Events noted in 1725

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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“De Vita et rebus gestis Mohammedis liber, Arab, et Lat. cum notis,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

“Systema Jurisprudentiae Medicse,” Alberti, Michael avery eminent German physician

Born: Allioni, Charles a celebrated Piedmontese physician

“Observations introductory to an historical Essay on the Knighthood of the Bath,” Anstis, John a learned heraldic writer

“De titulis quos S. Evaristus Romania presbyteris distribuit,” Antonelli, Nicholas Maria count of Pergola

“Vigneul Marvilliana,” Argonne, Noel, Called Dom Bonaventure D' was born at Paris in 1634

“Dissertationes de colore et tinclura comarum et de civitate Romana Apostoli Pauli,” Arntzenius, John a learned philologist

“Histoire de la Theriaque,” Bagard, Charles an eminent French physician

“Anti-Baillet” Baillet, Adrian an eminent French critic

“Original Poems, serious and humourous,” Baker, Henry an ingenious and diligent naturalist

Born: Bakewell, Robert the most successful and celebrated experimental farmer ever known in England

Died: Baldini, John Anthony an Italian count

“La defence du droit de la compagnie Hollandoise des Indes Orientales, contre les nouvelles pretensions des habitans des Pais Bas Autrichiens, &c.” Barbeyrac, John nephew of the preceding

Died: Basil, St. surnamed The Great

“Thesaurus Monumentorum Eccl. et Hist. &c.” Basnage, James de Franquener

Died: Baune, James De La a learned French Jesuit

“Novi Testarmenti Graeci recte cauteque adornandi prodromus,” Bengel, John Albert a learned German divine

“Agide re di Sparta,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“De Trajano non Optimo,” Berger, John William brother to the preceding

“De Stephanophoris veterum,” Berger, John William brother to the preceding

Born: Bergius, Bengts brother of the preceding

“Delectus argumentorum,” Bergler, Stephen was born at Hermanstadt

Born: Bever, Thomas LL. D. an eminent scholar and civilian

“Dissertatio historico-catoptrica de speculo Archimedis,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“Dilucidationes philosophies; de Deo, anima, &c.” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“A treatise on the Spleen and Vapours, or hypochonclriacal and hysterical affections; with three discourses on the nature and cure of the Cholic, Melancholy, and Palsy,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“A critical dissertation upon the Spleen,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“Just prejudices against the Arian hypothesis,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“Histoire physique de la Mer,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Anatomical works,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Died: Bonanni, Philip a learned Jesuit

“The principal and peculiar notion of a late book, entitled, The religion of nature delineated, considered, and refuted,” Bott, Thomas an English clergyman of ingenuity and learning

Born: Bowle, John an ingenious scholar

“An instruction to a person newly confirmed, &c.” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

“Elemens de Metaphysique a la portée de tout le monde,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Thesaurus monumentorum ecclesiasticorum & historicorum,” Canisius, Henry the nephew of Peter Canisius

“Bp. Burnet’s late History charged with great partiality,” Capel, Arthur eldest son and heir of the preceding

“Sir Ralph Winwood’s Memorials,” Carleton, Sir Dudley Lord Dorchester

Died: Catherine, Alexievna a country girl of the name of Martha

“A Defence of Christianity from the prophecies of the Old Testament, wherein are considered all the objections against this kind of proof advanced in a late Discourse on the Grounds and Reasons of the Christian Religion,” Chandler, Edward a learned English prelate

“Diet, de Justice, Police, et Finances,” Chasles, Gregory De who was born August 17

Died: Chauvin, Stephen a protestant clergyman

Born: Clive, Robert son of Richard Clive

Born: Clover, Joseph an ingenious professor of the veterinary art

“Practical Discourses” Collier, Jeremy an eminent English divine

“Collection of Treatises on the Bath Waters,” Coryate, Thomas the eccentric son of the preceding

“De Summa pryedicationis apostolicae, quod Jesus sit Christus,” Cramer, John Rodolphus a learned protestant divine

“Compendium Logicrc,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

“Reflexions sur Futilite des mathematiques,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

Born: Darcy, Patrick, Count of a noble and ancient family in Ireland

“The Life and Piracies of captain Singleton,” De Foe, Daniel a voluminous and very ingenious political and miscellaneous writer

Born: Dyer, Samuel a man of great learning (?–1772)

Born: Ebert, John Arnold who was born at Hamburgh Feb. 8

“Sermons upon various subjects, preached to young people,” Evans, John a dissenting divine of Wales (16801730)

Died: Fiddes, Richard an English divine

“Historia Cœlestis Britannica,” Flamsteed, John a very eminent English astronomer

Died: Fleury, Claude a celebrated French ecclesiastical historian

“The History of Physic, from the time of Galen to the beginning of the sixteenth century, chiefly with regard to practice: in a discourse written to Dr. Mead.” Freind, John a learned English physician

Died: Gacon, Francis a French poet

“The Moral Characters of Theophrastus, translated from the Greek, with notes, and a Critical Essay on Characteristic Writing,” Gally, Henry an English divine

“Dissertatio Inauguralis de solidis humani corporis partibus,” Gaubius, Jerome David an eminent German physician

Born: Glass, John son of the above

“De Perspiratione insensibili,” Gorter, John De a physician

Died: Gouye, Thomas a French mathematician

“A Defence of our ancient and modern Historians against the frivolous cavils of a late pretender to. Critical History, in which the false quotations smd unjust inferences of the anonymous author are confuted and exposed in the manner they deserve, la two parts,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

“An Appendix by way of Answer to the Critical Historian’s Review,” Grey, Zachary LL. D. an English divine

