Events noted in 1650

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Died: Adriano painter

“Lion restored,” Aitzema, Leo D' a gentleman of Frizeland

“Methodus Theologise,” Alting, Henry divine

“De Ccipsicorum varietate cum suis iconibus: accessit panacea ex herbis quas a sanctis denominantur,” Ambrosini, Bartholomew physician

“Catalogue des eveques de Beziers” Andoque, Peter and not Androque

“Dissertatio continens introductionem ad philosophiam sacram,” Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

Died: Aquino, Philip D' a learned rabbi of Carpentras

“Dissertatio de Philosophia veterum,” Arndt, Christian was born in 1623

“De vera usu Logicesin Theologia,” Arndt, Christian was born in 1623

“Fasciculus Chemicus or, chymical collection, expressing the ingress, progress, and egress, of the secret Hermetick science, out of the choicest and most famous authors. Whereunto is added, the arcanum, or grand secret of Hermetick philosophy. Both made English by James Hasolle, esq. qui est Mercuriophilus Anglicus,” Ashmole, Elias philosopher

“Cavminum libri iii. ejusdem epistolae selectse,” Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr writer

“Human Nature,” Bathurst, Ralph a distinguished wit

Died: Baudouin, John a member of the French academy

Born: Baxter, William critic

“Herba Parietis, or the wall-flower, as it grows out of the stone-chamber belonging to the metropolitan prison; being an history, which is partly true, partly romantic, morally divine; whereby a marriage between reality and fancy is solemnized by divinity,” Bayly, Thomas bishop

Born: Benbow, John a brave English admiral

“Commentaire sur la Coutume de Normandie,” Berault, Michael pastor and professor of theology at Montauban

Born: Bergalli, Charles an Italian monk of the order of the minorite conventuals

“De nivibus Exquilinis, sive de sacris nivibus,” Beverini, Bartholomew a learned Italian of the seventeenth century

Born: Block, Joanna Koerten artist

Died: Both, John And Andrew were two eminent Dutch painters and engravers; John was born at Utrecht

“Tresor des antiquues Romanies,” Boulai, Cæsar Egasse De historian

“Oratio funebris in excessum Adriani Falkoburgii Med. Doct.” Boxhorn, Mark Zuerius an eminent philologer

“Hayraonis Hist, ecclesiastics Breviarium,” Boxhorn, Mark Zuerius an eminent philologer

“Dissertatio de Groecse, Romanae, et Germanics? Linguarum harmonia,” Boxhorn, Mark Zuerius an eminent philologer

Born: Briggs, William physician

“A True Memorial of the ancient, most holy, and religious state of Great Britain, &c. in the time of the Britons, and primitive church of the Saxons,” Broughton, Richard historian

“Petrarca Redivivus,” Bruni, Leonard historian

Born: Burkitt, William a celebrated commentator on the New Testament

“Lyra prophetica Davidis regis: sive Analysis Critico-Practica Psal morum,” Bythner, Victorinus an able linguist

“Vindication of the Presbyterian Government and Ministry,” Calamy, Edmund divine

“Temptations, their nature, danger, and cure, &c.” Capel, Richard son of Christopher Capel

Born: Carvalho D'Acosta, Anthony a native of Lisbon

“De quatuor Linguis Commentationis, Pars I. Quse de Lingua Hebraica & de Lingua Saxonica. Accesserunt Gulielmi Somneri ad verba vetera Germanica Lipsiana Notae,” Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

“De Origine et' rebus gestis Turcoman,” Chalcondyles, Laonicus was also a native of Athens

“Spiritus Gorgonicus vi sua saxipara exutus, sive de causis, signis, et sanatione Lithiaseos,” Charleton, Walter physician

“A Ternary of Paradoxes, of the magnetic cure of wounds, nativity of tartar in wine, and image of God in man,” Charleton, Walter physician

“The errors of physicians concerning Defluxions called Deliramenta Catarrhi,” Charleton, Walter physician

“La Vie de Socrate,” Charpentier, Francis dean

“History of the Rites, Customs, &c. of the Jews,” Chilmead, Edward mathematician

Born: Chirac, Peter physician

Born: Churchill, John duke of Marlborough

Born: Collier, Jeremy divine

Died: Cordes a learned editor

Born: Cox, Sir Richard lord chancellor of Ireland

Born: Cunitia, Maria a lady of great genius and learning

“Urania Propitia,” Cunitia, Maria a lady of great genius and learning

Died: Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Died: Des Cartes, Rene philosopher

“Memoirs of the Gauls,” Dupleix, Scipio historian

“Considerations concerning the Engagement,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“The Reformed School,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“The reformed Library Keeper,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“Traite de la devotion et de l'office du coeur de la Vierge,” Eudes, John historian

Born: Fardklla, Michael Angelo a celebrated professor of astronomy and natural history at Padua

Born: Flaherty, Roderic an Irish gentleman of learning

“Ambitio sacra. Conciones duae Latine habitae ad academicos,” Ford, Simon a man of learning

“Parallele de l'architecture antique avec la rooderne,” Freart, Roland sieur de Chambrai

“Miscellanea Sacra,” Fuller, Nicholas critic

“Index codicum MStorum quibus usus est Joh. Picus Comes Mirandulanus,” Gaffarell, James writer

