William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway on November 28, 1582, in Worcester, in Canterbury Province. Hathaway was from Shottery, a small village a mile west of Stratford. William was 18 and Anne was 26, and, as it turns out, pregnant. Their first child, a daughter they named Susanna, was born on May 26, 1583. Two years later, on February 2, 1585, twins Hamnet and Judith were born. Hamnet later died of unknown causes at age 11.

Early Works

1564- Born 1582- Marriage1583 - Susanna's birth 1585- Twin Birth1597 - Published Plays1616 - Death

With the exception of Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare's first plays were mostly histories written in the early 1590s. Richard II, Henry VI (parts 1, 2 and 3) and Henry V dramatize the destructive results of weak or corrupt rulers, and have been interpreted by drama historians as Shakespeare's way of justifying the origins of the Tudor Dynasty.

Quotes

'Listen to many, speak to a few'- William Shakespeare.'Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.'- William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

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