Events noted in 1685

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“Reflexions sur la Presence reelle du Corps de Jesus Christ dans l'Eucharistie,” Abbadie, James divine

“Htstoire des Os,” Abeille, Scipio was also born at Riez

Died: Abendana, Jacob a Spanish Jew

“De Unione et Incarnatione,” Abucaras, Theodore bishop

Died: Acheri, Luc D' Benedictine

“A discourse of Tangier, under the government of the earl of Tiviot,” Addison, Lancelot clergyman

“Painting illustrated, in three dialogues, with the lives of the most eminent painters from Cimabue to Raphael,” Aglionby, John divine

“Douze Sermons sur divers textes,” Allix, Peter divine

“Hippocratis Aphorismi, Gr. Lat.” Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van physician

Born: Alstroemer, Jonas the reviver of industry and commerce in Sweden

“Lux magica, &c. ccelestiurn, terrestrium, et inferorum origo, ordo, et subordinatio cunctorum, quoad esse, fieri, etoperari, viginti quatuor voluminibus divisa,” Angelieri, Bonaventure writer

Born: Angelis, Peter painter

Born: Argellati, Philip an Italian printer

Died: Arndt, Joshua divine

“The Royal Apology or, An Answer to the Rebel’s Plea wherein are the most noted anti-monarchical tenets, first published by Doleman the Jesuit, to promote a bill of exclusion against king James I. secondly, practised by Bradshaw, and the regicides, in the actual murder of king Charles I. thirdly, republished by Sidney, and the associates to depose and murder his present majesty,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“CEuvres d'architecture de Vincent de Scamozzi,” Aviler, Augustine Charles D' descended from a family originally of Nanci in Lorraine

Born: Bach, John Sebastian musician

“Jugemens des Savans sur les principaux ouvrages des Auteurs,” Baillet, Adrian critic

Born: Barnard, Sir John an eminent citizen and alderman of London of the last century

Died: Bartoli, Daniel Jesuit

“Descriptio Fiuminum Galliae, qua Francia est, opera Papyrii Massoni, cum notis M. Baudrand,” Baudrand, Michael Anthony a celebrated French geographer

“Augustiss. Galliarum senatui panegyricus,” Baune, James De La Jesuit

Died: Becher, John Joachim born in 1645

“Thesaurus ex Thesauro Palatino selectus, seu Gemmae,” Beger, Lawrence the son of a tanner

“Tyro prudentiae juris opificialii praecursorum emissarius,” Beier, Adrian a native of Jena

“Boethus, peregre redux conspectibus et judice conspicuus,” Beier, Adrian a native of Jena

“Vet. Philosophorum, Poetarum, &c. Imagines,” Bellori, John Peter antiquary

Born: Benevoli, Anthony an Italian surgeon

Died: Bentivoglio, Hyppolitus of Arragon

“Statius,” Berault, Michael pastor and professor of theology at Montauban

Born: Bergantini, Jonn Peter an Italian author of the last century

“Traite du libre etdu volontaire,” Bernier, Francis philosopher

“Lucubrationes Frankendalenses,” Bertram, Cornelius Bonaventure minister

“Bibliographia mathematica et artificiosa,” Beughem, Cornelius De whose name often occurs in works of Bibliography

“Bibliographia historica, chronologica, et geographica,” Beughem, Cornelius De whose name often occurs in works of Bibliography

“Acta eruditorum,” Bianchini, Francis philosopher

Born: Bianchini, Joseph Maria scholar

“L'Art de jetter des Bombes,” Blondel, Francis mathematician

“Primicias Evangelicas,” Bluteau, Dom Raphael a Theatine

Born: Boerner, Christian Frederick professor of theology at Leipsic

“Dissertations chemico-physicic,” Bohn, John physician

“A Preface and Conclusion to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha,” Bohun, Edmund writer

“The Life of John Jewell, bishop of Salisbury,” Bohun, Edmund writer

“Epitome operum Sennerti,” Bonet, Theophilus physician

Born: Bouquet, Dom Martin antiquary

Died: Bourdelot, Peter Michon nephew to the above

Died: Brandt, Gerard historian

Born: Brereton, Jane an English poetess

Born: Budgell, Eustace writer

“English Empire in America,” Burton, Robert was a name placed in the titlepages of a numerous set of popular volumes printed about the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century

“Surprising Miracles of Nature and Art,” Burton, Robert was a name placed in the titlepages of a numerous set of popular volumes printed about the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century

“History of Scotland,” Burton, Robert was a name placed in the titlepages of a numerous set of popular volumes printed about the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century

Died: Cabassut, John of Aix

Died: Carrenno De Miranda, Don Juan painter

Died: Castell, Edmund divine

“A Sermon preached before the king at Whitehall, on Sunday, January 18, 1684-5, on Psalm iv. 7. Publisheo 1 by his majesties special command,” Cave, William divine

“Chartopbylax Ecclesiasticus,” Cave, William divine

“Chaldaismus, sive grammatica nova linguae Chaldaica?,” Cellarius, Christopher critic

“The manner of making Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate, London,” Chamberlayne, John was admitted into Trinity college

“Inquisitio Physlca de causis Catameniorum, et Uteri Rheumatismo, in quo probatur sanguinem in animali fermentescere nunquam,” Charleton, Walter physician

“Essay on translated Verse,” Chetwood, Knightly was born in 1652

“A Persuasive to an ingenuous Trial of Opinions in Religion,” Clagett, Nicolas was born in May 1654

“Theological Dissertations,” Clerc, John Le writer

“Critical History of the Old Testament.” Clerc, John Le writer

“Catalogus Plantarum indigenarum Hollandiae,” Commelin, John botanist

“The general History of France during the two first races of its kings,” Cordemoi, Gerard De historian

Died: Cornaro Piscopia, Helena Lucretia a learned Venetian lady

“Apologie d'un tour nouveau pour ies Quatre Dialogues, &c.” Dangeau, Louis Courcillon De a French abbe

Born: Denner, Balthasar painter

“Institutiones Juris Canonici a J. P. Lancelotto Perusino conscriptae,” Doujat, John scholar

“Lettre touchant un passage conteste de Tite Live,” Doujat, John scholar

“Essay on Translated Verse:” Dryden, John poet

“A Catalogue of the Nobility of England, &c.” Dugdale, Sir William antiquary

Born: Dundas, Robert of Arniston

“Vindicise adversus Eggelingium,” Eggeling, John Henry antiquary

Born: Erskine, Ralph, A. M. brother of the above

“Nouvelle Conference avec un Ministre, touchant les Causes de la Separation des Protestans,” Fevre, James Le a celebrated doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Fontaines, Peter Francis Guyot Des critic

