Events noted in 1670

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1665 1675


Died: Adams, Thomas brother to the above

Died: Airay, Christopher vicar of Milford in Hampshire

Born: Aland, Sir John Fortescue lord Fortescue of the kingdom of Ireland

Publication: “Pater Noster,” by Annand, William dean

Died: Annat, Francis confessor to Lewis XIV. was born at Rouergue

Publication: “De bragardissima villa de Soleriis, &c.” by Arena, Anthony D' lawyer

Publication: “Works of St. Theresa,” by Arnauld D'Andilli, Robert was born at Paris in 1589

Publication: “Notae ad Jo. Eph. Wagenseilii commentarium in Sotam,” by Arnold, Christopher writer

Born: Audran, Louis the last son of Germain Audran

Publication: “Peinture poctique des tableaux de mignature de M. Quinot, faits par Joseph de Werner.” by Bahier, John poet

Died: Balthasar, Christopher a man of great learning and merit

Publication: “A remembrancer of Excellent Men,” by Barksdale, Clement writer

Died: Beau, John Baptiste Le Jesuit

Publication: “Historical applications and occasional meditations upon several subjects. Written by a person of honour,” by Berkeley, George Earl Of descended in a direct line from Robert Fitzharding

Born: Bertrand, John Baptist physician

Died: Blankof, John Teunisz painter

Publication: “Posthumous Works” by Boileau, Gilles the eldest brother of Boileau Despreaux

Born: Bonjour, William a learned Augustin

Publication: “Meteorologia Ætnea,” by Borelli, John Alphonso mathematician

Publication: “Latham Spaw in Lancashire: with some remarkable cases and cures effected by it,” by Borlace, Dr. Edmund son of sir John Borlace

Born: Bos, Lambert philologist

Born: Bott, John De architect

Died: Bridge, William one of the most eminent nonconformists of the seventeenth century

Publication: “Philippi Labbe et P. Brietii concordia chronologica,” by Briet, Philip an able French geographer

Died: Carpentier, John Le a native of Abscons in Ostrevant

Died: Castiglione, John Benedict called Grechktto (16161670)

Publication: “Balaam’s Wish,” by Cawton, Thomas son of the above

Born: Cerceau, John Antony Du Jesuit

Died: Childrey, Joshua divine

Died: Craig, Nicholas Cragius

Publication: “The necessity of abating Usury, re-asserted,” by Culpeper, Sir Thomas second son of sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne

Died: Davenport, John elder brother of Christopher just mentioned

Born: Daubuz, Charles divine

Publication: “Letters,” by Daumius, Christian scholar

Born: Dubos, John Baptist critic

Born: Duker, Charles Andrew an eminent classical editor

Died: Estrees, Francis Annibal D' duke

Publication: “The sixth of December, 1631, being in the gulph of Volo riding at anchor about ten of the clock that night, it began to rain sand or ashes, and continued till two of the clock the next morning. It was about two inches thick on the deck, so that we cast it overboard with shovels, as we did snow the day before: the quantity of a bushel we brought home, and presented to several friends, especially to the masters of Trinity-house. There were in our company capt. John Wilds, commander of the Dragon, and capt. Anthony Watts, commander of the Elizabeth and Dorcas. There was no wind stirring when these ashes fell: it did not fall only in the places where we were, but likewise in other parts, as ships were coming from St. John d'Acre to our port, they being at that time an hundred leagues from us. We compared the ashes together, and found them both one. If you desire to see the ashes, let me know.” by Evelyn, John philosopher (?–1706)

Publication: “Analecta de re vestiaria, sive exercitcQiies ad Alberti Rubenii Commentarium de re vestiaria dato clavo. Accessit Dissertatio de veterum lucernis sepvhralibus,” by Ferrari, Octavius of the same family with the famer

Born: Fitzjames, James duke of Berwick

Born: Fouillou, James a celebrated licentiate of the Sorbonne

Publication: “The Principles and Practices of certain moderate divines of the Church of England, abusively called Latitudinarians, greatly misunderstood, truly represented and defended,” by Fowler, Edward prelate

Died: Gardiner, Richard divine

Publication: “Antidote against errour concerning Justification,” by Gataker, Charles was bora at Rotherhithe in

Died: Ghilini, Jerome writer

Publication: “The Plus Ultra reduced to a Nonplus,” by Glanvil, Joseph writer

Publication: “Commercium Epistolicum.” by Gregory, James the first of an eminent family of learned men in Scotland

Publication: “The Remains of sir Fulk Greville, lord Brooke; being poems of Monarchy and Religion, never before printed,” by Greville, Fulk lord Brooke

Publication: “Macrobius, cum notis variorum,” by Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

Publication: “Les Arts de l‘homme d’Epee, ou Dietionnaire du Genlilhomme,” by Guillet, De Saint George, Guy historian

Died: Hacket, John bishop

Publication: “De ratione studiorum opuscula aurea,” by Heidegger, John Henry divine

Publication: “De peregrinationibus religiosis,” by Heidegger, John Henry divine

Died: Helst, Bartholomew Vander artist

Publication: “De statu Ecclesiarum Augustanae confessionis in Polonia,” by Herbinius, John a native of Bitschen in Silesia

Born: Higgons, Bevil younger son of sir Thomas

Publication: “A Letter to William duke of Newcastle, concerning the Controversy had with Dr. Laney, bishop of Ely, about Liberty and Necessity,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Died: Hoorne, John Van anatomist

Born: Hornius, George historian

Publication: “De l'Origine des Romans,” by Huet, Peter Daniel bishop

Died: Jacob, Lewis bibliographer

Publication: “The Roman Empress,” by Joyner, William second son of William

Publication: “Treatise, of Devotion.” by Juried, Peter divine

Born: Kuster, Ludolf critic

Born: Lhuyd, Edward antiquary

Publication: “Reductio litium de libero arbitrio, proedestinatione, et reprobatione ad arbitrium boni viri,” by Loftus, Dudley scholar

Publication: “Syntagmata linguarum Georgia,” by Maggi, Jerome an ingenious and learned man of the sixteenth century

