1549 in literature
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This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1549.
- June 9 – The Booke of the Common Prayer is introduced in churches in England as required by the Act of Uniformity of January 15. It results in a 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).
- unknown date – The content of the Guildhall Library in the City of London is acquired by Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, Lord Protector of England, for his personal use.
- 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)
- unknown dates
- Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (died 1626)
- 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)
- November 25 – Jean de Gagny, French theologian
- December 21 – Marguerite de Navarre, French princess, poet, playwright and short story writer (born 1492)
- unknown date – Daniel Bomberg, Flemish printer (born c.1483)
- probable – Leonard Cox, humanist scholar and rhetorician (born c. 1495)
- Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
- Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 147–150. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- 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.
- Emma Smith (23 March 2016). The Elizabethan Top Ten: Defining Print Popularity in Early Modern England. Routledge. p. 109. ISBN 978-1-317-03444-5.
- Denis Hollier; R. Howard Bloch (1994). A New History of French Literature. Harvard University Press. p. 194. ISBN 978-0-674-61566-3.
- Brücke. Društvo književnika Hrvatske. 1993. p. 16.
- Howard F. Cline; John B. Glass (1 January 1974). Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volume 13: Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources, Part Two. University of Texas Press. p. 240. ISBN 978-1-4773-0683-3.
- Manohararāya Saradesāya (2000). A History of Konkani Literature: From 1500 to 1992. Sahitya Akademi. p. 34. ISBN 978-81-7201-664-7.
- Bulletin de la Société de l'histoire de Paris et de l'Ile-de-France. Ecole nationale des Chartes. 1888. p. 12.
- Israel Zinberg (1972). A History of Jewish Literature: Italian Jewry in the Renaissance era. KTAV Publishing House, Inc. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-87068-240-7.
- Rob Williams (1852). A biographical dictionary of eminent Welshmen., from the earliest times to the present. W. Rees. p. 84.