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

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