Died: Harris, Walter a learned English physician

“Lucretius,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Born: Howe, Richard fourth viscount Howe

“Sacrae antiquitatis monumenta historica, dogmatica, diplomatica,” Hugo, Charles Louis a voluminous author in Latin and French

“The Student’s Companion, or reason of the law,” Jacob, Giles a poetical and dramatic writer

“Conspectus Therapeiae generalis, &c. Tabnlis 20 methodo Stahliana conscriptus,” Juncker, Gottlob John a learned physician

Died: Ibbot, Dr. Benjamin an ingenious and learned writer

Born: Keppel, Augustus a celebrated English admiral

Born: Kippis, Andrew an eminent dissenting divine and biographer

Born: Lacombe De Prezel, Honore brother of the former

Born: Lorry, Anne-Charles a learned French physician

Born: Lort, Michael a learned and amiable clergyman

“Enquiry, whether the general practice of virtue tends to the wealth or poverty, benefit or disadvantage, of a people? In which the pleas offered by the author of The Fable of the Bees, for the usefulness of vice and roguery, are considered; with some thoughts concerning a toleration of public stews,” Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

“A Stage-coach Journey to Exeter,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

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

“Histoire Physique de la Mer,” Marsigli, Lewis Ferdinand an Italian

Born: Mason, William a distinguished poet and divine of the last century

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

Born: Montucla, John Stephen a celebrated mathematician

“An Introduction to the Reading of the New Testament, being a translation of that of Mess, de Beausobre and Lenfant, prefixed to their edition of the New Testament,” Morant, Philip a learned and indefatigable antiquary and biographer

“De pura dictione Latina,” Morhof, Daniel George a very learned German

“Tablettes Geographiques,” Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

Died: Nesbit, Alexander was the youngest son of lord-president Nesbit

Born: Newton, John an English clergyman

“A Scheme of Discipline, with Statutes intended to be established by a royal charter for the education of youth in Hert-hall;” Newton, Richard founder of Hertford college

“The Voyages of John Ouvington to Surat, and divers parts of Asia and Africa; containing the History of the Revolution in the kingdom of Golconda, and some observations upon Silk- Worms,” Niceron, John Peter one of the most useful French biographers

“Religion and Philosophy, a Tale;” Pack, Richardson an English poetical and miscellaneous writer

“A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Dissertation on the Council of Constance,” Petit-Didier, Matthew a celebrated Benedictine

“Comm. des observations et consultations surlaContume d'Anjou,” Pineau, Gabriel Du a celebrated lawyer

“Belisarius.” Quin, James a celebrated actor

Born: Ramler, Charles William a German poet of great celebrity in his own country

“Medicinal Earths.” Rivinus, Augustus Qurinus an eminent botanist and physician

Died: Rue, Charles De La a French orator and poet

Born: Scopoli, John Anthony an eminent naturalist

“Memoir on the Natural History of Medicinal Waters,” Short, Thomas a physician of the early part of the last century

Died: Smith, John an English divine of distinguished learning

“IterBoreale,” Stukeley, William an antiquary of much celebrity

“Essay on the Truth of the Christian Religion; wherein its real foundation upon the Old Testament is shown” Sykes, Arthur Ashley a divine of the church of England

“Antiquitates Prioratus majoris Malverne,” Thomas, William born in 1670

“Ecclesiastical Discipline,” Thomassin, Lewis a learned French divine

“Arsacidarum impetium, sive regum Parthorum histoiia ad fidem numismatum accommodata,” Vaillant, John Foi a great medallist

“UnTraite du Mouvement et de laMesure des Eaux Courantes, &c.” Varignon, Peter a celebrated French mathematician and priest

Born: Venn, Henry a pious divine of the church of England

“Curse philologicae et criticae in omnes libros N. T.” Wolfe, John Christopher a learned scholar

1726

“Specimen medicoe Theologicae,” Alberti, Michael avery eminent German physician

“Pleasant Musical Companion,” Aldrich, Henry an eminent scholar and divine

Died: Alsop, Anthony a poetical and miscellaneous English writer

Died: Ancourt, Florent-Carton D' an eminent French actor and dramatic writer

“Componimenti poetici delle piu illustri rimatrici d'ogni seculo,” Andreini, Isabella wife to the preceding

“Assertio pro unico S. Eucherio Lugdunensi Episcopo. Opus posthumum. Accedit Concilium Regiense sub Rostagno Metrop. Aquensi anni 1285, nunc primo prodit integrum et notis illustratum opera Car. Antelmi designati Episc. Grassens. Praepos. Foroj.” Antelmi, Joseph a French ecclesiastic and antiquary

“Oratio de delectu scriptorum qui juventuti in scholis prcelegendi sunt,” Arntzenius, John a learned philologist

Died: Baccalar-Y-Sanna, Don Vincent marquis of St

Born: Ballexserd, N. James citizen of Geneva

“Componimenti poetici dc-lle piu illustri rimatrici d'ogni secolo,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

Born: Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

“Epistola anatomica adJosephum. Puteum Bononiensem,” Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

“Discourses on the Gout, Rheumatism, and the King’s Evil,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

Died: Boivin, John professor of Greek in the royal college of Paris

Died: Brady, Dr. Nicholas an English divine of good parts and learning

Born: Bruckner, John a Lutheran divine

“English acquisitions in Guinea and the East Indies,” 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: Casteels, Peter an artist

Died: Chaulieu, William Anfreye De was born at Fontenay in Normandy

Died: Clagett, Nicolas younger brother to the preceding

“Life and Posthumous Works,” Claridge, Richard a writer of eminence among the Quakers

“Xenophont. Ephesii Ephesiacorum Libri V. de Amoribus Anthite et Abrocomse,” Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

