DPL Dates on Milton

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

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