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John [Prose Milton

John Milton was a 17th century writer, journalist and poet born on 9 December 1608 in London, England. His parents were John Milton, Sr. and Sarah Jeffery, who lived in a affluent neighbourhood of merchants. He was educated at St. Paul's School, proceeded by the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge, Milton was affectionate with Edward King, for whom he later wrote Lycidas. He understood at least 10 languages, and was exceedingly well-read in literature, history, theology, philosophy and...See more