici,” Schilter, John an eminent jurist

Born: Serassi, Peter Anthony an Italian biographer

Born: Sheridan, Thomas son to the preceding

Born: Smollett, To Bias a historian

Born: Strange, Sir Robert an English engraver of the first eminence

“Ecclesiastical Memorials,” Strype, John the most valuable contributor to ecclesiastical history and biography that ever appeared in this country

Died: Tooke, Thomas was born in East-Kent

Born: Torelli, Joseph an Italian mathematician

Died: Voyer, Marc Rene Le Voyer Be Paulmy, Marquis D'Argenson a distinguished French statesman

“Wassii et Dukeri,” Wasse, Joseph a very learned scholar

Died: Watteau, Anthony

“A conference with an Arian,” Welchman, Edward a learned English divine

“an Answer” Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

Born: Wilkie, William a Scotch poet of some fame in his day

“Leges Saxonicae,” Wilkins, David a learned divine and editor (?–1745)

Died: Wright, Nathan of Barwell

1722

“Specimen anatomicum exhibens novam tennium homipis intestinorum descriptionem,” Albinus, Bernard Siegfried son of the preceding

Born: Almeida, Theodore a Portugueze priest

Born: Askew, Anthony an excellent scholar and promoter of literature

Died: Atterbury, Francis bishop of Rochester in the reigns of queen Anne and king George I. was born March 6

Born: Baker, Sir George an eminent physician

“La Relation historique et galante de l'invasion de PEspagne par les Maures,” Baudot De Juilli, Nicholas born at Vendôme in 1678

“Lettera sopra cataratta gleucomatosa,” Benevoli, Anthony an Italian surgeon

“Irenicum, or a review of some late controversies about the Trinity, &c.” Bennet, Benjamin a dissenting minister of considerable note in the beginning of the last century

“An enquiry into the authority of the primitive Complutensian edition of the New Testament, in a letter to archdeacon Bentley,” Bentley, Richard regius professor of divinity

“Liber de officiis,” Bergler, Stephen was born at Hermanstadt

“Miscellanea aliquot 8criptorum carmina,” Blackbourne, John a learned English divine of the last century

“A treatise on the Small-pox, in two parts and a dissertation upon the modern practice of Inoculation,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

Died: Blegny, Nicholas a French surgeon

Born: Bode, Christopher Augustus a learned professor of the university of Helmstadt

“That chemistry was capable of clearing itself from its own errors.” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Epistolae ad Ruischium clarissimum, pro sententia Malpighiana de glandulis,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Born: Bordeu, Theophilus De son to the preceding

Born: Bougainville, John Peter De born at Paris Dec. 1

Died: Boulainvilliers, Henry De comte de St

Born: Boulanger, Nicholas Anthony one of the earliest French infidels

Born: Brocklesby, Richard an eminent English physician

Born: Brotier, Gabriel an eminent classical scholar and editor

Born: Brown, John a clergyman of the church of Scotland

“Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in three books.” Browne, Simon an able and learned minister and writer among the protestant dissenters

“Posthumous Works,” Browne, Sir Thomas an eminent physician and antiquary

“History of Virginia,” 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: Camper, Peter an eminent physician and surgeon

Born: Camus, Antony Le a French physician

“Poems;” Carey, Henry a musical composer and poet

Born: Carr, John LL. D. many years an eminent schoolmaster at Hertford

“Casimiri Oudini Commentarius de Scriptoribus Ecclesix, &c.” Cave, William a very learned divine

“Cassiodori Senatoris Complexiones in Epistolas, Acta Apostolorum, & Apocalypsin, e vetustissimis Canonicorum Veronensium membranis nuper erutee. Editio altera ad Florentinam fideliter expressa, opera & cura Samuelis Chandleri,” Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

Died: Chauveau, Rene son of the foregoing

“Anatomy of the Human Body,” Cheselden, William an eminent surgeon and anatomist

Died: Churchill, John duke of Marlborough

Born: Cole, Charles Nalson an English lawyer

“Harmonia Mensurarum,” Cotes, Roger a celebrated mathematician

“Some account of the present Greek church, with reflections on their present doctrine and discipline, particularly in the Eucharist,” Covel, Dr. John a very learned English divine

Born: Cronstedt, Axel Frederic a Swedish mineralogist

“Nouvelles maximes sur l'Education des enfans,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