“the Chav. d'Horny” Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

Born: Forbes, Duncan lawyer

“The great wickedness and mischievous effects of Slandering, preached in the parish church of St. Giles’s, Nov. 15, 1685, on Psalm ci. 5, with a large preface of the author, and conclusion in his own vindication,” Fowler, Edward prelate

Born: Furietti, Joseph Alexander antiquary

“The supplement to the works of Theodoret,” Garnier, John Jesuit

Born: Gaultier, John Baptist was born about 1685

Born: Gramm, John philologist

“Sorberiana.” Graverol, Francis antiquary

“Counsels and Directions divine and moral: in plain and familiar letters of advice to a young gentleman his nephew, soon after his admission into a college in Oxford,” Greenville, Denis and brother to sir John Greenville first eari of Bath

Died: Gribner, Michael Henry an eminent professor of law

“Responsio ad cavillationes R. Fabretti,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Pomponii Melae libri tres de situ orbis,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Observationes ad Melam,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Canonical Institutions,” Halle, Peter professor of canon law in the university of Paris

Born: Helvetius, John Claude son of the above

Born: Henault, Charles John Francis writer

“Ami us Ciimuctericus,” Hevelius, John mathematician

Born: Hill, Aaron poet

“The Catching of the Leviathan,” Hobbes, Thomas philosopher

Born: Holberg, Louis De historian (?–1754)

“The Exercise of Prayer; or a help to devotion; being a supplement to the Happy Ascetick, or best exercise, containing prayers and devotions suitable to the respective exercises, with additional prayers for several occasions,” Horneck, Dr. Anthony divine

“The first fruits of Reason: or, a discouse shewing the necessity of applying ourselves betimes to the serious practice of Religion,” Horneck, Dr. Anthony divine

Born: Hughes, Jabez was the younger brother of Mr

“Les prejugez legitimos centre le papisme,” Juried, Peter divine

“An Exposition of the Church Catechism” Ken, Thomas bishop

Born: Kent, William artist

Born: King, Dr. William son of the rev

Born: Lafitau, Peter Francis was born in 1685

“Les ve>4tables Motifs de la Conversion de M. (le Bouthilier de Ranc6) l'Abbe de la Trappe,” Larroque, Daniel De was born at Vitré

Born: Le Dran, Henry Francis an eminent French surgeon

“Bibliotheca realis Theologica,” Lipenius, Martin divine

“The subject of Church Power, in whom it resides,” Lowth, Simon clergyman

“Epistola Ethiopice scripta,” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

“Bibliotheca Anatomica,” Malpighi, Marcellus physician and anatomist

“Bibliotheca Anatomica,” Manget, John James historian

Died: Marshall, Thomas divine

Died: Marsham, Sir John writer

“A Description of France by its Rivers,” Masson, Papirius writer

“Archimedis monumenta omnia,” Maurolico, Francis mathematician

Born: Mopinot, Simon Benedictine

Died: Murillio, Don Bartolome Estivan one of the most pleasing painters Spain ever produced

Died: Nalson, John writer

Born: Niceron, John Peter one of the most useful French biographers

Died: Nicole, Claude cousin-german of the preceding

“The institution and life of Cyrus,” Norris, John divine

“De Vasis aquosis Oculi,” Nuck, Anthony physician and anatomist

“De jure belli ac pacis.” Obrecht, Ulric a learned German

Died: Ostade, Adrian Van a most celebrated Flemishpainter

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

“Breviarium Turonense, renovatum, et in melius restitutum,” Ouvrard, Rene' a learned French ecclesiastic

“Tables des Sinus, Tangentes, & Secantes, & des Logarithmes des Sinus & des Tangentes, & des nombres depuis T unite jusqu'a dix mille, avec un traite de Trigonometric, par de nouvelles demonstrations & des pratiques tres faciles,” Ozanam, James mathematician

Died: Pajon, Claude divine

“Amities, Amours, et Amourettes,” Pays, Rene'Le sieur of Villeneuve

“Maps of Ireland, being an actual Survey of the whole kingdom,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“What a complete Treatise of Navigation should contain,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“The Minority of St. Lewis, with the politic conduct of affairs by his mother queen Blanch of Spain, during her regency,” Phillips, Edward one of the nephews of Milton

“A System of Divinity for those who who adopt the Confession of Augsburg,” Quenstedt, John Andrew divine

Born: Ramsay, Allan one of the extraordinary instances of the power of uncultivated genius

“Les veritables Motifs de la Conversion de l'abbé de la Trappe,” Rance', Dom. Armand John Le Bouthillier De the celebrated abbe and reformer of the monastery of La Trappe

“Eclaircissemens sur ce Livre,” Rance', Dom. Armand John Le Bouthillier De the celebrated abbe and reformer of the monastery of La Trappe

Born: Roques, Peter clergyman

Born: Rue, Charles De La Benedictine

“The Christian Life, from its beginning- to its consummation in glory, together with the several means and instruments of Christianity conducing thereunto, with directions for private devotion and forms of prayer, fitted to the several states of Christians;” Scott, Dr. John divine

“A collection of Cases and other Discourses lately written to recover Dissenters to the Communion of the Church of England,” Scott, Dr. John divine

Died: Sparrow, Anthony prelate

“History of the Rye-house Plot;” Sprat, Thomas prelate

“Discourse concerning the necessity of Reformation, \ respect to the errors and corruptions of the church of Rome,” Stratford, Nicholas bishop

Born: Taylor, Brook mathematician

Born: Thuillier, Vincent Benedictine

“L‘Anne’e Chretienne,” Tourneux, Nicholas Le divine

“The unfortunate Shepherd,” Tutchin, John writer

“Sjlva TheologiaB Symbolicae,” Ursinus, Zachary one of the most celebrated Protestant divines of the 16th century

Born: Vaissette, Joseph historian

“Les Anecdotes de Florence, ou THistoire secrette de la Maison de Medicis, at the Hague,” Varillas, Anthony writer

“Neurologia universalis, hoc est, omnium huniani corporis nervorum, simul ac cerebri, medullaeque spinalis, descriptio anatomica,” Vieussens, Raymond physician and anatomist

“A short Discourse upon the reasonableness of men’s having a religion or worship of God.” Villiers, George duke of Buckingham

