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John Milton (II) (1608–1674)


Secretary for Foreign Tongues and official propagandist for the Commonwealth, Milton privately broke with Cromwell when he declared himself Lord Protector. He would have been executed after his arrest in October 1659 were it not for several influential people speaking on his behalf, including poet Andrew Marvell, his first assistant. King Charles ... See more trivia »

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 1992 Die Schöpfung (TV Movie documentary) (text Paradise Lost)
 1990 Die Schöpfung, Oratorium (TV Movie documentary) (text Paradise Lost)
 1990 Joseph Haydn: The Creation (TV Movie) (text Paradise Lost)
 1912 Satan (poem "Paradise Lost")
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 2011 The Royal Wedding (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Blest Pair of Sirens")
 2004 The Merchant of Venice (lyrics: "With Wand'ring Steps")
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 1999 Dogma (humble thanks)

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Novel: "Paradise Lost"

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