- The Poetic Imagination of Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones [Chronology]
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Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones
(1833 - 1898)

1833 Born 28 August in Birmingham
1844 Admitted to King Edward VI School
1853 Enters Exeter College, Oxford, and it is here that he meets William Morris
1855 Tours northern France with Morris
1856 Meets Rossetti
1857 Takes part in the Oxford Union mural campaign
1858 Joins the Hogarth Club
1859 Travels to Italy
1860 Burne-Jones is a founding partner in the firm of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co along with William Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Maddox Brown, and Phillip Webb
1860 Marries Georgiana MacDonald
1862 Travels with Georgiana to Italy
1863 Elected Associate, Old Watercolour Society
1871 Third visit to Italy
1873 Last visit to Italy
1875 Morris, Faulkner & Company dissolved
1877 Burne-Jones is a major contributor to the first exhibition of the Grosvenor Gallery
1878 Visits Paris
1881 Receives honorary degree D. C. L. from Oxford.
1883 Honorary Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford (with Morris)
1885 Elected president, Birmingham Society of Artists
1885 Invited to join the Royal Academy, reluctantly accepts
1893 Resigns from Royal Academy
1894 Knighted by Prime Minister Gladstone
1898 Dies 17 June in Fulham

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