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

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