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Shakespeare

Biography
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cierra berry

on 6 May 2010

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Shakespeare The Life of Shakespear Shakespeare married on November 28th 1582 to a young women by the name of Anne Hathaway. William was born in 1564 the actual date of his birth is unknown but he was baptized on April 26th 1564 so it is presumed that he was born three days prior to that date. Early LIfe Family William was the third child of John and Mary Shakespeare. He had a total of seven siblings however only four of the seven made it to adulthood. Little is known of Mary Shakespeare other than she was the youngest of her family and inherited wealth and a great amount of land with the passing of her father. John Shakespeare was known to be a prominent business man and a very important member of the Stratford Town Council. It is said William inherited his father's striking personality and enthusiastic business instincts. Children William and Anne had only three children however their only son died at age eleven leaving them with only two daughters. Two kids was a rather low number of children for the time period. Lost Years A time period where Shakespeare traveled to London in pursuit of work. He left his family behind not to return to them for a long twenty years until his return in 1609 Group Thoughts on Shakespeare
Over rated
Boring
Dull
Old school ( in a bad way)
Uninteresting
Played-out
Death Tombstone
Good friend, for Jesus´ sake forbeare
To digg the dust enclosed here!
Blest be ye man that spares thes stones
And curst be he that moues my bones. What are some assumptions as to how Shakepseare spent the lost years? Writing literary works of art
Having affairs
Acting
Avoiding prosecution

Strengths
Use of Language
Writing Ability
Character Development
Great Comparisons
Well-Educated
Weaknesses
Heavy Drinker
Not Family Oriented
Selfish
Overly Dramatic
Personal Character Traits
Romantic
Fun Loving
Intelligent
Business savvy



Aspirations to be like Shakespeare Died April 23rd 1616 at Stratford in England at the age of only 52. The cause of death is not one hundred percent certain but whitnesses say the cause of death was alchol posioning after drinking with his theatre group friends Buried at the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford. Works Cited http://www.shakespeare-online.com/biography/
http://www.bardweb.net/man.html
http://wn.rsarchive.org/Lectures/19020506p01.html
http://www.william-shakespeare.info/william-shakespeare-timeline-family.htm

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While Shakespeare is a very important man in terms of all of his accomplishments we as a group do not aspire to be like him. The End Cierra Berry
Sam Mahon
Sidney Cravens
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