William Shakespeare

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  • Period: Feb 2, 1564 to

    William Shakespeare

  • Apr 2, 1564

    Shakespeare's birth

    William Shakespeare was born in April of 1564.
  • Apr 26, 1564


    Shakespeare was baptized in the Holy Trinity Church.
  • Marriage

    William marries an older woman, Anne.
  • First child

    First child
    Shakespeare's first child, Susanna, is born.
  • Twins!

    Shakespeare and his wife have twins, Hamnet and Judith.
  • Theaters closed

    Theaters closed
    Theaters were ordered closed due to an outbreak of the plague.
  • Hamnet's death

    Hamnet's death
    Hamnet died in childhood at the age of eleven.
  • Globe Theatre built

    Globe Theatre built
    The Globe Theatre was built near London.
  • Julius Caesar performed

    The "Julius Caesar" play was performed at the Globe Theatre.
  • Shakespeare's father dies

    John Shakespeare died in 1601, leaving little land to William.
  • Property document

    Shakespeare bought 107 acres of land and twenty acres of pasture in Old Stratford from William and John Combe.
  • Susanna is married!

    Susanna is married!
    William's first daughter, Susanna, gets married to Dr. John Hall.
  • The Tempest performed

    "The Tempest" play was performed in London.
  • Last will and testament

    Last will and testament
    William Shakespeare wrote his will in the year of 1616.
  • Shakespeare's death

    Shakespeare's death
    William Shakespear died in Stratford on April 23, 1616.