Events noted in 1450

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1450

Died: Arab-Chah, Ahmed Ben historian

Died: Bernardine an ecclesiastic and saint

Born: Francia, Francesco painter

Born: Reuchlin, John a learned German

Born: Rhodiginus, Ludovicus Cœlius by Scaliger named the Varro of the age

1451

Born: Gaffurius, Franchinus writer

“Ossa Titi Livii Patavini, omnium mortalium judicio digni, cujus prope invicto Calamo invicti Populi Romani Res gestaa conscriberentur.” Livius, Titus the most celebrated of the Roman historians

Born: Vesputius, Americus a navigator from whose name the largest quarter of the world has very unjustly been named

1452

Born: Albuquerque, Alphonso D' surnamed the Great

Died: Alvarotto, James lawyer

Born: Mancinelli, Antonio an Italian grammarian

Born: Savonarola, Jerome a celebrated Italian monk

Born: Stoefler, John mathematician

Born: Vinci, Lionardo Da painter

1453

Born: Beroaldo, Philip the elder

Born: Decius, Philip a jurist

“Historia disceptativa convivialis.” Poggio, Bracciolini one of the. revivers of literature (13801459)

Died: Talbot, John a name mentioned with distinguished honour in the English annals

1454

Born: Barbarus, Hermolaus was born in 1454 (?–1493)

Died: Hoccleve, Thomas poet

Born: Lascaris, Constantine a learned Greek

Born: Martens, Thierry an eminent printer

Born: Pinturiccio, Bernardino artist

Born: Politian, Angelus a most ingenious and learned Italian

1455

Born: Accolti, Peter historian

Born: Anghiera, Peter Martyr D' scholar

Died: Chalcondyles, Demetrius a native of Athens

Died: Justiniani, St. Lawrence the first patriarch of Venice

1456

“De origine ordinis Servorum beatae Marias dialogus.” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence

Died: Coeur, James an eminent French merchant

Born: Tomeo, Nicolo Leonico scholar

1457

Died: Basin of Parma

Died: Facio, Bartholomew a very learned man of the fifteenth century (1400–?)

Died: Pomponius Lætus, Juuus antiquary

1458

Died: Anania, John D' lawyer

Born: Brandt, Nicholas or

Died: Francesca, Pietro Della commonly called Fran­Cesco Dal Borgo A San Sepolcro

Died: Gaza, Theodore a very eminent promoter of the revival of letters in Europe (?–1478)

Born: Sannazarius, James vernacularly Giacomo San­Nazaro

Died: Vegio, Maffei poet

1459

Born: Adrian Vi. pope

Died: Aurispa, John was born at Noto

Born: Celtes, Conrad poet

“Rationale divinorum officiorum;” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century

Died: Fastolff, John knight

Born: Fisher, John bishop

“Durandi Rationale divinorum Officiorum,” Fust, John a goldsmith of Mentz

Died: Manetti, Giannozzo scholar

1460

Born: Agnolo, Baccio D' architect

Born: Amboise, George D' cardinal

“Catholicon, seu Summa Grammaticalis,” Balbi, John Dominican

Died: Bracelli, James antiquary

“Clementine Constitutions” Clement V. one of the popes so called

Born: Corio, Bernardine born in 1460

“Catholicon” Fust, John a goldsmith of Mentz

Born: Grimani, Dominick cardinal

Died: Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese

Born: Linacre, Thomas one of the most eminent physicians and scholars of his age

Born: Matsys, Quintin artist

Died: Peacock, Reynold bishop

1461

Born: Acciaioli, Zanobio was born at Florence in 1461

Born: Alexander Ab Alexandro lawyer

Died: Lydgate, John poet

Died: Muller, John commonly called Regiomontanus

1462

Born: Badius, Josse Jodocus Badius Ascensius

Born: Dudley, Edmund lawyer

Born: Everard, Nicholas lawyer

Born: Pomponatius, Peter a modern Aristotelian

Born: Trithemius, John Benedictine

1463

Born: Achillini, Alexander a native of Bologna

Died: Flavio historian

Born: Marot, John poet

Died: Oliva, Alexander general of the Augustin monks

Born: Picus, John of Mirandula (?–1494)

1464

Born: Adriani, Marcel Virgil professor of the belles lettres

Died: Beckington, Thomas prelate

“Memoirs of his own times,” Comines Lat. Cominæus

Died: Cusa, Nicholas De cardinal

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

Died: Scala, Bartholomew an Italian

Died: Whethamstede, John a learned abbot of St (1360–?)

