Reading Your Way Through History

May 10, 2006

17th Century AD

Filed under: Q 17th Century — Alicia @ 12:57 am

The Gunpowder Plot by Hugh Ross Williamson (1604)
"The Miracle of Faverney, France", EM 162-168 (1608)
St. Francis Solano: Wonder Worker of the New World and Apostle of Argentina and Peru by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (d. 1610)
Henry Hudson by Ruth Manning (approximately 1565-1611)
Pocahontas by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire (1595-1617)
St. Rose of Lima: The Story of the First Canonized Saint of the Americas by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (1586-1617)
Jamestown: New World Adventure by James Knight
"The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers" by Felicia Hemans, BV 790-791
Squanto: Friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Robert Bulla (d. 1622)
The Outlaws of Ravenhurst by Sister M. Imelda Wallace (17th Century)
Nacar: The White Deer, A Story of Old Mexico by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
St. Martin de Porres by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (1579-1639)
Come Rack! Come Rope! by Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson
St. John Masias: Marvelous Dominican Gatekeeper of Lima, Peru by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (1585-1645)
St. Isaac and the Indians by Milton Lomask (d. 1646)
Saint Among Savages: The Life of St. Isaac Jogues by Francis Talbot S.J.
Vincent de Paul: Saint of Charity by Margaret Ann Hubbard (1581-1660)
St. Vincent de Paul by F.A. Forbes
"On Galileo", PF 178-189
Saint Margaret Mary by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (1647-1690)
The Mystery of the Periodic Table by Benjamin Wiker (Bethlehem Books)
I, Juan de Parejaby Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (1610-1670)
Blessed Marie of New France: The Story of the First Missionary Sisters in Canada by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (1671)
Fr. Marquette and the Great Rivers by August Derleth (1637-1675)
Kateri Tekakwitha: Mohawk Maid by Evelyn Braun (1656-1680)
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (1687)
Madeleine Takes Command by Ethel Brill (1692)

St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, Italy (construction 1506-1667) more photos


Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italy, 1573-1610
Catholic Encyclopedia Entry
WebMuseum Entry

Peter Paul Rubens, Flanders, 1577-1640
Catholic Encyclopedia Entry
WebMuseum Entry

Francisco de Zurbarán, Spain, 1598-1664
Catholic Encyclopedia Entry
WebMuseum Entry

Rembrandt Van Rijn, Holland, 1606-1669

WebMuseum Entry
Virtual tour of Rembrandt's House

Jan Vermeer, Holland, 1632-1675

WebMuseum Entry

Out of Print Favorites:

The Two Trumpeters of Vienna by Hertha Pauli (The Siege of Vienna, 1683)


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