Events noted in 1540

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Born: Agard, Arthur antiquary

“De Pictura, prestantissima et nunquam satis laudata arte, &c.” Alberti, Leon Baptista artist

Born: Alberti, Solomon the pupil of Jerome Fabricius at Padua

Died: Althamerus, Andrew a celebrated Lutheran minister at Nuremberg

Died: Alvares, Francis a Portuguese priest

“Gemisti Plethonis de gestis Gnecorum post pugnam ad Mantineam per capita tractatio duobus libris explicata, M. Antonio Antimacho interprete. Ad haec Dionysii Halicarnassei prcccepta, &c.” Antimachus, Mark-Antony one of the most celebrated Greek professors in Italy in the Sixteenth century

Born: Antoniano, Silvio a man of great learning

Died: Anysius, Janus poet

“Astronomicum Caesareum,” Apian, Peter called in German Brenkwitz

Died: Barbosa, Arius a native of Aveiro in Portugal

“Pirotecnia, nella quale si tratta non sole della diversita delle minere, ma anco di quanto si ricerca alia pratica di esse, e che s’appartienne all‘arte della fusione o getto de’ metalli,” Biringuccio, Vanucci mathematician

Born: Campian, Edmund writer

Born: Ciaconius, Alphonsus a Spanish author of considerable celebrity

Born: Devereux, Walter the first earl of Essex of this name and family

“Observationes in Terentii Andriam et Eunuchum,” Dolet, Stephen writer

“La maniere de bien traduire d'une langue en une autre de la ponctuation Francoise, &c.” Dolet, Stephen writer

“Liber de imitatione Ciceroniana adversus Floridum Sabinum Responsio ad convitia ejusdem Sabini; Epigrammata in eundem,” Dolet, Stephen writer

Died: Donato, Bernardin scholar

Born: Dyer, Sir Edward poet (?–1607)

Born: Egerton, Thomas lord Ellesmere

Died: Eobanus, Hessus poet

“Epigrammata arcuum triumphalium, Valentianis Carolo V. in ejus adventu exhibitorum,” Everard, Nicholas Grudius was born at Louvain

“D. Basilii Moralia, et Ascetica,” Fumani, Adam poet

Born: Gilbert, William physician

Born: Greenville, Sir Richard a gallant naval officer

Born: Grynæus, John James was born at Bern in 1540

Born: Jeannin, Peter a native of Burgundy

Died: Lampridius, Benedict of Cremona

“Acolastus,” Palsgrave, John scholar

Died: Parmigiano, Il whose family name was Francis Mazzuoli

Born: Paruta, Paul a noble Venetian

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

“Narratio de Libris Revolutionum Copernici,” Rheticus, George Joachim mathematician

Born: Rogers, Daniel queen

Died: St. German, Christopher lawyer

“Capitoli” Sansovino, Francis historian

Born: Scaliger, Joseph Justus and heir to his talents and temper

“The Epistles and Gospels, with a brief postill upon the same, from Advent to Low Sunday; and from Easter to Advent,” Taverner, Richard a pious layman of the reigns of Henry VIII

Died: Valdes, John a Spanish reformer of the sixteenth century

Born: Vere, Edward seventeenth earl of Oxford

Born: Vieta, Francis mathematician

1541

“Enchiridion Principis ac Magistratus Christiani,” Ægidius, Peter lawyer

Died: Akakia, Martin professor of medicine in the university of Paris

“Historic di Bologna, deca e libro primo deca secunda sino all' anno 1253,” Alberti, Leander adominican and provincial of his order

Born: Alting, Menso the father of Henry and grandfather of James Alting

“Recueil des divers auteurs sur l'education des enfans,” Anysius, Janus poet

Born: Barclay, William a learned and eminent Civilian

Born: Bauhin, John his eldest son

“Dialogus de concilio,” Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius

Died: Bunel, Peter scholar

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

“Diarium Expeditions Scoticae,” Cecil, William lord Burleigh

Died: Cerrati, Paul lawyer

Born: Ceruti, Frederick philologist

Born: Charron, Peter was born at Paris in 1541

Born: Chretien, Florent poet

“Bibliotheca Eliotae,” Cooper, Thomas bishop

“The Olde Faithe,” Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

“Christen State of Matrimony,” Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

