Events noted in 1655

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

1650 1660


Publication: “A disputation on the Style of the New Testament,” by Aagard, Nicholas brother of the above (16121657)

Died: Abraham, Nicholas Jesuit

Born: Allam, Andrew writer

Publication: “De utriusque ecclesiæ, &c. in dogmate de purgatorio eonsensione,” by Allatius, Leo keeper of the Vatican library

Born: Ange De Ste Rosalie a barefoot Augustine

Died: Angel, John clergyman

Died: Anthony, John son of the above

Publication: “Oratio tie studio sapientiae,” by Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

Publication: “Laniena Sabaudica,” by Arndt, Joshua divine

Publication: “Eleonorae Magdalenae Theresiae Neoburgicae genethliacon,” by Balde, James poet

Publication: “EuclidisElementa,” by Barrow, Isaac divine

Publication: “La Vie de M. Frai^ois D'Estaing, eveque de Rhodez,” by Beau, John Baptiste Le Jesuit

Died: Bennet, Christopher physician

Publication: “Health’s Improvement, or rules comprising or discovering the nature, method, and manner of preparing all sorts of food used in this nation,” by Bennet, Christopher physician

Died: Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano De was born about 1620

Publication: “Vindicise Evangelicae,” by Biddle, John writer

Publication: “The Covenant sealed,” by Blake, Thomas divine

Died: Blondel, David a protestant minister

Publication: “Delphi Phcenicizantes, &c.” by Bogan, Zachary writer

Publication: “De vero Telescopii Inventore, cum brevi omnium conspicillorum historia,” by Borel, Peter physician

Publication: “Tresor des Recherches et Antiquity’s Gauloises, reduites en ordre alphabetique, et enrichies de beaucoup d'origines, epitaphes, et autres choses rares et curieuses, coin me aussi de beaucoup de mots de la langue Thyoise ou Theutfranque,” by Borel, Peter physician

Publication: “Auctarium ad Vitam Peirescii,” by Borel, Peter physician

Publication: “Commentum in antiquum philosophum Syrum,” by Borel, Peter physician

Publication: “Time’s Treasury, or Academy for the accomplishment of the English gentry in arguments of discourse, habit, fashion, &c.” by Brathwaite, Richard whom Warton calls one of the minor pastoral poets of the reign of James I. was the second son of Thomas Brathwaite

Publication: “Monasticon Britannicum,” by Broughton, Richard historian

Publication: “Eloquentia Poetica,” by Brun, Lawrence Le Jesuit

Died: Camusat, Nicholas historian

Publication: “Chronologia Sacra,” by Capellus, Lewis divine

Publication: “In Hieroclis commentarium de Providentia & Fato, notae & emendationes,” by Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Publication: “A Treatise concerning Enthusiasm, as it is an effect of Nature; but is mistaken by many for either divine inspiration, or diabolical possession,” by Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Publication: “The World’s Olio,” by Cavendish, Margaret duchess of Newcastle

Born: Chapelle, John De La the descendant of a noble family

Publication: “Epicurus his Morals,” by Charleton, Walter physician

Publication: “Court Ayres,” by Child, William Mus. D

Publication: “Moral Discourses and Essays upon several subjects,” by Culpeper, Sir Thomas second son of sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne

Publication: “Pro duabus Synodis, Alenson et Carenton. Apologia,” by Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Publication: “Initium, incrementum, et exitus fainiliae Giraldinorum Desmoniae comitum. Palatinorum Kyerria in Hibernia, ac persecutionis hsereticorum descriptio, ex nonnullis fragmentis collecta'ac latinitate donata,” by Daly, Daniel an Irishman by birth

Publication: “On the Psalms,” by Dickson, David divine

Born: Diest, Abraham Van artist

Publication: “The Complete Ambassador, &c.” by Digges, Sir Dudley eldest son of Thomas Digges

Born: Fabra, Aloysio physician

Born: Falle, Philip a learned man

Publication: “Lusiad, or Portugal’s Historical Poem,” by Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart. statesman

Publication: “On the case as it stands between the church of England and of Rome on the one hand, and those congregations which have divided from it on the other,” by Ferne, Henry bishop

Publication: “On the division between the English and Romish church upon the reformation,” by Ferne, Henry bishop

Died: Ferrari, John Baptist Jesuit

Publication: “Diatribe, Flavii Josephi de Jesu Christo testimonium suppositurn esse,” by Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

Publication: “Christian Caveat,” by Fisher, Edward supposed by Wood to be the son of sir Edward Fisher

Publication: “The Spirit of Bondage and Adoption largely and practically handled,” by Ford, Simon a man of learning

Publication: “Daemonium meridianum, or Satan at noon; being a sincere and impartial relation of the pro-; ceedings of the commissioners of the county of Berks, authorized by the ordinance for ejection, against John Pordage, late minister of Bradfield, in the same county,'” by Fowler, Christopher clergyman

Publication: “A new Survey of the West-Indies; or the English American his Travail by sea and land, containing a journal of 3300 miles within the main land of America. Wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St. John de Ulhua; and from thence to Xalappa, to Flaxcalla, the city of Angels, and forward to Mexico, &c. &c. &c.” by Gage, Thomas clergyman

Publication: “Hymna de febribus,” by Gayton, Edmund or

Publication: “Will Bagnal’s Ghost, or the Merry Devil of Gadmunton,” by Gayton, Edmund or

Publication: “Vindicise supremi Dei dominii,” by Gilbert, William divine

Publication: “A Table shewing how to blazon a coat ten several ways,” by Gore, Thomas writer

Publication: “Historia Gotteschalci,” by Gotteschalcus, Fulgentius surnamed Fulgentius

Publication: “A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews,” by Gouge, William divine

