1593 – He was born on the 3rd day of April this year in Montgomery, Wales. He studied and graduated both in graduating from Westminster School and in Trinity College, Cambridge.
1618 – He was appointed Reader in Rhetoric at Cambridge.
1620 – He was elected to the post of "public orator", whose duties would be served by poetic skill. He held this position until 1628.
1624 – He became a Member of Parliament, representing Montgomeryshire. While these positions were suited to a career at court, and James I had shown him favor, circumstances worked against him, the King died in 1625.
1633 – He died on the 1st day of March this year in Bemerton, Wiltshire, England.