Events noted in 1400

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1400

Died: Angriani, Michael commonly called Michael of Bologna

Died: Baldi De Ubaldus lawyer

“The amorous contention of Phillis and Flora,” Chapman, George poet

Born: Gozzoli, Benozzo artist

Born: Guttenberg, John called also Gænsfleisch de Sulgeloch

Died: Gwilym, David Ap the Ovid of Wales

Born: Porcellus, Peter a Neapolitan of the fifteenth century

1401

Born: Cusa, Nicholas De cardinal

Born: Masaccio artist

1402

Died: Gower, John one of the few poets who flourished in the first periods of our poetical history

Born: Joan Of Arc commonly called the Maid of Orleans

1403

Born: Estouteville, William D' cardinal

1404

Born: Sanchez, Roderico prelate

1405

Born: Kennedy, James bishop

Born: Palmieri, Matthew an Italian chronicler

Born: Pius Ii., Pope whose name was Æneas Sylvius Piccolomini

1406

Died: Coluccio, Salutato philosopher

Born: Vegio, Maffei poet

1407

Died: Birchington, Stephen or Brick­Ington

Born: Dunois, John a brave French officer

Born: Valla, Lawrence a man of letters of great emience in the fifteenth century

1408

Born: Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above

Born: Oliva, Alexander general of the Augustin monks

1409

Born: Castagno, Andrea, Dal painter

Born: Picus, John Francis was the son of Galeoti Picus (?–1533)

Died: Roye, Guy Le archbishop

1410

Died: Ancharanus, Peter an eminent civilian of the fourteenth century

Died: Boston, John a monk of St

Born: Morton, John prelate

“A History of the Schism,” Thierri a native of Paderborn in Westphalia

1411

Died: Cantacuzenus, John emp.eror of Constantinople

1412

“De Bello inter Hispanos et Genuenses,” Bracelli, James antiquary

Born: Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Died: Fabriano, Gentile Da painter

1413

Died: Arundel, Thomas archbishop

Born: Sixtus Iv. is said by some writers to have been the son of a fisherman at Celles

1415

Born: Accolti, Benedetto historian

Born: Botoner, William writer

“In short, I have in one night consummated my marriage, and consumed my patrimony.” Bruni, Leonard historian

Died: Vergerius, Peter Paul one of the most learned men of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

1416

Died: Foligno, Federigo Frezzi Da poet

Born: Francis, Of Paulo another Romish saint

1417

Died: Aliprandi, Bonamente whom Crescembini has placed among the poets of Italy

Born: Andreas, John bishop

Died: Thierri a native of Paderborn in Westphalia

1418

Born: Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto

Died: Flamel, Nicholas falsely celebrated as an alchymist

1419

Born: Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence

Born: Wesselus, John one of the most learned men of the fifteenth century

1420

Born: Dati, Augustine writer

Born: Merula, George an Italian of very uncommon talents and learning

Died: Spinello, Aretino painter

1421

Born: Basin of Parma

Born: Bellini, Gentile artist

Born: Platina, Bartolomeo Sacchi so called

“History of the Popes,” Platina, Bartolomeo Sacchi so called

1422

Born: Bellini, Giovanni was born at Venice in 1422

Born: Cadamosto, Lewis a famous Venetian navigator

1423

Died: Argillata, Peter physician

Born: Purbach, George mathematician

1424

Born: Landinus, Christopher scholar

Born: Scala, Bartholomew an Italian

Died: Zisca, John whose proper name was De Trocznow

1425

Died: Ailli, Peter D' an eminent Romish ecclesiastic

Born: Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

Died: Chrysoloras, Emanuel the principal of those learned men who brought the Greek language and literature into the West

1426

Born: Antonio, Da Messina so called because he was of that city

Died: Eyck, Hubert Van painter

Born: Pontanus, John Jovian a very learned Italian

1427

Died: Albicus archbishop

Born: Bosso, Matthew scholar

Born: Campanus, John Anthony poet

1428

Born: Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family

Died: Beston, John divine

Born: Bigne, Gace De La and not de la Vigne

Born: Leonicenus, Nicholas an eminent Italian phy-

Died: Medici, Cosmo De a celebrated citizen of Florence

1429

Died: Bate, John prior of the monastery of Carmelites at York in the fifteenth century