Born: Guglielmini, Domenick mathematician

Publication: “Explicatio duorum vetustorum numismatum Nemausensium ex sere,” by Guiran, Galliard antiquary

Died: Habert, Germain poet

Publication: “The Triumphs of Rome over despised Protestancy,” by Hall, George was born at Waltham Holy Cross in 1612

Publication: “The reformed Common-wealth of Bees, with the reformed Virginian Silkworm,” by Hartlib, Samuel writer

Publication: “Chemical, Medicinal, and Chirurgical Addresses to Samuel Hartlib.” by Hartlib, Samuel writer

Died: Heinsius, Daniel critic

Publication: “Sectiones Conicse in noveui hbfos distributee,” by Hire, Philip De La astronomer

Publication: “Elementorum Philosophiae sectio prima de Corpore,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Publication: “History of Philosophy,” by Hornius, George historian

Publication: “Observationes in Willerami Francicam paraphrasin Cantici canticorum,” by Junius, Francis was born at Heidelberg in 1589

Died: Knott, Edward Jesuit

Died: Latch, John lawyer

Born: Ludolph, Henry William also a native of Erfurt

Publication: “The plain man’s senses exercised to discern both good and evil; or a discovery of the errors, heresies, and blasphemies of these times,” by Lyford, William clergyman

Died: Malingre, Claude Sieur of St

Born: Marck, John De divine

Publication: “Monasticon Anglicanum,” by Marsham, Sir John writer

Died: Matthew, Tobias and a very singular character

Died: Meibomius is the name of several learned men

Born: Montfaucon, Bernard De Benedictine

Publication: “Cadmon’s Saxon Paraphrase of Genesis, and other parts of the Old Testament,” by Mores, Edward-Rowe antiquary

Born: Nicolson, William antiquary

Publication: “Perfect Conveyancer; or, several select and choice Precedents,” by Noy, William attorney-general in the reign of Charles I. the son of William Noy

Publication: “Redemption redeemed;” by Owen, John the most eminent and learned of the nonconformist divines

Died: Perrier, Francis artist

Born: Pictet, Benedict historian

Died: Place, Joshua De La a learned protestant minister

Publication: “Antimus Coningius Peruviani pulveris defensor, repulsus a Melippo Protymo” by Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus physician

Publication: “Sententiarum Liber,” by Pullen, Robert cardinal

Publication: “Traité de la Majorite de nos rois et du regences du royaume, avec les preuves,” by Puy, Peter Du historian

Publication: “De Dudaim Rubenis dissertatio philologica,” by Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

Publication: “Choice Observations and Explanations upon the Old Testament,” by Richardson

Died: Riviere, La'Zarus an eminent French physicist

Died: Robinson, Hugh divine

Publication: “Dispute de TEucharistie,” by Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

Died: Smith, Richard another Roman catholic champion

Born: Spark, Thomas editor of Lactantius

Born: Steffani, Agostino composer

Died: Sueur, Eustache Le one of the best painters hi his time which the French nation had produced

Died: Taylor, John usually called the Water- Poet

Publication: “Court Ayres, &c.” by Taylor, Silas antiquary

Born: Thomas, Christian philosopher

Died: Tristan L'Hermite, Francis poet

Died: Varillas, Anthony writer

Born: Vertot D'Aubœuf, Rene' Aubert De historian

Died: Vines, Richard divine

Publication: “Discourse of the Thirteen Cantons of the Helvetical league,” by Wake, Isaac a learned politician

Publication: “A Discourse of the Piety, Policy, and Charity of Elder Times, and Christians,” by Waterhouse, Edward writer

Died: Werenfels, Samuel divine

Publication: “The Muses Cabinet,” by Winstanley, William author of the “Lives of the Poets;” of “Select Lives of England’s Worthies;” “Historical Rarities;” “The Loyal Martyrology;” and some single lives; all in 8vo


Born: Abercromby, Patrick historian

Born: Aler, Paul Jesuit

Publication: “A familiar Explanation of the Assembly’s Catechism,” by Allein, Joseph divine

Died: Amama, Sixtinus professor of the Hebrew tongue in the university of Franeker

Publication: “De externis malis opusculum,” by Ambrosini, Bartholomew physician

Died: Andreas, Valerius a biographer

Publication: “Lucas redivivus, or The gospel physician, prescribing (by way of meditation) divine physic to prevent diseases not yet entered upon the soul, and to cure those maladies which have already seized upon the spirit,” by Anthony, John son of the above

Died: Archinto, Octavius a Milanese count

Died: Arnold, Christopher writer

Publication: “Letters to Nich. Heinsius,” by Arnold, Christopher writer

Born: Atterbury, Lewis was born at Caldecot

Born: Baker, Thomas antiquary

Publication: “Lettres familiaires a M. Chapelain,” by Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr writer

Publication: “Controversial et Stratagemata,” by Baro, Bonaventure whose true name was Fitz-Gerald

Publication: “Comic history of the states and empires of the Moon” by Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano De was born about 1620

Died: Berkeley, Sir Robert one of the justices of the king’s bench in the time of Charles I. was born in 1584

Publication: “The life and death of Dr. James Usher, late archbishop of Armagh, primate and metropolitan of all Ireland, in a sermon preached at his funeral in the abbey of Westminster, on the 17th of April, 1656,” by Bernard, Nicholas divine

Died: Birckbek, Simon divine

Publication: “Poemata in Elegiaca, lambica, Polymetra, &c. membranatim quadripartite,” by Birkhead, Henry poet

Publication: “Glossographia, or a Dictionary of hard words,” by Blount, Thomas writer

Publication: “Historia Ludicra,” by Bonifacio, Balthasar lawyer

Publication: “Vitae Renati Cartesii compendium,” by Borel, Peter physician

Publication: “Ecclesiye Gallicanae Historiarum liber primus,” by Bosquet, Francis bishop

