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Getting Acquainted with Shakespeare
Transcript of Getting Acquainted with Shakespeare
Fame and Fortune in London
Throughout his career...
His Leading Actor
Credits Table of Contents Shakespeare spent a lot of time on the country side acquiring early his love for nature.
The beauty of the countryside made a lasting impression on him; it's shown by his references in the plays to
animals, birds, and flowers. English Countryside Born on Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Date: April 23, 1564
John Shakespeare, his father, was a prosperous glovemaker.
In the meantime, Mary Arden came from a family of good fortune. Shakespeare's mother inherited considerable farm property. The Parents Diversity in London helped Shakespeare learn much about foreign lands and foreign ways without ever leaving England.
He became knowledgeable of European countries to set a number of plays in Italy. London Life salut bienvenue Oui/Non S'il vous plaît Au revoir Excusez-moi Comment allez-vous? Time Period of Queen Elizabeth I The Globe
Theatre Shakespeare had departed for London to earn a living as `The Bard of Avon', an English poet and a playwright. His wife was a *Puritan and cannot travel with him; he left his family behind. *Puritans believed that the stage and its actors did much to corrupt people`s morals. English ***
You are cordially invited to celebrate the wedding of
On Saturday afternoon
27th of November, 1582
Two hours before sunset
All Saints Church, Town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
followed by a theatrical play Anne Hathaway
William Shakespeare R.S.V.P.
French Messanger Boy William was only eighteen years old when he was married to Anne, who was twenty-six at that time and was presumed to be pregnant. Christening Celebration Please join us for a in honor of Hamnet and Judith Shakespeare February 2nd 1585 at 10:00 a.m.
Stratford Parish Church, Town of Stratford-upon-Avon
Luncheon to follow
The Bard Residence RSVP to Hamnet and Judith Sadler via Messanger Boy 1 by January 25 Hosted by proud parents Anne and William Shakespeare Hamnet and Judith are twins, named after two of their close friends: Mr. and Mrs. Sadler. Their first child was Susanna, born in May 1583, and was baptized in May 26th in Stratford Parish Church. Fame and Fortune in London Literary successes Poems:
Venus and Adonis
The Rape of Lucrece
Romeo and Juliet
King Henry V
King Henry VI Part 1
King Henry VI Part 2
All's Well That Ends Well
As You Like It
Midsummer`s Night Dream
The Twelfth Night He was a member of the Lord Chamberlain`s Men (a playing company for whom William Shakespeare wrote for most of his career).
He acquired much property in Stratford, including New Place, to which he eventually retired. Throughout his career... Residence of William S. Reconstructed Property The Lord Chamberlain`s Men
(later known as the King`s Men) Theatres In 1594, the theaters reopened after a temporary closing during the bubonic plague epidemic. From that time, Shakespeare concentrated his literary efforts on plays, producing thirty-seven by the time of his retirement in 1610. He learned French in London. Biography of The Bard
by Miss Marianne Quintinio Brainstorming William Shakespeare`s Biography Shakespeare Family Tree Hamnet, his only son, died before him.
Property during the sixteenth centuries should bequeath to male heirs.
Prior to his death, he did not have any grandson; New Place Shakespeare Residence was given to Susanna. William Shakespeare`s Timeline William Shakespeare Infographic Obituary In Loving Memory of William Shakespeare
April 23, 1564 - April 23, 1616 Acknowledgement Mr. William Shakespeare, age 52, died at New Place in Old Town Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England , on Saturday, April 23, 1616. The illness that took his life is still a mystery, but some scholars believe that he was sick for over a month before he died.
Born April 23, 1564, in Old Town Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
England, Shakespeare was an established actor in London who remained one
throughout his literary and theatrical career. William Shakespeare was
also a member and a play writer of The Lord's Chamberlain Men; he himself
performed some secondary roles until retiring in year 1610.
Survivors include William Shakespeare`s longtime companion, Anne; his
daughters, Susanna Hall and Judith Quiney; and his sister, Joan Hart, of Warwickshire, England. Funeral Service
Saturday, April 25th 1616
Holy Trinity Church
Bank of the River Avon
Old Town Stratford-upon-Avon
Rev. Martin Gorick - Officiating
Rev. Margaret Sweet - Assisting Wisdom 4:7-15
But the just man, though he die early, shall be at rest. For the age that
is honourable comes not with the passing of time, nor can it be measured
in terms of years. Rather, understanding is the hoary crown for men, and
an unsullied life, the attainment of old age. Hamnet Shakespeare His greatest legacy -- the plays -- came down to us through the efforts of two actor friends who collected and published them after his death. William Shakespeare`s Leading Actor: Richard Burbage His Legacy Ben Jonson, William`s godson SHAKESPEARE was godfather to one of Ben Jonson's children, and after the christening, being in a deep study, Jonson came to cheer him up, and asked him why he was so melancholy. `No, faith, Ben,' says he, `not I, but I have been considering a great while what should be the fittest gift for me to bestow upon my godchild, and I have resolved at last.'—'I prithee what?' says he.—'I'faith, Ben, I'll e'en give him a dozen good Lattin spoons, and thou shalt translate them.' Anecdote — E. K. Chambers, William Shakespeare. A Study of Facts and Problems (1930), ii. 243
(from `Merry Passages and Jeasts', Harl. MS. 6395, f. 2).
<http://www.ourcivilisation.com/smartboard/shop/anecdtes/c16/shkspear.htm> Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore i winged
Cupid painted blind.