Born: Crillon, Louis De Berthon De of an illustrious family of Italy

“De origine Turcorum,” Cuspinian, John whose German name was Speis­Hammer

“Libri tres de legato, de immunitate legatorum, et de Joannis Langiachi Lemovicensis episcopi Legationibus,” Dolet, Stephen writer

“Les epitres et evangiles des cinquante-deux dimanches, &,c. avec brieve exposition,” Dolet, Stephen writer

“Lexicon Chaldaicum,” Elias, Levita a rabbi of the sixteenth century

“The Castle of Health,” Elyot, Sir Thomas a gentleman of eminent learning in the reign of king Henry Vlil. and author of several works

“Sententise vere elegantes pian, sive capitula Patrum,” Fagius, Paul whose German name was Buchlein

Born: Fevardentius, Francis a Franciscan friar

Born: Fevre, Guy De Sieur De La Boderie Or Giudo Fabricius Boderianus

“On the difference between the Platonic and Aristotelian Philosophy,” Gemistus, George philosopher

Born: Groto, Lewis poet

“De Bello Trojano, lib. V.” Joseph Of Exeter writer

Born: Mercati, Michael naturalist

Died: Merlin, James a learned doctor of the Sorbonne

“On the Education of Ladies,” Piccolomini, Alexander archbishop

Died: Regius, Urban a name he thought proper to change

“Procli sphaeram comment.” Stoefler, John mathematician

Born: Stubbs, John lawyer

Born: Tossanus, Daniel divine

1542

Born: Allen, Thomas mathematician

Born: Aquaviva, Claudius son to John Jerome

“Declaration of William Tolwyn,” Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

Died: Barland, Adrian writer

Born: Barradas, Sebastian divine

“Leges de re Rustica, et Novella Constitutio prima,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

Born: Bellarmin, Robert Jesuit

Born: Benci, Francis orator

Died: Benivieni, Jerome poet (1453–?)

Died: Beolco, Angelo surnamed Ruzzante

“Le Chevalier Chretien,” Berquin, Lewis De a gentleman of Artois

“De monetarum potestate simul et utilitate,” Biel, Gabriel one of the ablest scholastic divines of his time

“Commentaries on the aphorisms of Hippocrates and Galen,” Brasavola, Antonius Musa physician

Born: Canterus, Willum an eminent linguist and philologer

Died: Chasseneuz, Bartholomew was born at IssyTEveque

“Commentary on the Galatians,” Claudius or

Died: Clenard, Nicholas was a native of Diest

“The Actes of the Disputation in the cowncell of the empyre, holden at Regenspurg 1” Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

“Miles Christianus,” Dolet, Stephen writer

“On Confession,” Dolet, Stephen writer

Born: Estius, William divine

Died: Faber, John sirnamed from one of his works

“Liber Fidei,” Fagius, Paul whose German name was Buchlein

“Liber Tobijr,” Fagius, Paul whose German name was Buchlein

“Alexandri Aphrodisiensis Commentarius in primum priorum Analyticbrum Aristotelis,” Felicianus, John Beunardine a native of Venice

Died: Fonseca, Anthony De Dominican

“Historia Plantarum,” Fuchs, Leonard botanist

“Catalogus Episcoporum Ultrajectinorum,” Geldenhaur, Gerard Eobanus divine

Died: Gratius, Ortuinus a native of Holhwic in the diocese of Minister

“De humana historia, vel de singularum hominis partium cognitione,” Landus, Bassianus physician

“Macer’s Herbal practysed by Dr. Lin aero, translated out of Latin into English.” Macer, Æmilius poet

Born: Mæstlinus, Michael a celebrated astronomer of Germany

Born: Mary queen

Born: Molza, Tarquinia by Camillo

“De Crepusculis,” Nonius, Peter mathematician

Born: Pagit divine

“Annotationes in Lib. Gulielmi Lilii.de Lat. Norn, generibus,” Robertson, Thomas an eminent grammarian