Publication: “Defence of Scriptures,” by Bourne, Immanuel clergyman

Born: Bray, Thomas divine

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

Publication: “Juvenalis et Persii Satira?,” by Busby, Richard the most eminent schoolmaster in his time

Born: Campistron, John Galbert was born at Toulouse in 1656

Publication: “Nature Picture, drawn by fancy’s pencil to the life. In this volume there are several feigned stories of natural descriptions, as comical, tragical, and tragicomical, poetical, romancical, philosophical, and historical, both in prose and verse, some all verse, some all prose, some mixt, partly prose and partly verse. Also there are some morals, and some dialogues; but they are as the advantage loaf of bread to the baker.'s dozen, and a true story at the latter end, wherein there is no feigning,” by Cavendish, Margaret duchess of Newcastle

Publication: “Vale Royal of Cheshire,” by Chaloner, James was a commoner of Brazen-nose college in Oxford

Born: Chamillard, Stephen antiquary

Publication: “Pucelle:” by Chapelain, John poet

Publication: “Effets de la Fortune,” by Chevreau, Urban was born at Loudun

Born: Chudleigh, Lady Mary who had the character of a very philosophic and poetic lady

Born: Closterman, John painter

Publication: “Histoire des Vies des Papes,” by Coulon, Lewis historian

Born: Coward, William writer

Born: Dahl, Michael painter

Publication: “De Usu Patrum,” by Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Born: Davenant, Charles the eldest son of sir William Davenant

Publication: “Joannis Dartis opera Canonica, edente J. Doujatio,” by Doujat, John scholar

Born: Eeckhout, Antony Vander painter

Born: Eisenschmidt, John Caspar was born at Strasbourg Sept. 25

Publication: “An Essay on the First Book of Titus Lucretius Carus, de renim natura, interpreted, and made into English verse, by J. Evelyn, esq.” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Born: Fleetwood, William bishop

Born: Forbin, Claude, Chevalier De a French naval officer of great repute

Publication: “Christ’s Innocency pleaded against the cry of the chief priests,” by Ford, Simon a man of learning

Publication: “Daemonium meridianum, the second part, discovering the slanders and calumnies cast upon some corporations, with forged and false articles upon the author, in at pamphlet entitled `The case of Reading rightly stated,' by the adherents and abettors of the said J. Pordage,” by Fowler, Christopher clergyman

Publication: “Christ’s innocency pleaded against the cry of the Chief Priests,” by Fowler, Christopher clergyman

Publication: “L'Opere di Galileo Galilei Lynceo,” by Galilei, Galileo astronomer

Died: Glassius, Solomon critic

Publication: “History of Leopold,” by Gualdo Priorato, Galeasso historian

Publication: “The Novelty of Popery discovered,” by Guild, William divine

Died: Hales, John critic

Died: Hall, John poet

Died: Hall, Joseph a very eminent

Born: Halley, Edmund astronomer

Died: Halloix, Peter Jesuit

Born: Hartsoeker, Nicholas mathematician

Publication: “Expeditio Buckingham! ducis in Ream insulam,” by Herbert, Edward lord Herbert

Publication: “De utriusque luminaris defectu.” by Hevelius, John astronomer

Born: Hidalgo, Don Joseph Garcia artist

Publication: “The Questions concerning Liberty, and Necessity, and Chance, stated and debated between Mr. Hobbes and Dr. Bramhall, bishop of London-Derry,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Publication: “Six Lessons to the professors of mathematics of the institution of sir Henry Savile,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Born: Jenkin, Robert divine

Publication: “Nouvelle Methode pour apprendre Iq Grec,” by Lancelot, Claude writer

Born: Langbaine, Gerard wa; born in Oxford July 15

Born: Leake, Sir John a brave and successful English admiral

Publication: “Treatise of Religion and Learning,” by Leigh, Edward writer

Publication: “Jonas illustratus Heb. dial, et Latin.” by Leusden, John scholar

Died: Lightfoot, John divine

Publication: “Paralipomenon de Historicis Gracis,” by Mallinkrott, Bernard dean

Publication: “The whole Art of Angling,” by Markham, Gervase an English author

Publication: “Eulogies on illustrious Men,” by Masson, Papirius writer

Publication: “Poemata,” by Menage, Giles called

Publication: “Phcenix,” by Menasseh, Ben Israel rabbi

Publication: “Musarum Deliciae, or the Muses Recreation,” by Mennes, Sir John, seaman

Died: Menochius, John Stephen born in 1576

Born: Molyneux, William, Esq. astronomer

Born: Moor, Karel De painter

Died: Morin, John Baptist physician

Born: Nelson, Robert a learned and pious English gentleman

Publication: “Astronomia Britannica, &c. in three parts,” by Newton, John divine (16221678)

Publication: “Reports of Cases in the time of Queen Elizabeth, K. James, and K. Charles the First; containing the most excellent Exceptions for all manner of Declarations, Pleadings, and Demurs, exactly examined and laid down,” by Noy, William attorney-general in the reign of Charles I. the son of William Noy

Publication: “Advice to a Son,” by Osborne, Francis writer

Publication: “Lettres Provinciates,” by Pascal, Blaise mathematician

Publication: “Reports and Cases, adjudged in the time of queen Elizabeth,” by Popham, Sir John lawyer

Publication: “Callipoedia” by Quillet, Claudius writer

Publication: “A brief relation of sir Walter Ralegh’s Troubles.” by Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

Born: Reyneau, Charles-Rene commonly called Father Reyneau

Died: Severinus, Marcus Aurelius physician

Publication: “King’s Vale-Royal,” by Smith, William antiquary

Publication: “De morte dissertatio,” by Sterne, John physician

Publication: “De Pallio,” by Tertullian, Quintus Septimius Florens writer

Born: Tournefort, Joseph Pitton De botanist

Publication: “Garden of Flowers,” by Tradescant, John a contributor to the study of natural history in this country in the seventeenth century

