Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Notable Events, People and Literature, 1500 to 1599

Society: Notable Events and People, 1500 to 1599

Spain expels Moors/ Montezuma II/ Canterbury Cathedral/ Anti-Semitism/ America gets its name/ Henry VIII/ Spanish Conquistadors/ Florida and Ponce de Leon/ Balboa and the Pacific/ Luther and the Reformation/ Cortez/ Magellan/ Peasants' Rebellion in Germany/ The Tyndale Bible/ The potato/ Lisbon earthquake/ Pizzaro/ Cartier/ Jesuits/ Sir Thomas More/ Coronado/ Calvin/ The Inquisition/ Copernicus/ Bloody Mary/ Mary, Queen of Scots/ Elizabeth I/ Huguenots/ Anglican Church/ The Iroquois/ Virginia Colony/ The Spanish Armada/ Edict of Nantes/ Globe Theater.

Literature, 1500 to 1599

"Philip Sparrow." John Skelton. 1500.
Everyman. Anon. 1500.
The Lisle Letters. Viscount Lisle. 1500-1550.
Amadis de Gaula. Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo. 1508.
A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hode. anon. 1510.
Orlando Furioso (Roland Mad). Lodovico Ariosto. 1516.
The Ninety-Five Theses. Martin Luther. 1517.
The Four P's. John Heywood. 1520.
The Courtier. Baldassare Castiglione. 1528.
Gargantua and Pantagruel. Francois Rabelais. 1532/64.
Institutes of the Christian Religion. John Calvin. 1536.
Defense et illustration die la langue francaise. Joachim DuBellay. 1549.
Journey to the West. Wu Ch'eng-en. 1550?
Ralph Roister Doister. Nicholas Udall. 1553.
La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes. Anon. 1554.
Tottel's Miscellany. Richard Tottel. 1557.
The Mirror for Magistrates. Miscellaneous authors. 1559.
Heptameron. Margaret of Navarre. 1559.
Jerusalem Delivered. Torquato Tasso. 1559/75.
Gorboduc, or Ferrex and Porrex. Sackville and Norton. 1561.
The Ringing Island (Book V of Gargantua and Pantagruel). Francois Rabelais. 1562.
The Book of Martyrs. John Foxe. 1563.
Gammer Gurton's Needle. William Stevenson. 1566.
La Araucana. Alfonso de Ercilla y Zuniga. 1569/90.
The Schoolmaster. Roger Ascham. 1570.
The Lusiads. Luis de Comoes. 1572.
Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland. Raphael Holinshed. 1577.
The Shepeardes Calendar. Edmund Spenser. 1579.
An Apologie for Poetry. Sir Philip Sidney. 1580/83.
Astrophel and Stella. Sir Philip Sidney. 1580/84.
Essays. Michel de Montaigne. 1580/88.
Bradamante. Robert Garnier. 1582.
The Spanish Tragedy. Thomas Kyd. 1584/89.
Tamburlaine the Great. Christopher Marlowe. 1587.
The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus. Christopher Marlowe. 1588.
The Jew of Malta. Christopher Marlowe. 1589.
The Faithful Shepherd. Giambattista Guarini. 1590.
Henry VI: Parts I, II, III. Shakespeare. 1590/92.
The Faerie Queen. Edmund Spenser. 1590/96.
The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Shakespeare. 1592.
A Groatsworth of Wit Bought with a Million of Repentance. Robert Greene. 1592.
The Taming of the Shrew. Shakespeare. 1593.
The Phoenix Nest. R.S. 1593.
The Burning Babe. Robert Southwell. 1593.
A Midsummer Night's Dream. Shakespeare. 1594.
The Tragedy of King Richard III. Shakespeare. 1594.
The Comedy of Errors. Shakespeare. 1594.
Love's Labour's Lost. Shakespeare. 1594.
The Life and Death of King John. Shakespeare. 1595.
Epithalamion. Edmund Spenser. 1595.
The Merchant of Venice. Shakespeare. 1595.
The Tragedy of Richard II. Shakepeare. 1595.
Sir Thomas More. Anthony Monday. 1595.
Colin Clouts Come Home Againe. Edmund Spenser. 1595.
Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare. 1596.
The Famous History of the Seven Champions of Christendom. Richard Johnson. 1596.
Henry IV: Part I. Shakespeare. 1597/98.
Henry IV: Part II. Shakespeare. 1597/98.
Titus Andronicus. Shakespeare. 1598.
Much Ado about Nothing. Shakespeare. 1598.
Edict of Nantes. Henry IV of France. 1598.
The Merry Wives of Windsor. Shakespeare. 1598.
The Life of King Henry V. Shakespeare. 1598/99.
Julius Caesar. Shakespeare. 1599.
Old Fortunatus. Thomas Dekker. 1599.
Crabbed Age and Youth. Anon. 1599.
As You Like It. Shakespeare. 1599/1600?

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