Died: Shepreve, John poet

“Apophthegms” Udal, Nicholas an eminent schoolmaster of the sixteenth century

Died: Vida, Marcus Hieronymus critic

“Epithetorum commentarii,” Zanchius, Basil one of the most learned men of the sixteenth century

1543

Born: Adamson, Patrick prelate

“Contractse ex veteribus Medicinae Tetrabiblos,” Ætius physician

Died: Agnolo, Baccio D' architect

Born: Alberti, John lawyer

“Phil. Melanch. super utraque Sacramenti specie, et de authoritate Episcoporum,” Alen, Edmond a native of Norfolk

Died: Aquilanus, Sebastianus his true name being unknown

Died: Aurogallus, Matthew a native of Bohemia

“Yet a course at the Homy she Fox,” Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

Died: Bellay, William Du lord of Langey

“Machumetis Saraceriorum principis, ejusque successorum vitae, doctrina, ac ipse Alcoran,” Bibliander, Theodore divine

Born: Boscan, John Almogaver poet

Born: Bunney, Francis was born at Vache

“Musculorum humani corporis picturata dissectio,” Cananus, John Baptist one of the restorers and improvers of anatomy

“The Office of Servants,” Chaloner, Sir Thomas a gallant soldier

“De dormientibus in Christo,” Cheke, Sir John writer

Died: Copernicus, Nicholas an eminent astronomer

Died: Eckius, John divine

Died: Egmont, Lamoral Count one of the principal lords of the bow Countries

Born: Fontana, Domenick architect

Died: Gibertus, John Matthew an eminent patron of literature

Born: Gordon, James Jesuit

Born: Goulart, Simon divine

“Plutarch’s Precepts for the preservation of good health,” Hales, John a learned Englishman

Born: Hanmer, Meredith divine

Born: Heurnius, John physician

Born: Lesdiguieres, Francis De Bonne, Duke De peer

Died: Longueil, Gilbert physician

“Observationes in Pomponium Melam,” Nunez, Ferdinand one of the restorers of literature in Spain

“On History,” Robortello, Francis critic

“Dictionarium Latino-Gallicum,” Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

Born: Still, John bishop

Born: Texeira, Joseph Peter Dominican

“The hunting of the Romish 'Fox,” Turner, William divine

“Avium praecipuarum, quarum apud Plinium et Aristotelem mentio est, brevis et succincta historia,” Turner, William divine

“De Humani Corporis Fabrica,” Vesalius, Andrew anatomist

Born: Zucchero, Frederico painter

1544

Died: Arena, Anthony D' lawyer

“Toxophilus,” Ascham, Roger scholar (?–1568)

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

Born: Bancroft, Richard archbishop

Born: Bartas, William De Salluste Du the son of a treasurer of France

“Origine Vitaet costumi di Dante Alighieri,” Boccaccio, John one of the most eminent Italian poets and scholars

Born: Bodley, Sir Thomas that illustrious benefactor to literature

“Obras de Boscan y Garcilaso,” Boscan, John Almogaver poet

Born: Bus, Cæsar De founder of the society of the priests

“Remedio alia pestilente Dottrina d'Ochino,” Catharinus, Ambrose divine

“Scholia in N. Test.” Clarius, Isidorus one of the most learned divines in the sixteenth century

Died: Cordus, Valerius and worthy of his father

“Opuscula,” Curio, Cœlius Secundus of Piemont

“Dialoghi della Musica,” Doni, Anthony Francis a Florentine

“Philip’s Repertory.” Eberus, Paul one of the early reformers

Born: Fevre, Nicolas Le a very ingenious

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

Born: Franck but more generally called Old Francks

Died: Fumani, Adam poet

“De methoclo ac ratione studendi in jure civili libri tres,” Gribaldus, Matthew surnamed Mofa

Died: Guevara, Antony De writer

“A present consolation for the sufferance of persecution for righteousness,” Joy, John one of the early promoters of the reformation

“Jatropologia Liber quo multa adversus Barbaros Medicos disputantur,” Ingrassias, Jon Philip physician