Publication: “Museum Tradescantianum, or a collection of rarities, preserved at South Lambeth, near London, by John Tradescant,” by Tradescant, John a contributor to the study of natural history in this country in the seventeenth century

Publication: “The retired Man’s Meditations; or, the mystery and power of godliness shining forth in the living world,” by Vane, Sir Henry and one of the most turbulent enthusiasts which the rebellion produced

Publication: “Opuscula Sancto Patrieio, qui Hibernos ad fidein Christi convertit, adscripta, &c.” by Ware, James antiquary

Publication: “A commentary upon the first three chapters of Genesis,” by White, John divine

Died: Wingate, Edmund

Born: Wissing, William painter

Publication: “Five Sermons in five several stiles or ways of preaching,” by Wright, Abraham divine

Publication: “Parnassus biceps, or several choice pieces of poetry, composed by the best wits that were in both the universities before their dissolution,” by Wright, Abraham divine

Publication: “Theatrum Vitae humanse,” by Zuinger, Theodore physician (1534–?)


Died: Aagard, Nicholas brother of the above (16121657)

Publication: “Mortes illustres et gesta eorum de societate Jesu, qui in odium fidei ab hsreticis vel aliis occisi sunt,” by Alegambe, Philip Jesuit

Born: Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van physician

Died: Ambrosini, Bartholomew physician

Publication: “Relation fidele de tout ce qui s’est passe dans la conference publique avec M. Bedacier, eveque d'Aost,” by Ancillon, David divine

Publication: “An Historical Itinerary,” by Andrada, Alphonsus D' writer

Publication: “Collection of posthumous and orphan Lectures delivered at St. Paul’s and St. Giles’s,” by Andrews, Lancelot divine

Born: Arisi, Francis lawyer

Publication: “Philosophic affective” by Bail, Lewis divine

Publication: “Justice des armes du roi treschretien contre le roi d'Espagne,” by Balthasar, Christopher a man of great learning and merit

Publication: “Entretiens,” by Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr writer

Publication: “EuclidisData,” by Barrow, Isaac divine

Publication: “A summary of Divine Wisdom,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Publication: “A glance at the glories of Sacred Friendship,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Publication: “A theological Concordance of the synonymous words in, Scripture,” by Bennet, Robert, B. D. divine

Born: Berger, John Henry De lawyer

Publication: “The judgment of the late archbishop of Armagh and primate of Ireland concerning first, the extent of Christ’s death and satisfaction secondly, of the Sabbath, and observation of the Lord’s day,” by Bernard, Nicholas divine

Born: Bernardi, John usually called major Bernardi

Born: Bibbiena, Ferdinand Galli architect

Died: Blake, Thomas divine

Publication: “Organum. Salutis,” by Blount, Sir Henry writer

Publication: “Cornelius Nepos,” by Bosius, John Andrew historian

Publication: “Dissertatio de Pontificatu Maximo Imperatorum præcipue Christianorum,” by Bosius, John Andrew historian

Born: Brandt, Gerard second son of Gerard

Publication: “A Golden Chain, or Miscellany of divers sentences of the sacred scriptures, and of other authors, &c.” by Bulstrode, Edward lawyer

Publication: “Reports of Cases in B. R. regn. Jac. 1. & Car. I.” by Bulstrode, Edward lawyer

Died: Burton, William antiquary

Publication: “Graecse Linguae Historia,” by Burton, William antiquary

Publication: “Mel Cceli, an exposition of Isaiah, chap. 53,” by Calvert, Thomas was born at York in 1606

Born: Carpenter, George Lord baron of Killaghy in the kingdom of Ireland

Publication: “Processus Juris Saxonici,” by Carpzovius, Benedict was born in 1595

Born: Chazelles, John Matthew De a French mathetician and engineer

Born: Clerc, John Le writer

Publication: “Perspicillum microcosmologicum, or, a prospective for the discovery of the lesser world, wherein man is a compendium, c.” by Cole, William botanist

Publication: “A treatise on oratorical action,” by Conrart, Valentin secretary of the French king’s council

Publication: “A Scholastical History of the Canon of the Holy Scripture; or, the certain and indubitable books thereof, as they are received in the Church of England,” by Cosin, John prelate

Born: Croft, William musician

Born: Dennis, John poet

Born: Derham, William divine

Publication: “Calendarium Romanum novum, et Astronomia Aquicinctina (Anchin),” by Despierres, John Benedictine

Publication: “Lux in Tenebris” by Drabicius, Nicholas a celebrated enthusiast

Died: Dryden, John poet

Born: Dupin, Lewis Ellies historian

Died: Faucheur, Michelle preacher

Born: Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

Died: Freire De Andrada, Hyacinthe writer

Publication: “An Assize Sermon,” by Gilbert, William divine

Died: Gilpin, Richard divine

Born: Greenville, Denis and brother to sir John Greenville first eari of Bath

Died: Guild, William divine

Publication: “Compendium S. Theologian,” by Henichius, John a learned professor of divinity in the university of llinteln

Publication: “Theologia Veterum; the Sum of the Christian Theology contained in the creed, according to the Greeks and Latins, &c. Lond. 1654, fol. reprinted 1673. 4. Ecclesia Vindicata; or the Church of England justified, 1. In the way and manner of her Reformation, &c. 2. In officiating by a public Liturgy. 3. In prescribing a set form of Prayer to be used by preachers before their sermons. 4. In her right and patrimony of tithes. 5. In retaining the episcopal government, and therewithal the canonical ordination of priests and deacons,” by Heylin, Dr. Petek divine

