- 1610 in literature
The year 1610 in literature involved some significant events.
Thomas Bodleymakes an agreement with the Stationers' Companyof London to put a copy of every book registered with them into his new Bodleian.
Jean Beguin- " Tyrocinium Chymicum"
*Fourth edition of "
Foxe's Book of Martyrs"
*John Healey - his translation of St. Augustine's "
The City of God"
*Sylvester Jourdan - "A Discovery of the Barmudas, otherwise called the Ile of Divels"
*Richard Rich - "News from Virginia: the Lost Flock Triumphant"
Samuel Daniel- "Tethys Festival or the Queenes Wake" ( masque)
*John Fletcher - "
The Faithful Shepherdess"
Ben Jonson- "The Alchemist;" " The Speeches at Prince Henry's Barriers"
John Marston- "Histriomastix" published
*John Mason - "The Turk" published
Giles Fletcherthe younger - "Christ's Victory and Triumph"
*January - Sir Sidney Godolphin, English poet (died
Paul Scarron, poet, dramatist and novelist (died 1660)
December 18- Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, French philologist and historian (died 1688)
Richard Bulstrode, English author and soldier (died 1711)
Edmund Chilmead, English writer and translator (died 1654)
Reinhold Curicke, historian of the Hanseatic League (died 1667)
**Li Yu, controversial comic writer (died
Louis Maimbourg, historian (died 1686)
François-Eudes de Mézeray, French historian (died 1683)
**Jan Vos, Dutch poet and dramatist (died
Jeremias de Dekker, Dutch poet (died 1666)
Richard Knolles, historian (born c 1545)
Anne Bacon, English translator (born c. 1528)
Juan de la Cueva, poet and dramatist (born 1550)
Peter Bales, inventor of shorthand (born 1547)
Alexander Montgomerie, poet (born c 1545)
Philip Stubbs, pamphleteer (born c 1555)
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