William Shakespeare

By tsexton
  • Apr 26, 1564

    Shakespeare's Baptism

    Shakespeare's Baptism
    His true birth date is uknown, however it is observed on the 23rd. His baptizism date is known.
  • Oct 14, 1571

    His formal Education

    His formal Education
    Known as when he started his formal education.
  • Married Anne Hathaway

    Married Anne Hathaway
    Married Anne, and they had children together including a set of twins. He was 18 and she was 26 years old.
  • 1590's

    This is the era in which scholars believe that he began to write Henry VI-Part II and Part III. He also published two poems titled Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece; both were based on erotic themes. The period from 1589-1594 was considered to be the time when Willian Shakespeare wrote his famous work, The Comedy of Errors. This was also the time when he penned down Love’s Labour’s Lost.
  • Hamlet

    It is believed Shakespeare began his work on Hamlet this year, which was considered to one of his greatest plays of all times.
  • Tragic Period

    Tragic Period
    Known as his tragic period because he mainly wrote tragedies during this time such as: Othello, The Phoenix and The Turtle, Twelfth Night. It is also rumored this was also the time when he wrote All’s Well That Ends Well which he completed in 1608.
  • His Death

    His Death
    He died on this date and left a large amount of his estate to his eldest daughter, Susanna. William Shakespeare was buried in the chancel of the Holy Trinity Church.