“Cinq Sermons sur la verite de la religion Chretienne,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

“The Fair Circassian,” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

“Religious Courtship,” De Foe, Daniel a voluminous and very ingenious political and miscellaneous writer

“L'Homme de Rene Des Cartes, et la formation du fetus; avec les remarques de Louis de la Forge,” Des Cartes, Rene a modern philosopher of high distinction

Born: Desmahis, Joseph Francis Edward De Corsembleu was born at Sully-sur-Loire in 1722

“The Flower-piece.” Duncombe, William an ingenious poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Historia genealogica principumSaxonite superioris, necnon origines Aulialtiiue et Sabaudicae,” Eccard, John George a German historian and antiquary

“Acta Erudit.” Facciolati, James a learned Italian orator and grammarian

“Specimen de Suppuratione in Partibus mollibus,” Fizes, Anthony an eminent physician of Montpellier

Born: Forbonnois, Francis V'Eron De an eminent political and financial writer of France

“Registrum Honoris de Richmond,” Gale, Roger esq. F. R. and A. Ss. eldest son of the preceding

Born: Goussier, John James a learned French physician

“A Letter from a nobleman abroad to his friend in England,” Granville, George viscount Lansdowne

“Presbyterian Prejudice displayed,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

“A pair of clean Shoes and Boots for a Dirty Baronet; or an answer to Sir Richard Cox,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

“Continuatio” Hall, Anthony a learned

“Ten Sermons preached before and after the celebration of the Lord’s Supper,” Halyburton, Thomas a pious Scotch divine

Born: Hasselquist, Frederick one of the favourite pupils of Linnæus

“Dissert, de Alexandri magni numismate,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

“Johannis de Fordun Scotichronicon genumum, una cum ejusdem supplemento ac continuatione,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“The History and Antiquities of Glastonbury, &c.” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Greek Lexicon” Hedericus, Benjamin of Haiti

Died: Heineccius, John Gotlieb a German lawyer

“Anatomy of the Human. Body,” Highmore, Joseph an eminent painter

“Observationum Physico-Chemicarum Libri tres,” Hoffmann, Frederick the most eminent physician of his name

Born: Hommel, Charles Frederick a lawyer

“Huetiana, ou pensees diverses de M. Huet,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“Epistola ad virum ornatis. Joannem Freind, &c. in qua D. W. Trilleri, Phil, et M. D. epistolam medico-criticam super primo et tertio epidemiorum, a viro ornatissimo editis, ad examen revocavit J. King,” King, John rector of Chelsea

Born: Leapor, Mary a young lady of considerable poetical talent

Born: Leland, Thomas a learned uivine and translator

Born: Mac Lai Ne, Archibald a pious and learned clergyman

Died: Mailla, Joseph-Anne-Marie De Moyriac De a learned Jesuit

“Explanation of a reasonable Method of learning the Latin language,” Marsais, Cæsar Chesneau Du a French grammarian of high reputation

Died: Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

“Memoires Historiques,” Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

Born: Meerman, Gerard a very learned lawyer and pensionary of Rotterdam was born at Leyden in 1722; of his early history

“Jugemens des Sgavans,” Monnoye, Bernard De La a learned French poet

“Vindicise antiquae Cnristianorum discipline, adv. J, Tolandi Nazarenum,” Mosheim, John Lawrence an illustrious German divine (16951755)

Died: Netscher, Constantine another son of Gaspard

“Account of the success of inoculating the Smallpox.” Nettleton, Thomas a physician and miscellaneous writer

“Arnica Responsio ad Difficultates in Julio Paulo, sive Libro de Partus Expositione, motas a, Viro amplissimo Van Bynkershoek,” Noodt, Gerard a celebrated civilian (?–1725)

“An Account of Trinity college, Cambridge;” Pearce, Zachary a learned English prelate

“Inquisition-honesty displayed,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“The History of Timur bee, or the great Tamerlan,” Petis De La Croix, Francis an agreeable French writer and learned Orientalist

“A short and true Account of the Inquisition and its Proceedings, as it is practised in Italy, set forth in some particular Cases. Whereunto is added, an Extract out of an authentic Book of Legends of the Roman Church. By Hierom Bartholomew Piazza, an Italian born; formerly a Lector of Philosophy and Divinity, and one of the delegate Judges of that Court, and now by the grace of God, a Convert to the Church of England.” Piazza, Hierom Bartholomew a native of Italy

