||First publication (major works) *|
||Born Eastwood, Nottinghamshire 11 September.
||Educated at Beauvale Board School, Eastwood, and Nottingham High School.
||Pupil teacher (later assistant teacher) at British School, Eastwood and part-time student at Ilkeston Pupil-Teacher Centre.
||Student at University College, Nottingham.
||A Prelude under Jessie Chambers' name (1907) |
||Teaching post at Davidson Road School, Croydon.
Engaged to Louie Burrows.
Death of mother, Lydia Lawrence.
Breaks off engagement and resigns after lengthy illness.
|First poems and stories in The English Review The White Peacock (1911) |
||Returns to Nottinghamshire.
Meets Frieda Weekley and elopes with her to Germany and Italy.
|The Trespasser (1912) Love Poems and Others (1913)|
Sons and Lovers (1913)
||Returns to England and marries Frieda (July 1914).
Confined to England for duration of war.
Lives in various places including Cornwall (Tregerthen) and Derbyshire (Middleton-by-Wirksworth).
Rananim and the social revolution.
Prosecution and suppression of The Rainbow (1915).
|The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (1914) The Prussian Officer and other stories (1914) |
The Rainbow (1915)
Twilight in Italy (1916)
Look! We have come through! (1917)
New Poems (1918)
||Travels to Italy, settling at Fontana Vecchia, Taormina, Sicily.
Visits to Sardinia and Switzerland.
|Bay : a book of poems (1919) Touch and Go (1920)|
Women in Love (1920)
The Lost Girl (1920)
Movements in European History (1921)
Psychoanalysis and the Unconscious (1921)
Sea and Sardinia (1921)
||Travels to Ceylon and Australia.
Then to America and settles at Taos, New Mexico.
In 1923 visits Mexico and settles in Chapala.
Visits New York and Los Angeles.
Travels to England (December).
In 1924 travels to England, France, Switzerland, Germany and Austria before returning to New Mexico.
Death of father, Arthur Lawrence.
|Aaron's Rod (1922) Fantasia of the Unconscious (1922) |
England, my England and other stories (1922)
The Ladybird, the Fox, the Captain's Doll (1923)
Studies in Classic American Literature (1923)
Birds, Beasts and Flowers (1923)
The Boy in the Bush (1924)
||In Mexico City but returns to Taos after serious illness.
||St Mawr (1925) Reflections on the Death of a Porcupine (1925)|
||Travels mainly in Italy, spending 3 months at Villa Bernarda, Spotorno.
Finally settles at Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, near Florence.
Last trip to Britain includes brief visit to Eastwood area
|The Plumed Serpent (Quetzalcoatl) (1926) David (1926)|
Glad Ghosts (1926)
||Visits to Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain and Italy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover attacked in press and appearance of pirated copies.
Copies of Lady Chatterely and Pansies (typescript) seized by police.
Paintings seized from exhibition at Warren Gallery, London.
Moves to South of France end of 1929.
|The Escaped Cock (The Man who Died) (1928/29)|
The Woman who Rode Away and other stories (1928)
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928)
Collected Poems (1928)
Rawdon's Roof (1929)
Pornography and Obscenity (1929)
||Dies at Vence in South of France on 2 March.