“Hippocrates Redivivus paraphrasibus illustratus,” Galeano, Joseph physician

Died: Garissoles, Anthony divine

“Epistola de Zelandia,” Geldenhaur, Gerard Eobanus divine

“Considerations on the lives of Alcibiades and Coriolanus,” Gentilis, Robert but unworthy of him

“De Rachitide; ?ivemorbo puerili qui vulgo the Rickets dicitur,” Glisson, Francis physician

“An Account of his Sufferings,” Goodman, Godfrey prelate

Born: Gouye, Thomas mathematician

“Epochae celebriores astronomis, historicis, chronologis Chataiorum, Syro-grsecorum, Arabum, Persarum, &c. usitatae, ex traditione Ulug Beigi Arab, et Lat.” Greaves, John antiquary

“Chorasmiae et Mawaralnabrae, hoc est, regionum extra fluvium Oxum, descriptio,” Greaves, John antiquary

“Gregorii Posthuma,” Gregory, John divine

“ Brasse et de Bugey,” Guichenon, Samuel historian

Born: Guidi, Alexander poet

“A Vindication of Mr. John Durie,” Hartlib, Samuel writer

“Letters to Hartlib from Flanders,” Hartlib, Samuel writer

“An Answer to sir William Davenant’s Epistle or Preface to Gondibert,” Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

“Human Nature or the fundamental elements of policy,” Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

“De Corpore Politico; or the Elements of the Law,” Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

“A Refutation of Socinianism,” Hoornbeeck, John an illustrious professor of divinity in the universities of Utrecht and Leyden

“Phytologia Britannica, natales exhibens indigenarum Stirpium sponte emergentium,” How, William botanist

“Instructions for Forraine Travell shewing by what course, and in what compass of time, one may take an exact survey of the kingdomes and states of Christendome, and arrive to the practical knowledge of the languages to good purpose, 1642.” Ho Well, James writer

“An exact History of the late Revolutions in Naples, &c.” Ho Well, James writer

Born: Jacobæus, Oliger a professor of physic and philosophy at Copenhagen

Born: Juennin, Gaspard divine

Born: King, Da. William archbishop

“Musurgia Universalis,” Kircher, Athanasius mathematician

“Obeliscus Pamphilius,” Kircher, Athanasius mathematician

Born: Lainez, Alexander poet

Died: Lane, Sir Richard knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“Annotations on all the New Testament,” Leigh, Edward writer

Born: Malezieu, Nicolas De a French author

“A new Version of the Hebrew Text of the Bible, with Notes,” Malvenda, Thomas Dominican

Born: Mayer, John Frederic divine

“Origines de la langue Franchise,” Menage, Giles called

“Esperanza de Israel,” Menasseh, Ben Israel a celebrated rabbi

Died: Novarini, Lewis a learned Italian monk

Born: Palaprat, John seigneur de Bigot

“Reformed Library-keeper.” Pell, John mathematician

“Qusestiones Physiologicæ de partium in utero conformatione,” Plater, Felix physician

Born: Radcliffe, Dr. John physician

“Discourse of the invention of shipping,” Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

“The humble Proposals of sundry learned, pious Divines within this Kingdom, concerning the engagement intended to be imposed on them for their subscriptions,” Reynolds, Dward prelate

“Just Re-proposals to humble Proposals or, an impartial consideration of,” Reynolds, Dward prelate

“Opuscula anatomica,” Riolan, John was born at Paris in the year 1577

Born: Robinson, John prelate

Born: Rooke, Sir George a brave naval officer

“Mel la Patrum,” Rous, Francis a very conspicuous racter during the republican state of England

Died: Scheiner, Christopher mathematician

Died: Schomberg, Frederic 'Duke Of a distinguished general

Born: Scougal, Henry divine

“Artamene, ou le Grand Cyrus,” Scuderi, Magdeleine De and his superior in talents

Born: Sewell, William historian

Born: Shovel, Sir Cloudesley an eminent English admiral

Born: Somers, John Lord lawyer

“Theatre of Great-Britain” Speed, John historian

Died: Tozer, Henry divine

Died: Valesius, Henry critic

“Olor Iscanus, a collection of some select poems,” Vaughan, Henry poet

“Silex scintillans, or the Bleeding Heart, sacred poems and private ejaculations,” Vaughan, Henry poet

Born: Vyth, John Martin artist

Born: Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

Born: Wheler, Sir George traveller

“Lexicon Runicum, & Appendix ad Monumenta Danica,” Wormius, Olaus physician


“Le Frascherie, fasci tre,” Abati, Antony poet (15901667)

“Brief notes upon the whole book of Psalms,” Abbot, George and son of sir Maurice Abbot

“Gazophyiacium Græcorum,” Abresch, Frederic Louis scholar

“Rime e Prose,” Achillini, Claude and son of

“Historia Byzantina,” Acropolita, George one of the writers in the Byzantine history

Born: Adams, Fitzherbert a man of learning

“Collection of Latin Orations and Poems,” Æmilius, Anthony professor of history in the university of Utrecht

“History of Tunquin, and the progress of the Gospel there from 1627 to 1646,” Albi, Henry a native of Bolene in the comtat Venaissin

Died: Alciati, Terence a native of Rome

“Dissertationum Marinarum decas,” Amama, Sixtinus professor of the Hebrew tongue in the university of Franeker