Born: Coote, Sir Eyke a descendant of the preceding family

Born: Cotes, Francis an English artist

“De genuina indole fidei Jesum ceu Christum recipientis,” Cramer, John Rodolphus a learned protestant divine

Died: Craufurd, David, Esq. was born at Drumsoy near Glasgow

“Memoires pour servir a l‘histoire des troubles arrives en Suisse a I’occasion du Consensus,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

“De logic-ce cum physica, et de mathesceos cum utraque, et utriusque cum mathesi reciproco nexu,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

“De niente hutnana, &c. dissert, philosophicotheologica,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

“Traite d'Algebra,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

Born: Dalrymple, David an eminent Scotch lawyer and antiquary

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

“A System of Magic,” De Foe, Daniel a voluminous and very ingenious political and miscellaneous writer

Born: Deleyue, Alexander one of the French Encyclopaedists

“Miscellanea Curiosa,” Derham, William an excellent philosopher and divine

“Memoires de litterature,” Desmolets, Peter Nicolas librarian of the house of the oratory in the rue St

“Philosophical Observations and Experiments of Dr. Robert Hooke,” Digby, Sir Kenelm who once enjoyed the reputation of a philosopher

“A history of the lateral operation for the stone,” Douglas, James an eminent physician

Died: Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

“A volume of Sermons in French,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

Born: Fabricy, Gabriel a French Dominican

Died: Feller, Joachim Frederic the son of the preceding

“Philosophical Works, or a demonstration of the Existence of God, by proofs drawn from Nature,” Fenelon, Francis De Salignac De La Motte archbishop of Cambray

“Observations on Dr. Freind’s History of Physic, &c.” Freind, John a learned English physician

Born: Furneaux, Pmup a learned dissenting clergyman

Died: Gabbiani, Antony Domenick an Italian artist

Born: Gabrini, Thomas Maria

Born: Gin, Peter Louis Claude a voluminous and useful French writer of the last century

“The principles of religion explained for the instruction of the weak,” Greene, Thomas a worthy English prelate

“Josephus,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

“Notizia de Libri rari nella Lingua Italiana,” Haym, Nicolas Francis a native of Rome

Born: Howard, John the indefatigable friend of the poor and unfortunate

Born: Hutton, James an ingenious philosopher of the sceptical class

“A New and Fall Method of settling the Canonical Authority of the New Testament,” Jones, Jeremiah a learned dissenting divine

Born: Jones, William a late venerable and pious divine of the church of England

Born: Ingram, Robert a worthy English divine

“Euripidis Hecuba^ Orestes, & Phcenissae,” King, John rector of Chelsea

“Dean Colet,” Knight, Samuel, D. D. an English antiquary and biographer

Died: Kolben, Peter a celebrated traveller

Born: Larcher, Peter Henry an eminent French scholar and translator

“Vindication of the Church of England,” Lindsay, John a learned divine (16861768)

Born: Madan, Martin a celebrated preacher and writer

“Dictionnaire Geographique, Historique, et Critique,” Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

“The works of Andrew Marvell, esq.” Marvell, Andrew a very ingenious and witty English writer

Born: Mengs, Antony Raphael a celebrated modern painter

“De medicorum apud veteres Romanos degentiiuu coiulitione dissertatio qua, contra viros celeberrimos Jacobutn Sponimn &, Richardum Meadium, servilem atque ignobilem earn fuisse ostenditur,” Middleton, Conyers a celebrated English divine

“A Vindication of the Church of England,” Milbourne, Luke a poetical writer of no very honourable reputation

Born: Millot, Claude Francis Xavier a late French historian

“Osteology, or Treatise on the Anatomy of the Bones,” Monro, Alexander, M. D. an eminent anatomist

Born: Morand, John Francis Clement son of the preceding

“Abrege de Chronologic,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Entretiens de Ciceron sur la nature des Dieux,” Olivet, Joseph Thoulier D' an elegant French writer

Died: Palomino, Don Acislo Antonio Y Velasco a Spanish painter and writer on the art

Born: Paoli, Pascal De a very distinguished character in modern times

“Reverendi admodum in Christo patris Samuelis Parkeri episcopi de rebus sui temporis commentariorum libri quatuor,” Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Pennant, Thomas an eminent traveller

Born: Philidor, Andrew an eminent musician and chess-player

Born: Robertson, Joseph a learned English divine and miscellaneous writer

Died: Rysbrach, John Michael a very eminent sculptor

“A Survey of the Roman Antiquities in the Midland Counties in England,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“Homo diluvii testis,” Scheuchzer, John James an eminent physician and naturalist

Died: Schmidt, John Andrew a learned Lutheran divine

“Elements of Geometry” Schmidt, John Andrew a learned Lutheran divine

Died: Sewell, George an English poet and physician

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

“New Practice of Physic,” Shaw, Peter a physician of the last century

“Sixty Sermons,” Smalridge, George a learned prelate

Died: Smith, William a learned English divine and translator

“Sermons” Terrasson, Andrew the first of a literary family of considerable note in France

“Winter,” Thomson, James a very eminent poet

“Posthumous Works” Toland, John an English writer

“On Budgel’s Philosopher’s Prayer,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Born: Tyers, Thomas a miscellaneous writer of considerable talents

“School-Master,” Upton, James a classical scholar and editor

Died: Valentinus, Michael Bernard a botanical and medical writer

Died: Vernon, Thomas a learned lawyer

Born: Weisse, Christian Felix a modern German poet and miscellaneous writer of great fame in his country

Died: West, Richard lord-chancellor of Ireland

Died: Wharton, Philip, Duke Of son to the preceding

“Grounds and reasons of the Christian Religion;” Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

