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Can you name the DPL the Significant Historical and/or Cultural Events that Related to John Milton?

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End of the reign of Henry VIII. Start of the reign of Edward VI.Edward VI is the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
Start of First Civil War in Britain.
Antonio Stradivari labels his first violin.
End of the reign of James I. Start of the reign of Charles I.
The Commonwealth is ended. Start of the reign of Charles II.
Second Civil War in Britain.
Start of the Reign of Henry VIII.
Astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler dies.Kepler was born in 1571.
The theaters in Britain are reopened.
Shakespeare's First Folio is published.
Descartes' Principia Philosophicae is published.'Cogito, ergo, sum.'
The King James Bible is published.
The Great Plague.
William Shakespeare dies.Shakespeare was born in 1564.
Andrew Marvell is appointed to be John Milton's Assistant in the Secretaryship.
Theaters in Britain are closed.
Scientist Galileo Galilei dies.Galileo was born in 1564.
Oliver Cromwell dies, His son Richard succeeds him as Protector.
Edmund Spenser's epic The Faerie Queene (Books 1-6) is published.
The Mayflower lands, and Plymouth colony is founded.
End of the reign of Elizabeth I. Start of the reign of James I.James I of England is also known as James VI of Scotland.
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Cervantes's Don Quixote is published.Part II of Don Quixote was published ten years later.
End of First Civil War in Britain.
The Great Fire of London.
John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress is published.Part II of Pilgrim's Progress was published in 1684.
Francis Bacon dies.Bacon was born in 1561.
Sir Walter Raleigh is executed.Raleigh was probably born in 1554.
The Royal Society is founded.
Italian Poet Torquato Tasso's epic Gerusalemme Liberata is published.
Sir Isaac Newton's manifesto Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is published.
Guy Fawkes attempts the Gunpowder Plot and fails.
Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy.
John Donne, the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, publishes a series of sermons, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions.'Never send to know for whom the bell tolls...'
Michelangelo dies.Michelangelo was born in 1475
John Calvin dies.Calvin was born in 1509
Jamestown is settled.
Nicolaus Copernicus dies. This same year, his landmark book Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres is published.Copernicus was born in 1473.
End of the reign of Charles I. Start of the Commonwealth of Britain.
End of the reign of Edward VI. Start of the reign of Mary I.Mary I is the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
John Dryden is appointed the Poet Laureate of Britain.
Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto'ss epic Orlando Furioso is published.
End of the reign of Mary I. Start of the reign of Elizabeth I.Elizabeth I is the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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