“Discursus politicus de principiis constituentibus et conservantibus rempublicam,” Arndt, Christian was born in 1623

“Exercit. de Claudii Salmasii erroribus in theologia,” Arndt, Joshua divine

Born: Astorini, Elias born in the province of Cosenza in the kingdom of Naples in 1651

Born: Babin, Francis a native of Angers

Born: Bacchini, Bernardin scholar

“Nympha Libaethris or the Cotswold Muse, presenting some extempore verses to the imitation of young scholars; in four parts,” Barksdale, Clement writer

“A letter to Mr. John Goodwin, concerning Universal Redemption, by J. Christ,” Barlow, Thomas bishop

“Romae, 1651, 12mo. 4. a Harpocrates quinque Ludius; seu Diatriba silentii,” Baro, Bonaventure whose true name was Fitz-Gerald

Born: Barth, John a native of Dunkirk

Born: Baulot, James a celebrated lithotomist

“A farewell sermon of comfort and concord, preached at Drogheda,” Bernard, Nicholas divine

Born: Bernard, Samuel an opulent financier of France

Born: Booth, Henry earl of Warrington

“The Churchman’s Catechism: or the Church’s plea for Tithes,” Boreman, Robert divine

“Historia Universalis Sacra et Profana a nato Christo ad annum 1650,” Boxhorn, Mark Zuerius an eminent philologer

“Orationes varii argumenti,” Boxhorn, Mark Zuerius an eminent philologer

“Elogium patris Jacobi Sirmundi,” Briet, Philip an able French geographer

“The Cunning Lovers,” Brome, Alexander poet

“The Gospel Covenant opened,” Bulkley, Peter divine

“De critica nuper a se edita, ad rev. virum D. Jacob. Usserium Armacanum in Hibernia Episcopum, Epistola apologetica, in qua Arnoldi Bootii temeraria Criticae censura refellitur,” Capellus, Lewis divine

“Terentius, cum notis Thomoe Farnabii in quatuor priores Comoedias, & Merici Casauboni in Phormionem & Hecyram,” Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Died: Caussin, Nicholas Jesuit

“The darkness of Atheism discovered by the light of nature, a physicotheological treatise,” Charleton, Walter physician

“Le Tableau de la Fortune,” Chevreau, Urban was born at Loudun

Born: Cordemoi, Gerard De historian

“A discourse of the lawfulness of Combats to be performed in the presence of the king, or the constable and marshal of England,” Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce antiquary

“Lives of the Popes,” Coulon, Lewis historian

Died: Cromwell, Oliver protector of the commonwealth of England

Born: Dacier, Andrew critic

Born: Dacier, Anne was born at Saumur

“Ethica sacra, de virtutibus et vitiis,” Dandini, Jerome Jesuit

Died: Dartis, John lawyer

Died: Dee, Arthur was born at Mortlake

“Auctorjtas Scripturae sacra Hebraic;*-, Grcecae, et Latino?, hoc est textus Hebraici, versionis septuaginta interpretum, et versionis vulgatae,” Despierres, John Benedictine

“Dissertationes duae, prior de motu cordis et sanguinis, altera de lacte ac nutrimento foetus in utero,” Deusingius, Anthony physician

“Essays in divinity,” Donne, John divine

“Velitationes polemicae; or polemical short discussions of certain particular and select questions,” Doughty, John divine

“Chronicoa Orientale,” Ecchellensis, Abraham a learned Maronite of the seventeenth century

“The Previleges and Prerogatives of the high court of Chancery, written by the right honourable Thomas lord Ellesmere, late lord chancellor of England.” Egerton, Thomas lord Ellesmere

Died: Eveillon, James an ingenious canon

“When I come into my house in winter, I do not hear the walls complain of cold; but the poor, who are shivering at my door, tell me they want clothing.” Eveillon, James an ingenious canon

“A Character of England, as it was lately presented in a letter to a nobleman of France, with reflections upon Callus Castratus,” Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Born: Fenelon, Francis De Salignac De La Motte archbishop

“Opus Macaronicum,” Folengo, Theophilus more known by his assumed name of Merlin Coccaio

“Novelle degli Academici incogniti,” Foscarini, Michael historian

“The An of Distillation,” French, John physician

Died: Frizon, Peter a doctor of the Sorbonne

“Dissertatio philologiea de virginhate honorata, erudita, adornata, fnecunda,” Fronteau, John canon regular of the congregation of St

“Antitheses Angustini et Calvini,” Fronteau, John canon regular of the congregation of St

“Andres Schioppii Casparis fratris Elixir Calvinisticum,” Garasse, Francis Jesuit

“Monobiblos Ecclesiasticarum Observationum,” Gronovius, John Frederic an eminent civilian

“The Engagement;” Hale, Sir Matthew lawyer

“On Motion by Engines,” Hartlib, Samuel writer

Born: Hasenmuller, Daniel a native of Holstein

Born: Hertius, John Nicholas a celebrated civilian

“Corporis Humani Disquisitio Anatomica,” Highmore, Nathaniel physician and anatomist

“A History of Generation,” Highmore, Nathaniel physician and anatomist

“Leviathan; or the matter, form, and power of a Commonwealth,” Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

“The Valley of Vision; or a clear sight of sundry sacred truths; delivered in twenty-one sermons,” Holdsworth, Richard sometimes written Oldsworth (?–1649)