Died: Whitby, Daniel a learned divine

Born: Wolfe, Major- General James a brave English officer

“Johannis Confratris et Monachi Glastoniensis Chronica,” Wood, Anthony an eminent English antiquary and biographer

1727

Died: Abbadie, James a learned Protestant divine

Born: Adanson, Michel an eminent French naturalist

“Periculum criticum in quo loca quædam cum V. ac N. T. tum Hesychii et aliorum, illustrantur, vindicantur, emendantur,” Alberti, John professor of Divinity in the university of Leyden

Died: Aler, Paul a learned French Jesuit

“Opere inedite di Ludovico Castelvetro,” Argellati, Philip an Italian printer

“Botanicou Parisiense,” Aubriet, Claude a celebrated painter of flowers

“Horti medici acad. Altorf. Historia,” Baier, John James a celebrated physician

Born: Barrington, The Hon. Daines fourth son of the preceding

Born: Beaumelle, Laurence Angliviel De La a French writer of some note

“Trias casuum memorabilium medicorum,” Behrens, Conrad Bertold a German physician of note

Born: Belloi, Peter Lawrence Buyrette Du of the French academy

Born: Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

“Epistolas Anatomicse duse,” Bianchi, John Baptist a celebrated Italian anatomist

“A Latin translation of Hughes’s Ode to the Creator.” Birch, Thomas a late valuable historical and biographical writer

“Dissertations on a Dropsy, a Tympany, the Jaundice, the Stone, and the Diabetes,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

Born: Blondel, James Augustus an English physician

“Botanicon Parisiense,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Miscellaneous Tracts.” Bowyer, William the most learned English printer of whom we have any account

“Practical Discourses concerning the four elements, as they relate to the growth of plants,” Bradley, Richard a popular and very voluminous writer on gardening and agriculture in the last century

“Ecclesiastes of Erasmus.” Bray, Thomas an eminent learned and pious divine of the seventeenth century

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

“Institutiones Historiae Philosophicae,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

“Opuscula Medico botanica,” Bruckman, Francis Ernest a German physician and botanist

“Miscellanea Sacra,” Buddeus, John Francis a celebrated Lutheran divine

“Phsedrus,” Burman, Peter the eminent philologist

“Abridged system of Mathematics,” Castel, Lewis Bertrand a geometrician and philosopher

Born: Castello, Gabriel Lancelot an eminent Italian antiquary

“Courtier,” Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman

“Reflections on the Conduct of the Modern Deists, in their late writings against Christianity,” Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

Born: Chapone, Hester an ingenious English lady

Born: Cipriani, John Baptist an eminent artist

“Medicinae laudatio in Gymnasio Pisis habita,” Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

“Defence of the doctrine of the Resurrection of the same Body,” Cockburn, Catharine a lady much distinguished by her literary accomplishments

Born: Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

“Positiones theolog. ex pastorali instructione sancti Pauli ad Titum data,” Cramer, John Rodolphus a learned protestant divine

Died: Croft, William a musician

“De legibus,” Davies, John an eminent and learned critic

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

“Nouvelles dccouvertes en medicine,” Desault, Peter a French physician

“Summer” Dodington, George Bubb Lord Melcombe

“Imitations tirees du Latin de Jean Bonnefons, avec autres amours et melanges poetiques,” Durant not Durand

Died: Eyben, Hulderie an eminent lawyer

Born: Falk, John Peter one of the scientific travellers

“The Resurrection of the same numerical body, and its re-union to the same soul; against Mr. Locke’s notion of personality and identity.” Felton, Henry a learned divine

Died: Folkes, Martin an eminent English scholar and antiquary

“Elements of the Geometry of Infinites,” Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

“The duty of Public Worship proved, to which are added directions for a devout behaviour therein, drawn chiefly from the holy scriptures and the liturgy of the church of England; and an account of the method of the Common Prayer, by way of question and answer.” Fox, Francis an English clergyman

“Adami de Domersham Hist, de rebus gestis Glastonensibus,” Fox, John an eminent English divine and churchhistorian

Born: Frisi, Paul a very eminent philosopher and mathematician

“Introductio ad prudentiam; or directions, counsels and cautions, tending to prudent management of affairs of common life,” Fuller, Thomas an English physician

Born: Gainsborough, Thomas an admirable English artist

“Beggar’s Opera;” Gay, John a very popular English poet

Born: Gebelin, Anthony Court De an eminent French writer of the last century

“De Secretione humorum in sanguine,” Gorter, John De a physician

“De Respirationis mechanismo et usu genuino,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

“Elementa Physices, methodo Mathematica in usum auditorum conscripta,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

“Account of his Life and Writings,” Hammond, Anthony, Esq. descended from a family long situated at Somersham-place

“Series numismatum antiquorum Henr. Adriani a Mark,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

“Historical and Critical Remarks,” Higgons, Bevil younger son of sir Thomas

“Fœdera,” Holmes, George an English antiquary (?–1749)

Died: Hooper, Dr. George an eminent English divine

Died: Hoste, Paul born May 19

Died: Jenkin, Robert a learned English divine

Born: Jenkinson, Charles earl of Liverpool

Born: Jerningham, Edward an elegant English poet

Died: Leng, John a learned English prelate

“Continuation,” Lewis, John a learned English divine and antiquary

Died: Martelli, Peter James an eminent Italian poet

“A treatise on the Religion of the ancient Gauls,” Martin, James a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“Commentarium in mutilum Campanioe Atnphitheatri titulum, aliasque nonnullas Inscriptiones,” Mazochi, Alexius Symmachus an Italian philologer and antiquary