Died: Voisin, Joseph De an ingenious doctor

Born: Wagstaffe, William physician

“Maggots, or Poems on several subjects,” Wesley, Samuel divine

Born: Wilkins, David divine (?–1745)

Died: Womock, Lawrence prelate

“Reliquiae Wottonianae” Wotton, Sir Henry an Englishman


“Commentary on Joshua, Judges, and Samuel,” Abrabanel, Isaac a famous rabbi

“Determinatio F. Joannis Parisiensis cle modo existendi Corpus Christi in sacramento Allans, &c. cui est prefixa prefatio historica de dogmate Transubstantiationis,” Allix, Peter divine

“Opuscula sive antiquitatum e sacris profanarum specimen conjectans veterum poetarum fraguienta et plagiarorum syllabus,” Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van physician

“De scriptis adespotis, pseudepigraphis, et supposititiis, conjecture,” Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van physician

“Reflexions politiques, par lesquelles on fait voir que la persecution des reformez est contre les veritable interets de la France,” Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“Clypeus Philosophise! Thomistica,” Arnu, Nicholas was born at Merancourt

“Philosophus Autodidactus, sive Epistola Abi Gioaphar Ebn Tophail de Hai Ebn Yokdan,” Ashwell, George rector of Hanwell

“The Country Parson’s Admonition to his Parishioners against Popery with directions how to behave themselves, when any one designs to seduce them from the Church of England,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“A dissertation on the life of the Fcetus in utero” Astorini, Elias born in the province of Cosenza in the kingdom of Naples in 1651

“The Ground of Christian Feasts,” Atterbury, Lewis born about the year 1631

Born: Aubais, Charles De Baschi marquis of

Born: Bagard, Charles physician

“Treatise on Engraving, and the lives of the principal Engravers,” Baldinucci, Philip of Florence

Born: Balguy, John divine

“Poetical paraphrase on the History of Esther.” Barnes, Joshua divine

“Reponse a M. l'Eveque de Meaux sur sa lottre pastorale,” Basnage, James de Franquener

Born: Baxter, Andrew philosopher

Died: Bendlowes, Edward poet

“Histoire abregee de l'Europe,” Bernard, James professor of philosophy and mathematics

Born: Berti, Alexander Pompey a learned Italian

Died: Blondel, Francis mathematician

“De Motionibus Naturalibus,” Borelli, John Alphonso mathematician

“Lettre pastorale aux nonveaux catholiques.” Bossuet, James bishop

Born: Bower, Archibald a person of a very celebrated

Born: Carte, Thomas historian

“De igne dissertationes,” Casati, Paul Jesuit

“Curie posteriores de barbarismis et idiotismis sermonis Latini,” Cellarius, Christopher critic

“Isagoge in linguam Arabicam,” Cellarius, Christopher critic

“A Treasure of Health,” Chamberlayne, John was admitted into Trinity college

“L'Histoire du Monde,” Chevreau, Urban was born at Loudun

“A Discourse concerning the Invocation of the Blessed Virgin and the Saints,” Clagett, William was born at St (?–1638)

Died: Clarkson, David divine

Born: Concina, Daniel divine

Died: Coventry, William was born in 1626

“The Life of Coligni,” Courtilz, Gatien De sieur de Sandras

“A Sermon before the king and queen at St. James’s palace,” Crosse, John a Franciscan friar and popish missionary in England

“Essay on Jewish Measures and Weights,” Cumberland, Richard divine

Born: Delany, Patkick a clergymnn of Ireland

“Of the Priesthood of Laicks,” Dodwell, Henry writer

Died: Dolce, Carlo artist

“The late converts exposed: or, the reasons of Mr. Bayes’s changing his religion considered, in a dialogue; part the second 1690,” Dryden, John poet

“Bibliotheque” Dupin, Lewis Jellies historian

“De antiqua Ecclesiee Disciplina, dissertationes historicge,” Dupin, Lewis Jellies historian

Died: Estrades, Godfrey, Count D' marshal of France

“Traité de l‘Action de l’Orateur,” Faucheur, Michelle a French protestant preacher of the highest estimation in his time

Died: Fell, Dr. John divine

“Le Droit du Patronage,” Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

Died: Gabriel, James architect

“Astro-Meteorologica, or aphorisms and discourses of the Bodies Celestial, their natures and influences, &c.” Goad, John an eminent classical teacher

“Jasithei ad Gronovium Apologema, in ej usque Titivilitia seu de Tito Livio somnia animadversiones,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Epistola ad Johannem Georgium Graevium V. Cl. de Pallacopa, ubi Descriptio ejus ab Arriano facta liberatur ab Isaaci Vossii frustrationibus,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Hugonis Grotii quredam inedita> aliaque ex Belgice editis Latine versa argumenti theolog, jurid. politic.” Grotius, Hugo one of the most eminent names in literary history

Died: Guericke, Otto counsellor to the elector of Brandenbourg

“Principia” Halley, Edmund philosopher

Born: Hardion, James writer

“Biblia parva Gneca, in quibus dicta insigniora omnia ex Versione Septuagintavirali secundum ordmem librorum biblicorum observatum in biblis parvis Opitianis, cum cura exhibentur,” Hasenmuller, Daniel a native of Holstein

“System of Divinity,” Heidanus, Abraham divine

Born: Hellot, John a French chemist

“The Crucified Jesus: or a full account of the nature, end, design, and benefit of the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, with necessary dU rections, prayers, praises, and meditations, to be used by persons who come to the holy communion,” Horneck, Dr. Anthony divine

“The Method of remitting and retaining Sins,” Huyghens, Gomarus a celebrated doctor of Louvain

Born: Jackson, John divine

Born: Jacob, Giles writer

“De Ranis & Lacertis dissertatio,” Jacobæus, Oliger a professor of physic and philosophy at Copenhagen

“Some Observations on the Life of Cardinal Pole,” Joyner, William second son of William

“L'accomplissement des Propheties,” Juried, Peter divine

“Le vray l'église et la veritable analyse de la foi,” Juried, Peter divine

“Jugement sur les me*­thodes rigides et relache'es,” Juried, Peter divine

“Pliny’s Panegyric,” Kennet, White writer

“Installation of Henry duke of Norfolk, Henry earl of Peterborough, and Laurence earl of Rochester, Windsor, July 22, 1685,” King, Gregory writer

“Bibliotheca Bibliothecarum,” Labbe, Philip Jesuit

“Rémarques sur l'Institution du Droit Romain, et du Droit François,” Launay, Francis De lawyer

