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an English printer in London, known as a writer of popular and miscellaneous works. Many of his publications were of his own composition. One of the earliest of them, The Wonders of England, 1559, a folio sheet of eleven ten-line stanzas, relating to English historical events from the death of Edward VI to the accession of Elizabeth, was from his pen. Best known now a little volume entitled The Fraternitye of Vacabondes, licensed about July 1561, and published by himself in 1565. It is an elaborate description of the habits and organisation of the beggars of the day.
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John Awdelyunknown1559
 
1577unknown

Alan Balatineunknown1530
 
1560unknown
 a supposed historian mentioned by Edward Hall in the list of the English writers from whose works...
Michelangelo1475, Mar 61490
 
15641564, Feb 18
 an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance who exerted a...
Lewys Morgannwgunknown1520
 
1565unknown
 a Welsh language poet from Morgannwg, south Wales. He lived at St. Bride's Major Lewys was one of...
Suleiman I1494, Nov 61520
 
15661566, Sep 7
  the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate, ...
Michel de Nostradamus1503, Dec 141521
 
15661566, Jul 2
 a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since beco...
Philibert de l'Orme1514 ca1540
 
15671570, Jan 8
 a French architect, one of the great masters of the French Renaissance; also wrote two books on a...
Benvenuto Cellini1500, Nov 31519
 
15691571, Feb 13
 an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous ...
Giorgio Vasari1511, Jul 301530
 
15691574, Jun 27
 an Italian painter, architect, writer and historian, most famous today for his Lives of the Most ...
Jeronimo de Vivarunknown1540
 
1569unknown
 a Spanish historian of the early conquest and settlement of the Kingdom of Chile, and author of C...
William Baldwinunknown1547
 
1569unknown
 an English author. From the West Country, England, Baldwin studied logic and philosophy at Oxford...
John Phillipunknown1550
 
1569unknown
 an English poet and dramatist of the Elizabethan era. He is known for his play The Commodye of Pa...
John Barthletunknown1560
 
 
1569unknown
 an English theological writer. Barthlet was a minister of the Church of England, and held strongl...
Robert Fillsunknown1560
 
 
1569unknown
 an English-French translator who translated works from French into English. In 1562, Fills publis...
Goddred Gylbyunknown1560
 
 
1569unknown
 an English translator. These is very little that is known about his life. A son of Anthony Gilby,...
Thomas Harmanunknown1560
 
 
1569unknown
 A Caveat or Warning for Common Cursitors, vulgarly called vagabonds was first published in 1566 b...
Abraham Hartwell the Elderunknown1560
 
 
1569unknown
 an English poet, who wrote in Latin. When Richard Shacklock published a translation of a letter w...
John Rollandunknown1560
 
 
1569unknown
 a Scottish poet who appears to have been a priest of the diocese of Glasgow, and to have been kno...
Aonghus Fionn O Dalaighunknown1520
 
1570unknown
 an Irish poet. Thought to have been born in County Meath, Aonghus Fionn was the head of the branc...
Arthur ap Huwunknown1555
 
1570unknown
 a clergyman, patron of Welsh poets, and a translator of religious literature into Welsh. He was a...
John Knox1513 ca1546
 
15721572, Nov 24
 a Scottish clergyman, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the Protestant Reformation and i...
Isabella Whitney1547 ca1567
 
 
1573unknown
 the earliest identified woman to have published secular poetry in the English language. She has b...
Donald Monrounknown1526
 
1574unknown
 a Scottish clergyman, who wrote an early and historically valuable description of the Hebrides an...
Paulus Juusten1516/201563
 
 
15751575, Aug 22
 the first bishop of Viipuri, and later, bishop of Turku for the Lutheran Finish Church from 1563 ...
Anthony Jenkinson15291550
 
15791610/1611
 one of the first Britons to explore Muscovy and present day Russia. Jenkinson was a traveller and...
Edward Cradockunknown1570
 
1579unknown
 an English theologian and alchemist. In 1571 he published The Shippe of assured Safetie, wherein ...
George Buchanan1506, Feb1529
 
15821582, Sep 28
  a Scottish historian and humanist scholar. According to historian Keith Brown, Buchanan was "the...
Jan Kochanowski15301559
 
15841584, Aug 22
 a Polish Renaissance poet who established poetic patterns that would become integral to the Polis...
John Bellendenunknown1533
 
1587unknown
 a Scottish writer of the 16th century. At the request of James V he translated Hector Boece's His...
Mary Stuart1542, Dec 81558
 
15871587, Feb 8
 reigned over Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567. As Mary was an infant when she inher...
Francois Hotman1524, Aug 231542
 
15891590, Feb 12
 a French Protestant lawyer and writer, associated with the legal humanists and with the monarchom...
Thomas Brasbridge15471570
 
15891593
 an English divine and author. At Oxford he studied both divinity and medicine, and remained to te...
Jaques De Lavardinunknown1570
 
1589unknown
 a lord in Plessis-Bourrot, squire and noble of the king of France, known for the translation of t...
Morus Dwyfechunknown1520
 
1590unknown
 a Welsh-language poet. There is very little information available concerning the details of his l...
William Webbeunknown1568
 
1591unknown
 an English critic and translator. Little is known about him except that he attended Trinity Colle...
Michel de Montaigne1533, Feb 281546
 
15921592, Sep 13
 one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the es...
Christopher Carleill1551 ca1573
 
15931593
 an English military and naval commander. In 1588, he was appointed constable of Carrickfergus, Co...
Queen Elizabeth I1533, Sep 71558
 
16031603, Mar 24
 Queen of England and Ireland (and Supreme Governor of the Church of England ) from 17 November 15...
Edward Hakeunknown1570
 
1604unknown
 an English satirist, educated under John Hopkins, known for being the part-author of the metrica...
Nicholas Fauntunknown1572
 
1608unknown
 an English clerk of the signet, agent of the Crown, and politician. Early in 1581 he spent three ...
Al-Masfiwiunknown1570
 
1609unknown
 a poet in the time of Ahmad al-Mansur. The surviving poetry of al-Masfiwi can be found in Manahil...
William Phistonunknown1571
 
1609unknown
 an English translator and author. He describes himself as "a student of London", and had some lea...
Thomas Bell15511573
 
1610unknown
 an English Roman Catholic priest, and later an anti-Catholic writer. He was mentioned in 1592 as ...
Vincenzo Scamozzi1548, Sep 21568
 
16141616, Aug 7
 an Italian architect and a writer on architecture, active mainly in Vicenza and Republic of Venic...
Miguel de Cervantes1547, Sep 291569
 
16161616, Apr 22
 a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of...
Franz Schmidt15551573
 
16171634
 an executioner in Hof from 1573 to April 1578, and from 1 May 1578 till the end of 1617 execution...
Sir Walter Raleigh1554 ca1569
 
16181618, Oct 29
 an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer. He i...
George Silverunknown1550
 
1629unknown
 a gentleman of England during the late 16th and early 17th centuries, who is known for his writin...
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