“De medendi methodo,” Kaye, John physician

Died: Latome, James divine

Died: Lee, Edward archbishop

Died: Magnus, John archbishop

Died: Marot, Clement was born at Cahors

Born: Masson, Papirius writer

Died: Molza, Francis-Maria poet

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

Born: Nevile, Alexander writer

Born: Palma, Jacob the Young

“Recueil desCEuvres de B. Desperiers,” Periers, Bonaventure Dbs an old French satirist

“The Regimen of Life,” Phaer, Thomas physician

Born: Pithou, Francis advocate to the parliament of Paris

“De orbis concordia,” Postel, William a very ingenious but visionary man

“Historiae ecclesiastics scriptores, Eusebii preparatio et demonstratio evangelica,” Stephanus, Robert the most celebrated printer of this family

“Historia de naturis herbarum, scholiis et notis vallata,” Turner, William divine

Born: Verdier, Antony, Seigneur De Vauprivas a very useful biographer and bibliographer

1545

“Lucidario in Musica di alcune Oppenioni Antiphe e Moderne,” Aaron, Pietro who flourished in the sixteenth century (14801550)

“De Nativitatibus,” Abraham, Ben Chaila a Spanish rabbi

“Varipus History.” Ælian, Claudius historian

“Le Richesse della Lingua Volgare,” Alunno, Francis mathematician

“Two decades of the history of Ferdinand and Isabella,” Antonius Ælius Nebrissensis was born in 1442

“Toxophilus the school of Shooting, in two books,” Ascham, Roger scholar (?–1568)

“La genealogie des dieux poetiques,” Aurigni, Gilles De called also Pamphille

“Canti xi. composti del Bandello, ilelle lodi della signora Lucrezia Gonzaga,” Bandello, Matthew a celebrated Italian novelist

“Prolegomena seu prefata de jure civili,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

Died: Bayf, Lazarus De father to the above

“Observationes legales,” Benavidio, Mark in Latin Marcus Mantua Benavidius

Died: Berruguete, Alonzo painter

“Oracula Sybillina Gr. cum castigationibus,” Betuleius, Sixtus whose name in German was Birck

“Dialogo amoroso e rime di Giuseppe Betussi e d'altri autori,” Betussi, Joseph scholar

“De Genealogia deorum” Betussi, Joseph scholar

“Tractatus de indiciis homicidii ex proposito conmiissi, &c.” Bianchi, Mark Anthony lawyer

Born: Casserius, Julius anatomist

“Prayers or Meditations, wherein the mind is stirred patiently to suffer all afflictions here, and to set at nought the vain prosperitie of this worlde, and always to long for the everlasting felicitee,” Catherine Parr queen (15121548)

“Hist. M, T, Ciceronis, Marci filii,” Cicero, Marcus the son of Marcus Tullius Cicero

“The Defence of a certayne poore Christen Man who als shuld have beene condemned by the Popes Lawe,” Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

“An Abridgment of Erasmus’s Enchiridion militis Christiani,” Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

Born: Dousa, Janus a very learned man

Born: Drake, Sir Francis one of our most distinguished naval heroes

“Ammonii Hermeae Comment, in Isagogen Porphyrii,” Felicianus, John Beunardine a native of Venice

“De vacuandi ratione, liber,” Fernel, John Francis physician

Died: Firenzuola, Angelo so called from his native city

“M. Ant. Flaminii in Librum Psalmorum brevis explanatio,” Flaminio, Mark Anthony poet

“Cornarus furens,” Fuchs, Leonard botanist

“On the Investigation of the truth of Metals, and on Furnaces, with other works,” Geber, John physician

Born: Gerarde, John queen

Born: Harvey, Gabriel a caustic wit of the Elizabethan period

“Commentary on Daniel, from Melancthon,” Joy, John one of the early promoters of the reformation

Born: Junius professor of divinity at Leyden

Died: Lupset, Thomas scholar (?–1532)

“History of the Caesars,” Mexia, Peter historian

“Cicero de finibus,” Morel is the name of a family well known among the eminent French printers (15601638)

