DPL Dates on Milton

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EventDateTime of Year
Milton goes totally blind.February
Samson Agonistes is published.
Milton loses his position of Secretary of Foreign Tongues to the Council of State.
Milton's wife Mary Powell dies.May
Paradise Lost is published in ten books.
Milton marries Mary Powell. She leaves him and goes back to her family six weeks later.
'Lycidas' is published.
Milton composes the ode, 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity.'
Of the Tenure of Kings and Magistrates is published.
Milton's 'studious retirement' essentially ends, as he begins his continental tour (on which he meets Galileo).Starts in May; ends over a year later in the following June.
Milton begins his extensive period of 'studious retirement' at his parents' residence. During this he reads extensively on history and politics.
Milton matriculates at St. Paul's School, London.
Milton begins Paradise Lost.
Milton's daughter Katherine is born.October
Milton is appointed Secretary of Foreign Tongues to the Council of State.
Milton's father John dies.
Milton's son John is born.March
Milton earns his Master of the Arts (Cum Laude) from Christ's Church College, Cambridge.
Milton marries Katherine Woodcock.
Comus is published.
EventDateTime of Year
Milton's daughter Mary is born.October
Milton finishes at St. Paul's.
Milton's wife Katherine Woodcock Milton dies along with their infant daughter Katherine.
The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce is published.
Paradise Lost (2nd edition) is published in twelve books.
Milton's mother Sara dies.
Milton begins tutoring in order to make an income (his first two students are his two nephews).
John Milton dies.November 8
Mary Powell returns to Milton.
Milton writes the sonnet 'On Shakespeare' to preface Shakespeare's 2nd Folio.
Milton's son John dies.June
John Milton is born.December 9
Milton goes into hiding but is soon arrested and imprisoned for two months.
Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin is published (this includes 'L'Allegro' and 'Il Penseroso').
Milton's daughter Anne is born.July
Paradise Regained is published.
Milton's daughter Deborah is born.May
Areopagitica is published.
Milton marries Elizabeth Minshull.
Milton gets his Bachelor of the Arts at Christ's Church College, Cambridge.

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