Died: Menzikoff, Alexander was a prince of the Russian empire

“The Translation of the Notes of Mess, de Beausobre and Lenfant on St. Matthew’s Gospel,” Morant, Philip a learned and indefatigable antiquary and biographer

Born: Murphy, Arthur a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“An Ode to the Queen, on the happy accession of their Majesties to the Crown,” Newcomb, Thomas son of a worthy clergy

“A System of the World,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Travels of Gemelli Carreri,” Noble, Eustache De one of the most indefatigable writers of his time

“Ethica Christiana” Ostervald, John Frederick one of the most celebrated Swiss divines of the latter age

Died: Pattison, William an unfortunate poet

“A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle to the, Hebrews,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Dissertation sur une Nouvelle Methode de faire l'Operation de la Cataracte,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du a learned physician

“Miscellany,” Pitt, Christopher an English poet

“Money’s the Mistress” Quin, James a celebrated actor

“Scheme;” Rogers, Dr. John an English divine

“Decameron” Rolli, Paul Antonio a learned Italian

Born: Sanders, Robert an English writer

“Discours sur la Methode de Franco, et sur celle de M. Rau touchant l'Operation de la Taille,” Senac, John a distinguished French physician

Died: Sergardi, Louis an eminent satirist

“Dispensatory of the College of Physicians of Edinburgh,” Shaw, Peter a physician of the last century

Died: Spinckes, Nathaniel an eminent nonjuving divine

“Twelve Sermons, on several occasions,” Stanhope, George dean of Canterbury

Born: Sumorokof, Alexander denominated the founder of the Russian theatre

“Summer,” Thomson, James a very eminent poet

“Synopsis Stirpium Hibernicarum alphabetice dispositarum, sive Commentatio de Plantis indigenis, praesertim Dubliniensibus, instituta” Threlkeld, Caleb a natural historian

Born: Turgot, Anne-Robert-James a French minister of state

“Botanicon Parisiense,” Vaillant, Sebastian a distinguished botanist

“La Vie et les Sentimens de Lucilio Vanini,” Vanini a writer who has generally been distinguished by the title of Atheist

Born: Verschuring, Henry a Dutch painter

Died: Wells, Edward a learned English divine

Born: Wilkes, John a very singular political character in the early part of the present reign

“Commentarium nosologicum morbos epidemicos et aeris variationes in urbe Eboracensi, locisque vicinis, ab anno 1715 ad anni 1725 finem grassantes complectens,” Wintringham, Clifton an eminent physician

“Cyropaedia,” Xenophon an illustrious philosopher

1728

Born: Adam, Robert an eminent architect

“Scriptores rerum Germanicarum et Saxonic.” Alberic a historian and monk of the Cistertian order

Died: Alemand, Louis-Augustine a miscellaneous French writer of considerable note

Born: Ali Bey an adventurer

Born: Aliamet, James a French engraver

Died: Arntzenius, John a learned philologist

“De nuptiis inter fratrem et sororem,” Arntzenius, John a learned philologist

“Oratio de causis corrupts Eloquentise,” Arntzenius, John a learned philologist

Born: Bage, Robert an English writer of considerable talents

“The foundation of Moral Goodness, or a farther inquiry into the original of our idea of Virtue,” Balguy, John an eminent divine of the church of England in the last century

“Traite sur la morale des peres,” Barbeyrac, John nephew of the preceding

Born: Barret, George an English landscape painter

“Notes on the Surgery of Nuck,” Bassius, Henry a surgeon and anatomist of considerable reputation

Born: Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Born: Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De a French miscellaneous writer

“Vulgate Psalms,” Bellenger, Francis doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Bencivenni, Joseph an Italian writer

Died: Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

Born: Benvenuti, Joseph an Italian surgeon

“LaTeba,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“The general history of the Highways in all parts of the world, particularly in Great Britain.” Bergier, Nicolas

“Hesperi et Phosphori nova phenomena, sive observationes circa planetam Veneris,” Bianchini, Francis a very learned Italian astronomer and philosopher

“Bilfingeri et Holmanni epistolae de barmonia praestabilita,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

Born: Black, Joseph one of the most eminent chemical philosophers of the last century

“Natural Theology, or moral Duties considered apart from positive: with some observations on the desirableness and necessity of a supernatural revelation,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

Died: Blackwell, Thomas an ingenious and very learned writer of the last century

“Pharmaco-Botanologia,” Blair, Patrick an ingenious Scotch botanist

“Architecture moderne,” Blondel, James Francis nephew of the preceding

“A List of all Dictionaries, Portuguese, Castilian, Italian, French, and Latin,” Bluteau, Dom Raphael a Theatine

“Atrocis, rarissimique morbi historia altera,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Born: Bordenave, Toussaint regius professor and director of the academy of surgery

Born: Boulton, Matthew who justly ought to be classed among public benefactors

“Dictiona-ium Botanicum,” Bradley, Richard a popular and very voluminous writer on gardening and agriculture in the last century

“Appendix to the Synopsis.” Brewer, Samuel a botanist

“The progress, extent, and limits of the human understanding,” Browne, Peter a native of Ireland

“Archæologiæ philosophicæ,” Burnet, Dr. Thomas a most ingenious and learned writer

Born: Busch, John George an eminent teacher and writer on commerce

“Poetae rei Venaticae,” Calpurnius a Latin poet

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

“Of accelerated motions by living forces,” Camus, Charles Stephen Lewis a celebrated French mathematician

“Universal system of Mathematics,” Castel, Lewis Bertrand a geometrician and philosopher

Died: Chamberlen, Hugh an eminent man-midwife

“A Vindication of the Defence of Christianity, from the prophecies of the Old Testament,” Chandler, Edward a learned English prelate

