Renaissance and Reformation, 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 156750728X
  • ISBN-13: 9781567507287
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 417 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2000 | Published/Released August 2007
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Provides basic information on the people who have contributed significantly to the culture of Western civilization. Covers such figures as the religious leaders who contributed to the Reformation, scientists who paved the way for a new view of the universe, and Renaissance painters, sculptors, and architects, as well as writers, musicians, and scholars.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Abate, Niccolò dell' (c. 1509/12–c. 1571).
2: Acosta, José de (c. 1540–1600).
3: Aertsen, Pieter (1519–1573).
4: Agricola, Georg (1494–1555).
5: Agricola, Johann (1494–1566).
6: Agricola, Michael (1508–1557).
7: Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius (1486–1535).
8: Albret, Jeanne d' (1528–1572).
9: Alemán, Mateo (1547–c. 1615).
10: Altdorfer, Albrecht (c. 1480–1538).
11: Amyot, Jacques (1513–1593).
12: Andrea del Sarto (1486–1530).
13: Andrewes, Lancelot (1555–1626).
14: Anghiera, Pietro Martire d' (Peter Martyr d'Anghera) (1457–1526).
15: Anguissola, Sofonisba (1532/35–1625).
16: Aragona, Tullia d' (1510–1556).
17: Arcadelt, Jacques (c. 1505–1568).
18: Arcimboldo, Giuseppe (c. 1527–1593).
19: Aretino, Pietro (1492–1556).
20: Ariosto, Ludovico (1474–1533).
21: Ascham, Roger (1515–1568).
22: Askew, Anne (1521–1546).
23: Bacon, Anne Cook (c. 1528–1610).
24: Bacon, Francis (1561–1626).
25: Baïf, Jean-Antoine de (1532–1589).
26: Bale, John (1495–1563).
27: Bandello, Matteo (1485–1561).
28: Bandinelli, Baccio (Bartolomeo Brandini) (1493–1560).
29: Barbaro, Daniele (1514–1570).
30: Barclay, Alexander (c. 1475–1552).
31: Barclay, William (1546–1608).
32: Bassano, Jacopo da (c. 1510–1592).
33: Beaumont, Francis (c. 1585–1616).
34: Beccafumi, Domenico (c. 1486–1551).
35: Becon, Thomas (c. 1513–1567).
36: Belleau, Rémy (c. 1528–1577).
37: Bembo, Pietro (1470–1547).
38: Bess of Hardwick (c. 1527–1608).
39: Beza, Theodore (1519–1605).
40: Bodin, Jean (1529/30–1596).
41: Boehme, Jakob (1575–1624).
42: Brahe, Tycho (1546–1601).
43: Brantôme (Pierre de Bourdeille) (c. 1540–1614).
44: Briçonnet, Guillaume (c. 1472–1534).
45: Bronzino, Il (1503–1572).
46: Bruegel (Brueghel), Pieter (c. 1526/27–1569).
47: Bruno, Giordano (1548–1600).
48: Bry, Theodore de (1528–1598).
49: Bucer, Martin (1491–1551).
50: Buchanan, George (1506–1582).
51: Budé, Guillaume (1467–1540).
52: Bull, John (1562–1628).
53: Bullinger, Heinrich (1504–1575).
54: Burbage, Richard (1567–1619).
55: Burgkmair, Hans (1473–1531).
56: Byrd, William (c. 1543–1623).
57: Calmo, Andrea (1510–1571).
58: Calvin, John (1509–1564).
59: Camden, William (1551–1623).
60: Camerarius, Joachim (1500–1574).
61: Camões, Luís Vaz de (c. 1524/25–1580).
62: Campion, Thomas (1567–1620).
63: Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (1571–1610).
64: Cardano, Girolamo (1501–1576).
65: Caro, Annibal (1507–1566).
66: Caron, Antoine (1521–1599).
67: Carracci, Ludovico (1555–1619), Agostino (1557–1602), and Annibale (1560–1609).
68: Carver, Robert (16th Century).
69: Cary, Elizabeth, Lady Falkland (c. 1585–1639).
70: Casaubon, Isaac (1559–1614).
71: Castelvetro, Lodovico (1505–1571).
72: Castiglione, Baldesar (1478–1529).
73: Castillejo, Cristóbal de (c. 1490–1550).
74: Castro y Bellvís, Guillén de (1569–1631).
75: Cellini, Benvenuto (1500–1571).
76: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547–1616).
77: Chamberlain, John (1553–1628).
78: Chapman, George (c. 1559–1634).
79: Charles V (1500–1558).
80: Clemens non Papa, Jacobus (c. 1510/15–1555/56).
81: Clouet, Jean (c. 1485–1540/41) and François (c. 1516–1572).
82: Clovio, Giulio (1498–1578).
83: Coecke van Aelst, Pieter (1502–1550).
84: Colet, John (c. 1467–1519).
85: Colonna, Vittoria (1492–1547).
86: Coornhert, Dirck Volkertszoon (1522–1590).
87: Copernicus, Nicolaus (1473–1543).
88: Correggio, Antonio (Antonio Allegri) (c. 1490–1534).
89: Coryate (or Coryat), Thomas (1577?–1617).
90: Cosimo I de' Medici (1519–1574).
91: Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce (1571–1631).
92: Coverdale, Miles (c. 1488–1569).
