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William Shakespeare

  • Apr 23, 1564

    Shakespeare's birth

    Shakespeare's birth
    Shakespeare was born in Stratford- on-Avon. Father was John Shakespeare a glover and former mayor.
  • Jan 1, 1579

    Shakespeare finishes school

    Shakspeare finished studying latin at Stratford's grammar school.
  • Marrying his wife

    Marrying his wife
    Married Anne Hathaway, a woman 8 years older than himself.
  • First child was born

    His first child Susanna was born in may. Six months after there marriage. This was frowed apon by many people.
  • Twins were born

    The twins Hamnet and Judith were born.
  • Period: to

    Lost years

    Shakespeare is thought to be having an affair, writting, or running from the law for poaching a deer.
  • Chamberlain's men

    Joined the company called the "Lord Chamberlain's men."
  • Hamnet's death

    Hamnet dies of the plague at the age of 11.
  • Globe theater built

    Globe theater built
    The open-aired Globe theater was built. It was known as the "wooden O." It was built with three seating levels.
  • Queen's death

    Queen Elizabeth "known as the virgin queen" dies and is replaced by King James I.
  • The King's men

    The company "Lord Chamberlains Men" change there name to "The King's Men."
  • Daughter's marriage.

    Shakespeare's oldest daughter Suzanna marries a doctor.
  • Retirement

    Shakespeare retires to "New Place" estate.
  • Globe burns

    The globe theater cached fire and burns down.
  • Globe rebuilt

    The Globe theater is rebuilt with most of the original wood.
  • Shakeseare's death

    Shakeseare's death
    Shakespeare dies on his birthday