“A Vindication of the Antiquity and Authority of Daniel’s Prophecies,” Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

“Bibliotheque raisonnee des Ouvrages des Savans,” Chapelle, Armand De La minister of the Walloon church at the Hague

Born: Chappe D'Auteroche, John an eminent French astronomer

Born: Cook, James an eminent navigator

Died: Creed, Elizabeth a very amiable and ingenious lady

Died: Crenius, Thomas a native of the marche of Brandenburg

Died: Daniel, Garriel a very ingenious and learned Frenchman

Born: Delius, Christopehr Traugott a learned German mineralogist

“Les Passions de l‘Ame. Le Monde, ou traite de la lumiere. Edition augmented d’un discours sur le mouvement local et sur la fie v re, sur* les principes du mema auteur,” Des Cartes, Rene a modern philosopher of high distinction

“Rapin of Gardens,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

Died: Dorsane, Anthony a French divine

Born: Durell, David a learned divine

Born: Dussaulx, John a French writer of distinguished taste and talents

“Logica? disciplines rudimenta,” Facciolati, James a learned Italian orator and grammarian

Born: Fawcett, Sir William, K.B. a brave English officer

Born: Gaillard, Gabriel Henry an elegant French historian

Born: Gentleman, Francis a dramatic and poetical writer of the minor order

Born: Gerard, Alexander an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

“I never so much as once ueard him drop a single hint, in all our conversations, directly or indirectly, concerning the article of baptism.” Gill, John an eminent dissenting divine

Born: Goldsmith, Oliver an eminent poet and miscellaneous writer

“Chronology,” Granet, Francis deacon of the church of Aix

Born: Hamilton, William Gerard a statesman of some note

“A hriel enquiry relating to the right of his majesty’s Chapel Royal, and the privileges of his servants within the Tower, in a Memorial addressed to the rignt hon. the lord viscount Lonsdale, constable of his majesty’s Tower of London,” Haynes, Hopton a strenuous advocate for Socinianism

Born: Heber, Reginald a learned and amiable English clergyman

“On the indecency of men-midwives, and the obligation of women to nurse their own children,” Hecquet, Philip a French physician of singular merit and skill

“Syntagma Pathologico-therapeuticum,” Hoffman, John Maurice son of the former by his first wife

“Diana de Castro, ou le faux Yncas,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop of Avranches in France

Born: Hull, Thomas a late dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Parker’s Bibliotheca Bibiica,” Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

“De Benedictione patriarchs Jacobi, conjecturae,” Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

Born: Hunter, John younger brother of Dr

“London Journal,” Hutcheson, Dr. Francis a philosopher of the Shaftesbury school

“Aristides,” Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham

Died: Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

Died: Kennet, White an English writer

Born: Koenig, Dr. John Gerard a botanist and disciple of Linnæus

Born: Kynaston, John son of Humphry Kynaston

“Remarquessur le Gin-Seng,” Lafitau, Joseph Francis a French writer

Born: Lambert, John Henry an eminent mathematician and astronomer

Died: Lauriere, Eusebius James De a celebrated lawyer

Died: Maclaurin, Coun an eminent mathematician and philosopher

“Degli Anfiteatri,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Supplementum Acaciarum,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Lettre a M. I'abbe Bignon, sur la nature des Vaisseaux.” Mairan, John James D'Ortous De a French philosopher

Died: Masclef, Francis a French theologian

Died: Mather, Dr. Cotton son to the preceding Increase Mather

“Abrege de THistoire, & de la morale de PAncien Testament,” Mesenguy, Francis Philip a French divine

Born: Monckton, Hon. Robert great grandson of the preceding

Died: Monnoye, Bernard De La a learned French poet

Died: Montesquieu, Charles De Secondat, Baron Of a very celebrated French writer

“The Cruelties and Persecutions of the Romish Church displayed, &c.” Morant, Philip a learned and indefatigable antiquary and biographer

Died: Morin, Stephen a learned French protestant

“Optical Lectures,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Speculum Britanniae, a topographical and historical description of Cornwall,” Norden, John an industrious topographer

Born: Oeder, George Christian an eminent botanist

Born: Orme, Robert an eminent historian

Died: Pack, Richardson an English poetical and miscellaneous writer

Born: Parkhurst, John a late learned divine and lexicographer

Born: Paterson, Samuel a gentleman who deserves honourable notice in the literary history of his country

“An essay in favour of giving the Eucharist to Children,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Fifteen Sermons, and a Scripture Catechism,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Born: Percy, Thomas a late learned prelate

Died: Petit-Didier, Matthew a celebrated Benedictine

Died: Petit-Pied, Nicholas nephew of the preceding

Born: Piccini, Nicholas an eminent musician

Died: Place, Francis a man of taste in various pursuits

Died: Pontas, John a celebrated casuist

Died: Quien De La Neufville, James Le de la Neufville

Died: Reyneau, Charles-Rene commonly called Father Reyneau

“Present State of the Republic of Letters,” Robins, Benjamin an English mathematician of great genius and eminence (?–1751)

“Explicatio Catecheseos Heidelbergensis,” Roell, Hermann-Alexander a celebrated protestant divine

“Exegesis in Psalmum Ixxxix.” Roell, Hermann-Alexander a celebrated protestant divine

“Friendship in Death, in twenty letters from the dead to the living,” Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

Born: Roy, Julian David Le an architect and antiquary

Born: Russel, George a man of learning and ingenuity

“A History of the United Provinces from 1609, to the conclusion of the peace of Munster in 1648,” Sallengre, Albert Henry De an ingenious and laborious writer