Born: Mailla, Joseph-Anne-Marie De Moyriac De Jesuit

Born: Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

Publication: “History of the late wars of Denmark,” by Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

Died: Maplet, John physician

Died: Mennes, Sir John, seaman

Publication: “De Praesumptionibus,” by Menochius, James a native of Pavia

Died: More, Alexander preacher

Publication: “Letter to Anne Duchess oF York, some few months before her death,” by Morley, Dr. George bishop

Born: Netscher, Constantine another son of Gaspard

Publication: “Limnoeus enucleatus,” by Oldenburger, Philip Andrew an eminent professor of law and history at Geneva

Publication: “Truth and Innocence vindicated.” by Owen, John the most eminent and learned of the nonconformist divines

Publication: “Discours du Mouvement Local,” by Pardies, Ignatius Gaston mathematician

Publication: “Toleration discussed,” by Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Died: Paulmier De Grentesmenil, James Le more commonly known to the learned by his Latinized name 1Dupin. Milner

Died: Penn, William afterwards sir William Penn

Died: Perefixe, Hardouin De Beaumont De archbishop

Publication: “De Togatorum Valetudine tuenda Commentarius,” by Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus physician

Died: Przipcovius, Samuel knight

Publication: “Britannicus,” by Racine, John poet

Publication: “Synopsis Chronologiae Biblicae,” by Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

Publication: “Orbis Hieraticus Levitarum, &c.” by Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

Publication: “Catalogue of English Plants” by Ray, John philosopher

Publication: “The present State of the Ottoman Empire, in three books; containing the Maxims of the Turkish Politic, their Religion, and Military Discipline,” by Ricaut, Sir Paul traveller

Publication: “Respublica Literaria,” by Saavedra-Faxardo, Diego De writer

Died: St. Pavin, Dennis Sanguin De poet

Born: Smith, Joseph younger brother of the preceding Dr

Publication: “Scientia Cosmica,” by Sturmius, John Christopher mathematician

Born: Terrasson, John was born at Lyons in 1670

Born: Thomas, William born in 1670

Publication: “A Discourse of the Forbearance of the Penalties, which a due Reformation requires,” by Thorndike, Herbert divine

Publication: “Origines Ecclesiae, seu de ratione ac jure finiendi Controversias Ecclesise,” by Thorndike, Herbert divine

Died: Thysius, Antony a celebrated Dutch philologer

Publication: “Appian,” by Tollius, James physician

Died: Ughelli, Ferdinand historian

Born: Upton, James scholar

Publication: “Vesaliae Clivorum,” by Vegetius, Flavius Renatus writer

Publication: “Fire and Brimstone,” by Vincent, Thomas divine

Publication: “Philosophical Transactions” by Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

Died: Waterhouse, Edward writer

Died: Willis, Thomas physician

Publication: “Affectionum quae dicuntur hystericae & hypochondriacae Pathologia spasmodica, vindicata contra responsionem Epistolarem Nath. Highmore, M. D.” by Willis, Thomas physician


Publication: “Poesie postume,” by Abati, Antony poet (15901667)

Publication: “West Barbary, or a short narrative of the revolutions of Fez and Morocco,” by Addison, Lancelot clergyman

Born: Adlerfeldt, Gustavus born near Stockholm in 1671

Publication: “Nobiliare du Dauphiné” by Allard, Guy was a native of Dauphiny

Publication: “Delia gravita dell' Aria e Fluidi, Dialogi V.” by Angelis, Stephen De mathematician

Publication: “Consultations,” by Anselme, Antony of Antwerp (1588–?)

Publication: “Directions concerning the matter and style of Sermons,” by Arderne, James divine

Died: Bagshaw, Edward was born at Broughton in Northamptonshire

Publication: “Experimentum Chymicum novum,” by Becher, John Joachim born in 1645

Publication: “Voyages de Francois Bernier, &c.” by Bernier, Francis philosopher

Born: Blondel, Laurence who was born at Paris in 1671

Publication: “Recherches et observations naturelles,” by Boccone, Paolo naturalist

Publication: “Rerum Liturgicarum, Lib. duo,” by Bona, John cardinal

Publication: “J. D. Turqueti de Mayerne, de Arthritide,” by Bonet, Theophilus physician

Publication: “Refutation du catechisme de Paul Ferri.” by Bossuet, James bishop

Publication: “Les Entretiens d‘Ariste et d’Eugene,” by Bouhours, Dominick critic

Born: Boulter, Hugh archbishop

Died: Bourdon, Sebastian painter

Publication: “Of the proper study of sovereigns,” by Boursault, Edmund writer

Publication: “Defense de l'église Romaine,” by Brebeuf, George De poet

Born: Brossette, Claude of France

Publication: “Jus imaginis apud Anglos, or the Law of England relating to the Nobility and Gentry,” by Brydal, John antiquary

Publication: “An Abridgment of Divinity,” by Burman, Francis the first upon record of a very learned family

Born: Burman, Francis was born at Utrecht

Publication: “Memoires de Ville Tranche en Beaujolais,” by Bussieres, John De Jesuit

Born: Calamy, Edmund divine

Born: Capperonnier, Claude scholar

Died: Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Publication: “An academy or college, wherein young ladies or gentlewomen may, at a very moderate expence, be educated in the true protestant religion, and in all virtuous qualities that may adorn that sex, &c.” by Chamberlayne, Edward was descended from an ancient family

Publication: “De Scorbuto Liber singularis. Cui accessit Epiphonema in Medicastros,” by Charleton, Walter physician

Born: Cheyne, George physician

Born: Cibber, Colley poet

Born: Cooper, Anthony Ashley earl of Shaftesbury

Born: Crebillon, Prosper Joliot De who has been called the Æsehvlus of France

Publication: “Brief Survey of the growth of Usury in England, with the mischiefs attending it,” by Culpeper, Sir Thomas second son of sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne

Publication: “Humble proposal for the relief of Debtors, and speedy payment of their Creditors,” by Culpeper, Sir Thomas second son of sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne