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

“The Saints’ Dignity and Duty,” Hooker, Thomas divine

“Historia Orientalis, ex variis Orientaliuin monumentis collecta,” Hottinger, John-Henry writer

Born: Hough, Jons prelate

“Vision, or Dialogue between Soul and Body,” Ho Well, James writer

“Survey of the Signory of Venice, &c.” Ho Well, James writer

“The Process and Pleadings in the Court of Spain, upon the death of Anthony Ascham, resident for the Parliament of England, &c.” Ho Well, James writer

“The late King’s Declaration in Latin, French, and English:” Ho Well, James writer

Born: Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

Born: Imperiali, Joseph Renatus cardinal

Born: Kaempfer, Engelbert traveller

Born: Kuhlman, Quirinus a celebrated fanatic

“Notitia dignitatum omnium imperii Roinani,” Labbe, Philip Jesuit

“Seven Sermons preached and printed on several Occasions,” Laud, William archbishop

“Monarchy or no Monarchy,” Lilly, William a famous English astrologer

“Responsorum moralium,” Lugo, John cardinal

Born: Machault, John De Jesuit

Born: Martini, Martin Jesuit

“The Old Couple, a comedy,” May, Thomas historian

Died: Neefs, Peter painter

Born: Noailles, Louis Antony De archbishop (?–1729)

Born: Opstraet, John divine

Born: Otway, Thomas one of the first names in the English drama

“Observations upon the Provinces United; and on the State of France,” Overbury, Sir Thomas an accomplished English gentleman

“De Circulatione Sanguinis et Chyli Motu,” Pecquet, John anatomist

“L'Apparato alle Antichita di Capua,” Pellegrini, Camillo antiquary

Born: Perizonius, James a learned German

“Commento sopra una canzone de amore, composta da Girolamo Benivieni, secundo la mente & opinione de' Platonici” Picus, John of Mirandula (?–1494)

Born: Pourchot, Edmund an eminent French professor of philosophy

“Theologiaa Scholasticae Syntagma Mnemonicum,” Prideaux, John bishop

“A guide to the holy City,” Reading, John divine

“Daventriae illustrate, sive Historiae Urbis Daventriensis,” Reves, James De divine

“Curieuses Recherches sur les e*coles de Medecine de Paris et de Montpelier,” Riolan, John was born at Paris in the year 1577

“Communicant instructed,” Roberts, Francis divine

Died: Ryves, Sir Thomas son of John Ryves of Damery Court

“Rosarium politicum, sive amoenum sortis humanae Theatrum, Per4ce et Lat.” Sadi poet

“Fur Prædestinatus sive, dialogismus inter quendam Ordinis proedicantium Calvinistam etFurem ad laqueum damnatum habitus,” Sancroft, Dr. William prelate

Died: Sarrau, Claude in Latin Sarravius

Died: Schilter, John an eminent jurist

“Principia Matheseos universalis,” Schooten, Francis professor of mathematics at Leyden about the middle of the seventeenth century

“The Discoverie of Witchcraft,” Scot, Reynolde a learned English gentleman

Born: Sharp, Abraham mathematician

“Why good men suffer misfortunes, seeing there is a divine providence?” Sherburne, Sir Edward poet

Died: Simpson, Edward divine

“Chronicon Catholicum ab exordio mundi,” Simpson, Edward divine

Died: Sirmond, James Jesuit

“Discourse of the Divine institution, necessity, and sacredness of the office Ministerial,” Taylor, Jeremy prelate

“Dialogues,” Tixier, John generally known by his assumed name Ravisius Textor

“Opera Scriptorurn de claris Mulieribus,” Tixier, John generally known by his assumed name Ravisius Textor

Born: Tschirnhausen, Ernfroy Walter mathematician

“Eight Letters concerning the use of reason in religion; the differences of opinion among Christians; the reconciliation of sinners unto God; and, the studies and learning of a minister of the gospel.” Tuckney, Anthony divine

Died: Turner, Peter son to the preceding Dr

“Vitæ selectoruip aliquot virorum;” Valesius, Henry critic

“Pugio Fidei” Voisin, Joseph De an ingenious doctor

Died: Walker, Clement author of the “History of Independency

Died: Walker, George divine

“Plays and Poems,” Walton, Isaac writer

“Reliquiae Wotton ianae,” Wotton, Sir Henry an Englishman


“Collection of ten English Writers” Ailred Ethelred

“Consigli Medico-politici,” Alaymo, Mark Anthony physician

“Græcioe orthodoxae scriptores,” Allatius, Leo keeper of the Vatican library

Died: Angeloni, Francis antiquary

“De diebus criticis,” Argoli, Andrew mathematician

“Catonis grammatici diroe cum commentario perpetuo,” Arnold, Christopher writer

“Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum, containing several poetical pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the Hermetique mysteries, in their own ancient language. Faithfully collected into one volume, with annotations thereon, by Elias Ashmole, esq. qui est Mercuriophilus Anglicus,” Ashmole, Elias philosopher

Died: Aubertin, Edmund, In Latin Edmundus Albertinus a minister of the reformed church of Paris in the seventeenth century

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

“Musse Sacrse sen Jonas, Jeremia? threni, et Daniel, Graeco redditi carmine,” Aylmer, John was of a good family in Hampshire

“Socrate Chretienne, et autres oeuvres,” Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr writer

