1526 in literature
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This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1526.
- Spring – The first complete printed translation of the New Testament into English, by William Tyndale, arrives in England from Germany, printing having been completed in Worms by Peter Schöffer the younger, with other copies being printed in Amsterdam.
- c.September – Following the Battle of Mohács, the Bibliotheca Corviniana in Ofen is destroyed by troops of the Ottoman Empire.
- September 6 – The first complete Dutch-language translation of the Bible is printed by Jacob van Liesvelt in Antwerp.
- October – Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of London, attempts to collect all copies of Tyndale's New Testament in his diocese and burn them.
- unknown dates
- A Hundred Merry Tales (A C. Mary Talys, printed by John Rastell and perhaps compiled by John Heywood)
- Martin Luther – The Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ – Against the Fanatics (Sakrament des Leibes and Blutes Christi wider die Schwarmgeister)
- William Tyndale – New Testament Bible translation, part of the Tyndale Bible
- Teofilo Folengo (as "Limerno Pitocco da Mantova") – Orlandino
- Jacopo Sannazaro
- De Partu Virginis
- Shin Maha Rahtathara – Kogan Pyo
- March 11 – Heinrich Rantzau, German humanist, astrologer and bibliophile (died 1598)
- unknown dates
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- Andrew Pettegree; Malcolm Walsby (14 October 2011). French Books III & IV (FB) (2 vols.): Books published in France before 1601 in Latin and Languages other than French. Brill. p. 234. ISBN 978-90-04-21500-9.
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- Kurian, George Thomas (2003). Timetables of World Literature. New York: Facts on File Inc. ISBN 0-8160-4197-0.