1549 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1549.
- June 9 – Book of Common Prayer (The Booke of the Common Prayer) introduced in churches in England as required by the Act of Uniformity of January 15, resulting in the Prayer Book Rebellion breaking out in the West Country.
- Sir Donald Monro, Dean of the Isles, produces the original manuscript of the Description of the Western Isles of Scotland (not published until 1582).
- Approximate date – The content of the Guildhall Library in the City of London is 'sent for' by Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, Lord Protector of England, and never returned.
- Joachim du Bellay – La Deffense et illustration de la langue françoyse
- Joannes Bunderius – Compendium concertationis hujus saeculi sapientium et theologorum
- The Complaynt of Scotland
- Johannes Aal – Johannes der Täufer (John the Baptist)
- Lodovico Dolce
- See 1549 in poetry
- March 11 – Hendrik Laurenszoon Spiegel, Dutch philosopher and grammarian (died 1612)
- December 24 – Kaspar Ulenberg, theologian and Bible translator (died 1617)
- date unknown
- probable – Thomas Stephens, Jesuit writer and linguist (died 1619)
- January 23 – Johannes Honter, Romanian humanist theologian (born 1498)
- January 28 – Elia Levita, Hebrew grammarian, scholar and poet (born 1469)
- March 25 – Veit Dietrich, German theologian (born 1506)
- April – Andrew Boorde, traveller, physician and writer (born 1490)
- August – Jacob Ziegler, humanist and theologian (born c.1470)
- December 21 – Marguerite de Navarre, French princess, poet, playwright and short story writer (born 1492)
- date unknown
- probable – Leonard Cox, humanist scholar and rhetorician (born c.1495)
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- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 215–218. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
- Ross, Alexander (1884). "The Reverend Donald Munro, M.A., High Dean of the Isles". The Celtic Magazine. 9: 142–144.
- "History of Guildhall Library". City of London. Archived from the original on 2014-04-05. Retrieved 2014-04-07.