Saturday, March 1, 2008

William Shakespeare's Death and Burial

In 1610,William Shakespeare retired from work and went back to Stratford.When he died at his birthday on April 23,1616,he was buried in The Church of the Holy Trinity on April 25John Aubrey, an English antiquarian, wrote about Shakespeare 65 years after the poet's death. He evidently used information furnished by the son of one of Shakespeare's fellow actors. He described him as a handsome, well-shaped man, very good company, and of a ready and pleasant smooth wit.But in 1623,Anne Hathaway dies.

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