This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1566.

List of years in literature (table)

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  • September 2 – The stage collapses during a performance of Richard Edwardes' play Palamon and Arcite at Oxford, in the presence of Queen Elizabeth I of England. Three deaths are caused. The show goes on and "the Queen laughed heartily thereat."[1]
  • Ordonnance of Moulins in France prohibits writing, printing or selling of defamatory books and requires all books published to carry a seal of state approval.[2]

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References Edit

  1. ^ Nichols, John (1823). The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth (PDF). Vol. 1 (New ed.). London.
  2. ^ Pottinger, David Thomas (1958). The French Book Trade in the Ancien Régime, 1500–1791. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. p. 58. OCLC 7385496598.
  3. ^ Y Cymmrodor. Cymmrodorion Society. 1906. p. 45.
  4. ^ Stephen D. Houston; Oswaldo Fernando Chinchilla Mazariegos; David Stuart (2001). The Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 29. ISBN 978-0-8061-3204-4.
  5. ^ Eric Nicholson (17 September 2016). Transnational Exchange in Early Modern Theater. Taylor & Francis. p. 164. ISBN 978-1-317-00696-1.
  6. ^ Jo Eldridge Carney (2001). Renaissance and Reformation, 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 194. ISBN 978-0-313-30574-0.
  7. ^ Emil Gerhard (1930). Beiträge zur Geschichte einiger Solaneen: Atropa Belladonna, Hyoscyamus niger, Datura Stramonium, Mandragora, Capsicum annuum, Physalis Alkekengi und Physalis somnifera L. (in German). Verlag nicht ermittelbar.