(Quote #4) "The great poet and dramatist Ben Jonson perhaps unwittingly sowed the seeds of the Shakespeare authorship controversy in his famous poem 'To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare and What He Hath Left Us,' which he appended to the First Folio publication of Shakespeare's plays (1623)." "Decker James"
Commentary The great poet and dramatist Ben Jonson perhaps unwittingly sowed the seeds of the Shakespeare authorship controversy in his famous poem "To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare and What He Hath Left Us,"
(Quotes #5) "William Shakespeare was born in the small market town of Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564, the third of eight children." "Anderson Robert"
Commentary William shakespeare was born to make good art and make the plays. He was born in a small market town of Stratford-Upon-Avon in 1564.
(Quote #6) “William had two older sisters, Joan and Judith, and three younger brothers, Gilbert, Richard and Edmund. Before William's birth, his father became a successful merchant and held official positions as alderman and bailiff, an office resembling a mayor. However, records indicate John's fortunes declined sometime in the late 1570s.” "Anderson Robert"
Commentary It is about his early life and his family. It introduces his two sisters, and three younger brothers.
(Quote #7) "Though no personal documents survive from Shakespeare's school years, he probably attended the Stratford grammar school and studied the classics, Latin grammar and literature. It is believed that he had to discontinue his education at about thirteen in order to financially help his father. At eighteen he married Ann Hathaway. They had three children, Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith." "Bentley"
Commentary This has to do with his early life and the school he attended, the classes he took, and when he dropped out.