1567 – Born on the month of November in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.
1586 – He went up to St John’s College, Cambridge as a sizar, gaining his bachelor’s degree.
1590 – He is sometimes credited with the three "pasquil" tracts.
1589 – An Almond for a Parrot, originally credited to one "Cutbert Curry Knave," is now universally recognized as his work, although its author humorously claims on the title page to have met Harlequin while returning from a trip to Venice in the summer.
1590 – He contributed a preface to an unlicensed edition of Philip Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella, but the edition was called in.
1593 – After Harvey mocked Greene’s death in Four Letters, he wrote Strange News.
1599 – His last known work, Nashes Lenten Stuffe, was published.
1601 – Died when he was memorialized in a Latin verse in Affaniae by Charles Fitzgeoffrey.