|1795.||Oct. 31.||Birth in Finsbury.|
|Dec. 18.||Christened at St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate.|
|1797.||Feb. 28.||Birth of his brother George.|
|1799.||Nov. 18.||Birth of his brother Thomas.|
|1801.||Apr. 28.||Birth of his brother Edward. (Died in infancy.)|
|1803.||June 3.||Birth of his sister Frances Mary (Fanny).|
Death of his father: buried at St. Stephen's,|
Coleman Street, April 23.
His mother marries William Rawlings at St.|
George's, Hanover Square.
Living with his grandmother, Mrs. Jennings, at|
Death of his mother: buried at St. Stephen's,|
Educated at Clarke's School, Enfield.|
Begins translating 'The Aeneid'.
Apprenticed to Thomas Hammond, Surgeon.|
Finishes 'The Aeneid'.
|1812.||Writes 'Imitation of Spenser'.|
|1813.||Introduced to Severn.|
Death of his grandmother, Alice Jennings:|
buried at St. Stephen's, Dec. 19.
|1815.||Feb. 2.||Writes Sonnet on the day Leigh Hunt left prison.|
|Oct. 1.||Entered at Guy's Hospital.|
|Nov.||Writes 'Epistle to George Felton Mathew'.|
First published poem, Sonnet, 'O Solitude!',|
appears in 'The Examiner'.
Addresses a Sonnet to Charles Wells on receiving|
a bunch of roses.
Takes the Apothecaries' Society's Certificate.|
Writes the Chapman's Homer Sonnet.
|Aug.||Writes 'Epistle to George Keats', at Margate.|
|Sept.||Writes 'Epistle to Charles Cowden Clarke'.|
|Nov.||Introduced to Haydon and writes Sonnet to him.|
|Dec. 1.||Calls on Leigh Hunt with Cowden Clarke.|
Contemplates the subject of 'Endymion' and|
writes 'I stood tip-toe upon a little hill'.
Meets Shelley and Horace Smith at Leigh Hunt's
|1817.||Mar. 3.||First book of 'Poems' published.|
Meets Taylor, Hessey, Woodhouse, and Bailey.|
|Apr. 15.||At Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.|
|May.||At Margate, where Tom Keats joins him.|
|May 16.||Goes to Canterbury.|
|June 10.||Back at Hampstead.|