Brit Lit I

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Anglos-saxon invasion of England

1/14/449

Danish

1/14/520

Beowulf

1/30/520

Viking invasion of England

1/30/792

Old English (everything before)

1/30/1000

Norman Invasion

1/30/1066

Chaucer born

1/30/1340

Green Knight

1/30/1360 - 1/30/1375

Mid 1380s travels to tomb of Thomas Beckett (Tales written)

1/30/1385

Chaucer dies

1/30/1400

Printing Press

1/30/1450

Renaissance

1/30/1500 - 1/30/1600

Martin Luther

1/30/1517

Shakespear (lived)

1/30/1564 - 1/30/1616

John Donne (lived)

1/30/1572 - 1/30/1631

Shakespeare (gone from stratford)

1/30/1590 - 1/30/1610

Robert Herrick (lived)

1/30/1591 - 1/30/1674

Sonnets

1/30/1592

George Herbert (lived)

1/30/1593 - 1/30/1633

Reformation

1/30/1600

King Lear

1/30/1604

John Milton (lived)

1/30/1608 - 1/30/1674

King James Bible

1/30/1609

Andrew Marvell (lived)

1/30/1621 - 1/30/1678

First Folio

1/30/1623

Charles III-crowned King

1/30/1660

completed Paradise Lost

1/30/1667 - 1/30/1674