Publication: “Several Objections against the Reducement of Interest, propounded in a letter, with the answer thereto,” by Culpeper, Sir Thomas second son of sir Thomas Culpeper of Hollingbourne

Publication: “De cultibus Latinorum religiosis Libri Novem,” by Daille, John a minister of the church of Paris

Born: Danchet, Anthony poet

Born: Dawes, Sir William archbishop

Publication: “Antiquitates Biblicue, in quibus decreta, prophetiae, sermones, consuetudincs, ritusque ac dicta veteris Testamenti de rebus Judaeorum et Gentilium, qua sacris, qua profanis, expenduntur; ex editione Joannis-Justi Pistorii,” by Dieteric, John Conrad the son of John Conrad

Died: Dodsworth, Roger antiquary

Publication: “Synopsis Conciliorum et Chrono* logia Patrum, Pontificum, Imperatorum,” by Doujat, John scholar

Publication: “Panegyrique duRoy,” by Doujat, John scholar

Publication: “La Clef du grand Pouille de France,” by Doujat, John scholar

Publication: “Specimen Juris Canonici apud Gallos usu recepti,” by Doujat, John scholar

Publication: “Some Observations upon the Answer to an Enquiry into the Grounds and Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy: with some additions. In a second letter to R. L.” by Eachard, John master of Catharine-hall (?–1697)

Born: Echard, Laurence clergyman

Born: Falconet, Camille born at Lyons in 1671

Born: Fiddes, Richard divine

Publication: “The Design of Christianity or, a plain demonstration and improvement of this proposition, viz. that the enduing men with inward real righteousness and true holiness, was the ultimate end of our Saviour’s coming into the world, and is the great intendment of his blessed Gospel,” by Fowler, Edward prelate

Publication: “Historia animalium,” by Frantius, Wolfgang divine

Publication: “Theophilus, or a Discourse of the Saints’ amity with God in Christ,” by Gale, Theophilus divine

Publication: “The Life and death of Thomas Tregosse, minister of the gospel at Milar and Mabe in Cbrnwal, with his Character,” by Gale, Theophilus divine

Publication: “Opuscula Mythologica Ethica et Physica, Gr. & Lat.” by Gale, Thomas celebrated for his knowledge of the Greek language and antiquities

Publication: “De jure Manium,” by Gouthier, James in Latin Gutheriusi

Born: Grandlus, Gumo mathematician

Born: Gundling, Nicholas Jerome historian

Died: Hanneken, Memnon divine

Died: Henichius, John a learned professor of divinity in the university of llinteln

Publication: “Closet Prayer,” by Heywood, Oliver divine

Publication: “Rosetutn Geometricum, sive propositiones aliquoc frustra antehac tentatae, cum censura brevi doctrinae Wallisiamede motn,” by Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

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

Born: Keill, John mathematician

Publication: “Latium,” by Kircher, Athanasius mathematician

Publication: “Historia Romana,” by Lacarry, Giles Jesuit

Born: Law, John usually known by the name of the projector (?–1729)

Died: Leigh, Edward writer

Publication: “Three Diatribes, or Discourses, of travel, money, and measuring, &c.” by Leigh, Edward writer

Died: Leo De St. John monk

Died: Leslie, Dr. John bishop

Publication: “A Speech delivered at the Visitation held in the diocese of Clogher, vacant e, Sept. 27, 1671,” by Loftus, Dudley scholar

Died: Mather, Samuel was born in Lancashire in 1626

Publication: “Liber de Fabrica Triremium,” by Meibomius, Marcus a very learned man

Publication: “Observations upon military and political Affairs, written by the honourable George Duke of Albemarle,” by Monk, George duke of Albemarle

Publication: “Introduction to the art of Rhetoric,” by Newton, John divine (16221678)

Publication: “The art of Natural Arithmetic, in whole numbers, and fractions vulgar and decimal,” by Newton, John divine (16221678)

Publication: “Opuscula,” by Nogarola, Lewis a learned Italian

Publication: “The Prodromus to a Dissertation by Nich. Steno, concerning Solids naturally contained within Solids,” by Oldenburg, Henry who wrote his name sometimes Grubendol

Died: Olearius, Adam traveller

Publication: “Atrium Lingua? Sancta;,” by Opitius, Henry divine

Born: Ousel, Philip a learned professor of divinity of the university of Francfort on the Oder

Publication: “A Defence and Continuation of Ecclesiastical Polity (against Dr. Owen),” by Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Publication: “Imperatorum Romanorum Numismata,” by Patin, Charles antiquary

Publication: “Christian Sacrifice; a treatise showing the necessity, end, and manner of receiving the Holy Communion, &c.” by Patrick, Simon prelate

Publication: “Memoires pour servir a Phistoire naturelle des animaux,” by Perrault, Claude architect

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

Died: Plempius, Vopiscus Fortunatus physician

Publication: “Berenice,” by Racine, John poet

Publication: “Excussio discussionis ineptse Abrahami Calovii,” by Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

Died: Riccioli, John Baptist astronomer

Born: Rostgaard, Frederick a learned Dane

Publication: “Logicse Artis Compendium,” by Sanderson, Dr. Robert

Publication: “Fides Ecclesiae Orientalis, seu Gabrielis Metropolitae Philadelphiensis opuscula, cum interpretatione Latina et notis,” by Simon, Richard critic

Publication: “Etymologicon Linguae Anglicanse,” by Skinner, Stephen antiquary

Publication: “Collection of Articles, Injunctions, Canons, Orders, Ordinances, &c.” by Sparrow, Anthony prelate

Born: Steele, Sir Richard the first of a class of writers called the British Essayists

Born: Struvius, Burcard Gotthelf one of the many sons of the preceding

Died: Tenison, Thomas prelate

Publication: “Epistolae Itinerant, by Henninius, at Amsterdam, 1700, in 4to. It is said there are some useful and curious things in these epistles. Tollius was the editor of two ancient authors, of” by Tollius, James physician