Born: Law, William the author of many pious works of great popularity

Died: Leake, Richard master-gunner of England

Died: Lenfant, James writer

“New Method for a Common-place Book,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

“De bello Turcico feliciter conficiendo, &c.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

“Observations upon the acts of parliament,” Mackenzie, Sir George writer

Died: Maimbourg, Louis a man celebrated in the republic of letters

Died: Mairet, John poet

“Of Confession to a lawful Priest,” Manby, Peter writer

“Commentaria de Rebelhone Anglicana, ab anno 1640 ad annum 1685,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“Appendix to his Annotations,” Mela, Pomponius writer

Born: Montgeron, Lewis Basil Carre' De born in 1686

“Oratio inauguralis de Linguarum Orientalium ad intelligentiam Sacrse Scripture utilitate,” Morin, Stephen a learned French protestant

Died: Neercassel, John De bishop

“De causis corrupts Jurisprudentise.” Noodt, Gerard a celebrated civilian (?–1725)

“De Ductu salivali novo, Salivfi, ductibus aquosis et humore aqueo oculorum,” Nuck, Anthony physician and anatomist

Died: Patrick, Simon prelate

“Historia Piscium,” Pepys, Samuel secretary to the admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II. and an eminent benefactor to the literature of his country

“An Essay concerning the Multiplication of Mankind,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“De Insanabili Edclesia Romana, Scepticismo, Dissertatio,” Placette, John De La a protestant minister of great eminence

Died: Poussines, Peter in Latin Possinus (16091686)

Born: Rousset, John De Missy writer

Born: Rundle, Thomas divine

“Remains,” Rust, George one of the learned divines who was contemporary with Cudworth

“Critical History of the Old Testament.” Simon, Richard critic

Died: Solis, Antonio De writer

Died: Spon, James was born at Lyons in 1647

Died: Steno, Nicholas anatomist

“Treatise of Spousals, or Matrimonial contracts,” Swinburne, Henry writer

“Catalogus auctorum qui librorum catalogos, indices, bibliothecas, virorum literatorum elogia, vitas, ant orationes funebres scriptis consignarunt,” Teissier, Anthony writer

Born: Tickell, Thomas son of the rev

“Of the sacraments in general, in pursuance of an explication of the catechism of the church of England,” Towerson, Gabriel divine

“A Collection of three hundred Letters written to James Usher lord archbishop of Armagh, and most of the eminentest persons for piety and learning in his time both in England and beyond the seas. Collected and published from original copies under their own hands by Richard Parr, D. D. his lordship’s chaplain at the time of his death, uith whom the care of all his papers were intrusted by his lordship,” Usher, James prelate

“Lindenius Renovattis,” Vander-Linden, John Antonides a learned professor of physic at Leyden

“Histoire des Revolutions arrives en Europe en matiere de Religion,” Varillas, Anthony writer

“Exposition of the Doctrine of the Church of England,” Wake, William prelate

“A Vindication of the bishop of Condom’s Exposition of the Doctrine of the Catholic Church, in answer to a book entitled, An Exposition of the Doctrine of the Church of England, &c. With a Letter from the said bishop,” Wake, William prelate

“A Defence of the Exposition of the Doctrine of the Church of England against the exceptions of Monsieur de Meaux, late bishop of Condom, and his Vindicator,” Wake, William prelate

Born: Wheatley, Charles the author of an excellent illustration of the Book of Common Prayer

“Historiae Piscium libri quatuor, &c.” Willughby, Francis historian

“De Episcopis,” Ziegler, Gaspar an eminent jurist


“D. Abercrombii Opuscula Medica hactenus edita,” Abercromby, Patrick historian

“Additions to Helvicus’s Historical and Chronological Theatre,” Allam, Andrew writer

“Les Maximes du vrai Chretien,” Allix, Peter divine

“C. Rutilius Numantianus,” Almeloveen, Theodore Jansson Van physician

“Lux magica academica, pars secunda, primordia rerum naturulium, sanabilium, infirmarum et incurabilium continens,” Angelieri, Bonaventure writer

Died: Atkins, James bishop

Died: Aubery, Louis sieur du Maurier

“Histoire des ouvrages des.Savans,” Basnage, Henry de Beauval

“Laudatio funebris Ludovici Borbonii principis Condaei,” Baune, James De La Jesuit

Born: Bengel, John Albert divine

Died: Bennet, Robert, B. D. divine

“Histoire et Apologie de la retraite des pasteurs a cause de la persecution,” Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

“Impegni per disgracia,” Bentivoglio, Hyppolitus of Arragon

“De emblemate, nomine atque instituto Alethophilorum, dissertatio publice habita in eorundem academia,” Bianchini, Francis philosopher

“Academici concordi,” Bianchini, Francis philosopher

Born: Biel, John Christian divine

“Elementa Geometrices,” Billberg, John a Swedish astronomer

“Catechism of the Council of Trent,” Bromley, John clergyman

Died: Brouncker, William viscount Brouncker

“Dissertatio de Therapeutis Philonis adversus Henricum Valesium,” Browne, Thomas clergyman

“Travels,” Burnet, Gilbert bishop

Born: Chandler, Mary an ingenious English lady

“With a letter to the Vindicator of the bishop of Condom,” Clagett, William was born at St (?–1638)

“A View of the whole Controversy between the Representer and the Answerer; in which are laid open some of the methods by which Protestants are misrepresented by Papists,” Clagett, William was born at St (?–1638)

Died: Claude, John clergyman

Born: Cochin, Henry lawyer

“Confucius Sinarum philosophus; sive Scientia Sinica Latine exposita,” Couplet, Philip Jesuit

“Journal des Savans” Cousin, Lewis president of the Mint

Died: Cutis, John Lord a brave officer in king William’s wars

Died: Desmares, Toussaint priest of the oratory

“Pra?­notionum canonicarum libri quinque,” Doujat, John scholar

Born: Drummond, George an eminently patriotic and public-spirited magistrate of Edinburgh

“A vindication of the Answer to some late papers,” Dryden, John poet

“there was no such thing as true religion in the world, and that the priests of all religions are alike, I might have been as nimble a convert, and as early a defender of the royal papers, as any one of these champions. For why should not one, who believes no religion, declare for any?” Dryden, John poet

“Discussio calumniarum Fellerianarum,” Eggeling, John Henry antiquary

“Opera omnia Physiologica et Anatomica,” Fabricius, Jerome more generally known by the name of Hieronymus Fabricius Ab Aquapendente