“The Assembly,” Pitcairne, Archibald an eminent Scotch physician of the mechanical sect

“The History and Antiquities of Glastonbury,” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England

Born: Pownall, Thomas a gentleman of considerable learning and political knowledge

Died: Quesne, Abraham Du a brave French officer

“Hibernia freed.” Quin, James a celebrated actor

“Epigrammes Diverses.” Racine, John an illustrious French poet

Born: Ratte, Stephen Hyacinth De a French mathematician and astronomer

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

“An Argument in behalf of the Science of a Connoisseur.” Richardson

“Mercury,” Roque, Anthony De La a French poet

“Prelections on the Nature and Obligation of promissory oaths and of conscience,” Sanderson, Dr. Robert

Born: Schonning, Gerrard a learned Norwegian

“Nouveau Cours de Chymie suivant les Principes de Newton et de Stahl,” Senac, John a distinguished French physician

“History of the Quakers” Sewell, William the historian of the Quakers

Died: Sherard, William a very learned botanist

Born: Smart, Christopher a poet of some

“The miseries and great hardships of the Inferior Clergy in and about London; and a modest plea for their rights and better usage; in a letter to a right rev. prelate,” Stackhouse, Thomas a learned and laborious divine

Born: Strack, Charles a very skilful German physician and writer

“Graham’s dyke,” Stukeley, William an antiquary of much celebrity

“Praelectiones Academics,” Sturmius, John Christopher a noted German mathematician and philosopher

Born: Tozzetti, John Targioni an eminent botanist

“The Case of the Rector of St. Andrew, Holborn,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Died: Varignon, Peter a celebrated French mathematician and priest

Died: Vitringa, Campegius an eminent and learned protestant divine

Died: Watson, James an excellent printer

Born: Whalley, Peter an English divine and critic

Died: Whitehead, George an eminent person among the Quakers

“Selden’s. works,” Wilkins, David a learned divine and editor (?–1745)

Born: Witherspoon, John an eminent divine in Scotland and America

“Anecdota Gneca sacra et profana,” Wolfe, John Christopher a learned scholar

1723

“Le triomphe de la Providence et de la Religion, en l'ouverture des Sept Sceaux par le Fils de Dieu,” Abbadie, James a learned Protestant divine

“De anatome errores detegente in medicina,” Albinus, Bernard Siegfried son of the preceding

“Thesaurus antiquitatutn Sicilian,” Amico, Antonine D' of Messina

“Examen de difFerents points d' Anatomic, &c,” Andry, Nicholas surnamed Bois-Regard

Born: Anich, Peter astronomer

Born: Anquetil, Lewis-Peter a French historian

Born: Ansart, Andrew Joseph a French historian

“O ratio de juris prudentia, medicina, theologia per sua principia addiscendis, Pisis habita,” Averani, Joseph was born at Florence the 19th of March 1662

“Delle Scuole sacre,” Aulisio, Dominico the son of Antonio Aulisio

“I was so then I little thought it should be by him that I am now no fellow; but God is just, and I am a sinner.” Baker, Thomas a very ingenious and learned antiquary

“A translation, with notes, of a treatise of M. Bynckershoek,” Barbeyrac, John nephew of the preceding

Died: Barre, Francis Poullain De La was born July 1647

Born: Basedow, John Bernard an author of some merit on the subject of education

Died: Baxter, William an eminent grammarian and critic

“Hungariae antiquas et novae prodromus,” Bel, Matthias born at Otsova in Hungary

“Gratulatio Cardinali J. F. Barbadico, &c.” Belgrado, James an eminent Italian mathematician

Died: Bemmel, William Van also a landscape painter

“A Defence” Bennet, Benjamin a dissenting minister of considerable note in the beginning of the last century

“De Mysteriis Cereris et Bacchi,” Berger, John William brother to the preceding

“Picart’s Religious Ceremonies,” Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

Born: Bertoux, William a French Jesuit

Born: Bertrandi, John Ambrose Maria an eminent anatomist and surgeon

“De harmonia animi et corporis humani maxime prsestabilita commentatio hypothetica,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“Decency and order in public worship, three Sermons,” Bisse, Thomas an English divine

“King Alfred, in twelve books,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“History of the Conspiracy against king William the Third,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