Born: Oleaster, Jerome Dominican

“Maniere de trailer les playes faites par harquebuses, fleches, &c.” Pare', Ambrose a French surgeon of eminence

“Council of Trent.” Pole, Reginald cardinal (?–1558)

“The lives, heroic deeds, and sayings of Gargantua and Pantagruel.” Rabelais, Francis a celebrated French wit

Born: Stanyhurst, Richard historian

“Petrarch,” Tornasius, John the first of a family of eminent printers and booksellers

“Rescuing of the Romish Fox,” Turner, William divine

Born: Turselin, Horace Jesuit

1546

“Elegantiæ Grammaticæ,” Aben-Ezra -Hezer

“La Coltiva­?ione,” Alamanni, Luigi poet (14751556)

“Bucolicorum auctores,” Ammonius, Andrew a native of Lucca

“De revocatrone feudi alienati,” Anania, John D' lawyer

“Collection des auteurs bucoliques,” Anysius, Janus poet

“The true hystorie of the Christen departynge of the reverend man D. Martyne Luther, &c.” Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

“Commeiitarii in libros quatuor instituti juris civilis,” Baudouin, Francis in Latin Balduinus

“Novi Testament! Concordantia Grseca,” Betuleius, Sixtus whose name in German was Birck

Born: Beyma, Julius lawyer

Born: Bigne, Marguerin De La a priest

“Bucolicorum auctorcs,” Boccaccio, John one of the most eminent Italian poets and scholars

Died: Boccaccino, Boccaccio artist

Born: Bodley, Laurence a younger brother of sir Thonas Bodley

Born: Brahe, Tycho a very celebrated astronomer

Died: Calcar, John painter

Born: Chaderton, Laurence first master of Emanuel-­college

“De Abusu Uroscopirc,” Cordus, Euricius called by Melchior Adam

Born: Desportes, Philip poet

Died: Elyot, Sir Thomas a gentleman of eminent learning in the reign of king Henry Vlil. and author of several works

Born: Gerlach, Stephen divine

“La Couronne Marguaritique,” Maire, John Le poet

Born: Matthew, Tobias prelate

Born: Parsons, Robert in both which ways he wrote his name

Died: Pippi, Julio called more frequently Julio Romano

Born: Piscator, John divine

Born: Pistorius, John divine

Born: Querenghi, Antony poet

Born: Rhodoman, Laurence a learned German

Born: Sprangher, Bartholomew painter

Born: Sylburgius, Frederic a learned German

Born: Taliacotius, Gaspar professor of medicine and anatomy in the university of Bologna

“Oratio” Tatian writer

“On the illustrious ecclesiastical Writers,” Trithemius, John Benedictine

“Chiliades,” Tzetzes, John a celebrated grammarian of Constantinople

Born: Vander-Linden, John Antonides a learned professor of physic at Leyden

1547

“Compendiolo di niolti dubbj segreti et sentenze intorno il Canto-fermo e figurato,” Aaron, Pietro who flourished in the sixteenth century (14801550)

“Pausanias,” Amaseo, Romulus the son of Gregory Amaseo

Died: Amboise, Michael D' writer

“Heliodorus,” Amyot, James bishop

“Rime,” Aragon, Tullia D' a celebrated poetess of Italy

“Dialogo deli‘ infinita d’Amore,” Aragon, Tullia D' a celebrated poetess of Italy

“Maritime Dialogues” Arrivabene, John Francis of a noble family of Mantua

“A treatise of moral Philosophy,” Baldwin, William according to Wood

Born: Bales, Peter the most famous master in the art of penmanship

Born: Barneveldt, John D'Olden statesman

Died: Bectoz, Claude De daughter of a gentleman of Dauphine

“Dramata sacra,” Betuleius, Sixtus whose name in German was Birck

“Cautelse singulares ad reorum defensam,” Bianchi, Mark Anthony lawyer

“Tractatus de compromissis faciendis inter conjunctos, et de exceptionibus impeclientibus litis ingressum,” Bianchi, Mark Anthony lawyer

Born: Bonifacio, John lawyer

Died: Bonner, Edmund bishop

“A Treatise on the residence of Bishops,” Carranza, Bartholomew Dominican

Born: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel De the author of Don Quixote