“An historical Collection of the Lives and Works of the most celebrated Architects,” Felibien, John Francis succeeded his father in all his places

“The Touchstone of Medicines,” Floyer, Sir John physician

“History of Oracles,” Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

Died: Frischmuth, John scholar

“Histories Anglicanoe Scriptores quinque, &c.” Gale, Thomas celebrated for his knowledge of the Greek language and antiquities

Born: Gardiner, James a brave officer of the army

Born: Gendre, Gilbert Charles Le marquis of St

“Principia” Gregory, David and nephew to the inventor of the reflecting telescope

Born: Grey, Zachary divine

“Epistola de argutiolis Isaaci Vossii,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Auli Gellii Noctes Atticae, cum Notis & Emendationibus Johannis Frederici Gronovii,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

“Philosophical Transactions.” Halley, Edmund philosopher

“Catalogue of the Leyden Garden,” Hermann, Paul botanist

Died: Hevelius, John mathematician

“Tabulas Astronomicae,” Hire, Philip De La mathematician

“Historia Augusta,” Hoffman, John James professor of Greek at Bale

Died: Homberg, William a celebrated chemist

“Apologie pour Paccomplissement de Propbe'ties,” Juried, Peter divine

“Genealogies excellentium in GaHia familiarum,” Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

“Traite de Mechanique, de PEquilibre,” Lami, Bernard a learned priest of the Oratory

Born: Lebeuf, John antiquary

Died: Leslie, Charles writer

“Lexicon novum Hebroeo-Latinum,” Leusden, John scholar

Died: Linglebach, John painter

“Essay concerning Human Understanding,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

“A Letter to Edward Stillingfleet, D. D. in answer to the Dedicatory Epistle before, his ordination-sermon, preached at St. Peter’s Cornhill, March 15, 1684, with reflections. on some of Dr. Burnet’s letters on the same subject,” Lowth, Simon clergyman

“Specimen commentarii in historian! Ethiopicam,” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

Born: Madden, Samuel

“Vita Johannis Reuchlini,” Maius, John Henry divine

“The Considerations which obliged Peter Manby, Dean of Derry, to embrace the Catholic religion. Dedicated to the Lord Primate of Ireland,” Manby, Peter writer

“A reformed Catechism in two Dialogues,” Manby, Peter writer

Died: Mare, Philibert De La was a counsellor in the parliament of Dijon

Died: Molinet, Claude Du regular canon and procurator general of the congregation of St

“Principia” Molyneux, William, Esq. mathematician

Born: Moncrif, Francis Augustin Paradis De a member of the French academy

Died: Morhof, Daniel George a very learned German

“Naturalis Philosophise Principia Mathematica,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Died: Orobio, Balthasar a famous Spanish Jew

“Arnica collatio cum Judæo, &c.” Orobio, Balthasar a famous Spanish Jew

“Traite des 'Lignes du premier genre, de la construction des equations, et des lieux Geometriques, expliquees par une methode nouveile & facile,” Ozanam, James mathematician

“Reflexions surles differens de la Religion” Pellisson-Fontanier, Paul a French academician

Died: Petit, Peter another very learned Frenchman

“Two Essays in Political Arithmetic,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“Five Essays in Political Arithmetic,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“Observations upon London and Rome,” Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

“Codex Canonum,” Pithou, Francis advocate to the parliament of Paris

Died: Pittis, Thomas divine

“La Paix des bonnes Ames,” Poiret, Peter famous only for his love of mysticism and enthusiasm

“The modern Poets,” Prior, Matthew poet

“In usum Delphini,” Prudentius, Clemens Aurelius poet

Died: Rapin, Renatus Jesuit

Born: Rolli, Paul Antonio a learned Italian

Born: Simson, Robert mathematician

“Philosophical Transactions,” Sloane, Sir Hans physician (16601752)

“Life of St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi,” Smith, Thomas divine

Born: Stukeley, William antiquary

Died: Tertre, John Baptist Du Dominican

“Introduction to Puffendorf,” Thomas, Christian philosopher

Born: Tindal, Nicholas was born in 1687

“De Medicina Mentis & Corporis,” Tschirnhausen, Ernfroy Walter mathematician

Died: Turretin, Francis was born at Geneva

“Projet d'une Nouvelle Mechanique,” Varignon, Peter mathematician

“A Reply to the Defence of the Exposition of the Doctrine of the Church of England; being a farther Vindication of the Bishop of Condom’s Exposition of the Doctrine of the Catholic Church. With a second Letter from the Bishop of Meaux,” Wake, William prelate

“An historical treatise of Transubstantiation, wherein is made appear, that, according to the principles of that Church, this doctrine cannot be an article of Faith,” Wake, William prelate

Died: Waller, Edmund poet

Died: Walsh, Peter an Irish catholic of great learning liberality

“Considerations concerning free-schools as settled in JJngland,” Wase, Christopher a man of considerable learning

“The Speculum Ecclesiasticum considered, inits false reasonings and quotations,” Wharton, Henry divine

“Additions” Wright, Abraham divine

“A new der scription of the city of Paris, in two parts, out of the French,” Wright, Abraham divine

Born: Wyndham, Sir William statesman


“Nouvelles Observations, ou Guerre civile des Frangais sur la langue,” Alemand, Louis-Augustine writer

“L'Adieu de St. Paul aux Ephesiens, Sermon,” Allix, Peter divine

“Reflections upon the books of the Holy Scripture, to establish the truth of the Christian Religion,” Allix, Peter divine

“A discourse concerning Penance,” Allix, Peter divine

“An historical discourse concerning the necessity of the Ministers’ intention in administering the Sacrament,” Allix, Peter divine

Born: Ames, Joseph historian

“L‘Irrevocabilité de l’Edit de Nantes prouvé par les principes du droit & de la politique,” Ancillon, Charles son of the above

“The King’s right of Indulgence in Spiritual matters, with the equity thereof, asserted,” Annesley, Arthur earl of Anglesey

“A Defence of the Plain Man’s Reply to the Catholic Missionaries,” Assheton, Dr. William son of Mr

“A few plain reasons why a Protestant of the church of England should not turn Roman catholic,” Barlow, Thomas bishop

Born: Barre, Lewis Francis Joseph De La historian

“Pharmacopoeia Batcana; in qua octoginta circiter pharmaca plcraque omnia e praxiGeorgii Batei regi Carolo 2clo proto-medici excerpta,” Bate, George physician