Died: Higford, William writer

Publication: “Sectio jsecunda,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Publication: “The Marks of the absurd Geometry, rural Language, &c. of Dr. John Wallis,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Publication: “Poems, Elegies, Paradoxes, Sonnets,” by King, Henry bishop

Publication: “Reports in the court of Exchequer in the reign of king James,” by Lane, Sir Richard knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

Publication: “Choice French Proverbs,” by Leigh, Edward writer

Publication: “Annotations on the five poetical books of the Old Testament, viz. Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Canticles,” by Leigh, Edward writer

Publication: “Joel explicatus per paraplirasim Chaldaicam,” by Leusden, John scholar

Died: Licetus, Fortunius philosopher

Publication: “The Sovereign’s Prerogative and Subject’s Privileges discussed,” by Littleton, Dwaud lord keeper of the great seal of England in the reign of Charles I. was descended

Publication: “Logica Armeniaca in Latinam traducta,” by Loftus, Dudley scholar

Publication: “I am a tolerable author, but I should make a very bad secretary.” by Moliere, John Baptist, Pocquelin De writer

Publication: “The Preacher’s Tripartite,” by Mossom, Robert prelate

Born: Musgrave, Dr. William antiquary

Publication: “Help to Calculation; with tables of declination, ascension, &c.” by Newton, John divine (16221678)

Born: Norris, John divine

Born: Papin, Isaac some time a minister of the church of England

Publication: “Methodus gratioe divinse in traductione hominis peccatoris ad vitam,” by Parker, Robert divine

Publication: “A new World of English Words, or General Dictionary, &c.” by Phillips, Edward one of the nephews of Milton

Publication: “The Blasphemer slain with the sword of the Spirit, or a plea for the Godhead of the Holy Ghost, wherein the Deity of the Spirit is proved, against the cavils of John Biddle,” by Pool, Matthew a learned Nonconformist

Publication: “Manuductio ad Theologiam Polemicam,” by Prideaux, John bishop

Publication: “A Theatre to Political flying Insects,” by Purchas, Samuel divine

Died: Riolan, John was born at Paris in the year 1577

Publication: “Oppian,” by Rittershusius, Conradus a learned civilian and philologer of Germany

Publication: “Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum, or the Mystery and Marrow of the Bible,” by Roberts, Francis divine

Died: Rubens, Peter Paul artist

Born: Ruinart, Thierry a French theologian

Publication: “Exercitationes Mathematics,” by Schooten, Francis professor of mathematics at Leyden about the middle of the seventeenth century

Publication: “Magia naturalis et artificialis,” by Schott, Gaspar Jesuit

Publication: “The Fountain opened,” by Sedgwick, Odadiah divine

Born: Shower, John divine

Died: Snydehs, Krancis painter

Born: Solimene, Francis called L‘Abate Ciccio

Publication: “Rationale of the Book of Common-prayer of the Church of England,” by Sparrow, Anthony prelate

Publication: “The Practical Register, or the Accomplished Attorney,” by Style, William writer

Publication: “A Sermon preached at Caermarthen Assizes,” by Thomas, William bishop

Born: Tindal, Dr. Matthew writer

Born: Torre, Philip Della antiquary

Born: Valentinus, Michael Bernard writer

Publication: “Celsus,” by Vander-Linden, John Antonides a learned professor of physic at Leyden

Publication: “Of the Love of God and Union with God,” by Vane, Sir Henry and one of the most turbulent enthusiasts which the rebellion produced

Died: Wadding, Luke an eminent Irish Roman catholic

Born: Wake, William prelate

Publication: “Biblia Polyglotta” by Walton, Brian bishop

Publication: “The sum of all was, that, for a most difficult and dangerous work, faith/ully and successfully performed bj Whitelocke, he had little thanks, and no recompense, from those who did employ him; but not long after was rewarded by them with an injury: they put him out of his office of commissioner of the great seal, because he would not betray the rights of the people, and, contrary to his own knowledge, and the knowledge of those who imposed it, execute an ordinance of the Protector and his council, as if it had been a law. But in a succeeding parliament, upon the motion of his noble friend the lord Bmghill, Whitelocke had his arrears of disbursement paid him, and some recompense of his faithful service allowed unto him.” by Whitelocke, Bulstrode by Elizabeth his wife

Publication: “Solutio quaestionis de legati delinquents judice competente,” by Zouch, Richard an eminent civilian (1590–?)


Born: Abbadie, James divine

Publication: “De Studiis bene instituejulis,” by Acontius, James divine

Died: Aelst, Evert painter

Publication: “Traite de conformites du disciple avec le maitre, c'est a dire, de S. Francois avec J. C. en tout le mysteres de sa naissance, vie, passion, mort, &c.” by Albizzi, Barthelemy also called Bartholomew of Pisa

Publication: “Heroes et victims charitatis societatis Jesu,” by Alegambe, Philip Jesuit

Died: Allibond, John of Magdalen college

Died: Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van physician

Born: Andry, Nicholas surnamed Bois-Regard

Publication: “Dissertatio de politia ecclesiastica,” by Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

Died: Arrowsmith, John divine

Publication: “The Way to Bliss, in three books, made public by Elias Ashmole, esq; qui est Mercuriophilus Anglicus,” by Ashmole, Elias philosopher

Publication: “Musae Neoburgicae in ortum J. G. J. Ignatii ducis Neoburgici,” by Balde, James poet

Publication: “Aristippe,” by Balzac, John Lewis Guez Dr writer

Publication: “Questiones Medicae duodecim,” by Barbeyrac, Charles physician

Publication: “Disputationes Philologicae de Theologia Gentili ex antiquis nummis eruta,” by Bebele, Balthazar divine

