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1642 Five Members,' Jan. 3; Hull gates shut on Isaac Newton 6. Dec. 25, d. 1727; Publication Apology for Smectymnuus.
Charles, April 23; his standard at Notting-1 of Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne
-Galileo d. (78); Richelieu d. (57).
18; Rupert takes Bristol, July 26; Falkland (66).
Discipline of Divorce ;
Martin Bucer's Judgment ;
Milton's sight declining;
Sonnets VI, VII.
Leibnitz b., d. 1716.
Deaths of Richard Powell, sioners, Jan. 30; taken to Carisbrook, Nov.
Jan., and John Milton, 13.
ous in Lancashire, enters Edinburgh ; Isle Hesperides published.
trates ; Observations on
Ormond's Peace ; Eikono-
clastes; Begins History of
Scotland, June; Battle of Dunbar, Sept. 3.- Human Nature, and of Taylor's Holy Living
tion of De Çive); Cleveland's Poems.
of Government (against Milton, Hobbes, and Holland, Denmark, Spain,
and Savoy; Blindness.
(3); Psalms i-viii, Aug.
d. (65). 1654 Peace with Holland, April 5; first Protectorate John Selden d. (70); William Habington d. Defensio Secunda.
Parliament, Sept. 3 to Jan. 22; Cromwell (49).
refused hereditary Protectorate. 1655 Republican conspiracy, Feb. 10; Penruddock Dugdale's Monasticon (publication was finished
executed, May 16; Liberty of Press re- 1673).
galleons, Sept. 10; Second Protectorate Par- d. (82); Abp. Usher d. (76); Fuller's Church Catherine Woodcock, Nov.
1 April 17; Cromwell refuses Kingship, May 8.
Death of Catherine Milton, Cromwell, Sept. 3, 6. April 25, 1599.
| Feb.; Sonnet XVIII.
1659 New Parliament, Jan. 27 to April 22 ; Rump John Cleveland d. (46).
Civil Power in Ecclesiastical restored, May 7 to Oct. 12 ; Richard Crom
Causes ; Way to Remove
Hirelings ; Letter to a
Friend; Brief Declaration
of Free Commonwealth.
blish a Free Commonwealth ;
Notes on a Sermon.
Accidence commenced Gram-
Milton by Dr. Paget.
Poems of Edmund Waller (1605–1687) first Milton marries Elizabeth Mins-
Paradise Lost in MS. shown
Monk defeat Dutch fleet, June 26; Fire of
against France); Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle d. (62).
1670 The Cabal' government; Treaty of Dover.
Regained, and Samson
1672 Exchequer shut, Jan. 2; Battle of Solebay,
May 27; Prince of Orange Stadtholder,
William III, Stadtholder.
Test, and marries Mary of Modena, Nov. 29;
Of True Religion, Heresy and
Scbism ; English Poems and Latin Verses repub
lished. Familiar Letters ; Academic | Exercises ; Death, Nov. 8.