Events noted in 1770

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.

1769 1771


“The Youth’s Geographical Grammar,” Addington, Stephen clergyman

“Exposition sur le Cantique des Cantiques de Salomon,” Ansart, Andrew Joseph historian

“Anecdotes sur le famille de Le Fevre, de la branche d'Ormesson,” Anson, Peter Hubert writer

“Peregrinations of the Mind through the most general and interesting subjects which are usually agitated in life, by the Rationalist,” Baker, William a learned printer

Died: Barbazan, Stephen antiquary

“Miscellanea Sacra” Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

“Les deux amis,” Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De writer

“Cour* d'histoire naturelle,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

“Elemens d'economie publique.” Beccaria, Bonesana Mauquis Cæsar writer

“CEnologie, ou Traite de la vigne et des vins,” Beguillet, Edmund an advocate of the parliament of Dijon

“A physical description of the Earth,” Bergman, Sir Torbern philosopher

“Case before the Privy Council,” Bernard, Sir Francis descended from an ancient and respectable family originally of Yorkshire

“Course of Mathematics for the Corps of Artillery,” Bezout, Stephen mathematician

Died: Bielfeld, James Frederick Baron De was born at Hamburgh March 31

Died: Bonamy, Peter-Nicholas antiquary

“The Death of Legal Hope, the Life of Evangelical Obedience,” Booth, Abraham a pious and popular dissenting minister of the Baptist persuasion

Died: Boucher, Francis painter

Died: Bouillet, John writer

“Appendix ad Opuscula;” Browne, Sir William physician

“Discourses on the Parables and Miracles of Christ,” Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

“The Free Enquirer;” Burgh, James writer

Died: Collet, Peter divine

Died: Cotes, Francis artist

“Plan d'education publique,” Coyer, L'Abbé who was born at Baumeles-Nones in Franche-Comtt;

“Historical collection of South Sea Voyages,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Histoire des Maladies de Saint Domingue,” Desportes, John Baptist Rene' Pouppe'E physician

Died: Ehret, George Dionysius painter

“The Lame Lover,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

“Supplement au journal d'AoCil 1768, ou examen du livre intitule*, Principes sur la liberte* du commerce des grains.” Forbonnois, Francis V'Eron De writer

“Orestes” Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

“Letters to the hon. Mr. Justice Blackstone, concerning his exposition of the act of toleration, and some positions relative to religious liberty, in his Commentaries on the Laws of England,” Furneaux, Pmup clergyman

“Nouveau parfait Marechal,” Garsault, Francis Alexander De was grandson of M. de Garsault

“Dramatic Censor,” Gentleman, Francis writer

Died: Gibbon, Edward historian

“Archaeo* logia,” Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

“Londres,” Grosley, Peter John antiquary

“Chou-King,” Guignes, Joseph De scholar

“Dramatic Genius,” Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

“Memoirs” Hollis, Thomas esq. of Corscombe in Dorsetshire; a gentleman whose “Memoirs.” have been printed in two splendid volumes (17201774)

“Timanthes,” Hoole, John poet

“Apollonii Pergaci inclinationum libri duo. Resthuebat S. Horsley,” Horsley, Samuel prelate

Died: Jones, Henry writer

“Confessional,” Jones, William divine

“Orat. Graec.” Isæus orator

Died: Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

“Plutarch” Langhorne, John poet

“Theatre Espagnole,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Died: Long, Roger divine

Died: Lyons, Israel son of a Polish Jew

Died: Macquer, Philip lawyer

“De Bergeries,” Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

“Supplices Mulieres,” Markland, Jeremiah one of the most learned critics of the eighteenth century

“Methode de Blason,” Menestrier, Claude Francis Jesuit

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

Died: Nollet, John Anthony a French abbe

“L'Art des Experiences,” Nollet, John Anthony a French abbe

“Miscellanea Argentoratensia,” Oberlin, Jeremiah James scholar

“Enumeratio Plantarum Florae Danicge,” Oeder, George Christian botanist

“Psalmorum aliquot Davidis Metaphrasis Graeca Joannis Serrani,” Okely, Francis a learned

Died: Parisot, Peter famous for his adventures

Died: Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

“A Sermon preached before the Sons of the Clergy at St. Paul’s.” Percy, Thomas prelate

Died: Ratte, Stephen Hyacinth De mathematician

Died: Rolt, Richard writer

Died: Ruddiman, Thomas critic

“Les Mceurs, coutumes et usages des anciens peuples, pour servir a l'education de la jeunesse,” Sabbathier, Francis writer

Died: Senac, John physician

“Double Falsehood,” Shakspeare was a considerable dealer in wool

“Voyage de France, d‘Espagne, de Portugal, et d’ltalie,” Silhouette, Stephen De writer

“Domestic Medicine,” Smellie, William naturalist

“Xenophon’s History of the Affairs of Greece,” Smith, William divine

“De ratione novandi, et pururn reddendi aerem intra nosocornia carceresque,” Strack, Charles physician

Died: Tartini, Joseph styled by Dr

“Delia vera Influenza,” Toaldo, Joseph a learned Italian meteorologist

“A Letter to the Rev. Mr. John Wesley, relative to his pretended abridgment of Zanchius on Predestination,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

Died: Trublet, Nicholas Charles Joseph a French abb of temporary fame

“A friendly monitor to the hardened sinner,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

“Meditationes Algebraicae,” Waring, Edward Lucasian professor of mathematics in the university of Cambridge

“Theocritus,” Warton, Thomas historian

Died: Webb, Philip Carteret