DPL Dates on Milton

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

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