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John Milton, died on 8 November 1674 – the Family History of John Milton

‘Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour…’ John Milton died at his home in Bunhill, London, on 8 November 1674 – he was 65. To mark the bicentenary of Milton’s death, many Victorian newspapers published articles about the great poet – ahem, almost as if they were anticipating the arrival of a’Who Do You Think You Are? type of newspaper series. In ‘The Standard’ newspaper, we found a terrific article about Milton, including a section on his genealogy. Included

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