DPL Dates on Milton

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

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