Events noted in 1725

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

1720 1730


“De Vita et rebus gestis Mohammedis liber, Arab, et Lat. cum notis,” Abulfeda, Ishmael historian

“Systema Jurisprudentiae Medicse,” Alberti, Michael physician

Born: Allioni, Charles physician

“Observations introductory to an historical Essay on the Knighthood of the Bath,” Anstis, John writer

“De titulis quos S. Evaristus Romania presbyteris distribuit,” Antonelli, Nicholas Maria count of Pergola

“Vigneul Marvilliana,” Argonne, Noel, Called Dom Bonaventure D' was born at Paris in 1634

“Dissertationes de colore et tinclura comarum et de civitate Romana Apostoli Pauli,” Arntzenius, John philologist

“Histoire de la Theriaque,” Bagard, Charles physician

“Anti-Baillet” Baillet, Adrian critic

“Original Poems, serious and humourous,” Baker, Henry naturalist

Born: Bakewell, Robert the most successful and celebrated experimental farmer ever known in England

Died: Baldini, John Anthony an Italian count

“La defence du droit de la compagnie Hollandoise des Indes Orientales, contre les nouvelles pretensions des habitans des Pais Bas Autrichiens, &c.” Barbeyrac, John was born the 15th of March 1674

Died: Basil, St. surnamed The Great

“Thesaurus Monumentorum Eccl. et Hist. &c.” Basnage, James de Franquener

Died: Baune, James De La Jesuit

“Novi Testarmenti Graeci recte cauteque adornandi prodromus,” Bengel, John Albert divine

“Agide re di Sparta,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“De Trajano non Optimo,” Berger, John William was professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

“De Stephanophoris veterum,” Berger, John William was professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

Born: Bergius, Bengts a commissary of the bank of Stockholm

“Delectus argumentorum,” Bergler, Stephen was born at Hermanstadt

Born: Bever, Thomas scholar

“Dissertatio historico-catoptrica de speculo Archimedis,” Bilfinger, George Bernard philosopher

“Dilucidationes philosophies; de Deo, anima, &c.” Bilfinger, George Bernard philosopher

“A treatise on the Spleen and Vapours, or hypochonclriacal and hysterical affections; with three discourses on the nature and cure of the Cholic, Melancholy, and Palsy,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

“A critical dissertation upon the Spleen,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

“Just prejudices against the Arian hypothesis,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

“Histoire physique de la Mer,” Boerhaave, Herman physician

“Anatomical works,” Boerhaave, Herman physician

Died: Bonanni, Philip Jesuit

“The principal and peculiar notion of a late book, entitled, The religion of nature delineated, considered, and refuted,” Bott, Thomas clergyman

Born: Bowle, John scholar

“An instruction to a person newly confirmed, &c.” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. divine

“Elemens de Metaphysique a la portée de tout le monde,” Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

“Thesaurus monumentorum ecclesiasticorum & historicorum,” Canisius, Henry the nephew of Peter Canisius

“Bp. Burnet’s late History charged with great partiality,” Capel, Arthur eldest son and heir of the preceding

“Sir Ralph Winwood’s Memorials,” Carleton, Sir Dudley Lord Dorchester

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

“A Defence of Christianity from the prophecies of the Old Testament, wherein are considered all the objections against this kind of proof advanced in a late Discourse on the Grounds and Reasons of the Christian Religion,” Chandler, Edward prelate

“Diet, de Justice, Police, et Finances,” Chasles, Gregory De who was born August 17

Died: Chauvin, Stephen clergyman

Born: Clive, Robert son of Richard Clive

Born: Clover, Joseph an ingenious professor of the veterinary art

“Practical Discourses” Collier, Jeremy divine

“Collection of Treatises on the Bath Waters,” Coryate, Thomas the eccentric son of the preceding

“De Summa pryedicationis apostolicae, quod Jesus sit Christus,” Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

“Compendium Logicrc,” Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

“Reflexions sur Futilite des mathematiques,” Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Born: Darcy, Patrick, Count of a noble and ancient family in Ireland

“The Life and Piracies of captain Singleton,” De Foe, Daniel writer

Born: Dyer, Samuel a man of great learning (?–1772)

Born: Ebert, John Arnold who was born at Hamburgh Feb. 8

“Sermons upon various subjects, preached to young people,” Evans, John divine (16801730)

Died: Fiddes, Richard divine

“Historia Cœlestis Britannica,” Flamsteed, John a very eminent English astronomer

Died: Fleury, Claude historian

“The History of Physic, from the time of Galen to the beginning of the sixteenth century, chiefly with regard to practice: in a discourse written to Dr. Mead.” Freind, John physician

Died: Gacon, Francis poet

“The Moral Characters of Theophrastus, translated from the Greek, with notes, and a Critical Essay on Characteristic Writing,” Gally, Henry divine

“Dissertatio Inauguralis de solidis humani corporis partibus,” Gaubius, Jerome David physician