Born: Blackstone, Sir William knight

“Pharmaco-botanologia, or an alphabetical and classical dissertation on all the British indigenous and garden plants of the new dispensatory,” Blair, Patrick an ingenious Scotch botanist

Born: Bloch, Mark Eliezer an eminent naturalist

Born: Boehmer, George Ralph an eminent professor of botany and anatomy in the university of Wittetnberg

“Gabinetto armonico,” Bonanni, Philip a learned Jesuit

“His* toria phijosophica doctrinae de Ideis,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

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

“Institutiones Theologicse, Dogmaticae, variis observationibus iilustratse,” Buddeus, John Francis a celebrated Lutheran divine

“Compendium of the crown laws, in three charges to the grand jury at Westminster,” Bulstrode, Sir Richard eldest son of the preceding

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

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

Born: Caraccioli, Lewis Anthony

“Bibliotheca Historica Regni Siciliae,” Carusius, John Baptist a learned historiographer of Palermo

Died: Centlivre, Susannah an ingenious dramatic writer

Died: Chamberlayne, John son to the preceding

“Dissertations historical, critical, theological, and moral, on the most memorable events of the Old and New Testaments; wherein the spirit of the sacred writings is shewn, their authority confirmed, and the sentiments of the primitive fathers, as well as the modern, critics, with regard to the difficult passages therein, considered and compared; vol. I. comprising the events related in the Books of Moses to which are added, chronological tables, fixing the date of each event, and connecting the several dissertations together,” Chamberlayne, John son to the preceding

Born: Chambers, Sir William an eminent architect

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

Born: Chapman, George LL. D. a learned schoolmaster in Scotland

Died: Clarke, William a learned divine and antiquary

“History of the United Provinces,” Clerc, John Le brother to the preceding

Born: Cooper, John Gilbert an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“Philosophical and Mathematical Institutions,” Corsini, Edward a monk of the Ecoles-Pies

“Bibliotheca Literaria,” Cosin, John an English prelate

Born: Cramer, John Andrew of another family

“Nouveau volume des Sermons,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

Died: Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

“Memoirs of cardinal de Retz,” Daval, Peter esq. of the Middle Temple

“Necrologe de Port-royal,” Desmares, Toussaint priest of the oratory

“A Complete Body of Practical Divinity,” Doolittle, Thomas an eminent nonconformist

“Corpus historicum medii aevi,” Eccard, John George a German historian and antiquary

“The History of Tangiers,” Eryceira, Ferdinand De Meneses, Count D' a Portuguese writer

Born: Essex, Jamks a man whose astonishing knowledge of gothic architecture could only be equalled by his modesty

“A compendious way of teaching ancient and modern languages, formerly practised by the learned Tanaquil Faber, in the education of one of his sons, and of his daughter the celebrated madam Dacier. To which are added, some tracts and observations on the same subject by several eminent men, namely, Roger Ascham, Richard Carew, Milton, Locke, &c. With an account of the education of the dauphin, by Bossuet bishop of Meaux,” Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

“Auberti Minci Opera Diplomatics et Historica,” Foppens, John Francis an eminent historian and biographer

Born: Freytag, Frederic Gotthilf an eminent literary historian

“Pharmacopoeia Domestica,” Fuller, Thomas an English physician

“De Dysenteria alba in puerpera Dissertatio,” Furstenau, John-Herman an eminent physician

“Vindiciae Kircherianae, seu defensio concordantiarum Graecarum Conradi Kircheri, adversus Abr. Trommii animadversiones;” Gagnier, John an eminent orientalist

Died: Gildon, Charles a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

Born: Grainger, James an English poet and physician

“The Knight of Dumbleton foiled at his own weapons, &c. In a Letter to Sir Richard Cocks, knt. By a Gentleman and no Knight,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

“A Century of eminent Presbyterians: or a Collection of Choice Sayings, from the public sermons before the two houses, from Nov. 1641 to Jan. 31, 1648, the day after the king was beheaded. By a Lover of Episcopacy,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

“A Letter of Thanks to Mr. Benjamin Bennet,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

Born: Gruner, John Frederick an eminent divine and critical scholar

Died: Hall, Anthony a learned

Died: Hase, Theodore De an eminent doctor and minister of Bremen

“A new and easy Method to find out the Longitude from observing the Altitudes of the Celestial bodies.” Hayes, Charles esq. a very singular person