1465

Born: Cortezi, Paul prelate

Born: Dunbar, William poet

Born: Fidelis, Cassandra a very learned lady

Born: Peutinger, Conrad scholar

Died: Phreas, John writer

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

1466

Died: Accolti, Benedetto historian

Born: Achillini, John Philotheus was born at Bologna in 1466

Born: Aquilano, Serafino so called from Aquila

Born: Aventin, John author of the Annals ofBavaria

Born: Colet, Dr. John divine (14661519)

Died: Donatello one of the principal revivers of sculpture in Italy

Born: Jacetius, Francis De Cataneis writer

Died: Kennedy, James bishop

Born: Pagninus, Sanctes an Italian of great skill in Oriental languages and biblical learning

Died: Tortellius, John otherwise Aretin

“De Latina Elegantia.” Tortellius, John otherwise Aretin

1467

Born: Bourchier, Sir John lord Berners

Born: Budeus critic (?–1540)

Born: Carteromachus, Scipio whose proper name was Forteguerra

Born: Colocci, Angelo in Latin Angelus Colotius

Born: Erasmus, Desiderius one of the most illustrious of the revivers of learning

Died: Monstrelet, Enguerrand De historian

“Medltatione*,” Torquemada, John De Dominican

1468

Born: Doria, Andrew a noble Genoese

Died: Dunois, John a brave French officer

Born: Enghelbrechtsen, Cornelius painter

Born: Lily, William an eminent English grammarian (?–1523)

1469

“Phalaridis Epistolae,” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto

Born: Ambrogio, Theseus a learned Italian orientalist

Born: Cajetan cardinal (?–1534)

“Recueil des Histoires de Troye,” Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Born: Machiavel, Nicholas historian

“Naturalis Historia” Plinius Secundus, Caius called the elder

Born: Porta, Baccio Della artist

1470

Born: Accio-Zucco, Surnamed Da Summa Campagna poet

“S. Chrysostomi homilias in Evangelium- S. Joannis, interprete F.A.” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto

Born: Bembo, Pietro in Lat. Petrus Bembus (?–1547)

Born: Boethius, Hector historian

Died: Boyd, Robert a nobleman of Scotland

Born: Britannico, John Angelo scholar

Born: Dovizi, Bernard cardinal

“Gasp. Pergamensis (Bergomensis) Epistolre,” Gasparino, Banzizza one of the revivers of literature

“The Golden Legend;” James Di Vouagine Dominican

Born: Justiniani, Augustin bishop

Born: Inghirami, Tomaso Fedra scholar

Born: Latimer, Hugh bishop

Born: Parrhasius, Aulus Janus an eminent grammarian in Italy

Died: Sanchez, Roderico prelate

Born: Stephanus, Henry and in France Estienne

“Expositio super toto Psalterio,” Torquemada, John De Dominican

“Rhetorica Trapezuntina,” Trapezuntius, George a learned modern Greek

1471

“Italia sacra,” Altilio, Gabriel one of the Latin poets who flourished in Italy in the fifteenth century

Died: Beccadelli, Antony

“De Solemnitatibus totius anni,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

Born: Durer, Albert engraver

“Decor Puellarum,” Jenson, Nicolas a celebrated printer and letter-founder of Venice

“Lives of the Popes,” Ricaut, Sir Paul traveller

“Compound of Alchemic,” Ripley, George poet

Born: Sarto, Andrea Del painter

“Regulne Cuncellariae,” Sixtus Iv. is said by some writers to have been the son of a fisherman at Celles