“Life of Hugo Grotius,” Barksdale, Clement writer

“Pegasus.” Barlow, Thomas bishop

Born: Baron, Michael an eminent French player

Died: Basnage, Benjamin the first of a family of French Calvinists

Died: Beaune, Florimond De theson of Florimond de Beaune

“Innocentiae suae impetitae per Reverendissimum Fernensem vindiciae,” Beling, Richard was born in 1613

“Theophila, or Love-Sacrifice,” Bendlowes, Edward poet

“Gli Sforzi del Desiderio,” Berni, Count Francis lawyer

“Roberti Bodii Scoti Praelectiones in Epistolam ad Ephesios,” Boyd, Robert divine

Born: Bradford, Samuel bishop

Died: Brent, Sir Nathanael lawyer

Died: Brome, Richard lived also in the reign of Charles I

“Decem Script. Hist. Angliae,” Brompton, John was a Cistercian monk

Born: Bruyn, Cornelius painter

Died: Camus, John Peter prelate

“Historical relations of the United Provinces, and of Flanders,” Carey, Henry earl of Monmouth

“The perfect Law of God, being a sermon and no sermon, preached and yet not preached,” Carpenter, Richard divine

Born: Cheminais, Timoleon a celebrated French preacher

Born: Chetwood, Knightly was born in 1652

Died: Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

“Philosophia naturalis methodo resolutiva tradita, &c.” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

“Catch that Catch can,” Child, William Mus. D

“Indago Astrologica,” Childrey, Joshua divine

Born: Clerc, Daniel Le the son of Stephen Le Clerc

“Lettres Historiques,” Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

Died: Estoile, Claude De L' son of the foregoing

“The State of France,” Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Born: Eysel, John Philip physician

Died: Fabricius, James physician

“Opera Omnia.” Fabricius, William physician

Born: Ferreras, Don John Of a noble and learned Spaniard

Died: Fleetwood, Charles lord deputy of Ireland during the usurpation

Died: Foster, Samuel mathematician

“The Yorkshire Spaw, or a Treatise of Four famous medicinal wells: viz. the spaw, or vitrioline well; the stinking or sulphur well; the dropping or petrifying well; and St. Magnus-well, near Knaresborow in Yorkshire. Together with the causes, vertues, and use thereof,” French, John physician

Born: Gabbiani, Antony Domenick artist

“Gething’s Redivivus,” Gething, Richard a curious penman

“Letters,” Gombauld, John Ogier De poet

“Astronomicae quaedam, ex traditione Shah Cholgii Persae, una cum hypothesibus planetarum,” Greaves, John antiquary

“The Life of the renowned sir Philip Sidney,” Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

“Anti-Valerianus,” Haberkorn, Peter divine

“The Height of Eloquence,” Hall, John poet

“Commentary.” Hallier, Francis bishop

“Twisse’s doubting Conscience resolved,” Hartlib, Samuel writer

“Herbert’s Remains, &c.” Herbert, George divine

“Analysis Fidei,” Holden, Henry divine

Born: Homberg, William a celebrated chemist

“Novus ductus chyliferus, nunc primum delineatus, descriptus, et eruditorum examini propositus,” Hoorne, John Van anatomist

“History of the Origin of the Americans,” Hornius, George historian

Born: Hoste, Paul born May 19

Died: Jacob, Henry was born either in 1606 or 1607

“De Claris Scriptoribus Cabilonensibus, libri tres,” Jacob, Lewis an industrious French author and bibliographer

“Historia naturalis de Quadrupedibus,” Johnston, John naturalist

“Theatrum Chymicum Britannicum,” Kelley a famous English alchymist

Born: King, John rector of Chelsea

“A philological Commentary; or, an illustration of the most obvious and useful words in the Law, &c.” Leigh, Edward writer

“Philologus Hebraeus,” Leusden, John scholar

Born: Leydecker, Melchior divine

Died: Lugo, Francis was born at Madrid in 1580

“An Apology for our public Ministry and infant Baptism,” Lyford, William clergyman

“Anatomia, cui Responsiones ad Riolanum, Anatomicum Parisiensem, in ipsius animadversionibus contra Veslingium, additae sunt,” Marchetti, Peter De physician

“Donne’s Latin epigrams,” Mayne, Jasper divine

“Miscellanea,” Menage, Giles called

Died: Menard, Claude antiquary

“Regii Sanguinis Clamor ad Coelum,” Moulin, Peter Du clergyman

“Mare Clausum,” Needham, Marchamont writer

Born: Orsi, John Joseph poet

“A seasonable Expostulation, with the Netherlands,” Osborne, Francis writer

Died: Petau, Denis was born at Orleans Aug. 21

Born: Pitcairne, Archibald physician

Born: Pittis, Thomas divine

Born: Porcheron, David Placide Benedictine

Born: Renau D'Elisagaray, Bernard architect

“Responsio prima, et altera,” Riolan, John was born at Paris in the year 1577

Died: Rittangelius, John Stephen a native of Forcheim

Born: Rivinus, Augustus Qurinus botanist

Born: Rolle, Michel mathematician

Born: Sage, John bishop

“Miscellanea” Sarasin, John Francis a French miscellaneous author

Died: Sarjeant, John a secular priest

“Ocultis, sive Fundamentnm Opticum,” Scheiner, Christopher mathematician

Born: Schmidt, John Andrew divine

“The power of the Keys.” Selden, John one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century