Died: Henault, Charles John Francis an eminent French writer

“Traite Philosophique de laFoiblesse de I'esprit huniain,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

“Poetical Register, or Lives and Characters of the English dramatic poets,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

Died: Johnson, John an eminent divine among the nonjurors

“Conspectus Formularum Medicarum,” Juncker, Gottlob John a learned physician

Born: Knowles, Thomas was a native of Ely

“Les Mosurs des Sauvages, compare'es aux mceurs des premiers siecles,” Lafitau, Joseph Francis a French writer

Died: Leuwenhoek, Anthony a celebrated Dutch philosopher

Born: Lindsey, Theophilus a Socinian writer

Born: Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

Born: Magalhaens, John Hyacinth De said to be a lineal descendant

“Canzonette Anacreontiche di Lindoro Eleato” Magalotti, Laurence a celebrated philosopher and mathematician

Died: Mare, Nicolas De La was a principal magistrate of the Chatelet under Louis XIV. who reposed great confidence in him

Born: Marmontel, John Francis one of the most distinguished French writers of the eighteenth century

Born: Martin, Thomas an English antiquary

Died: Mather, Increase youngest son of the preceding

Born: Mayer, Tobias one of the greatest astronomers and mechanics of the last century

“Harveian Oration,” Mead, Richard a most distinguished physician

Born: Merian, John Bernard perpetual secretary of the academy of sciences at Berlin

“Considerations for promoting Agriculture,” Molesworth, Robert viscount Molesworth of Swordes in Ireland

“The last Judgment of Men and AngeU, in twelve books, after the manner of Milton,” Newcomb, Thomas son of a worthy clergy

Died: Nicolson, William a learned English prelate and antiquary

“Theological Works,” Papin, Isaac some time a minister of the church of England

Died: Pouget, Francis Ame' a French divine

Born: Price, Richard an eminent dissenting minister and political writer

Born: Reed, Joseph a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

Born: Reynolds, Sir Joshua the most illustrious painter of the English school

Born: Rhunken, David ao eminent scholar

Died: Rivinus, Augustus Qurinus an eminent botanist and physician

Died: Robinson, John a distinguished English prelate and statesman

“A Vindication of the Civil Establishment of Religion, wherein some positions of Mr. Chandler, the author of the l Literal Scheme, 7 &c. and an aiionymo-us Letter on that subject, are occasionally considered. With an Appendix, containing a Letter from the Rev. Dr. Marshall, and an Answer to the same,” Rogers, Dr. John an English divine

Born: Ruffhead, Owen a law and miscellaneous writer

Died: Russel, Lord William the third son of the preceding

“the object was all nature and physic, no grace.” Rutty, John a medical observer and writer of very considerable learning

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

Born: Sandeman, Robert from whom a religious sect is generally named

“Hymns,” Santeul, Claude brother of the preceding

Died: Settle, Elkanah a poetaster

Born: Smith, Adam the celebrated author of the “Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

“Memoirs of' bishop Atterbury, from his birth to his banishment,” Stackhouse, Thomas a learned and laborious divine

Died: Tallard, Camille D'Hostun, Count Of an admired general

Died: Terrasson, Andrew the first of a literary family of considerable note in France

“Justin Martyr,” Thirlby, Styan LL. D. a very ingenious and learned English critic

Died: Trenchard, John an English political writer

Died: Valsalva, Antony Maria an eminent physician

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

1724

Born: Æpinus, Francis-Marie-Ulrick-Theodore a German physician of considerable eminence

Died: Alexander, Noel, In Latin Natalis a learned ecclesiastical writer of the 17th century

Died: Amman, John Conrad a Swiss physician

Died: Amory, Thomas a dissenting minister of considerable note

Born: Andreæ, John Gerard Reinhard a German apothecary of considerable learning and excellent character

Born: Anstey, Christopher an ingenious poet of the eighteenth century

“The Register of the most noble Order of the Garter, usually called the Black-Book, with a specimen of the Lives of the Knights Companions,” Anstis, John a learned heraldic writer

Born: Ashby, George an English divine and antiquary

“De ia Contagion cle la Peste,” Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

“Unita della materia poetica sotto dieci predicamenti e sentiment! ne' due principi della Toscana e Latina poesia, Petrarca eVirgilio,” Attendolo, John Baptist a learned writer of the sixteenth century

