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16th century in literature

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See also: 15th century in literature, other events of the 16th century, 17th century in literature, list of years in literature.


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1501 - The Book of Margery Kempe (posthumous)
1503 - The Thrissill and the Rois - William Dunbar
1505 - The Passtyme of Pleasure and The Temple of Glass - Stephen Hawes
1508 - The Goldyn Targe - William Dunbar
1509 - In Praise of Folly - Erasmus
1512 - Fulgens and Lucrece - Henry Medwall
1513 - First translation of the Aeneid into English language (Scots dialect) by Gavin Douglas
1515 - The New Chronicles of England and France by Robert Fabyan
about 1516 - Utopia by Thomas More
1527 - Historia Scotorum - Hector Boece
1535 - Huon of Bordeaux - John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners
1539 - The Castel of Helth - Sir Thomas Elyot
1540 - Historia Scotorum of Hector Boece, translated into vernacular Scots by John Bellenden at the special request of James V of Scotland
1541 - Baptistes and Jephtha - George Buchanan
1542 - The Union of the Two Noble and Illustrate Famelies of Lancastre & Yorke - Edward Hall
1545 - Toxophilus - Roger Ascham
about 1553 - Gammer Gurton's Needle and Ralph Roister Doister, the first comedies written in the English language
1559 - The Elizabethan version of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England, which remained in use until the mid-17th century and was the first English Prayer Book in America.
1560 - The Geneva Bible - William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, Thomas Sampson
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