Born: Turretin, John Alphonsus the most celebrated of the family

Died: Vere, Sir Horace baron of Tilbury

Publication: “The Examinations of Faithful Commin and Thomas Heath,” by Ware, James antiquary

Publication: “An endeavour to evince the certainty of Christian Faith in general, and of the Resurrection of Christ in particular.” by Whitby, Daniel divine

Publication: “The doctrine of contentment briefly explained, &c.” by Wilkinson, Henry denominated sometimes Junior

Died: Wishart, George bishop

Died: Worthington, Dr. John divine

Born: Yalden, Thomas divine and poet


Born: Addison, Joseph son of Dr (16721719)

Died: Alard, Lambert was born at Krempen in 1600

Born: Albert, Louis Joseph D' grandson of the constable de Luynes

Publication: “An Alarm tothe unconverted,” by Allein, Joseph divine

Publication: “Christian Letters,” by Allein, Joseph divine

Publication: “Cases of Conscience,” by Allein, Joseph divine

Publication: “Remains, being a Collection of sundry Directions, Sermons, &c.” by Allein, Joseph divine

Publication: “Ratramne, ou Bernard, Pretre, du Corps et du Sang du Seigneur,” by Allix, Peter divine

Died: Andrada, Alphonsus D' writer

Publication: “Mysterium Pietatis,” by Annand, William dean

Publication: “Bibliotheca Hispana Nova,” by Antonio, Nicholas a very learned and useful Spanish biographer

Publication: “De concordia ecclesiee occidentals et orientalis, in septem sacrauientorum adminjstratione,” by Arcudio, Peter a Greek ecclesiastic of the isle of Corfou

Publication: “The Institution, Laws, and Ceremonies of the most noble Order of the Garter. Collected and digested into one body by Elias Ashmole, of the Middle Temple, esq. Windesore herald at arms. A work furnished with variety of matter relating to honour and noblesse” by Ashmole, Elias philosopher

Born: Astori, John Anthony antiquary

Died: Aylmer, John was of a good family in Hampshire

Died: Balen, Hendrick Van artist

Died: Barry, James lord Santry

Publication: “Symbola Heroica,” by Baune, James De La Jesuit

Publication: “Patronus Bonce Fidei, &c.” by Bayly, Lewis prelate

Born: Baynard, Anne a learned English lady

Publication: “Vite de pittori, scultori et architetti moderni,” by Bellori, John Peter antiquary

Publication: “Oxonii Encomium,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Publication: “Answer to Mr. Francis Bamph'eld’s Letter, in vindication of the Christian Sabbath against the Jewish,” by Benn, William clergyman

Born: Bernardoni, Peter Antony poet

Publication: “Epistolae Joannis Kepleri, &c.” by Bernegger, Matthias who was born Feb. 8

Born: Bessel, Godfrey De a learned abbé of the convent of Benedictines of Gottvvich

Publication: “Animadversions on sir Richard Baker’s Chronicle,” by Blount, Thomas writer

Born: Bonneval, Claudius Alexander De count

Died: Bourne, Immanuel clergyman

Publication: “The Black Prince, a tragedy,” by Boyle, Roger earl of Orrery

Publication: “Triphon, a tragedy,” by Boyle, Roger earl of Orrery

Publication: “An essay about the origin and virtue of Gems,” by Boyle, Robert philosopher

Publication: “Sermons,” by Boys, Edward clergyman

Publication: “Parterre historique,” by Bussieres, John De Jesuit

Born: Calmet, Augustine Benedictine

Publication: “Naphthali, seu colluctatio theologica de reditu decem tribuum, conversione Judaeorum et mens. Ezekielis,” by Calvert, James the son of Robert Calvert

Publication: “A treatise proving Spirits, Witches, and supernatural operations by pregnant instances and evidences, &c.” by Casaubon, Meric was born at Geneva

Publication: “Primitive Christianity; or the Religion of the ancient Christians in the first ages of the Gospel,” by Cave, William divine

Died: Chauncy, Sir Henry knt. author of the “Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire

Born: Chicoyneau, Francis counsellor of state

Publication: “De musica antiqua Graeca,” by Chilmead, Edward mathematician

Publication: “An Introduction to Logic,” by Chouet, John Robert philosopher

Publication: “Quis dives salvetur?” by Clemens, Titus Flavius an eminent father of the church in the end of the second and beginning of the third century

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

Publication: “Christus Triumphans,” by Comber, Thomas dean

Died: Cossart, Gabriel Jesuit

Publication: “Collection of those Fathers who lived in the apostolic age;” by Cotelerius, John Baptist of Sorbonne

Publication: “Byzantine History,” by Cousin, Lewis president of the Mint

Publication: “Answer to part of Dr. Stillingfleet’s book, entitled Idolatry practised in the church of Rome,” by Cressey, Hugh-Paulin writer

Publication: “Fanaticism fanatically imputed to the Catholic Church by Dr. Stillingfleet, and the imputation refuted and retorted,” by Cressey, Hugh-Paulin writer

Died: Crighton, Robert bishop

Died: Crofton, Zachary divine

Publication: “De Legibus Naturae Disquisitio philosophica,” by Cumberland, Richard divine

Died: Dacier, Andrew critic

Born: Dippel, John Conrad an author famous for his extravagancies

Publication: “Bonasus Vapulans or some castigations given to Mr. John Durel for fouling himself and others in his English and Latin book,” by Durel, John divine

Publication: “Patronus bonre fidei, in causa Puritanorum,” by Durel, John divine

Publication: “The Logiek Primer for the use of the Indians,” by Eliot, John known by the title of the Apostle of the North American Indians

Publication: “Anthropometria, sive de mutua membrorum proportione, &c.” by Elsholtz, John Sigismond botanist

Died: Essenius, Andrew divine

Born: Feutsking, John Henry divine

Died: Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

Publication: “Dirt wiped out; or, a manifest discovery of the gross ignorance, erroneousness, and most unchristian and wicked spirit of one John Bunyan, Lay-preacher in Bedford, c.” by Fowler, Edward prelate

Publication: “Institutionum Medicarum Synopsis,” by Franck De Franckenau, George physician

