Romanticism Poet Project

Main

William Wordsworth was born

April 7, 1770

Sister born- Dorothy Wordsworth

December 25, 1771

Mother Dies- Ann Cookson Wordsworth

1778

Moved to Lake District

1779

Starts college at Cambridge University

1787

Enrolls as a member of St. John's College

Publishes first piece of writing

1787

Sonnet in a magazine

Graduates from Cambrigde University

1791

Receives his bachelor's degree

Falls in love with Annette Vallon

1791

French woman

Forced to leave France

1792

Left Annette Vallon, who was pregnant with their daughter

Publishes his first poetry collections

1793

"Descriptive Sketches" and "An Evening Walk"

Moves to Dorset, England with Dorothy

1795

Meets Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1795

Another poet

Wordworth and Coloeridge collaborate on a collection of poetry

1797

Date of death

April 23, 1850