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Transcript of William Shakespare
Starting a family
Anne gave birth to Susanna on May 26, 1583. Later they had twins, Hamnet and Judith who were born February 2, 1585.
William Shakespeare's was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire in April of 1564.
The death of Shakespeare
On April 1616 Shakespeare died at the age of 52 and was buried at the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford. The weird thing was that he died on the same day of his birthday.
Background of Shakespeare's Family
Shakespeare was third of the eight children in the family. Shakespeare's dad was John Shakespeare who was a glover and leather merchant. Mary Arden, his mother, was a landed local heiress.
Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway at the age of 18. She was the daughter of a well-to-do landowner.
Shakespeare came to London around 1592 and was famous for his play writes but he also acted as well.
Shakespeare was one of the owners of the Globe Theater and he preformed his plays there as well as acting in his plays.
The Globe Theater
Shakespeare also wrote many poems during his career. His first poems were "Venus and Adonis" and "The Rape of Lucrece."
Through out Shakespeare life he wrote 154 sonnets and 37 plays. Many of them we still read today and preform.
Shakespeare left £300 to his daughter Judith and left his second best bed for his wife Anne.
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" I'm looking forward to read a play by Shakespeare because this will be the first time" -Liz Huffman
Shakespeare exist today