“The History of Hertfordshire, describing the county and its ancient monuments, particularly the Roman, with the characters of those that have been the chief possessors of the lands, and an account of the most memorable occurrences,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“De Helvetii aeribus, aquis, locis, specimen,” Scheuchzer, John James an eminent physician and naturalist

“Thesaurus antiquitatum Teutonicarum,” Schilter, John an eminent jurist

“Complete systern of Optics,” Smith, Robert the very learned successor of Bentley as master of Trinity college

“Lexicon, sive Thesaurus Ecclesiastic us Patrum Graeconm):” Suicer, John Gaspard a learned German divine

Died: Thomas, Christian a modern philosopher

“Spring,” Thomson, James a very eminent poet

Died: Todd, Hugh a learned English divine

“Prologue and Epilogue for Mr.Hemmings’s Scholars at Thistleworth,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Died: Upton, James a classical scholar and editor

Died: Wall, William the able defender of infant-baptism

“A List of the Nobility and Gentry of the counties of Middlesex, Essex, and Hertford, who have subscribed, and ordered their coats of arms to be inscribed on a new map of those counties, which is now making by John Warburton, esq.” Warburton, John a heraldic writer and antiquary

Born: Warton, Thomas the historian of English poetry

“The Characters of the Times,” Welsted, Leonard a minor poet and miscellaneous writer

Born: Witchell, George a good astronomer and mathematician

Died: Woodward, John an eminent natural philosopher

“The Legal Judicature in Chancery stated,” Yorke, Philip, Earl Of Hardwicke an eminent lawyer (?–1764)

Born: Zimmermann, John George an eminent physician and miscellaneous writer

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Born: Addington, Stephen a dissenting clergyman

“Irtiov, sive ex veteris monumenti Isiaci descriptione Isidis Delubrum reseratum,” Ainsworth, Robert an eminent Grammarian and lexicographer (?–1743)

Born: Asch, George Thomas Baron D' an eminent Russian physician

Died: Avrillon, John Baptist Elias a French Franciscan of the order called* Minimes

“Succincta Notitia Scriptorum rerum Brunsvicensium ac Luneburgensium, cum recensione legum atque constitutionurn terrarum Brunsvico-Luneburgica'rum,” Baring, Daniel Eberhard was born in 1690 in Hildesheim

Died: Baron, Michael an eminent French player

Born: Barrington, Hon. Samuel brother to the preceding

“La Science des ingenieurs,” Belidor, Bernard Forest De a member of the academies of sciences of Paris and Berlin

Died: Benbow, John a brave English admiral

“La Tebaidadi Stazio tradotto in verso sciolto da Seivaggio Porpora,” Bentivoglio, Cornelius of Arragon

Died: Bianchini, Francis a very learned Italian astronomer and philosopher

Died: Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“Oratio quain habuit cum botanicam et chemicam professionem publice poneret,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“A Pattern for Young Students in the University, set forth in the Life of Mr. Ambrose Bonwicke, some time scholar of St. John’s College, Cambridge,” Bonwicke, Ambrose a nonjuring clergyman of great piety and learning

Died: Boonen, Arnold a portrait-painter

“Optical treatise on the Gradation of Light,” Bouguer, Peter a celebrated French mathematician

Died: Boyer, Abel a lexicographer and miscellaneous writer

“Essay on the confusion of languages,” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

“Memoirs of the Arts and Sciences,” Brumoy, Peter a celebrated French writer

Born: Brunck, Richard Francis Frederick a celebrated Greek scholar and critic

Born: Buchan, William a medical writer of great popularity

Died: Buddeus, John Francis a celebrated Lutheran divine

“Provoked Husband” Carey, Henry a musical composer and poet

Born: Catherine Ii. late empress of Russia

Died: Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

“Histoire generale des auteurs sacres et ecclesiastiques,” Cellier, Remi a voluminous French biographer

“Anatomy.” Cheselden, William an eminent surgeon and anatomist

“Bibliotheque des Auteurs cites dans le Dictionnaire cle llichelet,” Clerc, Sebastian Le an eminent designer and engraver

Died: Comte, Lewis Le a Jesuit of Bourdeaux

Died: Congreve, William an English dramatic writer and poet

Born: Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt an eminent benefactor to the taste

“De nonnullis Antichrist! characteribus,” Cramer, John Rodolphus a learned protestant divine

“Select Novels,” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

“Select Novels,” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

Born: Cunningham, John a poet of considerable reputation

Born: Denis, Michael an eminent German bibliographer

Born: Deshais, John Baptist Hf.Nry an ingenious French painter

“Letters” Desmaiseaux, Peter a fellow of the royal society of London

Died: Devaux, John an eminent surgeon of Paris

“To Mr. Anthony Bacon, an Apologie of the Earle of Essexe, against those which falselie and maliciouslie take him to be the only hindrance of the peace and quiet of his countrie.” Devereux, Robert earl of Essex

Born: Dewailly, Charles an eminent French architect

“Dedicated to lord King, lord high chancellor,” Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

“Cotnmentatio de honoratissimo ordine militari de Balneo,” Dithmar, Justus Christopher professor of the law of nature and nations

Born: Dodd, Dr. William an ingenious divine

“An account of Mortifications, and of the surprizing effects of the bark in putting a stop to their progress,” Douglas, James an eminent physician

“Hist, militaire du prince Eugene de Savoie, du prince et due de Marlborough, &c.” Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

“Hist, naturelle del‘Oretde l’Argent,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

Born: Dutens, Lewis a gentleman of considerable literary and political knowledge

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

Died: Finch, Daniel second earl of Nottingham

Died: Fischer, John Andrew a physician of Erfurt

“Partium Corporis himiani Solidarum Conspectus Anatomico-Mechanicus,” Fizes, Anthony an eminent physician of Montpellier