Publication: “A System of Divinity,” by Frassen, Claudius a learned Franciscan

Died: Fuller, Isaac painter

Publication: “Paraboles Evangeliques,” by Furetiere, Antony lawyer

Born: Fuzelier, Lewis a native of Paris

Publication: “The Anatomy of Infidelity, &c.” by Gale, Theophilus divine

Born: Gale, Roger esq. F. R. and A. Ss. eldest son of the preceding

Born: Gamaches, Stephen Simon writer

Born: Geoffroi, Stephen Francis physician

Publication: “De naturae substantia energetica, seu de via vitae naturae ejusque tribus primis facultatibus,” by Glisson, Francis physician

Died: Gronovius, John Frederic an eminent civilian

Died: Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

Publication: “Amst. 1670, 2 vols. 8vo. 3.” by Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

Publication: “Experimenta Magdeburgica,” by Guericke, Otto counsellor to the elector of Brandenbourg

Born: Haynes, Hopton a strenuous advocate for Socinianism

Publication: “Sure Mercies of David,” by Heywood, Oliver divine

Publication: “Aoj/t*oXoyi sive, pestis nuperoe apud populum Londinensem grassantis narratio historica,” by Hodges, Nathaniel physician

Publication: “Miraculum Naturae,” by Hoorne, John Van anatomist

Died: Jeune, John Le divine

Publication: “De Origine et Natura Christianismi ex mente Gentilium,” by Kortholt, Christian a learned professor of divinity at Kiel

Publication: “Collection of the Councils,” by Labbe, Philip Jesuit

Publication: “Historia Galliarum sub Praefectis Prsetorii Galliarum,” by Lacarry, Giles Jesuit

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

Born: Lederlin, John Henry critic

Publication: “The Ruins of the Apostolical See,” by Leti, Gregory writer

Publication: “Clavis Grxca Nov. Test.” by Leusden, John scholar

Publication: “A seasonable Discourse, shewing the necessity of maintaining the Established Religion in opposition to Popery,” by Lloyd, William bishop

Publication: “Schola Latinitatis, &c.” by Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

Publication: “The Rehearsal transprosed; or, animadversions on a late book, intituled, A preface, shewing what grounds there are of fears and jealousies of Popery, the second impression, with additions and amendments. London, printed by J. D. for the assigns of John Calvin and Theodore Beza, at the sign of the king’s indulgence, on the south side of the Lake Leman; and sold by N. Ponder in Chancery-lane,” by Marvell, Andrew writer

Died: Moine, Peter Le poet

Publication: “The Count of Pagan’s Method of delineating all manner of Fortifications from the exterior Polygon, reduced to English measure, and converted into Hercotectonick lines,” by Morland, Sir Samuel, Bart. a man of very considerable celebrity in his day

Born: Motte, Anthony Houdart De La writer (16721731)

Born: Moyle, Walter, Esq.

Born: Muratori, Lewis Anthony antiquary

Born: Nesbit, Alexander was the youngest son of lord-president Nesbit

Publication: “Disputatio de Davidis et Salomonis Satellitio, Crethi et Plethi, ex libris Samuelis et Regum,” by Opitius, Henry divine

Publication: “Discours de la Connoissance des Betes,” by Pardies, Ignatius Gaston mathematician

Publication: “Lettre d'un Philosophe a un Cartesien de ses amis,” by Pardies, Ignatius Gaston mathematician

Publication: “Treatise” by Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Died: Patin, Guy physician

Publication: “Thesaurus Numismatum,” by Patin, Charles antiquary

Publication: “Devout Christian,” by Patrick, Simon prelate

Died: Patrix, Peter poet

Publication: “A Table of 10,000 square numbers,” by Pell, John mathematician

Born: Peter The Great czar of Russia

Publication: “A brief Historical Discourse of the original and growth of Heraldry, demonstrating upon what rational foundations that noble and heroic science is established,” by Philpot, John Somerset herald in the reign of James I. was a native of Folkstone

Publication: “De Jure Naturae & Gentium,” by Puffendorf, Samuel historian

Publication: “Bajazet,” by Racine, John poet

Publication: “Nomenclator dassicus,” by Ray, John philosopher

Born: Roque, Anthony De La poet

Publication: “De l‘Usage de l’Histoire,” by St. Real, Cæsar Vichard De writer

Died: Senault, John Francis divine

Publication: “A philosophical essay of the productions of Stones in the earth, with relation to the causes and cure of stones in the bladder, &c.” by Shirley, Thomas son of sir Thomas Shirley

Publication: “Cottoni Posthuma,” by Sidney, Philip a very accomplished English gentleman (?–1586)

Publication: “Hydrostatics,” by Sinclare, George professor of philosophy in the university of Glasgow in the seventeenth century

Born: Smalbroke, Richard bishop

Publication: “De Obstinatione, opus posthumum, pietatem Christiano-Stoicam Scholastico more suadens.” by Sterne, John physician

Born: Stock, Christian scholar

Publication: “Miraculuai Naturae, seu, nteri rnuliebris fetbrica,” by Swammerdam, John anatomist

Publication: “Meditations,” by Tate, Nahum *a well known Psalmodist

Publication: “Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands,” by Temple, Sir William statesman

Died: Thorndike, Herbert divine

Died: Tillotson, John archbishop

Died: Turner, Thomas dean

Publication: “Epigrams” by Vavassor, Francis, Jesuit

Publication: “The Rehearsal,” by Villiers, George duke of Buckingham

Publication: “Defense du Traite de M. le Prince de Conti centre la Comédie et les Spectacles,” by Voisin, Joseph De an ingenious doctor

Born: Wasse, Joseph scholar

Died: Williams, Griffith bishop

Died: Willughby, Francis historian

Publication: “Love in a Wood, or St. James’s Park,” by Wycherley, William poet (?–1715)


Publication: “Theological and Philosophical Miscellanies.” by Afflitto, Matthew lawyer

Publication: “Zizime,” by Allard, Guy was a native of Dauphiny

Publication: “Paraenesis ad docentes occupata circa institutionum medicarum emendationem,” by Amman, Paul botanist

