1651 in literature
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The year 1651 in literature involved some significant events.
- August 22 - Execution on Tower Hill in London of Welsh Protestant preacher Christopher Love, whose sermons are later published.
- Noah Biggs - Chymiatrophilos, mataeotechnia medicinae praxes: The Vanity of the Craft of Physick
- William Bosworth - The Chaste and Lost Lovers
- Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery - Parthenissa (first section)
- William Cartwright - Comedies, Tragi-Comedies, with Other Poems
- Mary Cary[disambiguation needed] (Rande) - The Little Horn's Doom and Downfall and A New and More Exact Map of the New Jerusalem's Glory
- Marin le Roy de Gomberville - Jeune Alcidiane
- Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan
- John Milton - Defensio pro Populo Anglicano
- Paul Scarron - Roman comique ("Comic romance"), first part
- Filip Stanislavov - Abagar, first printed book in modern Bulgarian
- Anna Weamys - A Continuation of Sir Philip Sydney's Arcadia
- Sir Henry Wotton - Reliquiae Wottonianiae (posthumous).
- William Cartwright
- The Lady Errant
- The Ordinary
- The Siege, or Love's Convert
- Juan de Matos Fragoso - La defensa de la Fè, y Principe prodigioso
- Thomas Randolph (attributed to) - Hey for Honesty, Down with Knavery (adapted from Aristophanes' Plutus)
- Leonard Willan - Astraea, or True Love's Mirror (adapted from Honoré D'Urfé's L'Astrée)
- April 6 - André Dacier, classical scholar (died 1722)
- August 6 - François Fénelon, theologian (died 1715)
- October 24 - Jean de La Chapelle, French dramatist (died 1723)
- November 12 (?) - Sor Juana, poet (died 1695)
- January 29 - Diego de Colmenares, Spanish historian (born 1586)
- April - Elizabeth Richardson, 1st Lady Cramond, women's writer (born c.1576)
- October 7 - Jacques Sirmond, scholar (born 1559)
- December 14 - Pierre Dupuy, French scholar (born 1582)
- date unknown