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

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