July 10, 2020
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Henry Vaughan Timeline
⟶ Updated 5 Oct 2018 ⟶
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26 Nov 2018
Henry Vaughan birthday - Henry Vaughan and twin brother Thomas born at Newton-upon-Usk, Breconshire
Henry Vaughan passes away. He is buried in the churchyard of St Bride's, Llansantffraed, Powys, where he had spent most of his life.
Earliest evidence of Thomas Vaughan's residence at Jesus College, Oxford.
Dedication of Olor Iscanus dated, more than three years before publication.
leaves oxford to study law
Returns to Breconshire as secretary to judge Lloyd.
Henry probably married (to Catherine Wise) by this date. He had a son, Thomas, and three daughters, Lucy, Frances and Catherine, by his first marriage. Poems with the Tenth Satire of Juvenal Englished published.
First part of Silex Scintillans published.
Olor Iscanus (poems with four prose translations) published.
The Mount of Olives, or Solitary Devotions published.
Flores Solitudinis published.
Hermetical Physic published. An enlarged edition of Silex Scintillans published.
Henry marries Elizabeth Wise, younger sister of his first wife. He had a son, Henry, and three daughters, Grisell, Lucy and Rachel, by his second marriage.
The Chemist's Key published
Henry Vaughan's father, dies in early summer.
Thomas Powell's Humane Industry published, containing some of Vaughan's verse tanslations.
Thomas, Henry Vaughan's brother, dies at Albury, near Oxford.
Beginning of the surviving correspondence between Henry Vaughan and John Aubrey, the biographer.
Thalia Rediviva, containing poems by both Henry and Thomas, published.
Henry and Elizabeth Vaughan move to a cottage in Scethrog to vacate the house at Newton, where he was born and lived for most of his life, in favour of Thomas, Henry's son by his first marriage.
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