“Elegantiae” Valla, Lawrence a man of letters of great emience in the fifteenth century

Born: Wolsey, Thomas cardinal (?–1530)

1472

Died: Alberti, Leon Baptista artist

Born: Anysius, Janus poet

Born: Beroaldo, Philip the younger

Died: Bessarion, John one of the revivers of literature in the fifteenth century

“De Quadragesima, seu Quadragesimale perutilissimum de Pcenitentia,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

Born: Champier, Benedict Curtius Symphorien writer

“J. de Teramo compendium perbreve, consolatio Peccatorum nuncupatum, et apud nonnullos Belial vocitatum; id est, Processus Luciferi contra Jesum,” Palladino, James known also by the name of James de Teramo

Born: Torrigiano, Peter an eminent Florentine sculptor

1473

“The Latin history of Florence, by Leonard d'Arezzo, translated into Italian,” Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family

Born: Antimachus, Mark-Antony one of the most celebrated Greek professors in Italy in the Sixteenth century

“Summula confessionis,” Antonine, De Forciglioni archbishop

“De timorejudiciorum Dei,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

“De amore divinorum officiorum,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

Born: Copernicus, Nicholas an eminent astronomer

Born: Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

Born: Egnazio, Batista a learned Italian

“A book called Flos Naturarum,” Geber, John physician

Born: Howard, Thomas earl of Surrey

Born: Longland, John prelate

Born: Maire, John Le poet

Born: Niphus, Augustine, a learned Italian

“Rudimenta Grammatices,” Perot, Nicholas prelate (1429–?)

“De Sanguine Christi,” Sixtus Iv. is said by some writers to have been the son of a fisherman at Celles

Died: Ursins, John Juvenal archbishop

1474

“Dialogus in Astrologiae defensionem, item Vaticinium a diluvio usque ad Christi annos 17,” Abiosi mathematician

“Expositio in Horatii Flacci Opera,” Acron, Helenius the name of an aneient scholiast on Horace

“La Fisionomie du conciliator Pierre de Apono,” Apono, Peter physician

Born: Ariosto, Ludovico one of the most eminent Italian poets

Born: Buonarroti, Michel Angelo painter

Born: Casas, Bartholomy De Las a Spaniard

Born: Douglas, Gawin bishop

“Speculum Juris,” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century

“Scrutinium Scripturarum,” Paul Of Burgos a learned Jew

Born: Tunstall, Cuthbert a very learned

“Ad Ubertinum Carariensem de ingenuis moribus opus e Magno Basileo, et e Xenophonti de tirannide Leonardi Aretini traductio.” Vergerius, Peter Paul one of the most learned men of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

1475

“Authoris incerti libellus de Thermis Puteolorum, et vicinis in Italia, a Fr. de Accoltis Aretino repertus, publicatus, &c.” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto

Born: Alamanni, Luigi poet (14751556)

Died: Albertini, Paul divine

Died: Andreas, John bishop

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

“Expositio problematum Aristotelis,” Apono, Peter physician

Born: Berauld, Nicholas was born at Orleans in 1475

“Leonard! Aretini de Temporibus suis Libri duo,” Bruni, Leonard historian

“Aristoteles de moribus ad Eudemum Latine Leon. Aretino interprete,” Bruni, Leonard historian

“De Quadragesima,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

Died: Chastelain, George a Flemish gentleman

“Vita B. Laurentii Justiniarii,” Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above

Born: Leo X. was a pontiff whose history is so connected with that of literature and the reformation (?–1521)

Died: Palmieri, Matthew an Italian chronicler

Born: Ruccellai, John was born at Florence

1476

Born: Bayard, Peter Du Terrail, Chevalier De a brave and celebrated French officer

“Caii Plinii historia naturalis,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder

“Speculum de laudibus B. Maria-,” Bonaventure Of Padua cardinal

“Sylvae” Calderinus, Domitius a man of great learning in the fifteenth century

Born: Nardi, James historian

“Satyrarum Hecatosticon prima decas (decades decem),” Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian

“Panegyricus,” Plinius Cæcilius Secundus, Gaius was born A. D. 62

“De Arte Grammatica,” Priscianus an eminent grammarian of antiquity

“Centiaietrum.” Servius, Maurus Honoratus critic

1477

Born: Ammonius, Andrew a native of Lucca

“Enarrationes in Ciceronis Orationes,” Asconius, Pedianus an ancient grammarian of Padua who

Born: Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time

Born: Cabot, Sebastian a navigator of great eminence? and abilities

Died: Campanus, John Anthony poet

“The history of the siege of Troy,” Columna, Guy was a native of Messina in Sicily

Died: Decembrio, Peter Candide a name of great celebrity in the literary history of the fifteenth century

Born: Giorgione artist (?–1511)

Born: Sadolet, James a polite and learned Italian (?–1547)

Born: Schoner, John mathematician

Born: Valerianus, Pierius an ingenious and learned Italian (?–1538)

1478

Died: Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family

“Expositio super libros Ethicorum Aristotelis, in novam traductionem Argyropili,” Acciaioli, Donato was of an illustrious family

Died: Andronicus of Thessalonica

“Breviarium totius juris canonici,” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence

Born: Bayro, Peter De physician

Born: Capito, Wolfgang Fabricius an eminent Lutheran reformer (?–1541)

Born: Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman

“Petri de Crescentiis rurahum commodorum, libri duodecim.” Crescentius, Peter or

Died: Gozzoli, Benozzo artist

“De Sphaera Mundi,” Holywood, John or Sacrobosco

“Anatomia omnium humani Corporis interiorum Membrorum,” Mundinus physician

Born: Oviedo, John Gonsales D' in Spanish Gonçalo Hermandez de Oviedo Y Valdes

Born: Pellican, Conrad divine

Born: Sylvius, James physician (?–1555)

Born: Trissino, Johnn George poet

1479

“Tractatus brevis et utilis de Originali Peccato,” Ægidius, De Columna one of the most learned divines of the thirteenth century

Born: Alberti, Leander adominican and provincial of his order

Born: Arco, Nicholas, Count Of poet

“Quadragesimale de reditu peccatoris ad Deum,” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence

“Expositio in Psalmos prenitentiales,” Attavanti, Paul generally known in Italy by the name of Father Paul of Florence

Born: Calcagnini, Celio a canon of the church of Ferrara

Born: Cochlæus, John a native of Nuremberg

Born: Faber, John sirnamed from one of his works

“Malleus Hereticorum,” Faber, John sirnamed from one of his works

Born: Giraldi, Lilio Gregokio in Latin Gy raid us

Born: Grollier, John an eminent patron of literature

Died: Raulin, John divine

Born: Razzi, Giantonio, Called Il Soddoma was born at Vercelli

1480

Born: Aleander, Jerome cardinal (?–1542)

Died: Amboise, George D' cardinal

“Historiarum opus seu Chronica libri viginti quatuor,” Antonine, De Forciglioni archbishop

Born: Bless, Henry painter

Born: Castaldi, Cornelius lawyer

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

Born: Chasseneuz, Bartholomew was born at IssyTEveque

“Treatise on the Theory of Harmony,” Gaffurius, Franchinus writer

“Theoricum Opus Harmonicae Disciplinse,” Gaffurius, Franchinus writer

“Successi dell‘ armata Turchescanella citta d’Otranto dell' anno 1480,” Galateo, Antony writer

“Speculum Ecclesiae,” Hugh De St. Cher cardinal

Born: More, Sir Thomas chancellor of England in the reign of Henry VIII. and one of the most illustrious 1Gent (?–1535)

Died: Perot, Nicholas prelate (1429–?)