Publication: “Histoire genealogique et chronologique de la maison de France, et des grands officiers de la couronne,” by Anselme De St. Mary, Or Peter De Guibours commonly called father

Publication: “Bibliotheca Aprosiana” by Aprosio, Angelico born at Ventimiglia

Born: Argentre, Charles Duplessis D' bishop

Born: Arndt, Charles [son of Joshua Arndt]

Born: Baan, Jacob De son of the above

Born: Banier, Anthony licentiate in laws

Publication: “Un traite de l'Egalite des deux sexes,” by Barre, Francis Poullain De La was born July 1647

Publication: “Epistohe Chymicae,” by Becher, John Joachim born in 1645

Died: Becker, Daniel was born at Konigsberg in 1627

Publication: “Fragmenta vestigii veteris Romae, ex lapidibus Farnesianis,” by Bellori, John Peter antiquary

Publication: “Oxonii Elogia,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Publication: “Magia Caelestis,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Publication: “Echo veridica joco-seria,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Publication: “De celeberrima et florentiss. Trinobantiados Augustoe Civ. Praetori, reg. senatui populoque,” by Bendlowes, Edward poet

Born: Bennet, Dr. Thomas divine

Died: Berni, Count Francis lawyer

Born: Biacca, Francis Maria scholar

Publication: “A World of Errors, discovered in Mr. Edmund Philips’s World of Words,” by Blount, Thomas writer

Born: Boehm, Anthony William minister of the German chapel at St

Publication: “Metaphysica,” by Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

Publication: “Ragionamenti Spiritual!,” by Borromeo, Frederic cousin german to the preceding

Born: Bouhier, John president a mortier of the parliament of Dijon

Publication: “The excellency of theology compared with natural philosophy,” by Boyle, Robert philosopher

Died: Brathwaite, Richard whom Warton calls one of the minor pastoral poets of the reign of James I. was the second son of Thomas Brathwaite

Died: Browne, Thomas clergyman

Publication: “Jus Sigilli; or the law of England touching the four principal Seals, the great seal, privy seal, exchequer seal, and the signet; also those grand officers to whose custody those seals are committed,” by Brydal, John antiquary

Publication: “Speculum Juris Anglicani; or a view of the Laws of England, as they are divided into statutes, common-law, and customs,” by Brydal, John antiquary

Publication: “Thesaurus medicinse practice,” by Burnet, Dr. Thomas physician

Born: Cantemir, Demetrius of an illustrious family in Tartary

Born: Carusius, John Baptist a learned historiographer of Palermo

Publication: “Answer to five captious questions, propounded by a factor for the Papacy,” by Cary, Lucius was born

Publication: “Pharmacopeia,” by Charas, Moses a skilful apothecary

Publication: “Practical Discourse of God’s Sovereignty,” by Coles, Elisha was also a native of Northamptonshire

Died: Coligni, Henrietta countess de la Suze

Publication: “England’s Appeal from the private Cabal at Whitehall to the great Council of the nation, the Lords and Commons in parliament assembled,” by Coventry, William was born in 1626

Publication: “Question, Why are you a Catholic? Question, Why are you a Protestant?” by Cressey, Hugh-Paulin writer

Died: Des Barreaux, James Vallee, Lord a French nobleman

Died: Does, Jacob Vander first of this family of artists

Born: Elstob, William antiquary (16731714)

Born: Eryceira, Francis Xavier De Meneses, Count D' great grandson of the foregoing

Born: Ettmuller, Michael Ernest physician

Publication: “Of gardens, four books, first written in Latin verse, by Renatus Rapinus; and now made English by John Evelyn, esq.” by Evelyn, John third son of the former

Born: Feller, Joachim Frederic was born at Leipsic

Publication: “Fabulse ex Locmanis Arabico-Latinis versibus redditae,” by Fevre, Tannegui Le a very learned man

Publication: “Appendix to the Life of Edmund Stunton, D. D. wherein some passages are further cleared, which were not fully held forth by the former authors,” by Fulman, William antiquary

Publication: “A Discourse of Christ’s coming, &c.” by Gale, Theophilus divine

Publication: “Idea Theologiae tarn contemplative quam activoe, ad formam S. S. delineata,” by Gale, Theophilus divine

Publication: “Mercator,” by Garnier, John Jesuit

Publication: “An Answer to five captious questions propounded by a Factor for the Papacy, by parallel questions and positive resolutions,” by Gataker, Charles was bora at Rotherhithe in

Born: Gayot De Pitaval, Francis a French author

Died: Golius, Peter excelled likewise in the knowledge of the Arabic language

Died: Graaf, Regnier De physician

Publication: “Historia naturee variis expe*­rimentis elucidata,” by Grand, Anthony Le a Franciscan friar

Publication: “Seneca cum Notis Variorum,” by Gronovius, John Frederic an eminent civilian

Born: Guay-Trouin, Rene Du a French naval officer

Publication: “Nouvelle Methode en Geometric pour les sections des superficies coniques & cylindriques,” by Hire, Philip De La astronomer

Publication: “Satires of Juvenal illustrated, with notes and sculptures,” by Holyday, Barten divine

Died: Hyde, Edward earl of Clarendon

Died: Kaempfer, Engelbert traveller

Publication: “De Divisione Majestatis,” by Kaempfer, Engelbert traveller

Born: Keill, James physician

Born: Kerkherdere, John Gerard a learned professor of the university of Louvain

Publication: “A genealogical History of the House of St. Colombe,” by Laboureur, John Le antiquary

Publication: “E'tnchus Antiquitaturn Albionensium,” by Langhorne, Daniel antiquary

Publication: “A reasonable Defence of the Seasonable Discourse,” by Lloyd, William bishop

Publication: “The difference between the Church and the Court of Rome considered,” by Lloyd, William bishop

Publication: “Melothesia,” by Lock, Matthew composer

Publication: “Calvinus redivivus, or Conformity to the Church of England, in doctrine, government, and worship, persuaded by Mr. Calvin,” by Long, Thomas divine

