1586 - Born in Ilsington, Devon on the 17th of April.
1601 - He was admitted to Exeter College, Oxford on the 26th of March, but this was when the dramatist had not yet reached his sixteenth birthday.
1602 - He entered the Middle Temple, one of the London Inns of Court.
1608 - On June, he had enough money to be readmitted to the Middle Temple.
1621 - He turn to writing for the stage.
1622-1624 - He collaborated on at least five plays with Thomas Dekker, John Webster, and Samuel Rowley all experienced and successful dramatists.
1625 - Ford worked alone, writing about a dozen plays.
1629 - Wrote play, "The Lover's Melancholy".
1633 - Wrote play,"Tis Pity She's a Whore", ''The Broken Heart".
1634 - "Chronicle History of Perkin Warbeck".
1638 - "The Lady's Trial".
1639 - His last known play was printed. No record of his death or burial has been found.
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