Born: Glass, John son of the above

“De Perspiratione insensibili,” Gorter, John De physician

Died: Gouye, Thomas mathematician

“A Defence of our ancient and modern Historians against the frivolous cavils of a late pretender to. Critical History, in which the false quotations smd unjust inferences of the anonymous author are confuted and exposed in the manner they deserve, la two parts,” Grey, Zachary divine

“An Appendix by way of Answer to the Critical Historian’s Review,” Grey, Zachary divine

Died: Harris, Walter physician

“Lucretius,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Born: Howe, Richard fourth viscount Howe

“Sacrae antiquitatis monumenta historica, dogmatica, diplomatica,” Hugo, Charles Louis a voluminous author in Latin and French

“The Student’s Companion, or reason of the law,” Jacob, Giles writer

“Conspectus Therapeiae generalis, &c. Tabnlis 20 methodo Stahliana conscriptus,” Juncker, Gottlob John physician

Died: Ibbot, Dr. Benjamin writer

Born: Keppel, Augustus a celebrated English admiral

Born: Kippis, Andrew divine

Born: Lacombe De Prezel, Honore brother of the former

Born: Lorry, Anne-Charles physician

Born: Lort, Michael clergyman

“Enquiry, whether the general practice of virtue tends to the wealth or poverty, benefit or disadvantage, of a people? In which the pleas offered by the author of The Fable of the Bees, for the usefulness of vice and roguery, are considered; with some thoughts concerning a toleration of public stews,” Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

“A Stage-coach Journey to Exeter,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“Bath Intrigues,” Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

“Histoire Physique de la Mer,” Marsigli, Lewis Ferdinand an Italian

Born: Mason, William divine

“The Fatal Extravagance, a tragedy, enlarged,” Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

Born: Montucla, John Stephen mathematician

“An Introduction to the Reading of the New Testament, being a translation of that of Mess, de Beausobre and Lenfant, prefixed to their edition of the New Testament,” Morant, Philip antiquary

“De pura dictione Latina,” Morhof, Daniel George a very learned German

“Tablettes Geographiques,” Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

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

Born: Newton, John clergyman

“A Scheme of Discipline, with Statutes intended to be established by a royal charter for the education of youth in Hert-hall;” Newton, Richard founder of Hertford college

“The Voyages of John Ouvington to Surat, and divers parts of Asia and Africa; containing the History of the Revolution in the kingdom of Golconda, and some observations upon Silk- Worms,” Niceron, John Peter one of the most useful French biographers

“Religion and Philosophy, a Tale;” Pack, Richardson writer

“A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Dissertation on the Council of Constance,” Petit-Didier, Matthew Benedictine

“Comm. des observations et consultations surlaContume d'Anjou,” Pineau, Gabriel Du lawyer

“Belisarius.” Quin, James a celebrated actor

Born: Ramler, Charles William poet

“Medicinal Earths.” Rivinus, Augustus Qurinus botanist

Died: Rue, Charles De La orator

Born: Scopoli, John Anthony naturalist

“Memoir on the Natural History of Medicinal Waters,” Short, Thomas physician

Died: Smith, John divine

“IterBoreale,” Stukeley, William antiquary

“Essay on the Truth of the Christian Religion; wherein its real foundation upon the Old Testament is shown” Sykes, Arthur Ashley divine

“Antiquitates Prioratus majoris Malverne,” Thomas, William born in 1670

“Ecclesiastical Discipline,” Thomassin, Lewis divine

“Arsacidarum impetium, sive regum Parthorum histoiia ad fidem numismatum accommodata,” Vaillant, John Foi a great medallist

“UnTraite du Mouvement et de laMesure des Eaux Courantes, &c.” Varignon, Peter mathematician

Born: Venn, Henry divine

“Curse philologicae et criticae in omnes libros N. T.” Wolfe, John Christopher scholar


“Specimen medicoe Theologicae,” Alberti, Michael physician

“Pleasant Musical Companion,” Aldrich, Henry divine

Died: Alsop, Anthony writer

Died: Ancourt, Florent-Carton D' writer

“Componimenti poetici delle piu illustri rimatrici d'ogni seculo,” Andreini, Isabella was born at Padua in 1562

“Assertio pro unico S. Eucherio Lugdunensi Episcopo. Opus posthumum. Accedit Concilium Regiense sub Rostagno Metrop. Aquensi anni 1285, nunc primo prodit integrum et notis illustratum opera Car. Antelmi designati Episc. Grassens. Praepos. Foroj.” Antelmi, Joseph antiquary

“Oratio de delectu scriptorum qui juventuti in scholis prcelegendi sunt,” Arntzenius, John philologist

Died: Baccalar-Y-Sanna, Don Vincent marquis of St

Born: Ballexserd, N. James citizen of Geneva

“Componimenti poetici dc-lle piu illustri rimatrici d'ogni secolo,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

Born: Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

“Epistola anatomica adJosephum. Puteum Bononiensem,” Bianchi, John naturalist

“Discourses on the Gout, Rheumatism, and the King’s Evil,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Died: Boivin, John professor of Greek in the royal college of Paris

Died: Brady, Dr. Nicholas divine

Born: Bruckner, John divine

“English acquisitions in Guinea and the East Indies,” 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

