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1: William Shakespeare

2: Early Life: William Shakespeare was born in the villages of Stratford-upon-Avon and was baptized on April 26, 1564. The exact date of Shakespeare's birth is unknown. Shakespeare's parents were John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. Shakespeare had 8 siblings named Joan, Margaret, Gilbert,Joan, Anne, Richard and Edmund. Joan as born in 1558 and died shortly after. Margaret was born in 1562 and died one year later. Gilbert was born in 1566 and died on February 3,1612. Joan( which was named after her first sister) was born in 1569 and died in 1646. Anne was born in 1571 and died in 1579. Richard was born in 1574 and died in 1613. Edmund was born in 1580 and died in 1607.

3: Where he was born | His Grammar School

4: Marriage and Family: Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway on November 28,1583. Anne was seven years older than Shakespeare when they got married. About 6 months after Shakespeare and Anne got married they had their first child named Susanna. In January of 1585 they had twins named Hamnet and Judith. Susanna married John Hall on June 5, 1607. in 1649 Susanna died and in 1635 her husband John Hall died. Hamlet in 1596 at the age of 12, died due to unknown cause. Judith married Thomas Quiney in February of 1616. Thomas died in 1652 and Judith died in 1662

5: The 'Lost years" is when two big major time spans in Shakespeare's life that had very little documentation of. The first

6: Family

8: Literary Career: Shakespeare established himself as a actor and a playwright in London. Lord Chamberlain's Men is a name of a theater. Their name got changed to King's men upon the ascension of King James 1. The name of the theater that Shakespeare was part owner of was called the Shakespeare Globe theater. Shakespeare started to write Romeo and Juliet in 1594. The types of plays that he wrote are tragedy, comedy,romance, and history. Romeo and Juliet was a tragedy play. Shakespeare wrote 36 plays. The Elizabethan Era is what they called Shakespeare's time.

9: Romeo and Juliet

10: Last Days: Shakespeare left London in 1611. Shakespeare died on his 57th birthday. The other unique thing about the date that he died is that its was also Gorge's Day the day he died also. Shakespeare want to be buried 17 feet under the ground so he ended up getting buried 20 feet under the ground.Shakespeare wrote this for his epitaph: Good friends for Jesus sake forbear To dig the dust enclosed here Bless the man that spares these stones, and crush be he that moves my bones.

12: Quotes: "The weakest goes to the wall" William Shakespeare (From Romeo and Juliet 1.1)

13: Quotes: "Younger than she happy mothers made"- William Shakespeare (From Romeo and Juliet)

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