“Fabulae,” Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian

Born: Sabbatini, Andrea known likewise by the name of Andrea da Salerno

Born: Titian, Vecellio the great master of colour

Born: Whittington, Robert one of our early grammarians

1481

Born: Æmiliani, St. Jerome a nobleman

“Promptuarium medicinae,” Donde, James physician

“Quadriregio” Foligno, Federigo Frezzi Da poet

Born: Peruzzi, Baldassare painter

Died: Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian

“Pro Imperatoriis miiitaribus siguis dandis Constantio Sfortise Imperatori,” Scala, Bartholomew an Italian

Born: Tisi, Benvenuto called IL Garofalo

1482

“Qucestiones de febribus,” Apono, Peter physician

“Themistius” Barbarus, Hermolaus was born in 1454 (?–1493)

“Annotationes in commentaries Servii Virgilianos,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder

Born: Geldenhaur, Gerard Eobanus divine

Born: Guicciardini, Francis historian

“Sum of Divinity,” Hales, Alexander divine

Born: Judah, Leo one of the reformers

Born: Lee, Edward archbishop

Born: Oecolampadius, John divine

Died: Porcellus, Peter a Neapolitan of the fifteenth century

1483

Died: Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto

Born: Amsdorf, Nicholas an associate of Luther in the reformation

Died: Arlotto one of those buffoons who disgrace the regular professions

Born: Cotta, John poet

Born: Eckius, John divine

Died: Estouteville, William D' cardinal

Died: Flemming, Robert was educated at Oxford

Born: Fracastorio, Jerom, physician

Born: Franciabigio, Marco Antonio painter

Born: Gardiner, Stephen bishop (?–1555)

Born: Jovius, Paul historian

Born: Luther, Martin divine (?–1546)

Born: Navagero, Andrew, poet

“Onomasticon,” Nestor, Dionysius one of the contributors to the restoration of classical learning

Born: Rabelais, Francis a celebrated French wit

Born: Raphael whose family name was Sanzio (?–1520)

1484

“Regimen Sanitatis,” Albicus archbishop

Died: Altilio, Gabriel one of the Latin poets who flourished in Italy in the fifteenth century

Born: Ferrari, Gaudenzio artist

Born: Pordenone, John Antony Licinius known by the former name

Born: Vadianus, Joachim in German Von Watte

1485

“De Nativitatibus,” Aben-Ezra -Hezer

“Hippocratis de rnedicorum astrologia libellus,” Apono, Peter physician

“Magni Basilii Liber in Latinum translatus,” Bruni, Leonard historian

Born: Bugenhagius, John one of the German reformers

“In Ibin” Calderinus, Domitius a man of great learning in the fifteenth century

Born: Catherine Of Arragon Queen Of England (?–1536)

Born: Cerrati, Paul lawyer

Born: Cortes, Ferdinand a Spanish commander

Born: Gambara, Veronica an Italian poetess

Born: Goclenius, Conrad philologist

Born: Nerli, Philip De historian

“Belial’s trial” Palladino, James known also by the name of James de Teramo

1486

Born: Ægidius, Peter lawyer

Born: Agrippa, Henry Cornelius a man of considerable learning (?–1535)

“Spousage pf a virgin to Christ,” Alcock, John bishop

Born: Apel, John lawyer

Died: Bourchier, Thomas archbishop

Born: Estrees, John D' grand-master of the artillery of France

Died: Morton, John prelate

Born: Ramusio, John Baptist a valuable collector of voyages and travels

1487

Born: Bandinelli, Baccio an eminent sculptor

“Propertii opera cum commentariis,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder

Born: Catharinus, Ambrose divine

Born: Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

“Stormy Cape.” Diaz, Bartholomew a distinguished Portuguese navigator

“Confessional, or Interrogatorium,” Foresti, James, Philip Of was born at Soldio

“Grammatical institutiones,” Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese

Born: Guintier, John anatomist

Born: Lambert, Francis a French monk

Born: Ochinus, Bernardin a celebrated Italian

Born: Raimondi, Marc Antonio the most celebrated of the old masters in the art of engraving

Born: Zuinglius, Ulricus an able and zealous reformer of the church (?–1531)