“Chronicon, &c.” Simpson, Edward divine

“The Psalms of David, in fowre languages, Hebrew, Greeke, Latin, and English, and in 4 parts, set to the tunes of our church, with corrections,” Slater, William divine

Died: Smith, John divine

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

Born: Tate, Nahum *a well known Psalmodist

Died: Tradescant, John a contributor to the study of natural history in this country in the seventeenth century

Born: Trigland, James divine

Died: Valle, Peter De La traveller

“The Mount of Olives: or. Solitary Devotions,” Vaughan, Henry poet

Died: Vicars, John an extraordinary enthusiast in the seventeenth century

Born: Villefore, Joseph Francis Bourgoin De a French biographer

Born: Voyer, Marc Rene Le Voyer Be Paulmy, Marquis D'Argenson statesman

“Dissertatio inter eum et Thomam Gatakerum de baptismatis infantilis vi et efficacia,” Ward, Samuel master of Sidney-Sussex college

“A Philosophical Essay towards an Eviction of the Being and Attributes of God, the Immortality of the Souls of Men, and the Truth and Authority of Scripture.” Ward, Seth prelate

Born: Welwood, James historian

“Quatuor Evangelia Dom. nost. Jesu Christi, Persice,” Wheelocke, Abraham a learned orientalist (15931653)

Died: Wilson, Arthur historian

Died: Young, Patrick scholar


“Veterum aliquot scriptorum, qui in Gallice bibliothecis, rnaxime Benedictinorum, latuerunt, Spieilegium, &c.” Acheri, Luc D' Benedictine

Born: Albinus, Bernard physician

“Symmichta, et Symmiha, sive opusculorum Græcorum ac Latinorum vetustiorum ac recentiorum libri duo,” Allatius, Leo keeper of the Vatican library

Died: Angouleme, Charles De Valois Duke D' the natural son of Charles IX. and Maria Touchet

Died: Argoli, Andrew mathematician

“Fides Apostolica, or, a discourse asserting the received authors and authority of the Apostles’ Creed,” Ashwell, George rector of Hanwell

Born: Aviler, Augustine Charles D' descended from a family originally of Nanci in Lorraine

“De Beneficio Crncis,” Bail, Lewis divine

“Boetius Absolutus; sive de ConsolationeTheologiae, lib. iv.” Baro, Bonaventure whose true name was Fitz-Gerald

Born: Basnage, James de Franquener

Born: Beger, Lawrence the son of a tanner

Born: Beverland, Adrian born at Midclleburgh in Zealand

“Vindiciae Foederis, a treatise of the covenant of God with mankind, &c.” Blake, Thomas divine

“La Segretaria d'Apollo,” Boccalini, Trajan a satirical wit

Born: Bonnell, James a man celebrated for piety and virtue

Died: Boot, Gerard of a noble family

“Historiarum et observationum Medico-Physicarum, centuria prima et secunda,” Borel, Peter physician

“The Triumphs of learning over ignorance, and of truth over falsehood; being an answer to four queries, first, whether there be any need of universities,” Boreman, Robert divine

Born: Brandt, Gaspard was born in 1653

“Theatrum geographicum Europae veteris,” Briet, Philip an able French geographer

“Jerusalem and Babel,” Browne, Sir Anthony an English judge

Born: Brunner, John Conrad physician and anatomist

“Anthropo-metamorphosis; Man transformed, or the artificial changeling;” Bulwer, John of the seventeenth century

“Poems and Phancies,” Cavendish, Margaret duchess of Newcastle

“Use of Holy Scripture,” Chappel, William divine

“Briefe View of the State of the Church of England, &c. being a character and history of the Bishops,” Chetwynd, John was the son of Dr

“Opuscula varia mathematica,” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

“Pulvis febrifugtis orbis Americani ventilatus,” Chifflet, John James physician

“Syzygiasticon instauratum, or an Ephemerisof the places and aspects of the Planets, &c.” Childrey, Joshua divine

Died: Chilmead, Edward mathematician

Died: Comber, Thomas dean

Born: Corelli, Arcangelo musician

Died: Culpepper, Nicholas student

“Pseudepigrapha Apostolica de octo libris constitutionum Apostolicarum,” Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

“Sermons preached upon several occasions,” Dawes, Lancelot divine

Born: Desgodetz, Anthony architect

Died: Digby, John earl of Bristol

“Airs and Dialogues,” Digby, John earl of Bristol

“Paradoxes, problems, essays, characters,” Donne, John divine

“Remarks on the Catalogue of Chaldee Writers composed by Ebed-jesu, and published at Rome,” Ecchellensis, Abraham a learned Maronite of the seventeenth century

“Oratio funebris in obitum Gualteri de Bruyn,” Essenius, Andrew divine

Born: Estrees, Cæsar D' cardinal

“Certain, considerations of present concernment touching the reformed church of England, against Ant. Champney, doctor of the Sorbonne,” Ferne, Henry bishop

“Luciani de morte Peregrini libellus, cum notis,” Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

Born: Fleury, Andre' Hercule De cardinal

“Specimen Oratorium,” Gardiner, Richard divine

“A Vindication of the Annotations,” Gataker, Thomas critic

“Hieraspistes, or An Apology of the Ministers of the Churcii of England,” Gauden, John prelate

