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Shakespeares Life

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on 15 April 2013

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The Timeline The Life of Shakespeare Shakespeare's Early Life Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon. Baptized on the 26, he was a Christian. Starting a Family: Back in Business http://www.school.eb.com/eb/article9109536?query=shakespeare\&ct=
http://www.shmoop.com/william-shakespeare/timeline.html Work Cited (1/3): Shakespeare goes to "King's New School" Shakespeare was the third of his 8 brothers and sisters. Theres a period called "The lost years" which is his life before 1592. Shakespeare As a Child. Digital Image. Firehall Arts Centre. Web. 14 April 2013. <http://firehallartscentre.ca/> Shakespeare before death revises his will, while sick. Death & Burial Stratford-Upon-Avon Map. Digital Image. Mappery. Web. 14 April 2013. <http://mappery.com/> William gets married to Ann Hathwey in 1582 at the age of 18! Shakespeare has his first kid a few months after he was married, he named it Susanna, in 1583. After that he ends up having 2 more kids, one a boy named Hamnet and and a daughter Judith, both in 1585. Family. Digital Image. home messiah. Web. 14 April 2013. <http://home.messiah.edu/> Work Cited (2/3): Shakespeare. Digital Image. Inside the World of Publishing. Web. 14 April 2013. <hobokenattorney.> Work Cited (3/3): The "Lost Years" are referred to as the time of 7 years after he has his 2 kids that he disappears in. He pops back up in 1592 in London. young much!?! (more on this later) Starting the Playwright Career: His first play was, "Henry VI, Part One," written around 1990. He leaves his hometown, Stratford, to go to london and become a playwright/actor. Big Ben. Digital Image. 8 Things to Do. Web. 14 April 2013. <http://0.tqn.com/> Writer with the name of Robert Green writes about Shakespeare saying hes an "upstart crow" and he doesnt belong in his crow. Sadly around the time of 1590 the theaters closed due to the infamous "Bubonic Plague" putting a halt to Shakespeare's playwright career. During this time he differs to poetry and wrote poems such as, "Venus and Adonis" Will And Testimate Shakespeares Legacy Shakespearse's son tradgically dies at the age of 11 from unknown causes but Shakespeare bounces back in 1958 when he gets an awesome critique from a man named Francis Meres.
By this time Shakespeare has written many plays such as Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venis, and Titus Andronicus. Chamberlain's Men built the Globe Theatre where shakespeare's most famous plays were performed such as Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and King Lear. Original Image In 1601 Shakespeare's father dies and his patron Earl Southampton. His plays start to have a dark tone after this. Shakespeare goes back to london only to return back to stratford again some years later. 154 of his "sonnet" poems are published (a poem with fourteen lines) Shakespeare wrights a few of his last plays such as Henry VIII, Two Noble Kingsmen, and John Fletcher. Globe Theatre. Digital Image. Literature 11. Web. 14 April 2013. <http://literature11.pbworks.com/> The Globe Theatre burns down in 1613 during a performance of Henry VI. http://www.shmoop.com/william-shakespeare/timeline.html Career Coming To an End Shakespeare dies from an unknown illness on his 52 Birthday. Shakespeare is buried at The Holy Trinnity Church, the same place he was baptized at. Apparently a curse is put on anyone who messes with his grave. Unmarked Gravestone. Digital Image. DeviantART. Web. 14 April 2013. <http://www.deviantart.com/> Some of shakespeares old friends in "King's Men" collect 35+ of shakespeares plays and publish them now known as First Folio. popular playwrights in history. After death he left this final piece of literature: Still nobody has ever been able to match the great works of Shakespeare Over 400 years and he is still one of the most "Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbeare, To dig the dust enclosed here. Blessed be the man that spares these stones, And cursed be he that moves my bones." Shakespeare has even helped shaped the english language as we know it today. He created thousands and thousands of words. Throughout his works. Shakespeares Will and Testament had
a few very odd things in it.

He gave his "Second-best bed" to
his wife. Also he gave a mere "£10" to
the poor. Will and Testament. Digital Image. Hoboken Attorney. Web. 14 April 2013.
<hobokenattorney.> “Shakespeare, William.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 2013. Web. 5 April 2013.
“Shakespeare’s Biography.” Bardweb. J.M. Pressely and the Shakespeare Resource Center. 2 March 2013. Electronic. 8 April 2013.
Shmoop Editorial Team. "William Shakespeare Timeline of Important Dates" Shmoop.com. Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 15 Apr. 2013. Overview Shakespeare was born on Apr 23, 1564 and dies on the same date 52 years later. Some of his most famous plays are Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet. He was part of the "Kings Men" acting/playwright group Globe Theatre was built and many of his plays were used in it He switched living between London and his hometown Stratford Upon Avon Shakespeare had 3 kids, two daughters and one son and a wife Anne Hatheway. Shakespeare had a very large influence on todays plays and the english language
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