1488

Born: Altorfer, Albrecht artist

“Amours,” Andrelini, Publio Fausto poet

Born: Andrew so called from his father’s trade

Born: Audley, Thomas descended of an ancient and honourable family

Born: Barland, Adrian writer

“Annotationes in varies authores antiques,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder

“Lectura super canonem Missae,” Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time

Born: Bocchi, Achilles scholar

Born: Eobanus, Hessus poet

“Arati Phenomena, Latinis versions tradita,” Germanicus, Cæsar son of Drusus and of Antonia the virtuous niece of Augustus

Born: Gomez De Cividad Real, Alvarez poet

Born: Hutten, Ulric De a gentleman of Franconia

Born: Lorit, Henry commonly called Glareanus

Born: Magnus, John archbishop

Born: Montanus, John Baptist physician

Born: Penni, John Francis a native of Florence

“Mer des Histoires,” Peter Comestor writer

1489

“Introductio ad Astronomiam” Albumazar philosopher

“Commentarius in primum librum priorura analyticoruna Aristotelis,” Alexander Aphrodiseus one of the most celebrated followers of Aristotle

Born: Amaseo, Romulus the son of Gregory Amaseo

Born: Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius

“De Tempore, &c. Sanctorum,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

“De Christo,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

“Le Chevalier delibere, ou la Mort du Due de Bourgogne devant Nanci,” Chastelain, George a Flemish gentleman

Born: Cranmer, Thomas archbishop

“De Gestis Attilae,” Esperiente, Philip Callimachus historian

Born: Farel, William a learned minister of the church (?–1565)

Born: Ferreti, Æminus in Latin Ferrettus

“A Poem on the contempt of the World,” Garland, John a grammarian

Died: Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above

Born: Molza, Francis-Maria poet

Born: Munster, Sebastian divine

“Miscellanea” Politian, Angelus a most ingenious and learned Italian

“Liber de Secretis, qui Aphorismorum appellatur,” Rhazes called also Albubecar Mohamed

Born: Sturmius, James a German of great learning

1490

“Fasciculus rertim expetendarum,” Ailli, Peter D' an eminent Romish ecclesiastic

“Orationes,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder

Born: Bush, Paul bishop

“Chirurgix tractatus septem cum antidotario,” Cauliac, Gui De an anatomical author of France

Born: Corregio, Antokio Allegri Da sometimes called Laeti

Born: Folengio, John Baptist was born at Mantua in 1490

Born: Gilles, Peter scholar

Born: Gustavus, Vasa king of Sweden

Born: Lindsay, Sir David poet

Born: Longueil, Christopher De scholar

Born: Primaticcio, Francis painter

Died: Ripley, George poet

1491

“Carmina,” Augurello, John Aurelio an Italian

Born: Azpilcueta, Martin De commonly called Navarre

“De veris et salutaribus animi gaudiis,” Bosso, Matthew scholar

Born: Bucer, Martin an eminent German reformer

Died: Esperiente, Philip Callimachus historian

Born: Folengo, Theophilus more known by his assumed name of Merlin Coccaio

Born: Loyola, Ignatious Of the founder of the order of Jesuits

“I daily devote the whole of my morning hours; the afternoon I give to the society of friends, those relaxations which are requisite for the preservation of health, and occasionally to the poets and orators, and similar studies of a lighter kind; my nights are divided betwixt sleep and the perusal of the Holy Scriptures.” Picus, John of Mirandula (?–1494)

Died: Rouse, John antiquary

Born: Sepulveda, John Genes De writer

1492

“De regimine Principum,” Ægidius, De Columna one of the most learned divines of the thirteenth century

Born: Agricola, John divine

“Parables” Alanus De Insulis surnamed the Universal Doctor

Born: Alciati, Andrew lawyer

“Super mutuo Judaico et civili et divino,” Annius which Bayle follows

Born: Aretino, Peter an author who once raised considerable fame by invective and indecency (?–1557)

