61 According to James Tully.88 Milton wrote during a period when thoughts about divorce were anything but simplistic; rather, there was active debate among thinkers and intellectuals at the time.

Rufus Wilmot Griswold argued that "In none of his great works is there a passage from which it can be inferred that he was an Arian; and in the very last of his writings he declares that "the doctrine of the Trinity is a plain.From the University.London: Oxford University Press.

Around March, Milton travelled once again to Florence, staying there for two months, attending further meetings of the academies, and spending time with friends.41 His blindness forced him to dictate his verse and prose to amanuenses who copied them out for him; one of these was poet Andrew Marvell.