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Renaissance - William Shakespear

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Ilyes Medbou

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The Renaissance - William Shakespeare Information Born : Baptised on 26 of April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England Died : 23 of April 1616 (aged 52) Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England Occupation : Playwright, Poet and Actor Period : English Renaissance Spouse : Anne Hathaway (1582 - 1616) Children : Sussana Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare and Judith Quiney Did you know....?? No one knows the actual date that William Shakepsear was born in, although scholars believe it was on the 23 of April 1564, if this is true then William Shakespeare died on his 52nd birthday !! Music From The English Renaissance The Renaissance - William Shakespeare Music was very important to Shakspeare, he referred to it well over 300 times in his workings His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. Did you know....?? William Shakespeare's family were all illiterate!! 'Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.' William Shakespeare 'Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.' William Shakespeare William Shakespeare invented well over 1,700 words, many critics credit him with over 10,000 words ?! Did you know....?? What is so good about Shakespeare? He can be rude and pungent, then he could turn around and give us the most achingly beautiful passage about love or give us chilling passages about death, revenge, jealousy...it goes on. William Shakespeare 'If music be the food of love, play on.' Achievements William was a great faithful husband, and a proud father of 3. Not only was Shakespeare well known in his time, he is being studied in high schools all across the world. It takes something special to be studied in schools, centuries after your death. Modern day books i) Achievements He is considered the best playwright of all time. Even being able to write plays in his time was an achievement, because of the amount of illiterate people there were. ii) Complete list of William Shakespeare's plays,
Listed by genre........ Comedies All's Well That Ends Well- 1604
As You Like It- 1599
Comedy of Errors- 1594
Love's Labour's Lost- 1595
Measure for Measure- 1604
Merchant of Venice- 1597
Merry Wives of Windsor- 1597
Midsummer Night's Dream- 1596
Much Ado About Nothing- 1598
Taming of the Shrew- 1592
Tempest- 1611
Twelfth Night- 1602
Two Gentlemen of Verona- 1590
Winter's Tale- 1610 Histories Henry IV, Part I-
Henry IV, Part II-
Henry V-
Henry VI, Part I-
Henry VI, Part II-
Henry VI, Part III-
Henry VIII-
King John-
Richard II-
Richard III- 1597
1592 Antony and Cleopatra-
Julius Caesar-
King Lear-
Romeo and Juliet-
Timon of Athens-
Titus Andronicus-
Troilus and Cressida- Tragedies 1606
1602 'Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.' William Shakespeare Did you know....?? The great bard suffered breech of copyright. In 1609, many of his sonnets were published with out his permission. Did you know....?? William Shakespeare had many nicknames. He is commonly known as 'The Bard of Avon' or 'The Bard'. Many people refer to him as 'The Great Bard'. Shortly after his death he was named 'The Swan of Avon' but that was only in poetry. Others call him 'The King of the Shadows' because he was very mysterious! We will now take your questions. Thank you for watching our presentation on The Renaissance-William Shakespeare. We hope you've enjoyed it !! By Ilyes, Sam and Ignacio !! :) THE END!! Important Events in Shakespeare's Life 1564- William Shakespeare was born on the 23rd of

1582- On the 28th of November, Shakespeare
married Anne Hathaway

1583- Around the 26th of May, their 1st child was
born (Susanna)

1585- Around the 2nd of February, their 2nd and
3rd children (twins) were born (Hamnet and

1589- Shakespeare wrote his first plays, 'Henry VI
parts 1,2 and 3

1592- The first outbreak of the plague

1596- On the 11th of August, Hamnet died from the

1598- The Globe theatre was built. It was finished
in 1599

1601- William's father, John Shakespeare, died

1603/4- 30,000 people died of the plague in London 1607- On the 5th of June, Sussana Shakespeare
married John Hall

1613- On the 29th of June, The Globe theatre was
burnt down

1614- The Globe was rebuilt and reopened on the
30th of June, 1 year and 1 day after it was

1616- On the 10th of February, Judith Shakespeare
married Thomas Quiney
- On the 25th of March, Shakespeare signed his
- On the 23rd of April, Shakespeare died on his
52nd birthday
- On the 25th of April, Shakespeare was
burried at the Holy Trinity Church. He left
his wife his second best bed

1623- Anne Shakespeare died Education : King Edward VI School Summary Of William Shakespeare's Life,
Enjoy :) http://www.biography.com/people/william-shakespeare-9480323/videos
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