“The Case of Ministers’ maintenance by tithes (as in England) plainly discussed in conscience and prudence,” Gauden, John prelate

Born: Gobien, Charles Le Jesuit

“Fontes Juris civilis; de diversis Regulis Juris,” Godefroj, James born in I 587

“Arabic Lexicon,” Golius, James professor of Arabic at Leyden

“The two mysteries of Christian Religion, viz. the Trinity and Incarnation, explicated,” Goodman, Godfrey prelate

Died: Gouge, William divine

Born: Grand, Joachim Le writer

Born: Guise, William divine

“The Improver Improved,” Hartlib, Samuel writer

“DisserUitio de Majestate civili,” Henichius, John a learned professor of divinity in the university of llinteln

Born: Hoffman, John Maurice son of the former by his first wife

Died: Hondekotter, Melchior the son and grandson of two Dutch painters of considerable reputation

“British Tables,” Horrox, Jeremiah an English astronomer

“Some sober Inspections made into the carriage and consults of the late Long Parliament, whereby occasion is taken to speak of Parliaments in former times, and of Magna Charta: with some Reflections upon Government in general,” Ho Well, James writer

“Hist. nat. de Insectibus,” Johnston, John naturalist

Died: Juglaris, Aloysius Jesuit

Born: Kettlewell, John divine

Born: Lallouette, Ambrose a French ecclesiastic

“De usu & authoritate Juris Civilis Homanorum in Dominiis Principum Christianorum,” Langbaine, Gerahd writer

“Ayres and Dialogues,” Laniere, Nicholas artist

Born: Maius, John Henry divine

“Osservazioni sopra TAminta del Tasso,” Menage, Giles called

“Dantzic, 1651, 12mo. 2.” Mercator, Nicholas mathematician

“Ezekiel’s Wheels,” Morton, Thomas bishop

Born: Oldham, John poet

Born: Price, Robert lawyer

“Histories of Successions in States, Countries, or Families,” Prideaux, John bishop

“Observations touching Trade and Commerce with the Hollander and other nations, as it was presented to king James; wherein is prqve.d, that our sea and land commodities serve to enrich and strengthen other countries against our own” Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

Died: Renaudot, Theofhrastus physician

Born: Roell, Hermann-Alexander divine

“Lectures on Comets,” Rooke, Sir George a brave naval officer

“Poemata,” Rutgers, John critic

Born: Sauveur, Joseph mathematician

“Armamentarium Chirurgicum, 43 tabulis acre incisis ornatum;” Scultetus, John a distinguished surgeon

“De Synedriis et prcefecturis Hebraeorum,” Selden, John one of the most learned men of the seventeenth century

Born: Spinckes, Nathaniel divine

Born: Valincour, John Baptist Du Trousset De writer

Born: Villars, Louis Hector, Duke Of marshal of France

“A collection of several letters and other papers, which were at several times intercepted, written in cypher,' decyphered by John Wallis, professor of geometry in the university of Oxford; given to the public library there,” Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

“De Cometis, ubi de Cometarum natura disseritur, Nova Cometarum Theoria, & novissimae Cometa? historia proponitur. Praelectio Oxonii habita.” Ward, Seth prelate

“An Apology for Learning and Learned Men,” Waterhouse, Edward writer

“Two Contemplations of Magnanimity and Acquaintance with God,” Waterhouse, Edward writer

Died: Wheelocke, Abraham a learned orientalist (15931653)

“Discourse concerning the Gift of Prayer, shewing what it is, wherein it consists, and how far it is attainable by industry,” Wilkins, John bishop (?–1672)


Died: Accarisi, James of Bologna

Born: Acoluthus, Andrew a learned Orientalist

Died: Aguado, Francis Jesuit

Born: Alexander, Nicholas Benedictine

Died: Algardi, Alexander architect

Born: Alkemade, Cornelius Van antiquary

“Hortus Bononiae studiosorum consitus,” Ambrosini, Hyacinth and his successor in the direction of the botanic garden at Bologna

Died: Andreas, John Valentine grandson

Born: Aquino, Charles De writer

“Divine and Moral Speculations” Aylett, Robert master in chancery

“Jephtias, tragcedia,” Balde, James poet

Born: Baldini, John Anthony an Italian count

Born: Baldovini, Francis poet

“Traites de Medicine,” Barbeyrac, Charles physician

Born: Barnes, Joshua divine

“The end to controversy between the Roman catholic and Protestant religions, justified by all the several manner of ways, whereby all kinds of controversies, of what nature soever, are usually or can possibly be determined,” Bayly, Thomas bishop

Born: Becquet, Anthony a native of Paris

“Annotationes in Johannis Poncii librum, cui titulus, Vindiciae Eversae: accesserunt Belingi Vindiciae,” Beling, Richard was born in 1613

Born: Belloste, Augustine a French surgeon

Born: Bernoulli, James who was born at Basil

“Rime,” Beverini, Bartholomew a learned Italian of the seventeenth century

Born: Blackall, Offspring, D. D. divine

Born: Blount, Charles younger son of sir Henry Blount

“The Academy of Eloquence, or complete English rhetoric,” Blount, Thomas writer

“A Panegyrick and Sermon at the funeral of Dr. Comber, master of Trinity college, and dean of Carlisle,” Boreman, Robert divine