“Providentia Dei,” Cheke, Sir John writer

Died: Cisner, Nicholas whom we have just mentioned as the editor of Cino da Pistoia’s works

Born: Emmius, Ubbo a learned professor of Groningen

“Porphyrius de abstinentia animalium,” Felicianus, John Beunardine a native of Venice

Born: Frischlin, Nicodemus writer

“L'Anti Machiavel,” Gentillet, Innocent lawyer

Died: Grafton, Richard historian

Died: Hall, Edward lawyer (15001547)

Born: Heywood, John one of the oldest English dramatic writers

Born: Hilliard, Nicholas artist

“Answer to the Lord Winchester’s book, entitled A detection of the Devil’s Sophistry, &c.” Hooper, John prelate

“A Declaration of Christ and his office,” Hooper, John prelate

Born: Hospinian, Ralph writer

Died: Leland, John antiquary

Born: Lipsius, Justus critic

Born: Manutius, Aldus the younger

“Laus Asini,” Mexia, Peter historian

“Observationes in loca obscura et depravata Hist. Nat. C. Plinii, cum retractationibus quorundam locorum Geographiae Pomponii Melae, locisque aliis non paucis in diversis utriusque linguae authoribus castigatis et exposuis,” Nunez, Ferdinand one of the restorers of literature in Spain

“Rime” Parabosco, Jerome writer

Died: Perino Del Vaga, Otherwise Pierino Buonaccorsi one of the most distinguished scholars and assistants of Raphael in the Vatican

Died: Piombo, Sebastian Del was called also Venetiano

“Clavis absconditorum a, constitutione ixmndi,” Postel, William a very ingenious but visionary man

Died: Sabinus, George whose family name was Schalter (?–1560)

Died: Schoner, John mathematician

Born: Snell, Rodolph philosopher

“Andria” Stephanus, Francis was employed in printing with his step-father de Colines

“Dante,” Tornasius, John the first of a family of eminent printers and booksellers

“Les Marguerites des Marguerites de la reine de Navarre,” Tornasius, John the first of a family of eminent printers and booksellers

Died: Vatablus, Francis, scholar

Born: Whitaker, William one of the most eminent divines of the sixteenth century (?–1595)

Died: Wilson, Florence known in his own time

1548

“De Urinis Hbri septem.” Actuarius, John

“A Christian Introduction for youth, containing the principles of our faith and religion,” Alen, Edmond a native of Norfolk

“Decisiones physionomicae,” Apono, Peter physician

“A godly Medytacyon of the Christen Soule, from the French of Margaret queen of Navarre,” Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

“Poemata juvenilia,” Beza, Theodore one of the chief promoters of the Reformation

“De ratione communi omnium linguarum et litterarum commentarius,” Bibliander, Theodore divine

Born: Bocchi, Francis one of the most voluminous writers of Florence

“Primitiae,” Bradford, John queen

Died: Buchanan, George historian

“Discorsi Piacevoli,” Calmo, Andrew who was born at Venice about the year 1510

Born: Candido, Peter artist

Died: Capilupi, Camillus a native of Mantua

“Contradicentium Medicorum libri duo,” Cardan, Jerom physician

Died: Cortez, Gregory cardinal

“Carmina quinque poetarum,” Cotta, John poet

Born: Craig, Sir Thomas was born at Edinburgh in 1548

Died: Fagius, Paul whose German name was Buchlein

“Bibliotheca.” Gesner, Conrad scholar

“Common Prayer Book” Goodrich, Thomas prelate

“The Union of the Houses of York and Lancaster,” Hall, Edward lawyer (15001547)

“Atticae linguae interpres facilis, disertus, aptus.” Harpsfeld, Nicholas was born in London

Died: Hotman, Fuancis in Latin Hototnanus

“Lexicon Graeco-Latinum,” Junius, Adrian a learned Hollander

“Paraphrase on St. Mark,” Kay, Thomas the antagonist of Dr

“An^lorum Regum Chronices Epitome,” Lily, William an eminent English grammarian (?–1523)

