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Algernon Charles Swinburne
(1837 - 1909)

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1837 Born 5 April
1849 Attends Eton
1856 Attends Balliol College, Oxford, meets William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and Gabriel Rossetti
1860 The Queen Mother and Rosamond published
1862 Lives with Rossetti at Tudor House in Chelsea
1865 Atalanta in Calydon published
1865 Chastelard published
1866 Poems and Ballads published
1867 A Song of Italy published
1868 William Blake: A Critical Essay
1871 Songs before Sunrise published
1874 Bothwell published
1875 Songs of Two Nations, Essays and Studies
1876 Erechtheus
1877 A Year's Letters published under the pseudonym Mrs. Horace Manners, father dies
1878 Poems and Ballads, Second Series
1879 Suffers breakdown, moves in with his legal advisor, Theodore Watts-Duncan
1880 A Study of Shakespeare, Songs of the Springtides, Studies in Song, The Heptalogia, or The Seven Against Sense
1881 Mary Stuart published
1882 Tristram of Lyonesse published
1883 A Century of Roundels
1884 A Midsummer Holiday and Other Poems
1885 Marino Faliero
1887 Gathered Songs, Locrine
1889 Study of Ben Jonson, Poems and Ballads, Third Series
1892 The Sisters
1894 Astrophel and Other Poems and Studies in Prose and Poetry
1896 The Tale of Balen, Swinburne's mother dies
1899 Rosamund, Queen of the Lombards
1904 A Channel Passage and Other Poems
1908 The Age of Shakespeare and The Duke of Gandia
1909 Three Plays of Shakespeare, dies 10 April
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