John Milton

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Milestones

9 December 1608
JM , poet and political theorist, was born in Bread Street, Cheapside, London, the third child in his family.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Probably 8 November 1674
JM , poet and antimonarchist theorist, died after years of blindness and political defeat, at his home in Artillery Walk (now Bunhill Row) in London, probably of kidney failure caused by gout.
Johnson, Samuel. The Lives of the Poets. Lonsdale, RogerEditor , Clarendon Press, 2006.
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Biography

Birth and Family

9 December 1608
JM , poet and political theorist, was born in Bread Street, Cheapside, London, the third child in his family.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.