Publication: “Nota3 in numismata, turn Ephesia, turn aliarum urbium, Apibus insignita, cum eorum iconibus aeneis,” by Bellori, John Peter antiquary

Born: Bernard, James professor of philosophy and mathematics

Born: Bertini, Anthony Francis physician

Publication: “De Linguarum Orientalium, praesertim HeIpraicce, Chaldaica?, Syriacae, Arabicae, et Samaritans, praestantia et usu,” by Beveridge, William divine

Died: Biddle, John writer

Publication: “The Lamps of the Law, and the Lights of the Gospel,” by Blount, Thomas writer

Publication: “Simeonis Seth, tie alimentorum facultatibus,” by Bogden, Martin a favoured pupil of T

Publication: “Historia Nat. et Med. Indise orientalis,” by Bontius, James called by some

Publication: “Euclides restitutus,” by Borelli, John Alphonso mathematician

Publication: “Speculum eloquentia?,” by Boulai, Cæsar Egasse De historian

Born: Boulainvilliers, Henry De comte de St

Publication: “Catching of the Leviathan,” by Bramhall, John prelate

Publication: “Commercium. Epistoiicum,” by Brouncker, William viscount Brouncker

Died: Bulkley, Peter divine

Publication: “Spiritual Refinings; or a Treatise of Grace and Assurance,” by Burgess, Anthony clergyman

Publication: “A Commentary on Antoninus’s Itinerary, or Journey of the Roman Empire, so far as it concerneth Britain,” by Burton, William antiquary

Publication: “Remains, being an useful Appendix to the former,” by Capel, Richard son of Christopher Capel

Died: Capellus, Lewis divine

Publication: “Labyrinthus Cantuariensis,” by Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Publication: “La methode nouvelle de dresser les Chevaux,” by Cavendish, William baron Ogle

Died: Chantereau-Le-Febure, Louis antiquary

Died: Cleyn, Francis artist

Born: Coustou, Nicholas sculptor in ordinary to the French king

Died: Davila, Gilles Gonzales a Spanish ecclesiastic

Died: Despeisses, Anthony lawyer

Publication: “Opinion touching the antiquity, power, order, state, manner, persons, and proceedings, of the High Courts of Parliament in England,” by Doddridge, Sin John lawyer

Publication: “Analecta sacra; sive excursus philologici, &c.” by Doughty, John divine

Born: Duchat, Jacob Le a French editor

Died: Durham, James divine

Born: Elias, Matthew painter

Publication: “De morah'tate Sabbathi,” by Essenius, Andrew divine

Publication: “Defensio concilii Theologici Ultrajectini de Canonicatibus, Vicariatibns, &c.” by Essenius, Andrew divine

Publication: “The French Gardener, instructing how to cultivate all sorts of fruit-trees and herbs for the garden, together with directions to dry and conserve them in their natural,” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Born: Falz, Raymond a celebrated medallist

Publication: “Faithful Shepherdess,” by Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart. statesman

Publication: “Threnodia triumphans, &c.” by Fisher, Payne Paganus Piscatok

Born: Fosse, Antony De La nephew of the former

Publication: “Trigonometria Britaonica, &c.” by Gellibrand, Henry professor of astronomy at Gresham-college

Born: Goltzius, Henry engraver

Born: Greene, Thomas prelate

Publication: “An Explication of the Song of Solomon,” by Guild, William divine

Died: Harvey, William physician

Publication: “Musica njoderna prattica, overo maniere del buon canto,” by Herbst, John Andreas musician (?–1660)

Publication: “Short View of the Life and Reign of King Charles (the second monarch of Great Britain) from his birth to his burial,” by Heylin, Dr. Petek divine

Publication: “Peter pursued; or Dr. Heylin overtaken, arrested, and arraigned upon his three Appendixes: 1. Respondet Petrus. 2. Answer to Post-Haste Reply. 3. Advertisements on three Histories. viz. of Mary Queen of Scots, King James, and King Charles,” by Heylin, Dr. Petek divine

Publication: “Dionisii orbis descriptio, annotationibus Eustathii, et Hen. Stepheni, nee non Gul. Hill eommentario critico et geographico, ac tabulis illustrata,” by Hill, William a learned annotator on Dionysius Periegetes

Born: Hoogstraten, David Van a professor of the belles lettres

Publication: “Conviction of the Jews,” by Hoornbeeck, John an illustrious professor of divinity in the universities of Utrecht and Leyden

Born: Jarry, Laurence Juillard Du poet

Publication: “Quacstiones pro more solenni in Vesperiis propositac ann. 1651,” by Langbaine, Gerahd writer

Publication: “Second considerations of the high court of Chancery,” by Leigh, Edward writer

Died: Lovelace, Richard poet

Died: Maistre, Antoine Le

Born: Marsigli, Lewis Ferdinand an Italian

Born: Masham, Lady Damahis a lady distinguished by her piety and extraordinary accomplishments

Publication: “Mensa Lubrica,” by Master historian

Publication: “Mela,” by Mela, Pomponius writer

Died: Metzu, Gabriel painter

Died: Micrelius, John professor of divinity at Stetin

Born: Mordaunt, Charles earl of Peterborough

Publication: “An exact Delineation of London,” by Newcourt, Richard author of that very valuable work the “Repertorium Londinense

Publication: “Trigonometria Britannica, in two books,” by Newton, John divine (16221678)

Publication: “Avicennae Canonis Liber primus et secundus ex Arabica Lingua in Latinam translatus,” by Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus physician

Born: Pomet, Peter born April 2

Publication: “A model for the maintaining of students of choice abilities at the university, and principally in order to the ministry. Together with a Preface before it, and after it a recommendation from the university; and two serious exhortations recommended unto all the unfeigned lovers of piety and learning, and more particularly to those rich men who desire to honour the Lord with their substance,” by Pool, Matthew a learned Nonconformist