93: Cranach, Lucas, the Elder (1472–1553).
94: Cranmer, Thomas (1489–1556).
95: Crenne, Hélisenne de (c. 1510–1552).
96: Crespin, Jean (c. 1520–1572).
97: Daniel, Samuel (1563–1619).
98: Davies, Sir John (1569–1626).
99: Dee, John (1527–1608).
100: Dekker, Thomas (c. 1570–c. 1632).
101: Della Casa, Giovanni (1503–1556).
102: Della Porta, Giambattista (1535–1615).
103: Deloney, Thomas (1543?–1600).
104: Desportes, Philippe (c. 1546–1606).
105: Des Roches, Catherine (1542–1587) and Madeleine (c. 1520–1587).
106: Diane de Poitiers (1499–1566).
107: Dolet, Étienne (1509–1546).
108: Donne, John (1572–1631).
109: Dowland, John (1563–1626).
110: Drayton, Michael (c. 1563–1631).
111: Du Bartas, Guillaume de Salluste, Seigneur (1544–1590).
112: Du Bellay, Joachim (1522–1560).
113: Dudith, Andreas (1533–1589).
114: Du Guillet, Pernette (c. 1520–1545).
115: Du Plessis-Mornay, Philippe (Seigneur Du Plessis-Marly) (1549–1623).
116: Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528).
117: Eleanora of Toledo (1519–1562).
118: Elizabeth I (1533–1603).
119: Elyot, Sir Thomas (c. 1490–1546).
120: Erasmus, Desiderius (1467–1536).
121: Ercilla y Zúñiga, Alonso de (1533–1594).
122: Este, Isabella d' (1474–1539).
123: Estienne (Stephanus), Robert (1503–1559).
124: Eustachi, Bartolomeo (c. 1500–1574).
125: Eworth, Hans (c. 1515/20–c. 1575).
126: Fallopio, Gabriele (1523–1562).
127: Fenton, Sir Geoffrey (c. 1539–1609).
128: Firenzuola, Agnolo (1493–1543).
129: Fisher, John (1469–1535).
130: Fletcher, John (1579–1625).
131: Florio, John (c. 1553–1625).
132: Floris, Frans (1515–1570).
133: Fontana, Lavinia (1552–1614).
134: Forman, Simon (1552–1611).
135: Foxe, John (1517–1587).
136: Fracastoro, Girolamo (c. 1478–1553).
137: Francis de Sales (1567–1622).
138: Franco, Veronica (1546–1591).
139: François I (1494–1547).
140: Gabrieli, Giovanni (c. 1555–1612).
141: Galilei, Galileo (1564–1642).
142: Galilei, Vincenzio (1520–1591).
143: Gambara, Veronica (1485–1550).
144: Garnier, Robert (c. 1545–1590).
145: Gascoigne, George (1539–1577).
146: Gelli, Giambattista (1498–1563).
147: Gemma Frisius, Reiner (1508–1555).
148: Gentileschi, Artemisia (1593–1652/53).
149: Gesualdo, Carlo (c. 1561–1613).
150: Giambologna (Giovanni Bologna or Jean Boulogne) (1529–1608).
151: Gilbert, William (1540–1603).
152: Giraldi Cinthio, Giambattista (1504–1573).
153: Giulio Romano (c. 1499–1546).
154: Glarean, Heinrich (1488–1563).
155: Goís, Damião de (1502–1574).
156: Góngora y Argote, Luis de (1561–1627).
157: Gonzaga, Federico II (1500–1540).
158: Gonzaga, Giulia (1513–1566).
159: Górnicki, Łukasz (1527–1603).
160: Gosson, Stephen (c. 1554–1624).
161: Goudimel, Claude (1514/20–1572).
162: Goujon, Jean (c. 1510–1565).
163: Grazzini, Anton Francesco ("Il Lasca") (1503–1584).
164: Greco, El (1541–1614).
165: Greene, Robert (1558–1592).
166: Grey, Lady Jane (1537–1554).
167: Grünewald (Mathias Gothart Neithart) (c. 1475–1528).
168: Guarini, Giovanni Battista (1538–1612).
169: Guicciardini, Francesco (1483–1540).
170: Hakluyt, Richard (1552–1616).
171: Hall, Joseph (1574–1656).
172: Harington, Sir John (1560–1612).
173: Harrison, William (1534–1593).
174: Harvey, Gabriel (1550–1631).
175: Heemskerck, Maerten (or Maarten) van (1498–1574).
176: Henry VIII (1491–1547).
177: Henslowe, Philip (c. 1550–1616).
178: Herrera, Fernando de (1534–1597).
179: Heywood, John (c. 1497–1578).
180: Heywood, Thomas (c. 1575–1641).
181: Hilliard, Nicholas (c. 1547–1619).
182: Hoby, Sir Thomas (1530–1566).
183: Holbein, Hans, the Younger (1497/98–1543).
184: Holinshed, Raphael (d. 1580).
185: Hooker, Richard (1554–1600).
186: Hornebolte, Luke (c. 1490/95–1544).
187: Hotman, François (1524–1590).
188: Howard, Henry, Earl of Surrey (c. 1517–1547).
189: Hutten, Ulrich von (1488–1523).
190: Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556).
191: Inglis (Kello), Esther (1571–1624).
192: James VI and I (1566–1625).