Born: Casteels, Peter artist

Died: Chaulieu, William Anfreye De was born at Fontenay in Normandy

Died: Clagett, Nicolas was born in May 1654

“Life and Posthumous Works,” Claridge, Richard writer

“Xenophont. Ephesii Ephesiacorum Libri V. de Amoribus Anthite et Abrocomse,” Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

Born: Coote, Sir Eyke was the son of Chidley Coote

Born: Cotes, Francis artist

“De genuina indole fidei Jesum ceu Christum recipientis,” Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

Died: Craufurd, David, Esq. was born at Drumsoy near Glasgow

“Memoires pour servir a l‘histoire des troubles arrives en Suisse a I’occasion du Consensus,” Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

“De logic-ce cum physica, et de mathesceos cum utraque, et utriusque cum mathesi reciproco nexu,” Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

“De niente hutnana, &c. dissert, philosophicotheologica,” Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

“Traite d'Algebra,” Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Born: Dalrymple, David antiquary

“Political History of the Devil,” De Foe, Daniel writer

“A System of Magic,” De Foe, Daniel writer

Born: Deleyue, Alexander one of the French Encyclopaedists

“Miscellanea Curiosa,” Derham, William divine

“Memoires de litterature,” Desmolets, Peter Nicolas librarian of the house of the oratory in the rue St

“Philosophical Observations and Experiments of Dr. Robert Hooke,” Digby, Sir Kenelm philosopher

“A history of the lateral operation for the stone,” Douglas, James physician

Died: Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

“A volume of Sermons in French,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

Born: Fabricy, Gabriel Dominican

Died: Feller, Joachim Frederic was born at Leipsic

“Philosophical Works, or a demonstration of the Existence of God, by proofs drawn from Nature,” Fenelon, Francis De Salignac De La Motte archbishop

“Observations on Dr. Freind’s History of Physic, &c.” Freind, John physician

Born: Furneaux, Pmup clergyman

Died: Gabbiani, Antony Domenick artist

Born: Gabrini, Thomas Maria

Born: Gin, Peter Louis Claude writer

“The principles of religion explained for the instruction of the weak,” Greene, Thomas prelate

“Josephus,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

“Notizia de Libri rari nella Lingua Italiana,” Haym, Nicolas Francis a native of Rome

Born: Howard, John the indefatigable friend of the poor and unfortunate

Born: Hutton, James philosopher

“A New and Fall Method of settling the Canonical Authority of the New Testament,” Jones, Jeremiah divine

Born: Jones, William divine

Born: Ingram, Robert divine

“Euripidis Hecuba^ Orestes, & Phcenissae,” King, John rector of Chelsea

“Dean Colet,” Knight, Samuel, D. D. antiquary

Died: Kolben, Peter traveller

Born: Larcher, Peter Henry scholar

“Vindication of the Church of England,” Lindsay, John divine (16861768)

Born: Madan, Martin writer

“Dictionnaire Geographique, Historique, et Critique,” Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

“The works of Andrew Marvell, esq.” Marvell, Andrew writer

Born: Mengs, Antony Raphael painter

“De medicorum apud veteres Romanos degentiiuu coiulitione dissertatio qua, contra viros celeberrimos Jacobutn Sponimn &, Richardum Meadium, servilem atque ignobilem earn fuisse ostenditur,” Middleton, Conyers divine

“A Vindication of the Church of England,” Milbourne, Luke writer

Born: Millot, Claude Francis Xavier historian

“Osteology, or Treatise on the Anatomy of the Bones,” Monro, Alexander, M. D. anatomist

Born: Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

“Abrege de Chronologic,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Entretiens de Ciceron sur la nature des Dieux,” Olivet, Joseph Thoulier D' writer

Died: Palomino, Don Acislo Antonio Y Velasco painter

Born: Paoli, Pascal De a very distinguished character in modern times

“Reverendi admodum in Christo patris Samuelis Parkeri episcopi de rebus sui temporis commentariorum libri quatuor,” Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Pennant, Thomas traveller

Born: Philidor, Andrew musician

Born: Robertson, Joseph divine

Died: Rysbrach, John Michael a very eminent sculptor

“A Survey of the Roman Antiquities in the Midland Counties in England,” Salmon, Nathaniel antiquary

“Homo diluvii testis,” Scheuchzer, John James naturalist

Died: Schmidt, John Andrew divine

“Elements of Geometry” Schmidt, John Andrew divine

Died: Sewell, George physician

“Dictionary,” Sewell, William historian

“New Practice of Physic,” Shaw, Peter physician

“Sixty Sermons,” Smalridge, George prelate

Died: Smith, William divine

“Sermons” Terrasson, Andrew the first of a literary family of considerable note in France

“Winter,” Thomson, James poet

“Posthumous Works” Toland, John writer

“On Budgel’s Philosopher’s Prayer,” Trapp, Joseph divine

Born: Tyers, Thomas writer

“School-Master,” Upton, James scholar

Died: Valentinus, Michael Bernard writer

Died: Vernon, Thomas lawyer

Born: Weisse, Christian Felix poet

Died: West, Richard lord-chancellor of Ireland

Died: Wharton, Philip, Duke Of was born about 1699

“Grounds and reasons of the Christian Religion;” Whiston, William divine (16671752)

