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Wiliam Shakespeare

  • Apr 26, 1564


    "William shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon. He was the third child out of four. The first two were daughters and the youngest was his brother Gilbert" ( "William Shakespeare" World History:The Modern Era).
  • Period: Apr 26, 1564 to

    William Shakespeare

  • William Marries

    William Marries
    "Shakespeare did not go to the university. Instead, at age 18 he married. Where and exactly when are not known, but the episcopal registry at Worcester preserves a bond dated Nov. 28,1582. William was married to Anne Hathaway of Stratford"
    ("William Shakespeare" Encyclopedia Britannica).
  • Family

    "A daughter, named Susanna was born to William Shakespeare, was baptized on May 26, 1583. On Febuary 2, 1585, twins were baptized, Hamnet and Judith. Hamnet, William's only son, died eleven yeats later" ("William Shakespeare" Encyclopedia Britannica).
  • London

    "William moved to London, after not attending college. When he moved at age 15-16 he worked as a servant for the Hoghton family in Lancaster" ("William Shakespeare" World History: The Modern Era)
  • Venus and Adonis

    Venus and Adonis
    "Venus and Adonis(1593) & THe Rape of Lucree (1594) are the only works that that Skaespreare seems to have shepherded through the printing process" ("The Poems" Encyclopedia Britannica). Library/sonnets/dark_lady_sonnets.htm
  • Poems

    "He wrote poems after the plague closed down much of theatrical activity. That plague caused him to have a pause from 1592-1594 " ("William Shakespeare" Encyclopedia Britannica).
  • Shakespeare & the company

    Shakespeare & the company
    "An unreliable tradition supposes the Southampton gave Shakespeare the stake he neede to buy into the newly formed Lord Charmberlain's acting company in 1594. Shakespeare became an actor-share, one of the owners in a capitalist enterprise that shared the risk and the gains among them" ("The Poems" Encyclopaedia Britannica).
  • Private Life

    Private Life
    "Shakespeare's will is a long and detaied document, It entailed his quite ample property on the male heirs of his elder daughter, Susanna. He left his 'second-best bed' to his wife" ("William Shakespeare" Encyclopedia Britannica).
  • William Shakespeare's Death

    William Shakespeare's Death
    "WIlliam Shakespeare lies in the Honly Trinity Church. He was believed that he died because of typhoid fever" ( "William Shakespeare" World History: The Modern Era). There was no name inscribed on his gravestone, what di appeared: "Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbear To dig the dust enclosed here. Blest be the man that speares these stones, And curst be he that moves my bones"("Private Life"
    Encyclopedia Britannica).
  • Anne Hathaway's Death

    Anne Hathaway's Death
    "Anne Hathaway died, in 1623, seven years after William Shakespeare died" ("William Shakespeare" Encyclopedia Britannica).
  • Citations

    "Comedy Tragedy Mask Graphics." Angelfire: Welcome to Angelfire. Web. 08 Dec. 2011.
    "Poppy Symbolism & the Meaning of Poppies in the Language of Flowers." Symbol Meaning for Hundreds of Symbols & Symbol Resources. Web. 08 Dec. 2011.
  • citations continued

    "Shakespeare, William."Encyclopaedia Brtitannica Online School Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2011. Web 29 Nov. 2011.
    "Shakespeare, William."Encyclopaedia Brtitannica Online School Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2011. Web 29 Nov. 2011.
    "William Shakespeare." World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web 29 Nov. 2011.
  • Animal Symbol

    Animal Symbol
    The Elk represents "strength, agility, freedom, power and nobility" this enties with William Shakespeare becuase he had the agility to impress the Queen with his poems and plays. Though he was strong he also had a softer side to him. (Native Animal Symbols)
  • flower symbol/representation

    flower symbol/representation
    "The flower symbolism associated with poopits is beauty, magic, consolation, fertility, and eternal life." William Shakespeare created many beautiful writings. Though he is dead now, he is still being remembered and will probably remain remembered for ever/eternal life.