Born: Bellay, John Du cardinal

Born: Borgia, Cæsar a monster of ambition and cruelty

“Recuperationes,” Bosso, Matthew scholar

Born: Caravaggio, Polidoro Caldara Da artist

“History of Venice,” Justiniani, Bernard nephew of the above

Born: Leo, Jons a skilful geographer

Born: Margaret Of Valois queen (?–1549)

Born: Pippi, Julio called more frequently Julio Romano

Born: Vives, Joan Lewis one of the revivers of literature

Born: White, Sir Thomas founder of St (?–1566)

Born: Wotton, Edward physician

1493

“Anatomiae, sive de historia corporis humani, lib. v.” Benedictus, Alexander physician

“Epistolar. Lib. tres,” Bosso, Matthew scholar

“Dialogus de humanae vitae conditione et toleranda corporis aegritudine,” Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence

“Chroniques de St. Denys,” Chartier, Alain a native of Bayeux (1385–?)

“Topica juris.” Everard, Nicholas lawyer

Died: Ghirlandaio, Domenico painter

Born: Grynæus, Simon a very learned German

Born: Gryphius, Sebastian a celebrated printer of Lyons

“Opera et Dies” Hesiod poet

Born: Jonas, Justus divine

Born: Olahus, Nicholas prelate

Died: Reuchlin, John a learned German

1494

Born: Agricola, George physician

Born: Beaton, David archbishop (?–1546)

Died: Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano

Born: Bronchorst, John of Nimeguen

Died: Crinitus, Peter scholar (14751507)

Born: Finæus, Orontius in French Finé

Born: Francis I. king of France (?–1547)

Born: Jacobs, Lucas commonly called Lucas Van Leyden

“Boke of Johan Bochas,” Lydgate, John poet

Born: Maurolico, Francis mathematician

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

Born: Parmentiek, John poet

“Anthologia” Planudes, Maximus a Greek monk of Constantinople

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

“Itinerarium” Rutilius, Numatianus poet

Born: Soto, Dominic Dominican

Born: Udine, Giovanna Da artist

1495

“Commentary on Isaiah” Abrabanel, Isaac a famous rabbi

“Commentaria,” Accolti, Francis the brother of Benedetto

“De Intelligentiis” Alfarabi philosopher

Born: Apian, Peter called in German Brenkwitz

“Commentary on Aristotle” Averroes philosopher

Born: Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

Born: Benedictus, Alexander physician

Born: Bernardi Del Castel Bolognese, John so called from Castel Bolognese in the Romania

“Orlando Innamorato” Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano

“De Instituendo Sapientia animo,” Bosso, Matthew scholar

“Geometria Speculativa, cum Arithmetica specuiativa,” Bradwardine, Thomas archbishop

“De proportionibus,” Bradwardine, Thomas archbishop

“De quadratura circuli,” Bradwardine, Thomas archbishop

Born: Brissot, Peter physician

“Vitas Patrum,” Caxton, William to whom this country owes the introduction of printing (14121492)

Born: Clarius, Isidorus one of the most learned divines in the sixteenth century

Born: Forster, John divine

“Sermons” Glanvil, Bartholomew writer

Died: Mendoza, Gonzales Peter De cardinal

1496

“De Luminaribus et Diebus criticis liber,” Aben-Ezra -Hezer

Born: Barros, John historian

“Sermones de adventu,” Caraccioli, Robert often called Hobertus de Licio

“Repertorium Juris,” Durand, William one of the most learned lawyers of the thirteenth century

“Practica Musicse utriusque Cantus,” Gaffurius, Franchinus writer

“Baptists Guarini Veronensis poemata Latina,” Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese

“Destructorium Vitiorum,” Hales, Alexander divine

Born: Maitland, Sir Richard a cultivator and preserver of Scotch poetry

Born: Marot, Clement was born at Cahors

“Defensio curatorum adversus fratres mendicantes,” Richard archbishop

“Apologia contra vituperatores civitatis Florentiae,” Scala, Bartholomew an Italian

Born: Trincavelli, Victor physician

1497

“Urbani Grammatica Græca,” Bolzanio, Urbano Valeriano one of the revivers of letters in the fifteenth century