Born: Forster, John Reinhold an eminent naturalist

Died: Franceschini, Marc Antonio an historical painter

Born: Garnier, John James an ingenious French writer

Died: Goetze, George Henry a learned and zealous Lutheran

Born: Gordon, William an Anglo-American divine and historian

“Le Heros,” Gracian, Baltasar a celebrated Spanish Jesuit

Died: Graves, Richard an English divine and miscellaneous writer

Died: Hahn, Simon Frederic ayoungrnan of extraordinary talents

“A free and impartial Study of the Holy Scriptures recommended, being notes on some peculiar texts, with discourses and observations,” Hallet, Joseph a dissenting clergyman

“Disputatio de Venaesectione, quatenus motum sanguinis mutat,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Born: Hamilton, Hugh bishop of Ossory

Died: Hardouin, John a French Jesuit

Born: Harwood, Edward a dissenting clergyman

“Eutropius,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Died: Hildesley, Mark a worthy prelate

Died: Honorius De Sancta Maria whose proper name was Blaize Vauzelle

Died: Houdry, Vincent a Jesuit

“Select Collection of Novels and Histories,” Hughes, Jabez was the younger brother of Mr

“Joannis Caii Britanni de Canibus Britannicis liber unus; de variorum Animalium & Stirpium, &c. liber unus; de Libris propriis liber unus; de Pronunciatione Græcæ & Latinæ Linguæ, cum scriptione nova, libellus; ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recogniti; à S. Jebb, M. D.” Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham

Born: Jebb, Sir Richard, Bart. son of the preceding

Died: Kahler, Wicand a learned and indefatigable German writer

Died: King, Da. William a learned archbishop of Dublin

Died: Languet, John Joseph brother of the preceding

Born: Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Born: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim a distinguished German writer

Died: Loubere, Simon De La a French poet

“Museum Veronense,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“De annuls Inerrantium Stellarum aberrationibus,” Manfredi, Eustachio a celebrated astronomer and mathematician

Died: Maraldi, James Philip a learned astronomer and mathematician

“Les veritables Principes de la Grammaire,” Marsais, Cæsar Chesneau Du a French grammarian of high reputation

Died: Marshall, Nathanael a celebrated preacher at the beginning of the last century

Born: Mendelsohn, Moses a Jewish philosophical writer

“Semiramide riconosciuta.” Metastasio, Peter the most illustrious poet of modern Italy

“Nova Plantarum Genera,” Micheli, Peter Anthony an Italian botanist of great celebrity

“He seems to have been a poet of the third rate he has seldom reached the sublime his humour, in which he more succeeded, is not strong enough to last his versification holds a statd of mediocrity he possessed but little invention and if he was not a bad rhimester, he cannot be denominated a fine poet, for there are but few marks of genius in his writings.” Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

“Les Monumens de la monarchic Francoise, avec les fig. de chaque regne, que Pinjure du temps a epargnees,” Montfaucon, Bernard De a Benedictine of the congregation of St

Died: Murphy, Arthur a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Epitome Elementorum Pbysico-mathematicorum,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

“Physicx, experimentales, et geometries Dissertationes: ut et Ephemerides meteorologicae Utrajectenses,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

Died: Naudé, Philip an able mathematician

Born: Newcome, William an eminent prelate

“Lectiones Opticse,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“The Weekly Medley,” Ozell, John a writer

Born: Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis an eminent bibliographer

“An abridgment of the Ecclesiastic Histories of Eusebius, Socrates, Sozornen, and Theotloret,” Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Parsons, Philip an English divine

“The History of the Stamford Bull-running.” Peck, Francis a learned antiquary

“Lettre dans laquelle il est démontré que la Crystailin est fort pres de l‘Uvee, et ou Ton rapporte de nouvelles preuves de i’Operation de la Cataracte,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du a learned physician

“Lettres contenant des Reflexions sur ce que M. Hecquet, M. D. a fait imprimer touchant les Maladies des Yeux,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du a learned physician

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

“Night,” Ralph, James a political and poetical writer of considerable note

Died: Reeves, William an English divine

Died: Rogers, Dr. John an English divine

“Letters Moral and Entertaining” Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

“A funeral Oration for Antonio Magliabecchi,” Salvini, Antonio Maria a learned Italian

Born: Sancho, Ignatius an extraordinary Negro

“The Wanderer, a moral Poem,” Savage, Richard an eminent instance of the uselessuess and insignificancy of knowledge

“De Studiis Mediolanensium Antiquis et Novis,” Saxi an ecclesiastical historian

“The Trial of the Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus,” Sherlock, Thomas eldest son to the preceding

“Idee generate du Government Chinois,” Silhouette, Stephen De a French writer

“A Vindication of our Saviour’s miracles; in which Mr. Woolston’s Discourses on them are particularly examined; his pretended authority of the fathers against the truth of the literal sense are set in a just light; and his objections, in point of reason, answered,” Smalbroke, Richard bishop of Lichfield and Coventry

Died: Smalridge, George a learned prelate

Born: Southgate, Richard a late worthy divine and antiquary

Born: Spallanzani, Lazarus a celebrated modern naturalist

“A complete body of Divinity,” Stackhouse, Thomas a learned and laborious divine

Died: Templeman, Peter the son of an eminent attorney at Dorchester in the county of Dorset

“Sophonisba,” Thomson, James a very eminent poet

Born: Volkof, Feodor the Garrick of Russia

“Nova plantarucn genera,” Watson, Sir William eminent for his skill in botany and electricity

“Regiae Mat. Bibl. Geographica & Chronologica,” Yriarte, Juan De a learned and laborious Spanish writer