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Transcript of William Shakespeare
corsets, underwear, collars, ruffs and shoes.
Elizabethan Men's Clothing - doublets, breeches, underwear, collars, ruffs, hats and shoes. There were two major religions in Elizabethan times which were the Catholic and Protestant religions. The convictions and beliefs in these different religions were so strong that they led to the executions of many people to both of these Elizabethan religions The Elizabethan Government consists
into three bodies.
The monarch, the Privy
Council and the Parliament
His father, John Shakespeare, was a glove-maker who also held a number of public offices over a twenty year period, ranging from borough ale-taster to alderman to bailiff, the highest public office in Stratford. Stratford was a market center for the county of Warwickshire in the rural heartland of England. Shakespeare's mother was born Mary Arden, the daughter of a well-to-do landowner in a lesser branch of an aristocratic family. Shakespeare's brothers and sisters Joan, born 1558, died before 1569.
Margaret, born 1562, died 1563 (aged 5 months).
(William, born 1564, died 1616.)
Gilbert, born 1566, haberdasher, died 1612. (A haberdasher sells hats, clothes, thread, ribbons etc.)
Joan*, born 1569, married William Hart, died 1646.
Anne, born 1571, died 1579.
Richard, born 1574, occupation unknown, died 1613.
Edmund,* born 1580, "player," died 1607. Life and Works William is a worldwide phenomenon where his works have been performed in countless hamlets, villages, cities and metropolises for more than 400 years. But the history of William Shakespeare’s life is still a mystery. There are two primary sources that provide historians with a basic outline of his life. One source are his works (the plays, poems and sonnets he wrote) and the other is official documentation such as church and court records. But these only specify some specific events in his life not all of them or even most events. an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Poems and Plays An example of William Shakespeare's plays is one of the most famous written plays of history is Romeo and Juliet. This is about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers. Romeo and Juliet Privy Council
The Privy Council was Elizabeth’s group of people who's main purpose was to give numerous different opinions and the monarch decided on the issue at hand. The Monarch
The monarch of England during the Elizabethan Era was Queen Elizabeth I.The government was very much a personal monarchy with ministers. The monarch’s personality determined the style, intensity, and efficiency.Back then, the monarch was a ruler. The monarch was the person who decides every thing and was able to determine issues of national religion. The Parliament
In the Elizabethan Age, Parliament consisted of two houses: the House of Lords (the Upper House) and the House of Commons (the Lower House). Only bishops and aristocrats could be in the Upper House, and members of Parliament for the Lower House were elected from commoners. Queen
Elizabeth Nobility Gentry Merchants Yeomanry Laborers