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The Life of William Shakespeare Period 2

  • Apr 23, 1564

    Shakespeare is Born

    Shakespeare is born in Warwickshire, England.
  • Apr 26, 1564

    Shakespeare is Baptized

    Shakespeare is baptized at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford.
  • Apr 1, 1569

    Shakespeare's First Day

    Shakespeare goes to school for the first time at King's New School.
  • Anne Hathaway

    Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway.
  • Child #1

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

    Shakespeare writes his first ever play Henry VI Part One and publishes it to theatres.
  • Child #2 and #3

    Anne Hathaway gives birth to twins; Hamnet and Judith.
  • Plague Breakout

    The Theatre is closed due to the breakout of the bubonic plague.
  • Theatre Re-opens

    The Theatre re-opens for business.
  • Hamnet Dies

    Hamnet dies due to unknown causes.
  • The Globe Theatre is Built

    The Globe Theatre is open.
  • The End

    Shakespeare dies at age 52.
  • Final Plays and The Fire

    Shakespeare writes his final play Two Noble Kinsmen. Meanwhile, the Globe Theatre burns down.