Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).
- Anonymous, Generides, publication year uncertain; written in the late 14th century; Great Britain
- Stephen Hawes, The Example of virtue, publication year uncertain; Great Britain
- Jean Lemaire de Belges, La courrone margaritique (this year or 1505), on the death of Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, the second husband of Archduchess Margaret of Austria, to whom the author was court poet; Belgian Waloon poet writing in French
- Hussain Vaeze Kashefi, Anvare Soheyli ("The Shining Star Canopus"), collection of verse fables, Persian
- Jacopo Sannazaro, Arcadia, prose and pastoral poetry, written 1480–1485, Italy
- Pierre Gringore, les Abus du monde, satire, France
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- October 29 – Shin Saimdang (died 1551), Korean painter, poet, embroiderer, calligrapher, scholar of Confucian literature and history
- November – Giovanni Battista Giraldi, who gave himself the nickname "Cinthio", also rendered "Cynthius", "Cintio" or, in Italian, "Cinzio" (died 1573), Italian novelist and poet
- Nicholas Udall, born this year, according to some sources, or in 1505, according to another (died 1556), English playwright, poet, cleric, pederast and schoolmaster
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- ^ a b Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
- ^ "Jean Lemaire de Belges" article, p 453, in France, Peter, editor, The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French, New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-866125-8
- ^ a b Kurian, George Thomas, Timetables of World Literature, New York: Facts on File Inc., 2003, ISBN 0-8160-4197-0
- ^ Olsen, Kirsten, Chronology of Women's History, p 55, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994, ISBN 0-313-28803-8, ISBN 978-0-313-28803-6, retrieved via Google Books on May 26, 2009
- ^ Web page titled "Academic Text Service (ATS)/ Chadwyck-Healey English Poetry Database: / Tudor Poetry, 1500-1603", at Stanford University library website, retrieved September 8, 2009. Archived 2009-09-11.
- ^ Web page titled "Tra Medioevo en rinascimento" at Poeti di Italia in Lingua Latina website (in Italian), retrieved May 14, 2009. Archived 2009-05-27.