Died: Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence

Born: Coxis, Michael artist

Born: Danes, Peter born in 1497

“A Treatise of illustrious Women,” Foresti, James, Philip Of was born at Soldio

“Variae oblectationis oriuscula; nempe contra valido^ mend.icantes Beghardos et Beghinos,” Hemmerlin, Felix which has the same meaning as Hemmerlin in German

Born: Hennuyer, John bishop

“Lac Puesorum. M. Holti. Mylke for chyldren,” Holte, John author of the first Latin grammar of any noie in England

“De Myst. Ægypt. Chald. et Assyr. necnon et alii Tractatus Philosophici,” Jamblicus a native of Chalcis in Ccelosyria

“Liber de Epidemia quam Itali morbum Gallicum vocant,” Leonicenus, Nicholas an eminent Italian phy-

Born: Melancthon, Philip whom the common consent of all ecclesiastical historians has placed among the most eminent of the reformers

Born: Musculus, Wolfgang divine

Born: Nonius, Peter mathematician

“De generibus metrorum,” Perot, Nicholas prelate (1429–?)

“Odae,” Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian

“The Treasure of the City of Dames,” Pisan, Christina De an Italian by birth

Born: Wotton, Nicholas dean

1498

“Majene Hajeschua;” Abrabanel, Isaac a famous rabbi

Born: Aertgen painter

“Galli Cantus ad Confratres suos curatos in Synodo apud Barnwell, 25 Sept. 1498,” Alcock, John bishop

Born: Bianchi, Mark Anthony lawyer

“Libri duo paradoxorum Chris ­tianorum,” Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence

“De ratione scribendi Epistolas,” Brandolini, Aurelio of a noble family of Florence

“De Bello Punico Libri tres,” Bruni, Leonard historian

Born: Clovio, Juuus justly celebrated for his astonishing miniatures and illuminations in missals and other religious books

Born: Fazzello, Thomas historian

Born: Flaminio, Mark Anthony poet

Born: Gelenius, Sigismund a learned German

Born: Gelli, John Baptist writer

Born: Govea, Andrew in Latin Goveanus (1493–?)

Born: Hemskirk, Martin painter

Born: Holbein, John painter

“Comm. Petri Cirvilli Hisp.” Holywood, John or Sacrobosco

Born: Lupset, Thomas scholar (?–1532)

Born: Nizolius, Marius scholar

Born: Osiander, Andrew divine

“A Collection of Proverbs,” Vergil, Polydore writer

“That he should never quit his church of Toledo; that no pension should be charged on his archbishopric (one of the richest in the world); and that no infringement of the privileges and immunities of his church should ever be attempted.” Ximenes, Francis statesman

1499

“Hecatomythium,” Abstemius, Laurentius writer

Born: Æpinus, John a fellow-labourer with Luther in promoting the Reformation

Born: Asper, Hans painter

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

“Declamatio ebriosi, scortatoris, et aleatoris,” Beroaldo, Philip the elder

“Sacri canonis Missae, &.c. expositio,” Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time

“Sonetti e Canzoni,” Boiardo, Matteo-Maria count of Scandiano

Born: Brentius, John one of the supporters of the reformation

Born: Bunel, Peter scholar

Born: Calcar, John painter

“Etymologicuru magnum,” Calliergus, Zacharias a native of Crete

“Poliphili Hypnerotomachia,” Colonna, Francis a Venetian dominican

Born: Cox, Richard bishop (?–1581)

Died: Ficinus, Marsilius a learned Italian

Born: Hentenius, John Dominican

Born: Hervet, Gentian a learned Frenchman

Born: Laguna, Andrew physician

Born: Mabuse, John De artist

“Expositio in questiones dialecticas Divi Joan. Scoti in Isagogen Porphyrii,” Ofihely, Maurice archbishop

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

Born: Redman, John one of the most learned divines of his time

“Promptorium parvulum,” Rider, John prelate

“De Rerum Inventoribus,” Vergil, Polydore writer

Born: Victorius, Peter scholar