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

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