Shakespeare's life Nate johnson

Shakespeare.. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/113_905207/1/113_905207/cite. Accessed 1 Mar 2017.

William Shakespeare was born in what year and where?

William Shakespeare was born in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564 (Baker 1).

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0001&SingleRecord=True.

BiographyChannel. “William Shakespeare - Mini Biography.” YouTube, Bio., 12 Dec. 2012, www.youtube.com/watch?v=geev441vbMI. Accessed 3 Mar. 2017.

What date do we recognize as his birthday? Why?

William Shakespeare's date of birth is recognized as April 23, 1564. we know this because he was baptized on April 26, 1564 and traditionally children were baptized three days after they were born. (Thrasher 14)

Thrasher, Thomas. The Importance of William Shakespeare. San Diego, CA, Lucent Books, 1999.

William Shakespeare. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/300_350679/1/300_350679/cite. Accessed 4 Mar 2017.

What was important about Stratford-upon-Avon in the 16th century?

Stratford-upon-Avon was important because that is where Shakespeare was born, baptized and he also went back there a few years before he died (Baker 1).

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0001&SingleRecord=True.

Name 2 acting companies that Shakespeare was associated with.

1 acting company was Lord Chamberlain's men, and another was Lord Admiral (Baker 1).

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0001&SingleRecord=True.

Romeo And Juliet. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/300_353323/1/300_353323/cite. Accessed 3 Mar 2017.

What is the probable year that "Romeo and Juliet" was written?

The probable year that "Romeo and Juliet" was written was 1595 around the same time as "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was written (Carter 1).

Carter, Sarah. "Romeo and Juliet." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0428&SingleRecord=True.

What day and year did Shakespeare die? Why is this an interesting date? How old was Shakespeare when he died?

Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 which was also the date of his birthday. When he died he was 52 years old (Baker 1).

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0001&SingleRecord=True.

Works Cited

Carter, Sarah. "Romeo and Juliet." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0428&SingleRecord=True.

Thrasher, Thomas. The Importance of William Shakespeare. San Diego, CA, Lucent Books, 1999.

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0001&SingleRecord=True.

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