Died: Whitby, Daniel divine

Born: Wolfe, Major- General James a brave English officer

“Johannis Confratris et Monachi Glastoniensis Chronica,” Wood, Anthony antiquary


Died: Abbadie, James divine

Born: Adanson, Michel naturalist

“Periculum criticum in quo loca quædam cum V. ac N. T. tum Hesychii et aliorum, illustrantur, vindicantur, emendantur,” Alberti, John professor of Divinity in the university of Leyden

Died: Aler, Paul Jesuit

“Opere inedite di Ludovico Castelvetro,” Argellati, Philip an Italian printer

“Botanicou Parisiense,” Aubriet, Claude painter

“Horti medici acad. Altorf. Historia,” Baier, John James physician

Born: Barrington, The Hon. Daines was born in 1727

Born: Beaumelle, Laurence Angliviel De La writer

“Trias casuum memorabilium medicorum,” Behrens, Conrad Bertold physician

Born: Belloi, Peter Lawrence Buyrette Du of the French academy

Born: Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

“Epistolas Anatomicse duse,” Bianchi, John Baptist anatomist

“A Latin translation of Hughes’s Ode to the Creator.” Birch, Thomas writer

“Dissertations on a Dropsy, a Tympany, the Jaundice, the Stone, and the Diabetes,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Born: Blondel, James Augustus physician

“Botanicon Parisiense,” Boerhaave, Herman physician

“Miscellaneous Tracts.” Bowyer, William the most learned English printer of whom we have any account

“Practical Discourses concerning the four elements, as they relate to the growth of plants,” Bradley, Richard writer

“Ecclesiastes of Erasmus.” Bray, Thomas divine

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

“Institutiones Historiae Philosophicae,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

“Opuscula Medico botanica,” Bruckman, Francis Ernest botanist

“Miscellanea Sacra,” Buddeus, John Francis divine

“Phsedrus,” Burman, Peter philologist

“Abridged system of Mathematics,” Castel, Lewis Bertrand philosopher

Born: Castello, Gabriel Lancelot antiquary

“Courtier,” Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman

“Reflections on the Conduct of the Modern Deists, in their late writings against Christianity,” Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

Born: Chapone, Hester an ingenious English lady

Born: Cipriani, John Baptist artist

“Medicinae laudatio in Gymnasio Pisis habita,” Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

“Defence of the doctrine of the Resurrection of the same Body,” Cockburn, Catharine a lady much distinguished by her literary accomplishments

Born: Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

“Positiones theolog. ex pastorali instructione sancti Pauli ad Titum data,” Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

Died: Croft, William musician

“De legibus,” Davies, John critic

“History of the Devil.” De Foe, Daniel writer

“Nouvelles dccouvertes en medicine,” Desault, Peter physician

“Summer” Dodington, George Bubb Lord Melcombe

“Imitations tirees du Latin de Jean Bonnefons, avec autres amours et melanges poetiques,” Durant not Durand

Died: Eyben, Hulderie lawyer

Born: Falk, John Peter one of the scientific travellers

“The Resurrection of the same numerical body, and its re-union to the same soul; against Mr. Locke’s notion of personality and identity.” Felton, Henry divine

Died: Folkes, Martin antiquary

“Elements of the Geometry of Infinites,” Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

“The duty of Public Worship proved, to which are added directions for a devout behaviour therein, drawn chiefly from the holy scriptures and the liturgy of the church of England; and an account of the method of the Common Prayer, by way of question and answer.” Fox, Francis clergyman

“Adami de Domersham Hist, de rebus gestis Glastonensibus,” Fox, John divine

Born: Frisi, Paul mathematician

“Introductio ad prudentiam; or directions, counsels and cautions, tending to prudent management of affairs of common life,” Fuller, Thomas physician

Born: Gainsborough, Thomas artist

“Beggar’s Opera;” Gay, John poet

Born: Gebelin, Anthony Court De writer

“De Secretione humorum in sanguine,” Gorter, John De physician

“De Respirationis mechanismo et usu genuino,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

“Elementa Physices, methodo Mathematica in usum auditorum conscripta,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

“Account of his Life and Writings,” Hammond, Anthony, Esq. descended from a family long situated at Somersham-place

“Series numismatum antiquorum Henr. Adriani a Mark,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

“Historical and Critical Remarks,” Higgons, Bevil younger son of sir Thomas

“Fœdera,” Holmes, George antiquary (?–1749)

Died: Hooper, Dr. George divine

Died: Hoste, Paul born May 19

Died: Jenkin, Robert divine

Born: Jenkinson, Charles earl of Liverpool

Born: Jerningham, Edward poet

Died: Leng, John prelate

“Continuation,” Lewis, John antiquary

Died: Martelli, Peter James poet

“A treatise on the Religion of the ancient Gauls,” Martin, James Benedictine

“Commentarium in mutilum Campanioe Atnphitheatri titulum, aliasque nonnullas Inscriptiones,” Mazochi, Alexius Symmachus antiquary

