Events noted in 1771

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.

1770 1772


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

“Essays on Planting,” Anderson, James writer

“Philologica observata,” Antiphanes one of the several ancient Greek comic poets of the same name mentioned by Suidas

“Etats formés en Europe apres la chute de l'empire Romain en Occident,” Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

Died: Argens, John Baptiste De Boyer, Marquis D' one of those writers who contributed to the general desolation of government

“An extract from the case of the obligation of the electors of Eton college to supply all vacancies in that society with those who are or have been fellows of King’s college, Cambridge, so long as persons properly qualified are to be had within that description,” Ashton, Thomas divine

“A letter to the Rev. Dr. M. (Morell) on the question of electing aliens into the vacant places in Eton college. By the author of the Extract,” Ashton, Thomas divine

“The election of aliens into the vacancies in Eton college an unwarrantable practice. To which are now added, two letters to the Rev. Dr. Morell, in which the cavils of a writer in the General Evening Post, and others, are considered and refuted. Part I. By a late fellow of King’s college, Cambridge.” Ashton, Thomas divine

“Curious Discourses,” Ayloffe, Sir Joseph of Framfield in Sussex

“Historique et Litteraire,” Bachaumont, Louis Petit De writer

“The duty, circumstance, and benefits of Baptism, determined by evidence,” Barker, Thomas esq. the descendant of an ancient and respectable family at Lyndon in Rutlandshire

“Letlres Venitiennes,” Bastide, John Francis De La writer

“The four poetics, of Aristotle, of Horace, of Vida, and of Boileau,” Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

Died: Beaurain, John De an accurate military geographer

“Introduction generate a l'etude de la Politique, des Finances, et du Commerce,” Beausobre, Lewis perhaps of the same family with the preceding

“Experimenta quibus Electricitas Vindex late constituitur, &c.” Beccaria, John Baptist a monk of the EcolesPies

“Dissertation surTergot, ou ble cornu,” Beguillet, Edmund an advocate of the parliament of Dijon

Born: Bellet, Charles member of the academy of Montanban

“The History and Antiquities of the conventual and cathedral Church of Ely, from the foundation of the monastery, A. D. 675, to the year 1771, illustrated with copper-plates,” Bentham, James prebendary of Ely

“the standard of true elegance,” Berenger, Richard esq. many years gentleman of the horse to his majesty

“Examen du Materialisme, ou refutation du systeme de la Nature,” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

“Synopsis of the Natural History of Great Britain, &c.” Berkenhout, Dr. John writer

Born: Bichat, Maria-Francis-Xavier physician

“History of Birds” Buffon, George Louis Le Clerc, Count Of naturalist

“De Vita et moribus Johannis Burtoni,” Burton, John divine

Died: Burton, John antiquary

“Coelestes et Inferi,” Calvert, Frederick Lord Baltimore

“On the Spirit of the Gospel,” Campbell, George divine

“Analects in prose and verse,” Carey, George Savile son of the above

“Les Odes Pithiques de Pindare,” Chabanon, De writer

“Life of Servetus,” Chaufepie, James George De author of a very useful Biographical Dictionary

“Cole of Milton.” Cole, William antiquary

“The shape, skeleton, and foliage of thirty-two species of Trees,” Cozens, Alexander a Russian by birth

“Luther,” Cramer, John Andrew of another family

“Instructions for collecting and preserving Insects; particularly Moths and Butterflies, illustrated with a copper plate,” Curtis, William botanist

“A Plan for extending the commerce, &c.” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Plan for extending the Commerce of this Kingdom, and of the East India Company, by an Establishment at Balambangan,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Proposition of a benevolent Voyage to introduce Corn, &c. into New Zealand,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“A Letter to sir Robert Ladbroke, &,c. on the confinement of Criminals in separate apartments,” Denne, Samuel was born at the deanry in Westminster

“Sermons on the duties of the great,” Dodd, Dr. William divine

“Infancy,” Downman, Hugh physician

Died: Duncan, Adam, Lord Viscount an illustrious naval officer

“Huetiana,” Duncombe, John was born 1730

Died: Estrees, Louis Cæsar, Duke D' marshal of France

“Observations philosophiques sur le systeme de Newton, le mouvement de la terre, et la pluralite des mondes,” Feller, Francis Xavier De an ex-jesuit

“La Science des Notaires,” Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

“and Miscellanies, were published at Cambridge in 1633, 4to. The only part that has been correctly reprinted is the ''Piscatory Eclogues,” Fletcher, Giles bishop

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

“Antiqnitates Sarisburienses,” Fotherby, Martin younger brother of the rev

“Chou King,” Gaubil, Antony one of the French missionaries in China

“Adversariorum varii argument! Liber unus,” Gaubius, Jerome David physician

Died: Grey, Dr. Richard divine

“Journal Encyclopedique,” Grosley, Peter John antiquary

Died: Guyon, Marie-Claude historian

Died: Helvetius, Claude Adrian the most remarkable of this family

“The History of sir William Harrington,” Hull, Thomas writer

“the Natural History of the Human Teeth,” Hunter, John younger brother of Dr

“Labour and Genius.” Jago, Richard poet

“Character of prince William Adolphus of Brunswick,” Jerusalem, John-Frederick William divine

Died: Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

Died: Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

“On the Diseases of the Army,” Larcher, Peter Henry scholar

“The Trial of farmer Carter’s Dog Porter, for murder,” Long, Edward author of a valuable History of Jamaica

Died: Mairan, John James D'Ortous De philosopher

“Le Temple de Hymen,” Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

Died: Martin, Thomas antiquary

Died: Mazochi, Alexius Symmachus antiquary

Died: Meerman, Gerard lawyer

“Grammatica Chaldaica,” Michaelis, John David critic

Died: Mitchell, Sir Andrew knight

“Ad scriptores rerum Itahcarum Cl. Mnratorii accessiones historicge Faventinae,” Mittarelli, John Benedict historian

Died: Morgagni, John Baptist anatomist

“Thoughts on the Means of improving Watches, and particularly those for the use of the Sea.” Mudge, Thomas an eminent mechanist

“Accessiones ad script, rerum Italic.” Muratori, Lewis Anthony antiquary

“Religious Exercises recommended: or, Discourses on the Heavenly State, considered under the Idea of a Sabbath.” Orton, Job divine

“Prolusiones,” Palaprat, John seigneur de Bigot

“The Genealogy of Jesus Christ, in Matthew and Luke, explained; and ttie Jewish Objections removed,” Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Died: Pemberton, Henry physician

Died: Petty, William second lord Wycombe

Died: Pitot, Henry mathematician

Died: Potter, John archbishop (16741747)

“The Triumph of Fashion, a vision,” Pye, Henry James poet

Died: Richardson

“The Walk of Faith,” Romaine, William divine

Died: Rowning, John mathematician

“Elementary Demonstrations of Botany,” Rozier, Francis writer

Died: Rutherforth, Thomas divine

Died: Sandeman, Robert from whom a religious sect is generally named

“History of Norway from the foundation of the kingdom till the time of Harold Haarfager,” Schonning, Gerrard a learned Norwegian

“Remarks on the Encroachments on the Riyer Thames, near Durham Yard,” Sharp, Granville eminent as a Christian

Died: Shaw, Cuthbert poet

“Antiquities of Greece” Stockdale, Percival writer

“Vera Christiana religio,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

“Free Thoughts on the projected Application to Parliament for the Abolition of Ecclesiastical Subscriptions,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

“An Introduction to rhetoric,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Born: Wood, Robert scholar (17161771)

Died: Yriarte, Juan De writer