Died: Gerson, John by some called Charlier

1430

Born: Afflitto, Matthew lawyer

Born: Albertini, Paul divine

Died: Gasparino, Banzizza one of the revivers of literature

Born: Mahomet Ii. the eleventh sultan of the Turks

1431

Born: Mantegna, Andrea painter

Born: Pulci, Luigi one of the most famous Italian poets

1432

Born: Annius which Bayle follows

Born: Pace, Richard a learned Englishman (14821532)

1433

Born: Ficinus, Marsilius a learned Italian

1434

Born: Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano

Died: Botoner, William writer

Born: Foresti, James, Philip Of was born at Soldio

Died: Procopius, Rasus, Or The Shaven Rasus

1436

Born: Muller, John commonly called Regiomontanus

Born: Sabellicus whose proper name was Marcus Anto­Nius Coccius

1437

Born: Abrabanel, Isaac a famous rabbi

Born: Botticelli, Alexander painter and engraver

Died: Castro, Paul De one of the most eminent lawyers of the fifteenth century

“Si Bartolus non esset, esset Paulus.” Castro, Paul De one of the most eminent lawyers of the fifteenth century

Born: Esperiente, Philip Callimachus historian

Born: Ximenes, Francis statesman

1439

Born: Signorelli, Luca artist

1440

Born: Bolzanio, Urbano Valeriano one of the revivers of letters in the fifteenth century

Died: Coster, Lawrence an inhabitant of Haerlem

Born: Fevre, James Le Stapulensis

1441

Born: Augurello, John Aurelio an Italian

Born: Beaufort, Margaret the foundress of Christ’s and St

Died: Eyck, John Van and the supposed inventor of oil-painting

1442

Born: Agricola, Rodolphus one of the most learned men of the fifteenth century

Born: Antonius Ælius Nebrissensis was born in 1442

Born: Columbus, Christopher a Genoese

Born: Grocyn, William a man eminently learned in his day> and one of the revivers of literature

Died: Rudborne, Thomas bishop

Born: Wydeville, Anthony, Earl Rivers a very accomplished nobleman of the fifteenth century (?–1483)

Died: Zabarella, Francis cardinal (?–1417)

1443

Died: Angelico, Fra Giovanni da Fiesole

Died: Aretino, Charles was of Arezzo in Tuscany

Born: Raulin, John divine

1444

Born: Bramante Di Urbino but celebrated under the former name

Died: Bruni, Leonard historian

“J. Dlugossi historiie Polonicoe Hbri duodecim, &c.” Dlugoss, John Longinus historian

Born: Galateo, Antony writer

1445

Born: Calderinus, Domitius a man of great learning in the fifteenth century

Died: Ferdinand Of Cordoua a learned Spaniard

Born: Fontius, Bartholomæus of Florence

Born: Geiler, John or

“Oratio ad regem Alphonsum in nuptiis filii sui.” Manetti, Giannozzo scholar

Born: Porta, Johnbaptista a Neapolitan gentleman

Died: Tudeschi, Nicholas an eminent canonist

1446

Died: Brunelleschi, Philip architect

Born: Comines Lat. Cominæus

“Actis & Deidis of Shyr Willam Wallace,” Henry The Minstrel poet

Died: Masaccio artist

Born: Perugino, Pietro painter

Born: Urceus, Anthony Codrus a learned Italian

1447

Died: Beaufort, Henry bishop

Born: Manutius, Aldus the elder of three justly celebrated printers (?–1515)

Died: Waynflete, William Of the illustrious founder of Magdalen college

1448

Died: Bencius, Hugo was a native of Sienna

Born: Brandt, Sebastian lawyer

Died: Burchiello poet

Born: Mantuan, Baptist poet

Born: Medici, Lorenzo was born Jan. 1

1449

Died: Chartier, Alain a native of Bayeux (1385–?)

Born: Ghirlandaio, Domenico painter

“Proclus de Sphaera,” Grocyn, William a man eminently learned in his day> and one of the revivers of literature

Born: Ruccellai, Bernard in Latin Oricellarius