Died: Menzikoff, Alexander was a prince of the Russian empire

“The Translation of the Notes of Mess, de Beausobre and Lenfant on St. Matthew’s Gospel,” Morant, Philip antiquary

Born: Murphy, Arthur writer

“An Ode to the Queen, on the happy accession of their Majesties to the Crown,” Newcomb, Thomas son of a worthy clergy

“A System of the World,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Travels of Gemelli Carreri,” Noble, Eustache De one of the most indefatigable writers of his time

“Ethica Christiana” Ostervald, John Frederick one of the most celebrated Swiss divines of the latter age

Died: Pattison, William poet

“A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle to the, Hebrews,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Dissertation sur une Nouvelle Methode de faire l'Operation de la Cataracte,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du physician

“Miscellany,” Pitt, Christopher poet

“Money’s the Mistress” Quin, James a celebrated actor

“Scheme;” Rogers, Dr. John divine

“Decameron” Rolli, Paul Antonio a learned Italian

Born: Sanders, Robert writer

“Discours sur la Methode de Franco, et sur celle de M. Rau touchant l'Operation de la Taille,” Senac, John physician

Died: Sergardi, Louis an eminent satirist

“Dispensatory of the College of Physicians of Edinburgh,” Shaw, Peter physician

Died: Spinckes, Nathaniel divine

“Twelve Sermons, on several occasions,” Stanhope, George dean

Born: Sumorokof, Alexander denominated the founder of the Russian theatre

“Summer,” Thomson, James poet

“Synopsis Stirpium Hibernicarum alphabetice dispositarum, sive Commentatio de Plantis indigenis, praesertim Dubliniensibus, instituta” Threlkeld, Caleb historian

Born: Turgot, Anne-Robert-James a French minister of state

“Botanicon Parisiense,” Vaillant, Sebastian botanist

“La Vie et les Sentimens de Lucilio Vanini,” Vanini writer

Born: Verschuring, Henry painter

Died: Wells, Edward divine

Born: Wilkes, John a very singular political character in the early part of the present reign

“Commentarium nosologicum morbos epidemicos et aeris variationes in urbe Eboracensi, locisque vicinis, ab anno 1715 ad anni 1725 finem grassantes complectens,” Wintringham, Clifton physician

“Cyropaedia,” Xenophon philosopher


Born: Adam, Robert architect

“Scriptores rerum Germanicarum et Saxonic.” Alberic historian

Died: Alemand, Louis-Augustine writer

Born: Ali Bey an adventurer

Born: Aliamet, James engraver

Died: Arntzenius, John philologist

“De nuptiis inter fratrem et sororem,” Arntzenius, John philologist

“Oratio de causis corrupts Eloquentise,” Arntzenius, John philologist

Born: Bage, Robert writer

“The foundation of Moral Goodness, or a farther inquiry into the original of our idea of Virtue,” Balguy, John divine

“Traite sur la morale des peres,” Barbeyrac, John was born the 15th of March 1674

Born: Barret, George painter

“Notes on the Surgery of Nuck,” Bassius, Henry anatomist

Born: Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Born: Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

“Vulgate Psalms,” Bellenger, Francis doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Bencivenni, Joseph writer

Died: Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

Born: Benvenuti, Joseph an Italian surgeon

“LaTeba,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“The general history of the Highways in all parts of the world, particularly in Great Britain.” Bergier, Nicolas

“Hesperi et Phosphori nova phenomena, sive observationes circa planetam Veneris,” Bianchini, Francis philosopher

“Bilfingeri et Holmanni epistolae de barmonia praestabilita,” Bilfinger, George Bernard philosopher

Born: Black, Joseph one of the most eminent chemical philosophers of the last century

“Natural Theology, or moral Duties considered apart from positive: with some observations on the desirableness and necessity of a supernatural revelation,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Died: Blackwell, Thomas writer

“Pharmaco-Botanologia,” Blair, Patrick botanist

“Architecture moderne,” Blondel, James Francis and a man of abilities

“A List of all Dictionaries, Portuguese, Castilian, Italian, French, and Latin,” Bluteau, Dom Raphael a Theatine

“Atrocis, rarissimique morbi historia altera,” Boerhaave, Herman physician

Born: Bordenave, Toussaint regius professor and director of the academy of surgery

Born: Boulton, Matthew who justly ought to be classed among public benefactors

“Dictiona-ium Botanicum,” Bradley, Richard writer

“Appendix to the Synopsis.” Brewer, Samuel botanist

“The progress, extent, and limits of the human understanding,” Browne, Peter a native of Ireland

“Archæologiæ philosophicæ,” Burnet, Dr. Thomas writer

Born: Busch, John George writer

“Poetae rei Venaticae,” Calpurnius poet

Died: Campbell, George divine

“Of accelerated motions by living forces,” Camus, Charles Stephen Lewis mathematician

“Universal system of Mathematics,” Castel, Lewis Bertrand philosopher

Died: Chamberlen, Hugh an eminent man-midwife

“A Vindication of the Defence of Christianity, from the prophecies of the Old Testament,” Chandler, Edward prelate