Publication: “A History of their Churches,” by Przipcovius, Samuel knight

Born: Purcell, Henry musician

Publication: “The Cabinet-Council, containing the chief arts of Empire, and mysteries of State discabineted,” by Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

Publication: “History of Jansenism,” by Rapin, Renatus Jesuit

Died: Reves, James De divine

Publication: “Catalogus plantarum horti Upsaliensis,” by Rudbeck, Olaus one of the earliest cultivators of natural science in Sweden

Born: St. Pierre, Charles Irene'E Castel De writer

Publication: “Thesaurus Temporum” by Scaliger, Joseph Justus and heir to his talents and temper

Publication: “An exposition of Psalm xxiii.” by Sedgwick, Odadiah divine

Publication: “Animi medela, seu de bearitudine et miseria,” by Sterne, John physician

Publication: “Adriani Heerboordii disputation um de concwrsu examen,” by Sterne, John physician

Publication: “Labyrinthus Cantuariensis, or, Dr. Laud’s Labyrinth, by T. C.” by Stillingfleet, Edward one of the most learned prelates of the seventeenth century

Born: Sturt, John engraver

Publication: “Reports,” by Style, William writer

Born: Thoresby, Ralph antiquary

Born: Todd, Hugh divine

Publication: “The Judgment of the late Primate of Ireland, &c. as he is made a party by the said Lord Primate in the point of the Sabbath,” by Tyrrell, James historian

Publication: “De Ludicra Dictione,” by Vavassor, Francis, Jesuit

Publication: “The Savilian Professor’s Case stated:” by Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

Publication: “Prerogative of popular government,” by Wren, Matthew was born Aug. 20 (?–1672)


Died: Albi, Henry a native of Bolene in the comtat Venaissin

Born: Amenta, Nicholas lawyer

Born: Ancillon, Charles son of the above

Publication: “The right government of the Thoughts,” by Angel, John clergyman

Publication: “Miscellaneum hyperbolicum et parabolicum,” by Angelis, Stephen De mathematician

Publication: “De exilio, sive de exilii poena antiqua et nova, exsulumque conditione et juribus, libri tres,” by Antonio, Nicholas a very learned and useful Spanish biographer

Died: Apaczai, John a man of singular character and learning of the seventeenth century

Publication: “Familiarum iilustrium Imperatorumque Romanorum Numismata Oxonire in Bodleianae Bibliotbecoe Archivis descripta et explanata.” by Ashmole, Elias philosopher

Born: Bahier, John poet

Publication: “The history of the English and Scotch Presbytery,” by Basier, Isaac divine

Born: Basnage, Henry de Beauval

Died: Bathurst, Ralph a distinguished wit

Publication: “History of Malta,” by Baudouin, John a member of the French academy

Born: Beausobre, Isaac divine

Born: Berchet, Peter artist (?–1720)

Died: Beys, Charles poet

Publication: “De ara ignoti Dei ad Act. 17,” by Bosius, John Andrew historian

Publication: “Defence and justification of ministers’ maintenance by tithes, &c.” by Bourne, Immanuel clergyman

Born: Boyse, Joseph, a protestant dissenting minister (16591728)

Died: Bulstrode, Edward lawyer

Publication: “An English Introduction to the Latin Tongue,” by Busby, Richard the most eminent schoolmaster in his time

Publication: “Apology” by Capel, Richard son of Christopher Capel

Publication: “Epicteti Enchiridion, Graere & Latine, cum notis Merici Casauboni & Cebetis Tabula, cum notis ejusdem,” by Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Born: Cassana, Niccolo called Nicoletto

Died: Castelli, Valerio was born

Born: Catrou, Francis writer

Publication: “Cyropredia,” by Charpentier, Francis dean

Born: Chasles, Gregory De who was born August 17

Publication: “Thomas Campanella’s advice to the king of Spain, for obtaining the universal monarchy of the world,” by Chilmead, Edward mathematician

Publication: “The Abuses of God’s Grace, discovered in the kinds, causes, &c. proposed as a seasonable check to the wanton libertinism of the present age,” by Clagett, Nicholas

Died: Cleveland poet

Died: Colletet, William one of the members of the French academy

Publication: “A narrative of count Gondomar’s transactions during his embassy in England,” by Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce antiquary

Born: Couplet, Philip Jesuit

Born: Creech, Thomas poet

Died: Croius, John clergyman

Publication: “De coniirmatione et extrema unctione,” by Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Publication: “Catechism containing the chief heads of the Christian religion,” by Davenport, John elder brother of Christopher just mentioned

Publication: “A Panegyric on his excellency the lord general George Monk, commander in chief,” by Denham, Sir John poet

Died: Dingley, Robert second son of sir John Dingley

Born: Dunton, John bookseller

Publication: “Systema Theologicum,” by Essenius, Andrew divine

Publication: “An Apology for the Royal Party, written in a letter to a person of the late council of state; with a touch at the pretended plea of the army,” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Publication: “The golden book of St. Oh ry sos torn, concerning the Education of Children.” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Publication: “An Apology for the Royal Party, c.” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Publication: “The late News or Message from Brussels unmasked,” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Publication: “Lusiad of Camoens,” by Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart. statesman

Publication: “The Interest of England stated or, a faithful and just account of the aims of all parties nowprevailing; distinctly treating of the designments of the Roman Catholic, Royalist, Presbyterian, Anabaptist,” by Fell, Dr. John divine

Publication: “Epistolarum pars prima,” by Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

Publication: “The Quakers Reply manifested to be railing: or, a pursuance of those by the light of the Scriptures, who through their dark imaginations would evade the Truth,” by Fiennes, William lord Say and Sele

