Vaughan, Henry Timeline
Bacon dismissed from office
Performances of Philip Massinger's A New Way to Pay Old Debts
Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women
Henry Vaughan born in Breconshire, Wales.
|1622||Performance of Middleton's The Changeling|
|1625||James I dies. Charles I becomes king. Charles marries Henrietta Maria of France|
|1626||War with France||Bacon dies|
John Bunyan born
Laud appointed Bishop of London
|1629||Charles I suspends Parliament and has Sir John Eliot among other leaders imprisoned|
|1630||Future Charles II is born|
|1631||Bishop Laud enforces uniformity to the Church of England||John Dryden born|
|1633||Laud becomes Archbishop of Canterbury||Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore|
|1634||Charles insists upon payment of Ship Money without agreement of Parliament|
|1637||Action to impose new Prayer Book on Scottish Church led by Charles|
|1638||Crashaw friends with Abraham Cowley||Vaughan probably at Jesus College, Oxford|
|1640||Charles I recalls Parliament, who impeach Laud and Strafford. Strafford executed||
Vaughan leaves Oxford for London to study law.
Grand Remonstrance in Parliament
Breakdown of censorship
Civil War begins between Royalists and Parliamentary forces (August).
Charles leaves London and Parliament reorganises London militia.
Henrietta Maria sails to France for financial and military assistance.
Charles at Nottingham calls for volunteers to the royalist cause.
Attempt to arrest MPs.
Battle of Edgehill
|Vaughan returns to Wales|
|1644||Battle of Marston Moor means that North of England is secured for Parliament|
Battle of Naseby; defeat of Royalists
Prayer Book abolished and Laud executed
Charles surrenders to the Scots
Vaughan marries Catherine Wise
Charles delivered over to Parliament. Putney Debates.
Charles escapes to the Isle of Wight
|Folio of Beaumont and Fletcher's Comedies and Tragedies|
|1649||Charles I executed. Abolition of monarchy and England declared a commonwealth|
|1650||Cromwell replaces Fairfax as Lord General||Vaughan's Silex Scintillans published|
|1651||Charles II crowned at Scone. His forces are defeated at the Battle of Worcester and he flees to France||
Marvell's Upon Appleton House
|Vaughan's Olor Iscanus published|
|1652||Vaughan's The Mount of Olives published|
|1653||Cromwell named as Lord Protector||
Walton's Compleat Angler
Cavendish's Poems and Fancies
|1655||War with Spain (until 1659)||Vaughan re-marries on death of first wife|
Bunyan's Some Gospel-Truths Opened
|1657||Cromwell refuses to be crowned king|
|1658||Cromwell, the Lord Protector, dies. Richard Cromwell new Protector|
|1659||Richard Cromwell resigns. Army leaders recall the Rump Parliament||
Dryden's On Death of The Lord Protector
Bunyan's The Doctrine of the Law and Grace Unfolded
Restoration: Charles II returns to England
Royal Society founded
|Dryden's Astraea Redux|
|1662||Royal Society chartered|
|1666||Fire of London. Old St.Paul's burned|
|1667||Dryden's Annus Mirabilis|
|1668||Dryden made Poet Laureate. Dryden's An Essay of Dramatic Poesy|
|1670||Walton publishes first biographies of Donne, Herbert and Wotton|
|1678||Popish Plot||Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress|
|1681||Charles II dissolves Parliament||Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel|
|1685||Charles II dies, James II becomes king|
William and Mary invited to reign
|1689||James II invades Ireland|
|1690||Battle of the Boyne: William defeats James II|
|1694||Bank of England established|
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