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

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