Born: Auger, Athanasius a distinguished French critic

Born: Bastide, John Francis De La a very industrious French writer

Died: Bedford, Hilkiah of Sibsey

“Nuova propozitione intorno alia caruncula dell' uretra della carnosita, &c.” Benevoli, Anthony an Italian surgeon

“Exercitationes Mathematics?,” Bernoulli, Daniel a celebrated physician and philosopher

“Epistola de eclipsi soils die Maii, 1724,” Bianchini, Francis a very learned Italian astronomer and philosopher

“Memorie concernenti la citta d'Urbino,” Bianchini, Francis a very learned Italian astronomer and philosopher

“De origine et permissione Mali, &c.” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“Specimen doctrinae veterum Sinarum moralis et politicae,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“A treatise on Consumptions and other distempers belonging to the breast and lungs,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

Died: Bockhorst, John Van called also Langhen-Jan

“Atrocis nee descripti prius morbi histoia, secundum medicae artis leges conscripta,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Elementa Chemise quae anniversario labore uocnit in publicis, privatisque scholis,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Died: Boivin, Louis brother to the preceding

“The peace and happiness of this world, the immediate design of Christianity, on Luke ix. 56,” Bott, Thomas an English clergyman of ingenuity and learning

Born: Bourget, Dom John was born at the village of Beaumains near Falaise

Died: Bridges, John esq. of Barton- Seagrave

“De Vita et Scriptis Cl. Etringeri,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

“Examen du poema (de M. Racine) sur la grace,” Brumoy, Peter a celebrated French writer

“Traite* des premieres verites,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“History of the Pagan Philosophy,” Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

Born: Busching, Anthony Frederic an eminent geographer

Born: Carleton, Sir Guy late lord Dorchester

Died: Carusius, John Baptist a learned historiographer of Palermo

“Universal Gravity,” Castel, Lewis Bertrand a geometrician and philosopher

Born: Champion, Anthony a miscellaneous writer

“Antiquitates Asiaticae.” Chishull, Edmund a learned divine and antiquary

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

“A list of suppositions or assertions in the late Discourse of the grounds, &c. which are not therein supported by any real or authentic evidence; for which some such evidence is expected to he produced. By William Whiston, M. A.” Collins, Anthony an eminent writer on the side of infidelity

“Musicus apparatus Academicus.” Croft, William a musician

Died: Cross, Michael an English artist

“Summa Logicae,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

Born: Curtius, Michael Conrad professor of history and rhetoric at Marpurg

“Tour through England” De Foe, Daniel a voluminous and very ingenious political and miscellaneous writer

Born: Denton, Thomas a clergyman who is entitled to a place in this Dictionary

Born: Derrick, Samuel a native of Ireland

“Lettres de M. Des Cartes, ou Ton a joint le Latin de plusieurs lettres, qui n‘avoient ete imprhnees qu’en Francois, aver une traduction Francois de celles, qui n‘avoient jusqu’a present paru qu'en Latin,” Des Cartes, Rene a modern philosopher of high distinction

“Les Meditations metaphysiques touchant la premiere philosophic,” Des Cartes, Rene a modern philosopher of high distinction

“Discours de la methode, pour bien conJuire sa raison, et chercher la verite dans les sciences. Plus la dioptrique, les meteores, la mechanique, et la musique,” Des Cartes, Rene a modern philosopher of high distinction

“Les Principes de la Philosophic,” Des Cartes, Rene a modern philosopher of high distinction

“History of Civil Law,” Duck, Arthur an English civilian

“Original Poems, Translations, Essays, and Letters,” Duncombe, William an ingenious poetical and miscellaneous writer

“A general treatise of Morality, formed upon the principles of Natural Reason only; with a preface in answer to two essays lately published in the Fable of the Bees, and some incidental remarks upon an Inquiry concerning Virtue, by the right honourable Anthony earl of Shaftesbury,” Fiddes, Richard an English divine

“Medici na Geronomica; of preserving old men’s health; with an appendix concerning the use of oil and unction, and a letter on the regimen of younger years,” Floyer, Sir John an eminent physician

Born: Fordyce, Sir William another brother of the pre* ceding

“Introductio ad lectionem Prophetarnrti,” Francke, Augustus Herman a learned and pious German divine

