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DPL Historical Events Relating to Milton
Can you name the DPL the Significant Historical and/or Cultural Events that Related to John Milton?
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In Memoriam: 2008
The King James Bible is published.
Michelangelo was born in 1475
Andrew Marvell is appointed to be John Milton's Assistant in the Secretaryship.
End of the reign of Edward VI. Start of the reign of Mary I.
Mary I is the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
The Commonwealth is ended. Start of the reign of Charles II.
End of the reign of Henry VIII. Start of the reign of Edward VI.
Edward VI is the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
Francis Bacon dies.
Bacon was born in 1561.
Oliver Cromwell dies, His son Richard succeeds him as Protector.
Edmund Spenser's epic The Faerie Queene (Books 1-6) is published.
Antonio Stradivari labels his first violin.
Jamestown is settled.
The theaters in Britain are reopened.
Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy.
Cervantes's Don Quixote is published.
Part II of Don Quixote was published ten years later.
John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress is published.
Part II of Pilgrim's Progress was published in 1684.
Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto'ss epic Orlando Furioso is published.
Guy Fawkes attempts the Gunpowder Plot and fails.
The Great Plague.
End of the reign of Charles I. Start of the Commonwealth of Britain.
John Dryden is appointed the Poet Laureate of Britain.
Nicolaus Copernicus dies. This same year, his landmark book Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres is published.
Copernicus was born in 1473.
Sir Walter Raleigh is executed.
Raleigh was probably born in 1554.
End of the reign of James I. Start of the reign of Charles I.
End of the reign of Elizabeth I. Start of the reign of James I.
James I of England is also known as James VI of Scotland.
John Donne, the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, publishes a series of sermons, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions.
'Never send to know for whom the bell tolls...'
End of First Civil War in Britain.
Descartes' Principia Philosophicae is published.
'Cogito, ergo, sum.'
End of the reign of Mary I. Start of the reign of Elizabeth I.
Elizabeth I is the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
Astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler dies.
Kepler was born in 1571.
Shakespeare's First Folio is published.
Italian Poet Torquato Tasso's epic Gerusalemme Liberata is published.
The Great Fire of London.
The Mayflower lands, and Plymouth colony is founded.
William Shakespeare dies.
Shakespeare was born in 1564.
Start of the Reign of Henry VIII.
Scientist Galileo Galilei dies.
Galileo was born in 1564.
The Royal Society is founded.
Start of First Civil War in Britain.
John Calvin dies.
Calvin was born in 1509
Second Civil War in Britain.
Sir Isaac Newton's manifesto Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is published.
Theaters in Britain are closed.
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