“A Vindication of the Antiquity and Authority of Daniel’s Prophecies,” Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

“Bibliotheque raisonnee des Ouvrages des Savans,” Chapelle, Armand De La minister of the Walloon church at the Hague

Born: Chappe D'Auteroche, John an eminent French astronomer

Born: Cook, James an eminent navigator

Died: Creed, Elizabeth a very amiable and ingenious lady

Died: Crenius, Thomas a native of the marche of Brandenburg

Died: Daniel, Garriel a very ingenious and learned Frenchman

Born: Delius, Christopehr Traugott a learned German mineralogist

“Les Passions de l‘Ame. Le Monde, ou traite de la lumiere. Edition augmented d’un discours sur le mouvement local et sur la fie v re, sur* les principes du mema auteur,” Des Cartes, Rene philosopher

“Rapin of Gardens,” Disney, John divine

Died: Dorsane, Anthony divine

Born: Durell, David divine

Born: Dussaulx, John writer

“Logica? disciplines rudimenta,” Facciolati, James orator

Born: Fawcett, Sir William, K.B. a brave English officer

Born: Gaillard, Gabriel Henry historian

Born: Gentleman, Francis writer

Born: Gerard, Alexander divine

“I never so much as once ueard him drop a single hint, in all our conversations, directly or indirectly, concerning the article of baptism.” Gill, John divine

Born: Goldsmith, Oliver poet

“Chronology,” Granet, Francis deacon of the church of Aix

Born: Hamilton, William Gerard statesman

“A hriel enquiry relating to the right of his majesty’s Chapel Royal, and the privileges of his servants within the Tower, in a Memorial addressed to the rignt hon. the lord viscount Lonsdale, constable of his majesty’s Tower of London,” Haynes, Hopton a strenuous advocate for Socinianism

Born: Heber, Reginald clergyman

“On the indecency of men-midwives, and the obligation of women to nurse their own children,” Hecquet, Philip physician

“Syntagma Pathologico-therapeuticum,” Hoffman, John Maurice son of the former by his first wife

“Diana de Castro, ou le faux Yncas,” Huet, Peter Daniel bishop

Born: Hull, Thomas writer

“Parker’s Bibliotheca Bibiica,” Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

“De Benedictione patriarchs Jacobi, conjecturae,” Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

Born: Hunter, John younger brother of Dr

“London Journal,” Hutcheson, Dr. Francis philosopher

“Aristides,” Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham (1694–?)

Died: Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

Died: Kennet, White writer

Born: Koenig, Dr. John Gerard botanist

Born: Kynaston, John son of Humphry Kynaston

“Remarquessur le Gin-Seng,” Lafitau, Joseph Francis writer

Born: Lambert, John Henry mathematician

Died: Lauriere, Eusebius James De lawyer

Died: Maclaurin, Coun mathematician

“Degli Anfiteatri,” Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

“Supplementum Acaciarum,” Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

“Lettre a M. I'abbe Bignon, sur la nature des Vaisseaux.” Mairan, John James D'Ortous De philosopher

Died: Masclef, Francis a French theologian

Died: Mather, Dr. Cotton son to the preceding Increase Mather

“Abrege de THistoire, & de la morale de PAncien Testament,” Mesenguy, Francis Philip divine

Born: Monckton, Hon. Robert great grandson of the preceding

Died: Monnoye, Bernard De La poet

Died: Montesquieu, Charles De Secondat, Baron Of writer

“The Cruelties and Persecutions of the Romish Church displayed, &c.” Morant, Philip antiquary

Died: Morin, Stephen a learned French protestant

“Optical Lectures,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Speculum Britanniae, a topographical and historical description of Cornwall,” Norden, John an industrious topographer

Born: Oeder, George Christian botanist

Born: Orme, Robert historian

Died: Pack, Richardson writer

Born: Parkhurst, John divine

Born: Paterson, Samuel a gentleman who deserves honourable notice in the literary history of his country

“An essay in favour of giving the Eucharist to Children,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

“Fifteen Sermons, and a Scripture Catechism,” Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Born: Percy, Thomas prelate

Died: Petit-Didier, Matthew Benedictine

Died: Petit-Pied, Nicholas and a celebrated doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Piccini, Nicholas musician

Died: Place, Francis a man of taste in various pursuits

Died: Pontas, John a celebrated casuist

Died: Quien De La Neufville, James Le de la Neufville

Died: Reyneau, Charles-Rene commonly called Father Reyneau

“Present State of the Republic of Letters,” Robins, Benjamin mathematician (?–1751)

“Explicatio Catecheseos Heidelbergensis,” Roell, Hermann-Alexander divine

“Exegesis in Psalmum Ixxxix.” Roell, Hermann-Alexander divine

“Friendship in Death, in twenty letters from the dead to the living,” Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

Born: Roy, Julian David Le antiquary

Born: Russel, George a man of learning and ingenuity

“A History of the United Provinces from 1609, to the conclusion of the peace of Munster in 1648,” Sallengre, Albert Henry De writer