Died: Marchetti, Peter De physician

Born: Mead, Richard physician

Publication: “De transmutationemetallorum,” by Morhof, Daniel George a very learned German

Died: Nuzzi, Mario commonly known by the name of Mario da* Fiori

Born: Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

Born: Oudin, Francis Jesuit

Publication: “Methode Generale pour tracer des Cadrans sur toutes sortes de plans,” by Ozanam, James mathematician

Publication: “La Statique ou la Science des Forces Mouvantes,” by Pardies, Ignatius Gaston mathematician

Publication: “Practica delle Medaglie,” by Patin, Charles antiquary

Born: Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Publication: “A world of Errors discovered in the New World of Words,” by Phillips, Edward one of the nephews of Milton

Born: Picart, Bernard engraver

Publication: “Roman Laws,” by Pithou, Francis advocate to the parliament of Paris

Died: Pomey, Francis Jesuit

Publication: “Catena of the Greek Fathers on St. Mark,” by Poussines, Peter in Latin Possinus (16091686)

Publication: “De officio Hominis & Civis juxta legem naturalem,” by Puffendorf, Samuel historian

Died: Pynaker, Adam painter

Publication: “Mithridates,” by Racine, John poet

Publication: “Disputatio Chronologica de plenitudine temporis Christi in came a priori deducta,” by Ravis, Christian a learned orientalist

Publication: “The True way to the Tree of Life,” by Roberts, Francis divine

Born: Rowe, Nicolas poet

Publication: “Edgar,” by Rymer, Thomas antiquary

Born: Saxi historian

Publication: “Templum honoris reseratum, in quo quinquagVnta illustrium hujus at-vi orthodoxorum theologarum, pbilologorumque imagines exhibentur,” by Spizklius, Theophilus divine

Publication: “Felix Litteratus,” by Spizklius, Theophilus divine

Born: Stanhope, James First Earl was descended from an ancient and honourable family of that name

Born: Tooke, Andrew a learned English schoolmaster

Publication: “Enchiridion didacticum, cum appendice de coena Domini, expositione Symboli apostolici et orationis Dominica;,” by Tully, Thomas divine

Publication: “Theodoreti et Evagrii historia ecclesiastica, item excerpta & historia ecclesiastica Philostorgii,” by Valesius, Henry critic

Died: Venning, Ralph divine

Publication: “A Defence of the Royal Society, and the Philosophical Transactions, particularly those of July 1670, in answer to the Cavils of Dr. William Holder,” by Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

Publication: “Mechanic, sive de motu tractatus geometric us.” by Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

Died: Wharton, Thomas physician

Born: Wilcocks, Joseph writer (?–1791)

Publication: “The Gentleman-Dancing-Master,” by Wycherley, William poet (?–1715)

Publication: “La Vita quadragesimale,” by Zacchias, Paul physician


Publication: “Iter Poeticum,” by Aicher, Otho a benedictine father

Publication: “Dissertatio de Trisagii origine,” by Allix, Peter divine

Publication: “Archaeas syncopticus, Eccardi Leichneri, &c. oppositus,” by Amman, Paul botanist

Born: Anderson, John a learned German

Died: Arnauld D'Andilli, Robert was born at Paris in 1589

Died: Audran, Carl is generally believed to have been brother of the preceding Claude

Publication: “Petri Castellani vita, auctore Petro Gallandio,” by Baluze, Stephen writer

Born: Barbeyrac, John was born the 15th of March 1674

Died: Baron, Vincent a learned father of the Romish church

Publication: “De naturae mirabilibus, quoestiones academics:,” by Bartholine, Erasmus one of the sons of Caspar

Born: Beaufils, William Jesuit

Born: Bennet, Benjamin a dissenting minister of considerable note in the beginning of the last century

Born: Biscioni, Anthony Maria scholar

Born: Blackwall, Anthony a native of Derbyshire

Publication: “Annotationes in Hippolytum a Lapide,” by Boecler, John Henry critic

Born: Boehmer, Justin Henning lawyer

Died: Bona, John cardinal

Publication: “Hermetis Ægyptiorum et Chemicorum sapientia, ab H. Conringio vindicata,” by Borrichius physician

Publication: “Parallel, or comparison betwixt the principles of Aristotle’s natural philosophy, and those of Des Cartes,” by Bossu, Rene Le critic

Publication: “Recueil des Privileges de PUniversite de Paris accordes par les rois de France depuis sa fondation., &c.” by Boulai, Cæsar Egasse De historian

Died: Boullongne, Louis De the elder

Publication: “A collection of tracts upon the saltness of the sea, the moisture of the air, the natural and preternatural state of bodies; to which is prefixed a dialogue concerning cold,” by Boyle, Robert philosopher

Publication: “A collection of tracts, containing suspicions about hidden qualities of the air; with an appendix touching celestial magnets; animadversions upon Mr. Hobbes’s problem about a vacuum; a discourse of the cause of attraction and suction,” by Boyle, Robert philosopher

Died: Bushel, Thomas a man once of considerable eminence for his philosophical pursuits

Publication: “Tabulae Ecclesiastics,” by Cave, William divine

Died: Champagne, Philip De painter

Died: Chapelain, John poet

Publication: “Natural History of the Passions,” by Charleton, Walter physician

Publication: “Anthologia Historica containing fourteen centuries of memorable passages, and remarkable occurrences, &c.” by Chetwynd, John was the son of Dr

Publication: “Theses Physicae de varia Astrorum luce,” by Chouet, John Robert philosopher

Publication: “The Complete English Schoolmaster or, the most natural and easy method of spelling and reading English, according to the present proper pronunciation of the language in Oxford and London, &c.” by Coles, Elisha author of a Dictionary once in much reputation

Publication: “The newest, plainest, and shortest Short-hand; containing, first, a brief account of the short-hand already extant, with their alphabets and fundamental rules. Secondly, a plain and easy method for beginners, less burdensome to the memory than any other. Thirdly, a v new invention for contracting words, with special rules for contracting sentences, and other ingenious fancies, &c.” by Coles, Elisha author of a Dictionary once in much reputation