“Defense” Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

“De mensuris & ponderibus antiquis, libri tres,” Bernard, Edward critic

Died: Bernier, Francis philosopher

“Eloge de M. Chapelle,” Bernier, Francis philosopher

Born: Berriman, William divine

“Incunabula typographic, sive Catalogus librorum proximis ab iwentione typographic annis ad annum 1500, editorum,” Beughem, Cornelius De whose name often occurs in works of Bibliography

“Anatomia practica rationalis,” Blancard, Stephen was an

“A Geographical Dictionary,” Bohun, Edmund writer

Born: Bott, Thomas clergyman

“A disquisition about the final causes of natural things; wherein it is enquired, whether, and, if at all, with what caution, a naturalist should admit them.” Boyle, Robert philosopher

“Saul and Samuel at Endor, or the new waies of salvation and service, which usually tempt men to Rome, and detain them there, truly represented and refuted,” Brevint, Daniel divine

Born: Brumoy, Peter writer

Died: Bunyan, John author of the justly-admired allegory of the “Pilgrim’s Progress

“Rudimentum Anglo-Latinum, Grammatica literalis et numeralis,” Busby, Richard the most eminent schoolmaster in his time

Died: Cary, Robert a learned Chronologer in the seventeenth century

Born: Castel, Lewis Bertrand philosopher

Born: Catherine, Alexievna a country girl of the name of Martha

“Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Historia Literaria i. e. A Literary History of Ecclesiastical Writers, in two parts,” Cave, William divine

“Collectanea Historic Samaritanae, quotquot inveniri potuerunt,” Cellarius, Christopher critic

Born: Cellier, Remi a voluminous French biographer

Born: Cheselden, William anatomist

“Conjecturae de perpetuo azymorum usu in ecclcsia Latina,” Ciampini, John Justin a learned Italian

“Notion of Idolatry considered and confuted,” Clagett, William was born at St (?–1638)

“An Answer to the Representer’s Reflections upon the State and View of the Controversy. With a Reply to the Vindicator’s full Answer; shewing that the Vindicator has utterly ruined the new design of expounding and representing Popery,” Clagett, William was born at St (?–1638)

“Several captious Queries concerning the English Reformation, first in Latin, and afterwards by T. W. in English, briefly and fully answered,” Clagett, William was born at St (?–1638)

“Primitive Fpiscopacy,” Clarkson, David divine

Born: Cochin, Charles Nicholas engraver

“Historia Candidue Hiu, Christianas Sinensis,” Couplet, Philip Jesuit

“Canzone per la nascita del seren. real principe de Y^llia, cji Variinaco Cognimembresi,” Crescimbeni, John Mario poet

“The Theory of the Earth;” Croft, Herbert prelate

Died: Cudworth, Ralph divine

Born: D'Antine, Francis D'Antine

“Two short Discourses against the Romanists. 1. An Account of the fundamental Principle of Popery, and of the insufficiency of the proofs which they have for it. 2. An Answer to six Queries proposed to a gentlewoman of the Church of England, by an emissary of the Church of Rome,” Dodwell, Henry writer

Died: Doujat, John scholar

“Eloges des personnes illustres de l‘Ancient Testament^ pour donner quelque teinture de l’Histoire Sacree, a I‘usage de monseigneur le due de Bourgogne,’” Doujat, John scholar

“Reponse a M. Furetiere,” Doujat, John scholar

“An Account of the rejoycing at the diet of Ratisbonne, performed by sir George Etherege, knight, residing therefrom his majesty of Great Britain; upon occasion of the birth of the prince of Wales. In a letter from himself.” Etherege, George writer

Died: Fabri, Honore' Jesuit

“Scriptorum recentiorum Decas,” Fabricius, John Albert one of the most eminenjt and laborious scholars of his time in Europe

“Du Digeste,” Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

“Des Novelles,” Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

Died: Flatman, Thomas poet

“Pastoral Poems, with a Discourse on the Eclogue, and a digression on the ancients and moderns,” Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

Born: Forcellini, Egidio an eminent lexicographer

“Theatrum Virorum eruditione singulari clarorum,” Freher, Paul author of the very useful “Theatrum Virorum eruditione singulari clarorum

Born: Freret, Nicolas an author of profound learning and considerable abilities

Died: Fresne, Charles Du Cange Du commonly called Du Cange

Died: Fulman, William antiquary

Died: Furetiere, Antony lawyer

Born: Furstenau, John-Herman physician

Born: Gay, John poet

“Chizzouck Emounak,” Gousset, James divine

Born: Gravesande, William James philosopher

“Practica qua humani morbi describtmtur,” Groenvelt, John physician

Died: Gueret, Gabriel writer

Born: Hare, Dr. Francis bishop

Born: Hochstetter, Andrew-Adam divine

“Chrouicon Paschale,” Hody, Humphrey divine

Born: Holdsworth, Edward a very polite and elegant Scholar (?–1746)

“Institutiones Historiae civilis;” Huber, Ulric a native of Dockum

“De mensuris & ponderibus antiquis Libri tres,” Hyde, Dr. Thomas writer

“An Historical Examination of the Authority of General Councils,” Jenkin, Robert divine

“Traite de TumlS del'eglise,” Juried, Peter divine

“Dell' antico Gimusio Napolitano,” Lasena, Peter a learned Italian

“Commentaries on Anthony Loisel’s Instituts Couturaiers,” Launay, Francis De lawyer

Born: Lisle, Joseph Nicholas De was born at Paris April 4

“Bibliotheque Universelle” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

“Epistolse Samaritans Sichetnitarum ad Jobum Ludolphum, &c.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

Born: Marivaux, Peter Carlet De Chamblain De writer

“Secular Ode in Commemoration of the Glorious Revolution,” Mason, William divine

“Traite des Maladies des Femmes grosses, et de celles qui sont accouchées,” Mauriceau, Francis an eminent French accoucheur

Died: Mellan, Claude engraver

Born: Meston, William poet

“A collection of the Church History of Palestine, from the birth of Christ, to the beginning of the empire of Diocletian,” Milner, John divine

Born: Moine, Francis Le painter

“Analecta Graeca sive vuria opuscula, Gr. & Lat.” Montfaucon, Bernard De Benedictine

“Collectanea,” Nalson, John writer

“The theory and regulation of Love, a moral essay,” Norris, John divine

“L‘usage du Compas de proportion, explique & demontre d’une maniere courte & facile, & augmente d'un Traite de la division des champs,” Ozanam, James mathematician