“The History of Hertfordshire, describing the county and its ancient monuments, particularly the Roman, with the characters of those that have been the chief possessors of the lands, and an account of the most memorable occurrences,” Salmon, Nathaniel antiquary

“De Helvetii aeribus, aquis, locis, specimen,” Scheuchzer, John James naturalist

“Thesaurus antiquitatum Teutonicarum,” Schilter, John an eminent jurist

“Complete systern of Optics,” Smith, Robert the very learned successor of Bentley as master of Trinity college

“Lexicon, sive Thesaurus Ecclesiastic us Patrum Graeconm):” Suicer, John Gaspard divine

Died: Thomas, Christian philosopher

“Spring,” Thomson, James poet

Died: Todd, Hugh divine

“Prologue and Epilogue for Mr.Hemmings’s Scholars at Thistleworth,” Trapp, Joseph divine

Died: Upton, James scholar

Died: Wall, William the able defender of infant-baptism

“A List of the Nobility and Gentry of the counties of Middlesex, Essex, and Hertford, who have subscribed, and ordered their coats of arms to be inscribed on a new map of those counties, which is now making by John Warburton, esq.” Warburton, John antiquary

Born: Warton, Thomas historian

“The Characters of the Times,” Welsted, Leonard poet

Born: Witchell, George mathematician

Died: Woodward, John philosopher

“The Legal Judicature in Chancery stated,” Yorke, Philip, Earl Of Hardwicke lawyer (?–1764)

Born: Zimmermann, John George physician


Born: Addington, Stephen clergyman

“Irtiov, sive ex veteris monumenti Isiaci descriptione Isidis Delubrum reseratum,” Ainsworth, Robert an eminent Grammarian and lexicographer (?–1743)

Born: Asch, George Thomas Baron D' physician

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

“Succincta Notitia Scriptorum rerum Brunsvicensium ac Luneburgensium, cum recensione legum atque constitutionurn terrarum Brunsvico-Luneburgica'rum,” Baring, Daniel Eberhard was born in 1690 in Hildesheim

Died: Baron, Michael an eminent French player

Born: Barrington, Hon. Samuel and fifth son of the first lord viscount Harrington

“La Science des ingenieurs,” Belidor, Bernard Forest De a member of the academies of sciences of Paris and Berlin

Died: Benbow, John a brave English admiral

“La Tebaidadi Stazio tradotto in verso sciolto da Seivaggio Porpora,” Bentivoglio, Cornelius of Arragon

Died: Bianchini, Francis philosopher

Died: Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

“Oratio quain habuit cum botanicam et chemicam professionem publice poneret,” Boerhaave, Herman physician

“A Pattern for Young Students in the University, set forth in the Life of Mr. Ambrose Bonwicke, some time scholar of St. John’s College, Cambridge,” Bonwicke, Ambrose clergyman

Died: Boonen, Arnold painter

“Optical treatise on the Gradation of Light,” Bouguer, Peter mathematician

Died: Boyer, Abel writer

“Essay on the confusion of languages,” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. divine

“Memoirs of the Arts and Sciences,” Brumoy, Peter writer

Born: Brunck, Richard Francis Frederick critic

Born: Buchan, William writer

Died: Buddeus, John Francis divine

“Provoked Husband” Carey, Henry composer

Born: Catherine Ii. late empress of Russia (?–1796)

Died: Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

“Histoire generale des auteurs sacres et ecclesiastiques,” Cellier, Remi a voluminous French biographer

“Anatomy.” Cheselden, William anatomist

“Bibliotheque des Auteurs cites dans le Dictionnaire cle llichelet,” Clerc, Sebastian Le engraver

Died: Comte, Lewis Le Jesuit

Died: Congreve, William poet

Born: Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt an eminent benefactor to the taste

“De nonnullis Antichrist! characteribus,” Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

“Select Novels,” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

“Select Novels,” Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

Born: Cunningham, John poet

Born: Denis, Michael an eminent German bibliographer

Born: Deshais, John Baptist Hf.Nry painter

“Letters” Desmaiseaux, Peter a fellow of the royal society of London

Died: Devaux, John an eminent surgeon of Paris

“To Mr. Anthony Bacon, an Apologie of the Earle of Essexe, against those which falselie and maliciouslie take him to be the only hindrance of the peace and quiet of his countrie.” Devereux, Robert earl of Essex

Born: Dewailly, Charles architect

“Dedicated to lord King, lord high chancellor,” Disney, John divine

“Cotnmentatio de honoratissimo ordine militari de Balneo,” Dithmar, Justus Christopher professor of the law of nature and nations

Born: Dodd, Dr. William divine

“An account of Mortifications, and of the surprizing effects of the bark in putting a stop to their progress,” Douglas, James physician

“Hist, militaire du prince Eugene de Savoie, du prince et due de Marlborough, &c.” Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

“Hist, naturelle del‘Oretde l’Argent,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

Born: Dutens, Lewis a gentleman of considerable literary and political knowledge

“Amcenitates Philologicae,” Falster, Christian critic (16901752)

Died: Finch, Daniel second earl of Nottingham

Died: Fischer, John Andrew physician

“Partium Corporis himiani Solidarum Conspectus Anatomico-Mechanicus,” Fizes, Anthony physician

