1792 - Born in Fairford on the25th of April.
1827 - He had been writing 'The Christian Year', which appeared, and met with an almost unparalleled acceptance.
1831 - Though at first anonymous, its authorship soon became known, with the result that Keble was appointed to the Chair of Poetry at Oxford.
1833 - His famous sermon on "national apostasy" gave the first impulse to the Oxford Movement, also known as the Tractarian movement.
1835 - He was appointed Vicar of Hursley, Hampshire, where he settled down to family life and remained for the rest of his life as a parish priest.
1846 - He published another book of poems, Lyra Innocentium.
1866 - Died on the 29th of March.
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