“Usage de l'instrument universel pour resoudre promptement & tres-exactement tous les problemes de la Geometric- pratique sans aucun calcul,” Ozanam, James mathematician

“Treatise of Faith,” Peacock, Reynold bishop

Died: Perrault, Claude architect

“Scrinium Plotianum Staffordiense.” Plot, Robert eminent for being the first who formed a plan for a natural history of England

Born: Pluche, Antony writer

Born: Pope, Alexander the most elegant and popular of all English poets

“The Validity of the Orders of the Church of England made out against the objections of the papists in several letters to a gentleman of Norwich, &c.” Prideaux, Humphrey divine

Born: Quenstedt, John Andrew divine

“Martini Themidis exercitationes,” Schoockius, Martin writer

“The texts examined, which papists cite out of the Bible concerning prayer in an unknown tongue.” Scott, Dr. John divine

“Principles of Astronomy and Navigation,” Sinclare, George professor of philosophy in the university of Glasgow in the seventeenth century

“A pacific Discourse or, the causes and remedies of the differences about religion, which distract the peace of Christendom,” Smith, Thomas divine

“The people’s right to read the Holy Scriptures asserted,” Stratford, Nicholas bishop

“The lay-Christian’s obligation to read the Holy Scriptures,” Stratford, Nicholas bishop

“The Protestant and Popish way of interpreting Scripture, impartially compared, in answer to Pax vobis, &c.” Tenison, Thomas prelate

“Notitia EcclesiiE Cathedralis Carliolensis una cum Catalogo Priorum, dum Conventualis erat, & Decanorum & Canonicorum quum Collegiata. Notitia Prioratus de Wedderhall cum Catalogo omnium Benefactorum qui ad ambas has sacras Ædes stfuendas, dotandas, & ornandas, pecuniam, terras & ornamenta, vel aliqua alia beneficia, pie & munifice contulerunt.” Todd, Hugh divine

“Numismata aerea imperatorum. Augustorirm, & Caesarum, in coloniis, rnunicipiis, & urbibus jure Latio donatis, ex omni mo.dula percussa,” Vaillant, John Foi a great medallist

“A Discourse concerning the nature of Idolatry, in which a late author’s true and only notion of Idolatry is considered and confuted,” Wake, William prelate

“Sure and honest means for the conversion of all Heretics,” Wake, William prelate

“Two Discourses of Purgatory and Prayer for the Dead,” Wake, William prelate

“A Continuation of the present State of the Controversy between the Church of England and the Church of Rome; being a full account of the books published on both sides,” Wake, William prelate

“A preparation for death, being a letter to a young gentlewoman in France,” Wake, William prelate

“Errata’s of the Protestant Bible,” Ward, Thomas whom we mentioned under the article Edward Ward

“A treatise proving Scripture to be the rule of Faith, writ by Reginald Pecock, bishop of Chichester, before the reformation, about 1450,” Wharton, Henry divine

“The Enthusiasm of the Church of Rome demonstrated in some observations upon the Life of Ignatius Loyola,” Wharton, Henry divine

Died: Winwood, Sir Ralph secretary of state in the reign of James I. was son of Mr (?–1617)


“Traite de la Divinitie de notre Seigneur Jesus Christ,” Abbadie, James divine

“Fur Academicus,” Abercromby, Patrick historian

“De praestantia virorum sui aevi,” Accolti, Benedetto historian

“The judgment of the ancient Jewish Church, against the Unitarians, in the controversy upon the Holy Trinity, and the divinity of our blessed Saviour,” Allix, Peter divine

“An Examination of the scruples of those who refuse to take the Oaths,” Allix, Peter divine

Born: Alt, Francis Joseph Nicholas Baron D' the descendant of an ancient patrician family of Fribourg in Swisserland

Born: Alticozzi, Laurence of an illustrious family at Cortona

“Irenicum Numae Pompilii cum Hippocrate, quo veterum medicorum et philosophorum hypotheses, &c. a prseconceptis opinionibus vindicantur,” Amman, Paul botanist

Died: Annand, William dean

“De veris operibus, &c.” Antelmi, Joseph antiquary

Born: Ardene, John Paul De Rome D' and a priest of the Oratory

Born: Arnoult, John Baptist an ex-jesuit

“Antiquit. Danic. libri tres,” Bartholine, Thomas became eminent in the science of jurisprudence

“Istoria universale di tutti i Concili Geiierali,” Battaglini, Mark was born at Rimini

Born: Beauchamps, Pierre François Godard De writer

Born: Benzelius, Henry archbishop

“Laodamia,” Bernard, Catharine of the academy of the Ricovrati of Padua

“Private Devotions, with a brief explication of the Ten Commandments,” Bernard, Edward critic

“Etymologicum Britannicum, or derivations of the British and English words from the Russian, Sclavonian, Persian, and Armenian languages printed at the end of Dr. Hickes’s Grammatica Anglo- Saxonica & Moeso-Gotthica,” Bernard, Edward critic

“Medical Essays,” Bernier, John physician

Died: Bigot, Emeric an eminent patron of literature

Died: Blanchet, Thomas painter

“De duumviratu hypocliondrioium,” Bohn, John physician

“De officio medici duplici, clinini nimirum ac forensis,” Bohn, John physician

“De renunciatione vulnerum lethalium examen,” Bohn, John physician

“The Doctrine of Passive Obedience and Non-Resistance no way concerned in the controversies now depending between the Williamites and the Jacobites,” Bohun, Edmund writer

“The late lord Russel’s case, with observations upon it,” Booth, Henry earl of Warrington

Born: Bottari, John prelate

“Historical Diary,” Brandt, Gerard historian

“Translation of the Dialogues of Gregory the Great,” Bulteau, Lewis a learned French author

“Rudimentum Grammaticæ Græco-Latinæ Metricum,” Busby, Richard the most eminent schoolmaster in his time

“A Latin Grammar,” Cellarius, Christopher critic

Died: Cheminais, Timoleon a celebrated French preacher

Died: Christina queen

“Traité des Excommunications,” Collet, Philibert a learned advocate of parliament of Dombes

“Vindiciae juris regii, or remarks upon a paper entitled An Enquiry into the measures of submission to the Supreme Authority,” Collier, Jeremy divine

Died: Compte, Nicholas De a French monk

“The Life of St. Francis de Sales,” Cotolendi, Charles an advocate in the parliament of Paris

“Poems,” Cotton, Charles poet

Born: Coxeter, Thomas a faithful and industrious collector of old English literature