“Disquisitiones Politicae, ex omni historia selectae,” Boxhorn, Mark Zuerius an eminent philologer

“Jns Divinum Ministerii Evangelic! Anglicani,” Calamy, Edmund divine

“De Monarchia Hispanica,” Campanella, Thomas philosopher

Born: Canitz, The Baron Of poet

“History of the Wars in Flanders,” Carey, Henry earl of Monmouth

“Cabala, or Mysteries of State,” Carleton, Sir Dudley Lord Dorchester

“Commentaria in Aristotelem de, &c.” Chiaramonti, Scipio in Latin Claramontius

Born: Clagett, Nicolas was born in May 1654

“Heptameron, or the History of the Fortunate Lovers,” Codrington, Robert writer

Born: Coustant, Peter Benedictine

Born: Cunningham, Alexander historian

Born: Dantz, John Andrew divine

“A Conference with a lady about the choice of Religion.” Digby, Sir Kenelm philosopher

“A treatise of adhering to God,” Digby, Sir Kenelm philosopher

“Letters to several persons of honour,” Donne, John divine

Born: Dorigny, Lewis painter

Died: Dugdale, Sir William antiquary

“Earnest plea for Gospel Communion,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

“Summary platform of Divinity,” Dury, John in Latin Duroeus

Born: Eisenmenger, John Andrew of the Palatinate

Died: Elsynge, Henry an English gentleman

Born: Evelyn, John third son of the former

“Formulae Oratoriae et Index Poeticus.” Farnabie, Thomas a learned grammarian

“Thrasonica Pauli Ferrii Calvinistae.” Ferri, Paul in Latin Ferrius

Born: Fuller, Thomas physician

“Pleasant notes upon Don Quixote,” Gayton, Edmund or

Born: Gerbillon, John Francis Jesuit

“Anatomia Hepatis,” Glisson, Francis physician

Died: Gramont, Gabriel Bartholomew, Seigneur De in Latin

“Concio ad Clerum” Grew, Obadiah a worthy parish priest

Born: Gurtler, Nicolas divine

“A Letter about Liberty and Necessity,” Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

“The Nuptials of Peleus and Thetis, &c.” Ho Well, James writer

Born: Jablonski, Theodore and born at Dantzic in 1654

“Praelusiones Magnetic,” Kircher, Athanasius mathematician

Born: Lancisi, John-Maria physician

“A System or Body of Divinity,” Leigh, Edward writer

Died: Leo Of Modena whose proper name was R

Died: Malvezzi, Virgil commonly called the marquis Malvezzi

“Anatomia,” Marchetti, Peter De physician

“On the Imitation of Jesus Christ,” Marets, John Des de Saint Sorlin

Born: Martenne, Edmund a benedictine of the congregation of St

“Emendatio et restitutio Conicorum Apollonii Pergasi,” Maurolico, Francis mathematician

Born: Mautour, Philibert Bernard Moreau De born at Beaune in 1654

“Zion’s prospect in its first view, in a summary of divine truths, viz. of God, Providence, decrees,” Mossom, Robert prelate

Born: Naudé, Philip mathematician

Born: Nieuwentyt, Bernard mathematician

Died: Pacheco, Francis artist

Born: Pagi, Francis was born at Lambesc in Provence Sept. 7

Born: Passeri, Joseph nephew of the former

Died: Pell, John mathematician

Born: Peringskiold, John antiquary

Born: Petis De La Croix, Francis writer

Died: Potter, Paul painter (16251654)

“Traités concernant l‘histoire de France, savoir la condemnation des Templiers, l’histoire du schisme d'Avignon, et quelques proces criminels,” Puy, Peter Du historian

“Instructions et missives des Rois de France et de leurs ambassadeurs au Concile de Trente,” Puy, Peter Du historian

“Enchiridion of Meditations, divine and moral,” Quarles, Francis poet (?–1644)

“Dialogus de Patriis illustrium virorum, Doctrina, et Scriptis,” Quenstedt, John Andrew divine

“An antidote to Anabaptism,” Reading, John divine

Born: Rhenferd, James scholar

“Scholar Wintoniensis Phrases Latinse,” Robinson, Hugh divine

“Tombeau de la Messe,” Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

Died: Ross, Alexander a voluminous author of the seventeenth century

“Stances sur la grossesse de la reine de Pologne et de Suede.” St. Amant, Mark-Anthony-Gerard, Sieur De poet

Born: Salvini, Antonio Maria a learned Italian

“Istoria Universale dell' origine, guerre, ed imperio deTurchi,” Sansovino, Francis historian

“Grotii epistolsc ad Gallos,” Sarrau, Claude in Latin Sarravius

“Aphorismi de frclicitate,” Sterne, John physician

Died: Tomasini, James Philip prelate

“This false man hath broken his word with me, and refuses to perform what he promised. Well, he will have little cause to glory in his wickedness; for he will not continue long. The king will return: Though I shall not live to see it, you may. The government, both in church and state, is in confusion. The papists are advancing their projects, and making such advantages as will hardly be prevented.” Usher, James prelate

Born: Varignon, Peter mathematician

“Gratii Falisci Cynegeticon, a poem on hunting by Gratius, &c.” Wase, Christopher a man of considerable learning

Died: Wormius, Olaus physician

“Cabala, Mysteries of State,” Wotton, Sir Henry an Englishman