Milton, John, 1608-1674

Alternative names
Birth 1608-12-09
Death 1674-11-08
Icelandic, English, Latin

Biographical notes:

English poet.

From the description of Documents relating to Kensington mortgage, 1651-1700. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475458

Epithet: poet

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x00012e

John Milton (1608-1674), the poet. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the English translations of verses from Ovid's, Metamorphoses, written into a German translation of the latter by Johannes Posthius, ca. 1600, (Leeds University Library)

John Milton (1608-1674) was an English poet. He composed sonnets and epic poetry including Paradise Lost, and also wrote tracts concerning political and social issues.

From the guide to the John Milton papers, 1647-1882, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Burton Chance, a prominent Philadelphia ophthalmologist, wrote "Ophthamology" (1939) and "Early printing of medical books..." (1948).

From the guide to the Burton Chance correspondence, 1930-1952, 1930-1952, (American Philosophical Society)

John Milton (1608-1674) was an English poet.

He composed sonnets and epic poetry including Paradise Lost, and also wrote tracts concerning political and social issues.

From the description of John Milton papers, 1647-1882. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652451

John Milton was an English poet, prose polemicist, and civil servant for the English Commonwealth. He is famous for his epic poem PARADISE LOST, and his treatise condemning censorship, AREOPAGITICA. Milton matriculated at Christ's College, Cambridge in 1625 and, in preparation for becoming an Anglican priest, stayed on to obtain his Master of Arts on 3 July 1632.

Rev. Arthur Young, of Canterbury, England, was the son of Arthur Young (1741-1820) the English writer on agriculture, economics and social statistics. Young matriculated at Queen's College in 1791 at age 22, and earned his BA degree from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1793. He died in Russia in 1828.

From the description of Poemata Miltoni manuscripta , Copied from the originals : manuscript / by Arthur Young of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1792. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 166637352


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