1485 > " La Morte Arthur " is published by William Caxton, whose Prologue praises Richard III (d. 22 August)
1498 > Christopher Columbus discovers the Isle of Trinidad
1509 > Publication by H. Estienne (Paris) of Lefèvre's " Psalterium Quintuplex " (praised by More in his letter to Dorp)
1517 > Guillaume Budé's letter to Thomas Lupset, prefacing the Paris edition of " Utopia "
1556 > Death in Rome of St. Ignatius Loyola