“Dissertations on Irenseus,” Dodwell, Henry writer

“Les Lois civiles, dans leur ordre naturel,” Domat, John lawyer

Born: Duncombe, William writer

Died: Eliot, John known by the title of the Apostle of the North American Indians

Born: Eller, John Theodore, De Brockhusen physician

Died: Ent, George physician

“Treatise on the Pythoness;” Eustathius, St. bishop

Born: Ferg, Francis Paul artist

Died: Ferri, Ciro painter

“Two Treatises on Government,” Filmer, Sir Robert son of sir Edward Filmer

Born: Foster, Sir Michael lawyer

Died: Gandy, James artist

Died: Goad, John an eminent classical teacher

Born: Gorter, John De physician

“A Letter to his curates, at Easington and Sedgefield,” Greenville, Denis and brother to sir John Greenville first eari of Bath

Born: Grive, John De La engraver

“Cebetis Thebani Tabula Graece & Latine,” Gronovius, James was born October 20 (?–1716)

Died: Guidi, Alexander poet

Died: Gundling, Nicholas Jerome historian

“De morbis acutis infantum,” Harris, Walter physician

“Remarks upon the Trials of Edward Fitzharris, Stephen Coiledge, count Coningsmarke, the lord Russel, &c.” Hawles, John lawyer

“The Magistracy and Government of England vindicated; or a justification of the English method of proceedings against criminals, by way of answer to the Defence of the late lord Russel’s innocence,” Hawles, John lawyer

“A Discourse concerning the Nature of Schism,” Henry, Matthew an eminent dissenting teacher

“Institutiones Grammaticse Anglo-Saxonicae & Maeso-Gothicae. Grammatica Islandica Runolphi Jonas. Catalogus librorum Septentrionalium. Accedit Edwardi Bernardi Etymologicum Britannicum,” Hickes, George an English divirre of uncommon abilities and learning

“Dissertations upon Irenams,” Hody, Humphrey divine

“The Parson’s case under the present Land-Tax, recommended in a Letter to a member of the House of Commons,” Hooper, Dr. George divine

“Historia Shahiludii” Hyde, Dr. Thomas writer

“An Argument in the case of Monopolies,” Jeffreys, Lord George baron Wem (16451689)

Born: Joubert, Francis a learned priest of Montpellier

Born: Keysler, John George antiquary

“Tractatus de persecutionibus Ecclesise primitive, veterumque Martyrum cruciatibus,” Kortholt, Christian a learned professor of divinity at Kiel

“Art of Glass-making” Kunckel, John a celebrated chemist

“Conjectures Physiques sur divers effets du Tonnerre,” Lami, Dom. Francis Benedictine

Died: Lancisi, John-Maria physician

“Letters” Launoi, John De writer

“The Princess of Cleve,” Lee, Nathaniel poet

“The Joy of Faith,” Lee, Samuel divine

Born: Leonardo, Leo principal organist of the chapel royaj at Naples

“Letter on Toleration,” Locke, John one of the greatest philosophers this country has produced

Died: Lodge, William engraver

“Remarque* sur les pensees enjouez & serieux, &c.” Ludolph, Job a learned orientalist

“Polygamia triumphata,” Lyserus, John another learned protestant

“Monogamia victrix,” Lyserus, John another learned protestant

“Historicorum Burgundise conspectus,” Mare, Philibert De La was a counsellor in the parliament of Dijon

“A History of Tenths, and other temporal Goods of the Church,” Marsollier, James historian

“An account of the growth of Popery and arbitrary government in England; more particularly, from the long prorogation of Nov. 1675, ending the 15th of Feb. 1676, till the last meeting of parliament the 16th of July, 1677; _1678,” Marvell, Andrew writer

“A Disserta.­tion on the Gout,” Mauduit, Michael divine

“A short Dissertation concerning the four last Kings of Judah,” Milner, John divine

Died: Moine, Stephen Le a very learned French minister of the Protestant religion

“Philosophical Transactions.” Molyneux, William, Esq. mathematician

Born: Molyneux, Samuel son of the above

“Supplement or third Volume of the Historical Dictionary,” Moreri, Lewis divine (?–1680)

“Phthisioiogia, seu Exercitationes de Phthisi,” Morton, Richard physician

Died: Motteville, Frances Bertaud De a celebrated French lady

“Reason and Religion; or the grounds and measures of Devotion considered from the nature of God and the nature of man, in several contemplations. With exercises of devotion applied to every contemplation,” Norris, John divine

Born: Oliva, John antiquary

“Histoire des deux conquerants Tartares Chimchi et Camhi, qui ont subjugue la Chine,” Orleans, Peter Joseph D' historian

Born: Piron, Alexis poet

“Observationes ad Codicem,” Pithou, Francis advocate to the parliament of Paris

“De arte excerpendi,” Placcius, Vincent an eminent philologer of Hamburgh

“Elements,” Prestet, John, a priest of the oratory

Died: Puffendorf, Samuel historian

Died: Rawlinson, Christopher of CarkhalL in Lancashire

“Theorie de la manoeuvre des Vaisseaux,” Renau D'Elisagaray, Bernard architect

Born: Richardson, Samuel writer

“Lond. 1688, 4to. 10. '^ A Letter of reconciliation to bishop H6oper,” Ridley, Nicholas prelate

“Theses Theologicos de generatione filii, et morte fidelium temporali,” Roell, Hermann-Alexander divine

“Lux occidentalis or Providence displayed in the coronation of king William and queen Mary,” Rogers, Thomas divine

Died: Ruffi, Anthony De historian

“Schola Botanica,” Sherard, William botanist

Died: Sherlock, Richard was born in 1613

“Critical History of the Old Testament,” Simon, Richard critic

“Auctio Davisiana,” Smalridge, George prelate

“Musae Anglicange.” Smalridge, George prelate

Born: Smith, Robert the very learned successor of Bentley as master of Trinity college

Died: Sydenham, Thomas physician

“A Discourse on the Ecclesiastical commission, proving it agreeable to the word of God, useful to the convocation, &c.” Tenison, Thomas prelate

“History of the Desertion,” Treby, George a learned judge

“The king,” Walker, George divine

“A true Account of the Siege of Londonderry,” Walker, George divine

“Pappi libri secundi collectionum inathematicorum hactenus desiderati fragmentum.” Wallis, John mathematician (16161703)

Died: Ward, Seth prelate

Born: Webster, William divine

Born: Welsted, Leonard poet

Born: Wilson, Bernard divine