Born: Marcilius, Theodora critic

Born: Pareus, David divine

Died: Placentinus, Peter is said to have been the real name of a German author

Born: Procaccini, Julius Cæsar artist

“The Urinal of Physic, and the Judicial of Urines,” Recorde, Robert mathematician

“A declaration of the twelve articles of the Christen faythe, &c.” Regius, Urban a name he thought proper to change

“The Olde Learnyng and the New compared, &c.” Regius, Urban a name he thought proper to change

“Epistola exhortatoria missa ad Nobilitatem ac Plebem universumque populum regni Scotiae, Lond.” Seymour, Edward duke of Somerset

“Institutiones Chris, tiana?,” Soto, Peter but more connected with this country

Born: Sparke, Thomas divine

Born: Suarez, Francis Jesuit

“Names of Herbes, in Greek, Latin, English, Dutch and French,” Turner, William divine

Born: Van Mander, Charles artist

1549

“Alciati’s emblems translated,” Aneau, Bartholomew a man of eminent learning in the sixteenth (15151565)

“Geomantia,” Apono, Peter physician

“The Canticles or Balades of Solomon, phraselyke declared in English metres,” Baldwin, William according to Wood

“A Dialogue or Communycacyon to be had at a table between two chyldren gathered out of the Holy Scriptures, by John Bale for his two yonge sonnes, Johan acid Paule,” Bale, John in Latin Baleus or Balæus

“Gemma Ecclesiastica,” Barry, Girald usually called Giraldus Cambren­sis

“Trium poetarurn elegantissimorum, Porcelii, Basinii, et Trebanii Opuscula nunc primum edita,” Basin of Parma

“Cynogeticon,” Bodin, John lawyer

Died: Bomberg, Daniel a celebrated printer of the sixteenth century

Born: Broughton, Hugh divine

“De omnibus totius Germanise Episcopatibus Epitome, &c.” Bruschius, Caspar historian

Died: Calvin, John one of the chief reformers of the church (?–1564)

“Moriae Encomium,” Chaloner, Sir Thomas a gallant soldier

Died: Chamber, John physician

“The true subject to the rebel*” Cheke, Sir John writer

“De actis et scriptis Lutheri,” Cochlæus, John a native of Nuremberg

Born: Coke, Sir Edward lord chief-justice of England

Died: Colocci, Angelo in Latin Angelus Colotius

“The second volume of the Paraphrase ef Erasmus on the New Testament,” Coverdale, Miles bishop (?–1568)

“An Oration at the conclusion of the same;” Cox, Richard bishop (?–1581)

Born: Craig, Nicholas Cragius

“Rime Maritime,” Franco, Nicolas poet

Born: Garzoni, Thomas writer

“La Circe,” Gelli, John Baptist writer

Born: Gibbons, Richard Jesuit

Born: Godefroi, Denys lawyer

Born: Gorlæus, Abraham antiquary

“Lesson of the Incarnation of Christ,” Hooper, John prelate

Died: Hospital, Michel De L' chancellor of France

“Concordia Evangelica,” Jansenius, Cornelius prelate (?–1576)

Died: Major, John divine

Born: Mornay, Philip De lord of Plessis Marly

“Apostolicae Institutiones in parvum libellum collectse.” Nogarola, Lewis a learned Italian

“Loci Theologici,” Perion, Joachim a learned doctor of the Sorbonne

“The Long Way,” Pisan, Christina De an Italian by birth

“Targum of Jonathan, son of Uziel, on Jeremiah,” Quinquarboreus or

Born: Rainolds, John one of the most learned and eminent divines of the sixteenth century

“The Ground of Arts, teaching the perfect worke and practice of Arithmeticke, both in whole numbers and fractions, after a more easie and exact forme then in former time hath beene set forth,” Recorde, Robert mathematician

Born: Savile, Sir Henry a most learned man

Died: Sternhold, Thomas poet

Born: Tabourot, Stephen a French author

“The History of Italy,” Thomas, Wilmam writer

“Of the vanity of the World,” Thomas, Wilmam writer

Born: Ziegler, James philosopher