Born: Forster, John Reinhold naturalist

Died: Franceschini, Marc Antonio painter

Born: Garnier, John James writer

Died: Goetze, George Henry a learned and zealous Lutheran

Born: Gordon, William divine

“Le Heros,” Gracian, Baltasar Jesuit

Died: Graves, Richard divine

Died: Hahn, Simon Frederic ayoungrnan of extraordinary talents

“A free and impartial Study of the Holy Scriptures recommended, being notes on some peculiar texts, with discourses and observations,” Hallet, Joseph clergyman

“Disputatio de Venaesectione, quatenus motum sanguinis mutat,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Born: Hamilton, Hugh bishop

Died: Hardouin, John Jesuit

Born: Harwood, Edward clergyman

“Eutropius,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Died: Hildesley, Mark prelate

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

Died: Houdry, Vincent Jesuit

“Select Collection of Novels and Histories,” Hughes, Jabez was the younger brother of Mr

“Joannis Caii Britanni de Canibus Britannicis liber unus; de variorum Animalium & Stirpium, &c. liber unus; de Libris propriis liber unus; de Pronunciatione Græcæ & Latinæ Linguæ, cum scriptione nova, libellus; ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recogniti; à S. Jebb, M. D.” Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham (1694–?)

Born: Jebb, Sir Richard, Bart. was born in 1729 at Stratford in Essex

Died: Kahler, Wicand writer

Died: King, Da. William archbishop

Died: Languet, John Joseph a doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Born: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim writer

Died: Loubere, Simon De La poet

“Museum Veronense,” Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

“De annuls Inerrantium Stellarum aberrationibus,” Manfredi, Eustachio mathematician

Died: Maraldi, James Philip mathematician

“Les veritables Principes de la Grammaire,” Marsais, Cæsar Chesneau Du a French grammarian of high reputation

Died: Marshall, Nathanael a celebrated preacher at the beginning of the last century

Born: Mendelsohn, Moses writer

“Semiramide riconosciuta.” Metastasio, Peter poet

“Nova Plantarum Genera,” Micheli, Peter Anthony botanist

“He seems to have been a poet of the third rate he has seldom reached the sublime his humour, in which he more succeeded, is not strong enough to last his versification holds a statd of mediocrity he possessed but little invention and if he was not a bad rhimester, he cannot be denominated a fine poet, for there are but few marks of genius in his writings.” Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

“Les Monumens de la monarchic Francoise, avec les fig. de chaque regne, que Pinjure du temps a epargnees,” Montfaucon, Bernard De Benedictine

Died: Murphy, Arthur writer

“Epitome Elementorum Pbysico-mathematicorum,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De mathematician

“Physicx, experimentales, et geometries Dissertationes: ut et Ephemerides meteorologicae Utrajectenses,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De mathematician

Died: Naudé, Philip mathematician

Born: Newcome, William prelate

“Lectiones Opticse,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“The Weekly Medley,” Ozell, John writer

Born: Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis an eminent bibliographer

“An abridgment of the Ecclesiastic Histories of Eusebius, Socrates, Sozornen, and Theotloret,” Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Parsons, Philip divine

“The History of the Stamford Bull-running.” Peck, Francis antiquary

“Lettre dans laquelle il est démontré que la Crystailin est fort pres de l‘Uvee, et ou Ton rapporte de nouvelles preuves de i’Operation de la Cataracte,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du physician

“Lettres contenant des Reflexions sur ce que M. Hecquet, M. D. a fait imprimer touchant les Maladies des Yeux,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du physician

“Dunciad” Pope, Alexander the most elegant and popular of all English poets

“Night,” Ralph, James writer

Died: Reeves, William divine

Died: Rogers, Dr. John divine

“Letters Moral and Entertaining” Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

“A funeral Oration for Antonio Magliabecchi,” Salvini, Antonio Maria a learned Italian

Born: Sancho, Ignatius an extraordinary Negro

“The Wanderer, a moral Poem,” Savage, Richard an eminent instance of the uselessuess and insignificancy of knowledge

“De Studiis Mediolanensium Antiquis et Novis,” Saxi historian

“The Trial of the Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus,” Sherlock, Thomas bishop

“Idee generate du Government Chinois,” Silhouette, Stephen De writer

“A Vindication of our Saviour’s miracles; in which Mr. Woolston’s Discourses on them are particularly examined; his pretended authority of the fathers against the truth of the literal sense are set in a just light; and his objections, in point of reason, answered,” Smalbroke, Richard bishop

Died: Smalridge, George prelate

Born: Southgate, Richard antiquary

Born: Spallanzani, Lazarus naturalist

“A complete body of Divinity,” Stackhouse, Thomas divine

Died: Templeman, Peter the son of an eminent attorney at Dorchester in the county of Dorset

“Sophonisba,” Thomson, James poet

Born: Volkof, Feodor the Garrick of Russia

“Nova plantarucn genera,” Watson, Sir William eminent for his skill in botany and electricity

“Regiae Mat. Bibl. Geographica & Chronologica,” Yriarte, Juan De writer