1585 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1585.

List of years in literature (table)


New booksEdit


  • John CalvinThe Commentaries... upon the Actes of the Apostles, Faithfully translated out of Latine into English for the great profite of our countrie-men, by Christopher Fetherstone, student in divinitie
  • Miguel de CervantesLa Galatea



See 1585 in poetry


Uncertain dates



  1. ^ Schoenbaum, Samuel (1991). Shakespeare's Lives. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-818618-5.
  2. ^ Schoenbaum, Samuel (1987). William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life (Revised ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-505161-0.
  3. ^ Patricia Demers (1 January 2005). Women's Writing in English: Early Modern England. University of Toronto Press. p. 208. ISBN 978-0-8020-8664-8.
  4. ^ Charles Henry Cooper; Thompson Cooper (1858). Athenae Cantabrigienses: 1500-1585. Deighton, Bell. p. 502.
  5. ^ A General Biographical Dictionary: Comprising a Summary Account of the Most Distinguished Persons of All Ages, Nations, and Professions, Including More Than One Thousand Articles of American Biography ... A.V. Blake. 1845. pp. 672–.
  6. ^ A. C. De Schrevel, "Lucas, François, dit Lucas Brugensis", Biographie Nationale de Belgique, vol. 12 (Brussels, 1893), 550-563.