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15 interesting facts about William Shakespeare

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by Yulin Zhou on 17 January 2014

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Transcript of 15 interesting facts about William Shakespeare

Interesting Facts about William Shakespeare
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Shakespeare wrote one-tenth of the most quotable quotes ever written or spoken in English.

http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/01/11_shakespeare.html
In his will, Shakespeare left his second best bed for his wife, Anne Hathaway, and all the property to his daughter Susanna.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
According to documents that have been found, there are about 80 different ways to spell Shakespeare's name.

http://www.history.com/news/history-lists/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-william-shakespeare
On the marriage register, Anne Hathaway is written as Anne Whateley.

http://thoughtcatalog.com/rachel-hodin/2013/08/12-little-known-facts-about-shakespeare/
The anagram of "Shakespeare" is "I am a weakish speller".

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
Some scholars believe that Shakespeare actually wrote many more plays that just have not been found yet.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
When Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, she was already 3 months pregnant with their child.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
All of Uranus' satellites are named after Shakespearean characters.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
Shakespeare's epitaph wards off grave-robbers. His grave has yet to be disturbed.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
Due to the fact that he never went to college and wasn't very good at reading or spelling, many people thought Shakespeare was a fake.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/
Shakespeare had a very extensive vocabulary and each of his plays contained more than 30 000 different words.

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Some people believed that Shakespeare was actually bisexual.

http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/01/11_shakespeare.html
There are no records depicting what Shakespeare did between 1585 and 1592, meaning that no one really knows how he rose to fame.

http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/01/11_shakespeare.html
It is said that Shakespeare was born and died on the same day (April 26th), but this might not be the case.

http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/01/11_shakespeare.html
William Shakespeare is responsible for lot's of the words and phrases we use today. For example:
"All that glitters is not gold", "in a pickle", and "wild goose chase".

http://thepioneerwoman.com/homeschooling/2010/06/twenty-interesting-things-about-shakespeare/
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BY: Yulin Z. 8-2
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