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

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