1548 in literature
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- Hôtel de Bourgogne opens as a theatre in Paris.
- Roger Ascham becomes tutor to Princess Elizabeth, the future Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- Mikael Agricola - Se Wsi Testamenti (first translation of the New Testament into Finnish)
- Gruffudd Hiraethog - Oll synnwyr pen Kembero ygyd (posthumous collection of Welsh proverbs made by William Salesbury)
- Martynas Mažvydas - The Simple Words of Catechism (first printed book in Lithuanian)
- Catherine Parr - The Lamentation of a Sinner
- Paolo Pino - Dialogo di pittura
- William Salesbury - A Dictionary in Englyshe and Welshe
- Nicholas Udall - The first tome or volume of the Paraphrase of Erasmus vpon the newe testamente
- Thomas Vicary - Anatomie of the bodie of man
- John Bale - Kynge Johan
- See 1548 in poetry
- May – Carel van Mander, Dutch painter and poet (died 1606)
- July 8 – Kim Jang-saeng, Korean scholar, politician and writer (died 1631)
- September 2 – Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian writer on architecture (died 1616)
- November – André Guijon, French orator (died 1631)
- November 27 – Jacopo Mazzoni, Italian philosopher (died 1598)
- Unknown date – Luis Barahona de Soto, Spanish poet (died 1595)
- February 26 – Lorenzino de' Medici, Italian writer, 33
- June 6 – João de Castro, Portuguese explorer and writer, 48
- October 27 – Johannes Dantiscus, Polish poet and bishop, 63
- Unknown date – Cristoforo di Messisbugo, Italian food writer
- *O'Day, Rosemary. "Ascham, Roger (1514/15–1568)," Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. online article