William Shakespeare Samantha stewart

William Shakespeare's house is located in Stratford-upon-Avon. This is the house that William Shakespeare was born and grew up in. He also spent the first 5 years with his wife, Anne Hathaway, in this house.

Anne Hathaway was born in 1556 and married William Shakespeare in 1582. Shakespeare was 8 years younger than Anne. She got pregnant and back then had no other choice but to marry Shakespeare. They had 3 children together 2 daughters and 1 son.

Many of Shakespeare's play were preformed at The Elizabethan Theatre, also known as The Globe Theatre. The theatre burnt down and was later a man named Sam Wanamaker began a project to rebuild it. The theatre is located in Southwark, London.

Shakespeare had 3 children Hamnet, Susanna, and Judith. Hamnet Shakespeare died at age 11 to the Black Plague and was buried in Stratford on August 11, 1596. Susanna Hall was betrothed when she was 24 and Shakespeare anointed her and John Hall as executors of his will. She later on gave birth to a girl 8 months after her wedding. Judith married when she was 31 Thomas Quiney, who got Judith and himself excommunicated from the church, among other things.

Henry VI was written around 1591 and was Shakespeare's first play.

Romeo and Juliet is a love story written by Shakespeare. It is about two star-crossed lovers. This play is still reference in a lot of today's literature. It was originally published in around 1597.

Shakespeare was born April 26, 1564 and is considered one of the worlds greatest dramatists.


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