“Programmata nonnulla, tempore Magistrates Academici impressa,” Furstenau, John-Herman an eminent physician

Died: Gaultier, John Baptist was born about 1685

“A Life of cardinal d'Amboise, with a parallel of other cardinals who have been ruling statesmen,” Gendre, Louis Le a French historian

Died: Grandet, Joseph was a pious and learned curate of St

Born: Gregory, John professor of medicine in the university of Edinburgh

“A Caveat against Mr. Benj. Bennet, a mere pretender to history and criticism. By a lover of history,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

“Hebrew Grammar,” Guarin, Peter a learned Benedictine

Died: Guy, Thomas founder of Guy’s hospital

Died: Hautefeuille, John an ingenious mechanic

“Oratio cle actione oratoris, sive corporis eloquentia,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

“Robert of Gloucester’s Chronicle,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

Born: Hervey, Augustus John third earl of Bristol

Born: Home, John a clergyman of the church of Scotland

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

“Tacitus- de moribus Germanorum,” Jablonski, Theodore brother to the preceding

“The complete Court Keeper, or lord steward’s assistant,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

Died: Jenks, Benjamin a pious English divine and writer

Died: Jones, Jeremiah a learned dissenting divine

Born: Kant, Immanuel a German writer

Born: Klopstock, Frederic Theophilus a German poet of the greatest renown

“Life of Erasmus,” Knight, Samuel, D. D. an English antiquary and biographer

Born: Lacombe, James a diligent French miscellaneous historian

Died: Lallouette, Ambrose a French ecclesiastic

“Commentarius Analytico-exegeticus evangelii secundum Joannem,” Lampe, Frederic Adolphus a German protestant divine

Died: Lutti, Benedict an Italian artist

“Miscellanea Graecorum aliquot Scriptorum Carmina, cum versione Latina & Nods,” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

“General treatise of morality formed upon the principles of natural religion only,” Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

“Vice and luxury public mischiefs,” Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

“Remarks upon the Fable of the Bees,” Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

“De Transitu Mercurii per Solem, anno 1723,” Manfredi, Eustachio a celebrated astronomer and mathematician

Died: Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“Tractatus de casibus, et excommunicationibus episcopis reservatis, confectusad normam label lae Lucanse,” Mansi, John Dominique a very learned Italian prelate

Died: Marsollier, James a French historian of some credit

“Veterum Scriptorum et Monumentorum Ecclesiasticorum, et dogmaticorum, amplissima collectio,” Martenne, Edmund a benedictine of the congregation of St

Died: Mopinot, Simon a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“De aetate apologetici Tertulliani et initio persecutionis Christianorum sub Severo, commentatio,” Mosheim, John Lawrence an illustrious German divine (16951755)

Died: Nourry, Nicholas Le a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

Died: Orleans, Lewis Duke Of a learned and pious prince of the s blood royal of France

“El Parnaso Espannol Pintoresco laureado, &c. Tomo Tercero, Madrid,” Palomino, Don Acislo Antonio Y Velasco a Spanish painter and writer on the art

Died: Pictet, Benedict a theologian and historian

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

Died: Prideaux, Humphrey a learned English divine

Born: Rolt, Richard an English historical and miscella* neous writer

Died: Sacheverell, Henry a man whose history affords a very striking example of the folly of party spirit

Died: Sarnelli, Pompey a learned Italian prelate

Born: Senac, John a distinguished French physician

“Synopseos Chtrurgicge Libri vi.” Severinus, Marcus Aurelius a distinguished physician

“On the Juice of the Grape,” Shaw, Peter a physician of the last century

Born: Smeaton, John a very celebrated mechanic and civil engineer

“A Funeral Sermon on Mr. Richard Sayer, bookseller,” Stanhope, George dean of Canterbury

Born: Stubbs, Geokge a celebrated anatomist and painter of animals

“Viearia Leodiensis: or, The History of the Church of Leeds, &c.” Thoresby, Ralph an eminent antiquary

Born: Thornton, Bonnell a miscellaneous writer of genuine humour

Born: Watson, John the historian of Halifax

Died: Welsted, Leonard a minor poet and miscellaneous writer

“An Essay towards restoring the true Text of the Old Testament, and for vindicating the citations thence made in the New Testament;” Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

Died: Willis, Browne an eminent antiquary