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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
(1564-1616)
 
·         Born Stratford-upon-Avon (England)
 
·         Parents (John and Mary Arden)
 
·         William is the eldest son-probably born April 23rd
 
·         Age 18- married Anne Hathaway (she was 26)
 
·         3 Children (Oldest was Susanna) (Twins: Judith and Hamnet)
 
 
·         LIFE (3 big time frames)
o   First 20 years: schooling, early marriage, fatherhood
§ Probably left school at age 15
§ Suffered the loss of his son at age 11
o   Next 25 years: actor and playwright in London
§ Plague closed theaters for about 2 years
o   Last 5 years: retirement back in Stratford to enjoy moderate wealth from his plays
§ Died on April 23rd and buried 2 days later
 
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