Publication: “Companion to the Temple;” by Comber, Thomas dean

Died: Douw, Gerhard artist

Publication: “Holy rules and helps to devotion, both in prayer and practice, in two parts,” by Duppa, Brian bishop

Born: Eccard, John George antiquary

Died: Eeckhout, Gerbrant Vander artist

Publication: “Ca^ techism,” by Ellis, Clement divine

Publication: “The vanity of Scoffing-, in a letter to a witty gentleman,” by Ellis, Clement divine

Publication: “Distillatoria curiosa,” by Elsholtz, John Sigismond botanist

Publication: “Historia et -Antiquitates Universitatis Oxoniensis,” by Fell, Dr. John divine

Publication: “The Vanity of Scoffing: in a letter to a gentleman,” by Fell, Dr. John divine

Died: Ferrier, John Jesuit

Died: Flavigni, Valerian De a learned doctor of the house and society of the Sorbonne

Born: Fortiguerra, Nicolas poet

Publication: “A Sermon, entitled, Wherein the Love of the World is inconsistent with the Love of God,” by Gale, Theophilus divine

Publication: “Quinto libro de gli Elementi d' Euclidi,” by Galilei, Galileo astronomer

Died: Gallucci, Angelo Jesuit

Publication: “The Papists’ bait; or their usual method in gaining proselytes answered,” by Gataker, Charles was bora at Rotherhithe in

Publication: “A Journal (in German) of the embassy to the Porte,” by Gerlach, Stephen divine

Born: Gibbs, James architect

Born: Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

Publication: “The Orphan’s Legacy, &c. treating of last wills and testaments,” by Godolphin, John an eminent civilian

Died: Gomberville, Marin Le Roi Sieurde

Born: Halde, John Baptist Du historian

Born: Halyburton, Thomas divine

Died: Hildersham, Arthur divine

Publication: “the Academy of the Art of Wrestling,” by Hoogue, Romain De engraver

Publication: “Observationes Anatomico-Medicce,” by Hoorne, John Van anatomist

Publication: “Opera Medica” by Horstius, Gregory physician

Publication: “Forty-six Sermons upon the whole eighth chapter of the Epistle to the Romans,” by Horton, Thomas divine

Publication: “A Treatise on delighting in God,” by Howe, John divine

Born: Hutchinson, John an English autnor

Died: Hyde, Henry earl of Clarendon

Born: Janicon, Francis Michael writer

Born: Kennet, Basil was born Oct. 21

Born: Kolben, Peter traveller

Publication: “Prodromus quinquennii mirabilis,” by Kuhlman, Quirinus a celebrated fanatic

Born: Lenglet Du Fresnoy, Nicholas writer

Publication: “A Treatise on Moderation,” by Lloyd, David historian

Born: Logan, James scholar

Publication: “A Discourse upon the laws and customs of Scotland in matters criminal,” by Mackenzie, Sir George writer

Publication: “Christus Patiens;” by Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

Publication: “Search after Truth,” by Malebranche, Nicolas philosopher

Born: Manfredi, Eustachio astronomer

Publication: “Tractatus quinque medicophysici, 1. de sale nitro, et spiritu nitro-aerio; 2. de re spiratione; 3. de respiratione foetus in utero, et ovo; 4. de motu musculari et spiritibus animalibus; 5. de Rachitide.” by Mayow, John physician

Born: Mencke, John Burcard was born at Leipsic

Born: Mirabaud, John Baptist a learned man

Born: Mongault, Nicolas Hubert an ingenious and learned Frenchman

Publication: “The Art of Metals, in which is declared, the manner of their Generation, and the Concomitants of them, in two books, written in Spanish by Albaro Alonzo Barba, M. A. curate of St. Bernard’s parish, in the imperial city of Potosi, in the kingdom of Peru, in the West Indies, in. 1640; translated in 1669, by the right honourable Edward earl of Sandwich,” by Montague, Edward eari of Sandwich

Publication: “Historical Dictionary,” by Moreri, Lewis divine (?–1680)

Born: Nash, Richard, Esq. a very extraordinary personage

Died: North, Francis lord Guilford

Publication: “Synopsis Linguae Chaldaicae,” by Opitius, Henry divine

Publication: “Atriuu Accentuationis S. Scriptures Veteris Test. Hebraicae,” by Opitius, Henry divine

Died: Pecquet, John anatomist

Born: Petit, John Lewis surgeon

Publication: “A Discourse concerning the use of Duplicate Proportion, together with a new hypothesis of springing or elastic Motions,” by Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

Died: Pontault, Sebastian Beaulieu De an eminent French engineer

Born: Potter, John archbishop (16741747)

Born: Pyle, Thomas divine

Died: Rembrandt, Van Ryn painter and engraver

Born: Riccoboni, Louis writer

Born: Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

Born: Ruddiman, Thomas critic

Died: Sadler, John writer

Publication: “Ceremonies et Coutumes qui s’observent aujourdui parmi les Juifs,” by Simon, Richard critic

Born: Tanner, Thomas antiquary

Publication: “Historia & antiquitates universitatis Oxoniensis.” by Tillotson, John archbishop

Publication: “Justificatio Paulina sine Operibus, cum dissertat. ad Rom. vii. 14.” by Tully, Thomas divine

Died: Tulp, Nicholas physician

Publication: “Reflections on Aristotle’s poesy,” by Vavassor, Francis, Jesuit

Died: Vaughan, John lord chief justice of the commonpleas

Publication: “The History, &c. df the Loyal Formulary, or Irish Remonstrance, in 1661,” by Walsh, Peter an Irish catholic of great learning liberality

Born: Watts, Isaac a very celebrated dissenter

Publication: “Characters of a sincere heart, and the comforts thereof,” by Wilkinson, Henry denominated sometimes Junior

Publication: “Memoria Theologorum nostri seculi,” by Witte a German biographer

Publication: “Historia & Antiquitates Universitatis Oxoniensis;” by Wood, Anthony antiquary