1823Patmore is born at Woodford, Essex, on 23 July
1844Publishes first poems
1847Marries Emily Andrews (1824-1862) by whom he has six children.
1850Prompts John Ruskin to defend the young Pre-Raphaelite painters.
1853Tamerton Church Tower and other Poems
1854The Angel in the House, Part I.
1864Conversion to Roman Catholicism; marries Mary Byles (1822-1880)/
1865Resigns his post at the British Museum; purchases Heron's Ghyll estate in Sussex.
1880Emily Patmore, his second wife, dies.
1881marries Harriet Robson by whom he had a son; moves to The Lodge in Lymington, Hampshire.
1896Patmore dies at Lymington, 26 November.

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