Born: Fotherby, Martin younger brother of the rev

Died: Fouquirres, James painter

Died: Gauden, John prelate

Publication: “A Petitionary Remonstrance presented to O. P. by John Gauden, D. D. a son, servant, and supplicant for the Church of England, in behalf of many thousands, his distressed brethren, ministers of the gospel, and other good scholars, who were deprived of all public employment,” by Gauden, John prelate

Publication: “The Art of Longevity, or a dietetical institution,” by Gayton, Edmund or

Born: Gendre, Louis Le historian

Publication: “De Lymphaxluctis nuper repertis,” by Glisson, Francis physician

Died: Hackspan, Theodore divine

Died: Hallier, Francis bishop

Publication: “Cum occasione” by Hallier, Francis bishop

Publication: “Shorter Catechism,” by Harmar, John scholar

Publication: “An Essay upon two of Virgil’s Eclogues, and two of his Æneids, towards the translation of the whole;” by Harrington, James writer

Publication: “Dissertatio de Pceniteutia lapsorum,” by Henichius, John a learned professor of divinity in the university of llinteln

Died: Higgs, Griffin descended from a considerable family in Gloucestershire

Died: Hill, Abraham a learned English gentleman

Born: Hody, Humphrey divine

Publication: “A Letter of Advice from the prime Statesmen- of Florence, how England may come to herself again,” by Ho Well, James writer

Publication: “A true and faithful Relation of what passed for many Years between Dr. John Dee and some Spirits,” by Kelley a famous English alchymist

Publication: “Prodromus Historiae Literariae,” by Lambecius, Peter writer

Born: Lauriere, Eusebius James De lawyer

Publication: “Orbis Miraculum; or the Temple of Solomon portrayed by Scripture light,” by Lee, Samuel divine

Publication: “England described,” by Leigh, Edward writer

Publication: “Reports of Cases in the courts at Westminster in the reigns of king James and king Charles, with two tables; to which is added a treatise of Wards and Liveries,” by Ley, Sir James lawyer

Born: Longepierre, Hilary Bernard De critic

Publication: “Abrégé de l‘Histoire d’Aquitaine, Guienne, et Gascogne, jusqu'à present,” by Louvet, Peter an able advocate in the seventeenth century

Born: Maillet, Benedict De a French theorist of some note

Born: Medina, Sir John painter

Died: Menasseh, Ben Israel rabbi

Publication: “Ad Viruni Janum Ulitium Epistolae dute de Invocatione Sanctorum;” by Morley, Dr. George bishop

Died: Morton, Thomas bishop

Publication: “Variae colloquendi Formulas, in usum condiscipulorum in palaestra literaria sub paterno moderamine vires Minervales exercentium, parthn collects, partim composite a Roberto Mossom,” by Mossom, Robert prelate

Born: Mountfort, William writer

Publication: “Shuffling, cutting, and dealing, in a game at Piquet,” by Nevile, Henry writer

Publication: “Geometrical Trigonometry,” by Newton, John divine (16221678)

Died: Nicolai, John a learned doctor of the Sorbonne

Publication: “Epigrammaturn Delectus,” by Nicole, Peter divine

Publication: “Privadoes, or Extravagants.” by North, Dudley, Third Lord who appears to be the first of this family entitled to notice in a work of this description

Publication: “The Heart’s Ease, or a remedy against all troubles; with a consolatory discourse, particularly directed to those who have lost their friends and dear relations,” by Patrick, Simon prelate

Born: Petit-Didier, Matthew Benedictine

Publication: “A brief of Proceedings between sir Hierom Sankey and the author,” by Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

Publication: “Villare Cantianum,” by Philpot, John Somerset herald in the reign of James I. was a native of Folkstone

Publication: “Munitio Fundamentorum Medicinae V. F. Plempii adversus Jacobum Primerosium,” by Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus physician

Died: Potenger, John an English gentleman of talents (16471733)

Publication: “Sacred Eloquence or, The Art of Rhetoric, as it is laid down in Scripture,” by Prideaux, John bishop

Publication: “Histoire des plus illustres Favoris anciens et modernes,” by Puy, Peter Du historian

Born: Ricci, Sebastian artist

Publication: “Metaphysica,” by Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

Publication: “Logica restituta,” by Rodon, David a celebrated French professor of philosophy in the seventeenth century

Publication: “Chorographia sacra Brabantia, sive celebrium aliquot in ea provincia ecclesiarum et ccenobiorum descriptio,” by Sanderus, Anthony antiquary

Born: Sherard, William botanist

Born: Smith, John divine

Born: Southern, Thomas writer

Publication: “The good old Cause,” by Stubbe, Henry writer

Born: Synge, Edward archbishop

Born: Talbot, Charles lord high chancellor of Great Britain

Publication: “Eusebii Pamphili historia ecclesiastica, ejusdemque libri de vita Constantini, & panegyricus atque oratio Constantini ad sanctos,” by Valesius, Henry critic

Born: Vitringa, Campegius divine

Publication: “Dissertatio de vera estate mundi, &c.” by Vossius, Isaac a man of great parts and learning

Publication: “Castigationes ad Scriptum Hornii de ætate Mundi,” by Vossius, Isaac a man of great parts and learning

Publication: “Adenographia, seu Descriptio totius Corporis,” by Wharton, Thomas physician

Publication: “Diatribse duae Medico-philosophicae de ft-rmentatione, altera de febribus,” by Willis, Thomas physician

Publication: “Anatomical Lectures” by Winston, Thomas physician

Publication: “Whole Duty of the Christian Religion,” by Winterton, Ralph scholar

Born: Wollaston, William writer

Publication: “Politicaster i or, a Comical Discourse in^answer to Mr. Wren’s book, entitled ‘ Monarchy asserted, &c.’” by Wren, Matthew was born Aug. 20 (?–1672)

Died: Zacchias, Paul physician