Friday, February 29, 2008

William Shakespeare's childhood and adulthood life

William Shakespeare was born on April 23,1564.He was the third child born of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden.His father was a Glover and leather merchant.Her mother was a local heiress.When he was little,he was attended to a free grammar school in Stratford.His knowledge in school was Latin and Classic Greek.When he married Anne Hathaway,he was only 18 years old!And Anne was 26 years old and was also pregnant.Then they had Susanna first in May 26,1583.Then later,they had a pair of twins called Judith and Hamnet Shakespeare on February 2,1585.Sadly,Hamnet died at age 11 on August 11 1596.

In 1588 he arrived in London.Then began being a actor,a leading poet,and a playwright.Shakespeare garnered envy early on for his talent, as related by the critical attack of Robert Greene, a London playwright, in 1592.In 1607,her daughter Susanna married Dr. John Hall.With all of his success in his career,he had purchased New House and retired in comfort in 1611.

William Shakespeare's Play's

"Comedy of Errors" 1592
"The Taming of the Shrew" 1592-94
"Love's Labor's Lost" 1594-95
"Two Gentlemen of Verona" 1594-95
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" 1595-96
"The Merchant of Venice" 1596-97
"Much Ado About Nothing" 1598-99
"As You Like It" 1599-1600
"Twelfth Night" 1599-1600
"Merry Wives of Windsor" 1601-02
"Troilus and Cressida" 1601-02
"All's Well That Ends Well" 1602-03
"Measure for Measure" 1604-05

"Henry VI" parts I, II, III 1590-92
"Richard III" 1590-92
"King John" 1594-96
"Richard II" 1597-(?)
"King Henry IV" part I, part II 1597-98
"Henry V (1599)" 1598-99
"Julius Caesar" 1599-1600
"Henry VIII" 1613-(?)
"Antony and Cleopatra" 1606-07
"Coriolanus" 1607-08

"Titus Andronicus" 1593-94
"Romeo and Juliet" 1594-95
"Hamlet" 1600-01
"Othello" 1604-05
"The Tragedy of King Lear" 1605-06
"Macbeth" 1605-06

"Timon of Athens" 1607-(?)
Cymbeline" 1609-10
"The Winter's Tale"1610-11
"Tempest" 1611-12

William Shakespeare's Timeline

1564-William Shakespeare is born on April 23 on Stratford-On-Avon

1582-He married Anne Hathaway on November [27 or 28]

1583-They had their first child named Susanna Shakespeare on May 26

1585-They later had twins named Judith and Hamnet Shakespeare on February 2

1592-When he left Stratford for London,they recognized him as a actor,a leading poet, and playwright.He was a member of "The Chamberlain's Men".

1596-Her daughter Hamnet Shakespeare dies at age 11.She died in August 11.He later became a "gentlemen" when the College of Heralds grants his father a coat of arms

1597-He later buys a large house called "The Great House of New Place""

1599-The Globe Theater was built into pieces of "The Theater" in July

1603-"The Chamberlain's Men" later became "The King's Men" on May 19

1607-His daughter Susanna gets married to Dr. John Hall

1613-In "The Globe Theater" they performed of Henry VII.But then a cannon fired and burned the roof.It was still rebuilt, but he later retires.

1616-His daughter Judith gets married

1616-On April 23, in Stratford, on his birthday he dies.He died when he was 52.